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Land Rover Discovery: Updated for 2019

The 2019 Land Rover Discovery blends a new exterior design with a versatile interior capable of seating up to seven adults comfortably in three rows with usable space for gear, resulting in a revolutionary “go anywhere, do anything” vehicle that brings new levels of capability and ...

Moving toward the shoulder is natural

Dear Car Talk: All my life I’ve noticed that some people veer abruptly to the right onto the shoulder when braking suddenly. I’ve always wondered if these people are doing this consciously for some reason, or if it’s unconscious, or maybe their brakes are pulling to the right. If ...

1975 Corvette Stingray: It just sits pretty

When Chevrolet introduced the 1975 Corvette Stingray, one was snatched up by an Illinois dentist. He had selected a silver car — also featuring silver-colored leather upholstery, carpeting, bumpers and wheels. Records indicate the Stingray was always garaged and well maintained. For 22 ...

Church music director hides her drinking well

DEAR ABBY: The music director at our church — I’ll call her Mildred — is an alcoholic. I realized it after I offered my home to her when she said she needed to escape from her alcoholic partner. Mildred is a nighttime drinker and imbibes until probably 2 a.m. She says she can’t get to ...

Horoscopes by Holiday

ARIES (March 21-April 19). Just when you thought you knew yourself, you like something you used to dislike, find a strength in what you thought was your weakness or bring a surprising quality to the job of being you. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Those who make you wait may subconsciously need ...

Hydrogen peroxide is too harsh for ears

DEAR DR. ROACH: In a recent column, you said that using peroxide in the ear is a bad home remedy. Would you please expand on this subject? My children grew up with me using peroxide to clean excessive wax from their ears, and they now use the same remedy on my grandchildren. ANSWER: Most ...

Yankees complete sweep with bases-loaded walk

BALTIMORE — Perhaps figuring that Gleyber Torres and Gary Sanchez were worn out from circling the bases, Yankees manager Aaron Boone wrote out a starting lineup without both sluggers in the finale of a four-game series against the Baltimore Orioles. The benefit of such a move was that ...

Canada escapes; US, Sweden fall

KOSICE, Slovakia (AP) — Damon Severson and Mark Stone helped Canada escape to the world hockey championship semifinals while the United States and defending champion Sweden dropped out. Canada beat Switzerland 3-2 in overtime Thursday night. Severson tied it with 0.4 seconds left on a ...

Horoscopes by Holiday

ARIES (March 21-April 19). The ego seeks to impose an image of life the way we prefer it, ourselves the way we want to be, other people how we picture them. To be disillusioned is to be closer to the soul of the sun. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). All wins and losses are temporary. Being up or ...

Man keeps wife in the dark about travel plans

DEAR ABBY: I could use your advice on training my husband. He refuses to enter his work travel schedule on the household calendar. He snapped at me this week when he finally revealed that he was leaving Sunday. It took three more days to get the date he was coming back. It was like pulling ...

BP goals can be complicated

DEAR DR. ROACH: My husband is 75. I am 68. Our family doctor says that our blood pressure average is fine at 140/80 with no medicine. We thought it should be 120/70, but he says the limit is higher for seniors in order to decrease falls. This is pretty confusing. Do you think it’s OK? — ...

Yankees outslug the O’s again

BALTIMORE — Gleyber Torres hit two of New York’s five home runs off Baltimore’s beleaguered pitching staff, and the New York Yankees survived a shaky outing from CC Sabathia in a 7-5 victory over the Orioles on Wednesday night. Torres homered leading off the third and fifth innings to ...

Bruins hoping to win Stanley Cup, and join Boston’s title parade

BOSTON — It’s been more than three months since the last championship parade in Boston, and the city is getting antsy. Sure, the Red Sox won the World Series last October. And the New England Patriots earned their sixth Super Bowl victory in February. But since then: ...

Horoscopes by Holiday

ARIES (March 21-April 19). If you reward that doubting, worrying part of your brain by checking up on every lead it sends down the pipeline, you’ll wind up in an anxious mood. Once you’ve decided to trust, commit like it’s the only way. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Irritability is a ...

Man who flirts online dismisses girlfriend

DEAR ABBY: My boyfriend and I have been a couple for three years. We live together and have an incredible relationship and an amazing sex life. A while ago, he was approached by a strange woman on social media. Through Hangouts he told her she was beautiful and that he was looking for the ...

People with genital herpes must take caution

DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a 75-year-old male in excellent health who is sexually active. During my thirties, I was exposed to the herpes virus 2, but recurrences now are extremely rare and mild. Even so, I use a condom during sexual intercourse and also take acyclovir beforehand. How long before ...

After raid, San Francisco reporter seeks return of property

SAN FRANCISCO — A San Francisco reporter is seeking the return of property after police raided his home with a sledgehammer, as officials sought to determine the source of a leaked police report into the death of the city’s public defender. An attorney for freelancer Bryan Carmody ...

St. Louis beats Sharks, marches on to Stanley Cup Final

ST. LOUIS — The St. Louis Blues are marching into the Stanley Cup Final for the first time in decades. David Perron had a goal and an assist, Jordan Binnington picked up his franchise-record 12th playoff win and the Blues beat the San Jose Sharks 5-1 in Game 6 of the Western Conference ...

Horoscopes by Holiday

ARIES (March 21-April 19). You’ve been thinking of your problem as though it were an uphill slog, but a change has occurred so you can stop that. Now this is more of a gravitational process. You’re at the top, and your aim is at the bottom. Enjoy the slide. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). In ...

Man plans to leave money to one who got away

DEAR ABBY: Many years ago, I had a romance with a young girl in a faraway town. After a year, thinking I could do better, I moved on. With the benefit of hindsight, I now realize she stood head and shoulders above all the others, and I had tragically discarded my soul mate. By chance, I ...