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Two Diamondbacks players test positive for virus

3:13 PM ETTwo Arizona Diamondbacks players have tested positive for COVID-19 and didn’t start practice with the team’s pitchers and catchers Wednesday.Manager Torey Lovullo said veteran catcher Stephen Vogt received a positive result during intake testing and would miss at least the next 10 days. Pitching prospect Luis Frias tested positive a few days earlier…

Battle of the ballots: The county is auditing November’s election. The Arizona Senate wants to. Which should we trust?

  | Arizona RepublicActivity continues at Maricopa County’s ballot tabulation center in Phoenix more than three months after the election. Two auditors with visitor badges stood next to a giant server in a room with glass walls last week, studying code on a computer screen. Others huddled around computers nearby.The auditors looked for any abnormalities that might indicate the county’s…

Who Robert Malley Is—and Isn’t

It is still too soon to know whether the foreign policy of the Biden administration will fall on the left or the right side of the liberal internationalist consensus among centrist Democrats. Indeed, U.S. President Joe Biden’s team can’t know the answer themselves, for it is only in reaction to unforeseen events that a president’s…

‘A true American legend’: Donald Trump, Bill O’Reilly, more mourn Rush Limbaugh’s death

  | USA TODAYShow CaptionHide CaptionRush Limbaugh: Radio host has died after battle with lung cancerRadio titan Rush Limbaugh died of lung cancer at 70, his wife Kathryn announced.USA TODAYCelebrities, media pundits and politicians alike are paying tribute to Rush Limbaugh, the conservative radio talk titan who died Wednesday.Limbaugh’s wife Kathryn confirmed his death at the beginning of Limbaugh’s radio show, from which he’d been…