Athletes Go It Alone in Tokyo as Families Watch From Afar

Michael Phelps reached for his mother’s hand through a chain-link fence near the pool. The 19-year-old swimmer had just won his first Olympic medal — gold, of course — at the 2004 Athens Games, and he wanted to share it with the woman who raised him on…

Major Oil Producers Seeking Output Boost to Meet Sunday

VIENNA – Major oil producers seeking to boost output will meet on Sunday, OPEC said, after negotiations earlier this month became deadlocked over plans to gradually ease production cuts.The OPEC+ grouping, which includes Saudi Arabia and Russia, will m…