Oregon standoff ends: The last holdout, David Fry, walked out of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge and into custody, ending the standoff 41 days after it began. His three comrades surrendered to the FBI earlier today.
Cliven Bundy charged in 2014 standoff: The Nevada rancher was arrested in Portland, Oregon, last night on his way to Burns, where he was going to lend support to the four holdouts at Malheur. The charges against Bundy, whose sons were among the leaders of the Oregon protest, stem from his standoff against the federal government in 2014. They include conspiracy, assault on a federal officer, obstruction, and other crimes.
Oil prices hit levels last seen in 2003: They fell 4.5 percent to close at $26.21 per barrel. OPEC, the oil-producer’s cartel, meanwhile was reported to be weighing a production cut—a move that resulted in U.S. stocks paring their earlier losses. A production cut would, in theory, raise oil prices.
Born to Run—the book: Bruce Springsteen’s autobiography will be released September 27, Simon & Schuster announced. Springsteen began working on the book after performing with the E Street Band at the Super Bowl’s halftime show in 2009:
In Born to Run, Mr. Springsteen describes growing up in Freehold, New Jersey amid the “poetry, danger, and darkness” that fueled his imagination. He vividly recounts his relentless drive to become a musician, his early days as a bar band king in Asbury Park, and the rise of the E Street Band.
News from this afternoon here.