Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016
  • Defense Secretary Carter: American killed in combat in Iraq

    STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Tuesday that an American serviceman has been killed near Irbil in Iraq. […]

  • Toddler rescued 4 days after Kenya building collapse

    "Good news!" Kenya Red Cross said. The Red Cross said the little girl was found "in a bucket wrapped in a blanket" and was dehydrated but without visible physical injuries. Nairobi police chief Japheth Koome called it a "miracle" and said the emergency services were continuing their rescue efforts. […]

  • Ted Cruz desperately seeks to stop Donald Trump in Indiana

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Republican Ted Cruz faces a high-stakes test for his slumping presidential campaign in Tuesday's Indiana primary, one of the last opportunities for the Texas senator to halt Donald Trump's stunning march toward the GOP nomination. […]

  • Sister: No charges against police in Virginia stun gun case

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia prosecutor has decided not to bring charges against officers who used stun guns repeatedly on a black man before his 2013 death, the man's sister and her attorney said Monday. […]

  • Woman says she is Prince's half-sister, claims part of estate

    A woman claiming to be Prince's half-sister has come forward saying she is entitled to part of the late pop star's multimillion-dollar estate, legal documents show. Darcell Gresham Johnston filed court documents Friday in the musician's probate case in Minnesota saying she is an "interested party and beneficiary" in the singer's estate. The estate was previously expected to be equally split six […]

  • Clinton faces tough crowd in West Virginia coal country

    Voters expressed anger toward her during a campaign swing through a state that overwhelmingly backed her eight years ago. […]

  • Obama takes Supreme Court fight to Republican senators' home turf

    By Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Monday took the political battle over his pick for a vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court to the home states of seven Republican senators up for re-election in November. Obama conducted interviews with local television anchors where he argued that Republican senators should hold confirmation hearings and vote on his nomination of […]

  • Emotional return as first U.S. cruise in decades reaches Cuba

    By Marc Frank HAVANA (Reuters) - Hundreds of tourists and a handful of emotional Cuban-Americans arrived on the first U.S. cruise ship to sail to Havana in decades on Monday, spilling onto the cobbled streets of the old city where they were warmly greeted by residents. It was another first for the two countries since U.S. President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro announced a historic […]

  • Ted Cruz Debates Trump Supporters as They Shout at Him in Indiana

    Supporters of Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump shouted in his rival Sen. Ted Cruz’s face as he squared off with them on an Indiana street for more than seven minutes, just a day before Indiana’s do-or-die GOP primary. Cruz was finishing up a campaign stop at a restaurant alongside a river in a small town northeast of Indianapolis when he heard half a dozen men […]

  • Obama won’t apologize for Hiroshima during trip to Japan

    President Obama may visit Hiroshima when he travels to Japan late this month for a summit of key industrialized nations, but he will not apologize for the World War II decision to destroy that city with an atomic bomb, the White House said Monday. The question arose because John Kerry recently became the first U.S. secretary of state to visitHiroshima’s Peace Memorial Park. […]