Analysis: Beyond Kerry, seeking new Mideast ideas
JERUSALEM (AP) — Nine months of U.S.-driven diplomacy have left Israelis and Palestinians less hopeful than ever about a comprehensive peace agreement to end their century of conflict. Although a formula may yet be found to somehow prolong the talks past an end-of-April deadline, they are on the brink of collapse and the search is already on for new ideas.
Nevada rancher defends remarks, loses supporters
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada rancher who became a conservative folk hero for standing up to the government in a fight over grazing rights lost some of his staunch defenders Thursday after wondering aloud whether blacks might have had it better under slavery.
Obama visit to South Korea tinged by mourning
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — President Barack Obama is sitting down with South Korea's President Park Geun-hye, whose attention is unavoidably split between her economic agenda with Obama and the unfolding aftermath of a tragic ferry disaster.
Seabed search for missing Malaysian jet to widen
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The seabed search for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet is set to widen as a sonar scan of the most likely crash site deep beneath the Indian Ocean nears completion without yielding a single clue, authorities said Friday.
APNewsBreak: Ecuador expels US military group
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuador has ordered all 20 Defense Department employees in the U.S. Embassy's military group to leave the country by month's end, The Associated Press has learned.
Grizzlies blow big lead, beat Thunder 98-95 in OT
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Grizzlies know they have to stop blowing fourth-quarter leads. Consecutive overtime wins makes the needed corrections much easier for Memphis.
Pacers on the ropes after another loss to Hawks
ATLANTA (AP) — The Indiana Pacers are questioning their toughness and dealing with speculation about a lineup change.
Phelps tries sprinting in 2nd event of comeback
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Michael Phelps is going short, really short, in the second event of his comeback.
Bruins beat Red Wings 3-2 in OT, up 3-1 in series
DETROIT (AP) — The Boston Bruins took a couple punches, then hit back hard and put the Detroit Red Wings on the brink of elimination.
Clippers beat Warriors 98-96 for 2-1 series lead
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Chris Paul pounded his chest and shouted toward the Golden State Warriors' bench. Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan high-fived, and the Los Angeles Clippers soaked in the silence of the once-roaring, gold-shirt wearing crowd as they walked off the court together.