- Austin bombing suspect blows himself up as SWAT moves in
ROUND ROCK, Texas (AP) — The suspect in the deadly bombings that terrorized Austin blew himself up early Wednesday as authorities closed in on him, bringing a grisly end to a three-week manhunt. But police warned that more bombs could be out there.
- Briefing papers warned Trump: 'DO NOT CONGRATULATE' Putin
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump was warned in briefing materials to refrain from congratulating Russian President Vladimir Putin on his re-election, but he did so anyway, a senior administration official said Wednesday.
- Senators press Trump officials on safeguarding 2018 ballots
WASHINGTON (AP) — With the 2018 elections already underway, senators chided the current and former secretaries of Homeland Security on Wednesday for not more strongly warning the American public about past Russian intrusions in state election systems and for a lack of urgency to protect balloting this year.
- Northeast braces for spring nor'easter's heavy snow, winds
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The fourth nor'easter in three weeks pushed its way up the East Coast on Wednesday, the first full day of spring, with high winds and the potential for a foot or more of snow from West Virginia to New England.
- Final spending bill leaves out 'dreamers,' major wall money
WASHINGTON (AP) — Negotiators on a $1.3 trillion government spending bill dropped protections for so-called Dreamer immigrants and gave President Donald Trump only a partial victory on funding for his U.S.-Mexico border wall as talks entered the final stage on Wednesday.
- Bills' Zay Jones arrested after naked, bloody argument
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Buffalo Bills receiver Zay Jones was arrested Monday night in Los Angeles after a naked, bloody argument with his brother, Vikings receiver Cayleb Jones.
- IndyCar inks 3-year media rights deal with NBC Sports
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — IndyCar has signed a new media rights package with NBC Sports Group that will dramatically increase its exposure next season and move the Indianapolis 500 to a different network for the first time since 1965.
- Cavs' Korver leaves team following brother's death
CLEVELAND (AP) — Cavaliers forward Kyle Korver has been excused from the team to be with family following the death of a younger brother.
- Russia stuck in stalemate with WADA after doping scandal
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Russia seems to be stuck in stalemate that is blocking its full re-entry to international sports after a state-backed doping scandal.
- NHL GMs call for change on goalie interference challenges
NEW YORK (AP) — The NHL could change its goaltender interference rules as soon as the playoffs that begin April 11.