- Clinton faulted on emails by State Department audit
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton and her team ignored clear guidance from the State Department that her email setup broke federal standards and could leave sensitive material vulnerable to hackers, an independent audit has found. Her aides twice brushed aside concerns, in one case telling technical staff "the matter was not to be discussed further."
- 11 states sue over Obama's school transgender directive
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas and 10 other states are suing the Obama administration over its directive to U.S. public schools to let transgender students use the bathrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identity.
- CEO pay climbs again, even as their stock prices don't
NEW YORK (AP) — CEOs at the biggest companies got a 4.5 percent pay raise last year. That's almost double the typical American worker's, and a lot more than investors earned from owning their stocks — a big fat zero.
- Obama, Abe heed politics of contrition on Hiroshima visit
SHIMA, Japan (AP) — Laying bare the complex politics of reconciliation and contrition, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Wednesday rejected the idea of visiting Pearl Harbor to reciprocate for President Barack Obama's historic trip to Hiroshima later this week. Obama, for his part, said he would use his time in Hiroshima to honor all those killed in World War II and to push for a world without nuclear weapons.
- A wrestler, a website and maybe a billionaire go to the mat
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Is Hulk Hogan's courtroom cage match with Gawker being bankrolled by a high-tech billionaire with a grudge against the news-and-gossip site?
- Patriots ask appeals court to rehear 'Deflategate' case
NEW YORK (AP) — The New England Patriots have asked a federal appeals court in New York City to rehear the "Deflategate" case.
- The Greatest Spectacle in Racing remains an American icon
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis 500 has outlasted two world wars, the decline of the automobile industry, a bitter split in open-wheel racing and more death than anyone cares to recall.
- Cavaliers lose series lead, invincible aura to Raptors
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — Upon their return from Canada, the Cavaliers had nothing to declare at U.S. Customs.
- Warriors could join list of teams that flopped in playoffs
Despite finishing the regular season with a record-breaking 73 wins, the Golden State Warriors find themselves one game away from playoff elimination. Down 3-1 against the Oklahoma City Thunder in the Western finals after a 118-94 road loss Tuesday night, the defending NBA champions will have to win three straight games to advance. Golden State would join a list of dominant regular season teams that were eliminated without reaching the finals. Teams like the undefeated 2007 Patriots, lost after advancing to the Super Bowl, were not included.
- Warriors facing long odds down 3-1, but it has been done
MIAMI (AP) — Here's good news for Golden State: It's not over.