- Wildfire in Alberta now 85,000 hectares in size
FORT MCMURRAY, Alberta (AP) — A massive wildfire raging in the Canadian province of Alberta grew to 85,000 hectares (210,035 acres) and officials said Thursday they would like to move south about 25,000 evacuees who had previously fled north, including 8,000 by air.
- House Speaker Paul Ryan refuses to back Donald Trump
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan is refusing to support Donald Trump as the Republican nominee for president, insisting Thursday that the businessman must do more to unify the GOP.
- Patching relationships, Trump pivots toward big fundraising
NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump is taking his first steps toward raising the massive amounts of money needed for a national presidential race, aiming to broaden his primary insurgency into a full-fledged general election campaign and unite the fractured Republican Party behind him.
- Iraq routed IS from Ramadi at a high cost: A city destroyed
RAMADI, Iraq (AP) — This is what victory looks like in the Iraqi city of Ramadi: In the once thriving Haji Ziad Square, not a single structure still stands. Turning in every direction yields a picture of devastation.
- Los Angeles man guilty in 10 'Grim Sleeper' serial killings
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former trash collector in Los Angeles was convicted Thursday of 10 "Grim Sleeper" serial killings that spanned two decades and targeted vulnerable young black women in the inner city.
- Manziel silent outside court after hearing in domestic case
DALLAS (AP) — Johnny Manziel waded through a crowd of reporters after his first court appearance in a domestic violence case Thursday, ignoring questions and even an autograph request.
- Beast Mode goes silent as Seattle puts Lynch on retired list
RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Beast Mode is in retirement mode.
- Trump: I have too much integrity to cheat at golf
Donald Trump wants to make one thing perfectly clear — he doesn't cheat at golf.
- Pacers seeking new voice after parting ways with Frank Vogel
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Larry Bird has never cared about popularity contests. All he ever wanted to do was win.
- Baffert returns to Kentucky Derby with under the radar horse
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Bob Baffert feels under the radar with his latest horse at the Kentucky Derby. All anyone wants to talk about is American Pharoah, last year's winner who went on to become the sport's first Triple Crown champion in 37 years.