- Iraqi officials believe Saddam's top deputy killed
BAGHDAD (AP) — He was the last member of Saddam Hussein's inner circle still on the run, depicted with his distinctive red moustache as the "king of clubs" on the U.S. military's deck of cards of most-wanted Iraqi regime fugitives.
- Suicide attack in Afghanistan kills 22 people
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A security official says that at least 22 people have been killed after a suicide bomber attacked a bank branch in eastern Afghanistan.
- Gas-line blast closes major highway, injures at least 11
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A large gas pipeline exploded into a tower of fire Friday in Central California, closing both directions of a major highway in the region and injuring at least 11 people, three of them critically, authorities said.
- Amid growing migrant crisis, 20 burn victims rescued at sea
MILAN (AP) — The unabated flow of migrants fleeing instability in Libya brought a new horror on Friday: The discovery of 20 migrants adrift at sea who had suffered grave burn injuries in a cooking gas explosion before departing Libya, and then were forced onto a smuggler's boat without treatment.
- Australia arrests 5 on charges of plotting ANZAC Day attack
SYDNEY (AP) — Five Australian teenagers were arrested Saturday on suspicion of plotting an Islamic State-inspired terrorist attack at a Veterans' Day ceremony that included targeting police officers, officials said.
- Rodriguez powers Yankees to 5-4 win over Rays
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The New York Yankees used Alex Rodriguez's big game to get a win on the road, and that was the most important part for the slugger.
- Bryant 0 for 4 with 3 Ks in debut as Cubs lose to Padres 5-4
CHICAGO (AP) — Kris Bryant absorbed the sights and smells and sounds of Wrigley Field. He cherished playing in front of 30,000 charged-up fans. He appreciated all the family members and friends who turned out for his big league debut.
- Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel says he "let down" fans
CLEVELAND (AP) — Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel has expressed remorse and asked for privacy following a 10-week stay in rehab.
- 2 weeks before Mayweather-Pacquiao, not a ticket to be seen
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Don't expect to snag a $1,500 nosebleed ticket — or any other ticket — at the box office for the fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao.
- Column: Hawks, Warriors have plenty of playoff doubters
ATLANTA (AP) — They won 60 games, which is the accepted NBA standard of greatness. They blew away everyone else in the Eastern Conference — including you, LeBron James.