- Air strikes on Aleppo amid calm in other parts of Syria
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government warplanes and helicopter gunships launched new airstrikes Saturday on insurgent-held neighborhoods in the northern city of Aleppo. The fresh violence comes as the International Committee of the Red Cross warned that the intensification of fighting brings millions of people closer to a humanitarian disaster.
- Kenya burns huge pile of ivory tusks to protest poaching
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya's president set fire Saturday to 105 tons of elephant ivory and more than 1 ton of rhino horn, believed to be the largest stockpile ever destroyed, in a dramatic statement by this East African country against the trade in ivory and products from endangered species.
- Woman, 4 grandchildren killed in East Texas flooding
PALESTINE, Texas (AP) — A 64-year-old woman and four grandchildren were killed early Saturday after a creek overflowed its banks, flooding an East Texas neighborhood as many residents slept.
- Trump, Clinton angle for advantage in politics of gender
WASHINGTON (AP) — She has no stamina. She shouts. She's got nothing going for her but being a woman.
- Rowdy Trump protests portend explosive California primary
BURLINGAME, Calif. (AP) — Hundreds of rowdy protesters broke through barricades and threw eggs at police outside a hotel where Donald Trump addressed the state's Republican convention. Several Trump supporters said they were roughed up but no serious injuries were reported.
- Lakers hire Warriors assistant Luke Walton as head coach
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Luke Walton is coming home to rebuild the Los Angeles Lakers.
- Blazers advance 4-2 with 106-103 victory over the Clippers
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Even as they huddled after the victory that sent them through to the next round, the Portland Trail Blazers were drawing inspiration from the doubters.
- Conley pulled in 8th with no-hit bid, Miami hangs on
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Miami Marlins manager Don Mattingly said it was an easy decision to pull Adam Conley after 116 pitches despite the lefty having not allowed a hit for 7 2/3 innings.
- LBs Jack, Jaylon Smith go early in 2nd round of NFL draft
CHICAGO (AP) — It was a long wait and a soft landing for Myles Jack and Jaylon Smith.
- Column: Cowboys gamble on a bad knee instead of a bad actor
If you had a nickel for every time someone in the front office of a pro sports team said "We're not running a charity here," you'd barely have enough to cover the cost of a "Happy Meal."