- Cruz hits at Trump as Indiana votes, calling rival 'amoral'
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Republican Ted Cruz launched a blistering attack on rival Donald Trump as voters cast ballots in Indiana on Tuesday, calling him "amoral" and likening him to a fictitious character he described as "a braggadocious, arrogant buffoon." Replied Trump, "Cruz does not have the temperament to be president of the United States."
- Once a Clinton stronghold, Appalachia now Trump country
ASHLAND, Ky. (AP) — When President Bill Clinton rolled into the small Appalachian town of Ashland, Kentucky, in 1996, cheering crowds lined the streets. Local boy-turned-country music star Billy Ray Cyrus performed a special version of his hit, "Achy Breaky Heart" before nearly 20,000 supporters at a riverfront re-election rally.
- Trump repeats unsubstantiated claim Cruz dad has Oswald ties
NEW YORK (AP) — Republican front-runner Donald Trump rehashed unsubstantiated claims Tuesday that his rival Ted Cruz's father has links to President John F. Kennedy's assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald.
- Islamic State fire kills American in combat in Iraq
BAGHDAD (AP) — A U.S Navy SEAL was killed Tuesday by fire from the Islamic State group outside the IS-held city of Mosul, and Defense Secretary Ash Carter acknowledged it as a "combat death" as the U.S. expands its role in the northern part of Iraq.
- Violence in Syria's Aleppo kills more than a dozen people
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian opposition fighters on Tuesday shelled government-held parts of Aleppo, killing at least 12 people, as the army claimed it was repelling a wide offensive by the rebels in the country's largest city. Activists, meanwhile, said government forces were also shelling rebel-held parts of the city, killing two people and wounding several.
- Dreams can come true: Leicester wins English soccer title
LONDON (AP) — Leicester City players crowded around a television inside the house of teammate Jamie Vardy, locked arm in arm, watching the action 100 miles away. And when the final whistle blew at Stamford Bridge, they raised their arms in triumph. One of the greatest sporting achievements in English history was complete.
- Phelps skipping Atlanta meet while awaiting birth of child
ATLANTA (AP) — Awaiting the birth of his first child, Michael Phelps has decided to skip an Olympic prep meet in Atlanta next week.
- English soccer's superpowers shown up by little Leicester
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — One by one, English soccer's supposed superpowers fell off the relentless pace set by Leicester in the Premier League title race.
- Rousseff say Rio to be 'most successful Olympics in history'
BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Brazil's embattled president said the Rio de Janeiro Games will be "the most successful Olympics in history" as she ignited the flame Tuesday for a nationwide torch relay that organizers hope will build enthusiasm for the event amid the country's deep political and economic crisis.
- AP Interview: Fasel worried NHL players will skip 2018 Games
SOCHI, Russia (AP) — The head of ice hockey's international body says there's a strong possibility that NHL players won't be competing at the next Winter Olympics.