- FBI had investigated accused Texas gunman for years
WASHINGTON (AP) — Since 2006, the FBI had been investigating Elton Simpson — one of the men suspected in the Texas shootings outside a contest featuring cartoons of the Muslim Prophet Muhammad.
- Baltimore police: Man arrested near scene of recent riots
BALTIMORE (AP) — Days after riots crippled Baltimore, tensions again escalated Monday after police said they arrested a man who appeared to be armed. The arrest drew a crowd of protesters who chanted, "Black community, control the police!"
- NYPD officer with promising career dies from gunshot wound
NEW YORK (AP) — Officer Brian Moore, the son, nephew and cousin of police officers, had already started carving out a promising career for himself at the New York Police Department, making more than 150 arrests and earning service medals in less than five years on the job.
- Boston Marathon bomber shows emotion for 1st time at trial
BOSTON (AP) — For the first time since his trial began four months ago, Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev dropped his blank, impassive demeanor and showed emotion as his Russian aunt sobbed uncontrollably and had to leave the witness stand.
- Afghan poppy farmers say new seeds will boost opium output
ZHARI, Afghanistan (AP) — It's the cash crop of the Taliban and the scourge of Afghanistan — the country's intractable opium cultivation. This year, many Afghan poppy farmers are expecting a windfall as they get ready to harvest opium from a new variety of poppy seeds said to boost yield of the resin that produces heroin.
- Griffin's triple-double lifts Clippers over Rockets 117-101
HOUSTON (AP) — The Los Angeles Clippers knew no one player could make up for Chris Paul's absence.
- Rose, Gasol pace Bulls to 99-92 win over Cavs in Game 1
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Chicago Bulls came in oozing with confidence, unafraid of LeBron James and convinced they could keep their playoff momentum rolling.
- Holtby's shutout, Beagle's goal lift Caps over Rangers 1-0
WASHINGTON (AP) — Braden Holtby stood in a corner of the Washington Capitals' locker room, his arms folded across his chest, his voice low and monotone, his demeanor as steady and calm as when he was protecting the net.
- Warriors' Stephen Curry voted NBA's MVP over Harden, James
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — His voice cracked first. Then, his eyes got red. Finally, Stephen Curry cried.
- Chirinos' sacrifice fly in 9th lifts Rangers past Astros
HOUSTON (AP) — The Texas Rangers got a much-needed win in a close game and cooled off the hottest team in baseball.