- Texas Muslims on edge amid protests, contest attack
DALLAS (AP) — When an outspoken opponent of radical Islam sought to mock Muhammad in Texas, one of the nation's largest Islamic communities, local Muslims were encouraged to ignore her, and they did.
- Moments from safety, migrants die trying to reach Europe
CATANIA, Sicily (AP) — Young men piled over each other, some shimmying up ropes dangling from the towering rescue ship and others falling into the churning sea. Women and children were the last off the stricken dinghy during a chaotic Mediterranean rescue in which at least five migrants were crushed to death and more were feared drowned.
- Clinton to call for 'full and equal path to citizenship'
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton intends to draw an early distinction with Republicans on illegal immigration, pointing to a pathway to citizenship as an essential part of any overhaul in Congress.
- Huckabee, the other man from Hope, opens 2016 bid
HOPE, Ark. (AP) — Mike Huckabee declared his presidential candidacy Tuesday, counting on his brand of conservative populism to make his second White House bid more successful than his first. In 2008, he captivated evangelical Republicans but couldn't build wide enough support to win the Republican nomination.
- Doubts raised about Islamic State's claim in Texas attack
PHOENIX (AP) — The Islamic State group claimed responsibility Tuesday for the assault on a Texas cartoon contest that featured images of the Prophet Muhammad, but counterterrorism experts said IS has a history of asserting involvement in attacks in which it had no operational role.
- Sleepless nights for Woods over Vonn split, father's death
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Tiger Woods felt rusty and tired Tuesday at The Players Championship — rust because he has played one tournament in three months, fatigue because of his personal life.
- Players Championship should focus on what it is
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The criteria to be considered for the World Golf Hall of Fame smacks of yet another effort by the PGA Tour to make The Players Championship something it's not.
- 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.
- Plan LeB: LeBron may be more aggressive vs. Bulls in Game 2
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — LeBron James leaned against a padded basket stanchion and spun a ball on his index finger. As it rotated, his brain seemed to be turning just as quickly.
- 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.