- Run from Cuba, Americans cling to claims for seized property
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The smell of Cuban coffee drifts from the kitchen as Carolyn Chester digs through faded photos that fill boxes spread across the dining table.
- Crash victim's father calls for more focus on pilot welfare
SISTERON, France (AP) — The father of one of the victims of this week's plane crash in the French Alps called Saturday for airlines to take greater care over pilots' welfare.
- Painstaking recovery mission at treacherous Alps crash site
SEYNE-LES-ALPES, France (AP) — The ravine echoes with helicopter rotors, the scrape of metal on stone, the rumble of sliding scree as the remnants of Germanwings Flight 9525 dislodge from the mountainside.
- Boko Haram kills 39, legislator, disrupting Nigeria election
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Witnesses and officials say Boko Haram extremists killed 39 people, including a legislator, in northeastern Nigeria, disrupting the country's presidential election.
- Afghan court sentences AP journalist's killer to 20 years
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's highest court has ruled that the police officer convicted of murdering Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus and wounding AP correspondent Kathy Gannon almost one year ago should serve 20 years in prison, according to documents sent to the country's attorney general on Saturday.
- Italian court throws out Knox conviction once and for all
ROME (AP) — Amanda Knox, who maintained that she and her former Italian boyfriend were innocent in her British roommate's murder through multiple trials and nearly four years in jail, was vindicated Friday when Italy's highest court threw out their convictions once and for all.
- 7 shot and injured at Florida spring break house party
PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Seven people were injured, some critically, during an early-morning spray of gunfire Saturday at a spring break party on the Florida Panhandle, police said. An Alabama man was quickly apprehended and charged with attempted murder.
- Hundreds rally against Indiana law, say it's discriminatory
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Hundreds of people, some carrying signs reading "no hate in our state," gathered Saturday outside the Indiana Statehouse for a boisterous rally against a new state law that opponents say could sanction discrimination against gay people.
- Astronauts board space station for 1-year mission
BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan (AP) — Two Russians and an American floated into the International Space Station on Saturday, beginning what is to be a year away from Earth for two of them.
- Yemen's president calls Shiite rebels 'puppets of Iran'
SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — Yemen's embattled president on Saturday called Shiite rebels who forced him to flee the country "puppets of Iran," directly blaming the Islamic Republic for the chaos there and demanding airstrikes against rebel positions continue until they surrender.