- 12 missing after flooding in Texas sweeps away vacation home
WIMBERLEY, Texas (AP) — Recovery teams were resuming the search early Tuesday for 12 people who are missing after a rain-swollen river in Central Texas carried a vacation home off its foundation, slamming it into a bridge downstream.
- Iraq launches operation to drive Islamic State from Anbar
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq on Tuesday announced the launch of a major military operation to drive the Islamic State from the western Anbar province and retake the Sunni heartland where the extremist group captured the provincial capital, Ramadi, earlier this month.
- Media CEOs dominate ranks of top-paid executives
NEW YORK (AP) — They're not Hollywood stars, they're not TV personalities and they don't play in a rock band, but their pay packages are in the same league.
- Mental health will take focus in theater shooting trial
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Prosecutors in the Colorado theater shooting are steadily moving toward the heart of their case: the testimony of two court-appointed doctors expected to say James Holmes was sane when he opened fire on a packed midnight showing of a Batman movie.
- Vermont's Sanders to kick off 2016 bid from Clinton's left
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — For a vocal group of liberals who aren't satisfied with Hillary Rodham Clinton, Vermont's self-described "democratic socialist" senator isn't the candidate they want. But Bernie Sanders is the candidate they're about to get.
- 11-year protest in Catholic church faces moment of reckoning
SCITUATE, Mass. (AP) — Parts of St. Frances Xavier Cabrini Roman Catholic Church could easily be mistaken for someone's living room, if not for the stained glass window depicting Mother Cabrini.
- Cable company Charter buying Time Warner Cable for $55.3B
NEW YORK (AP) — Charter Communications is buying Time Warner Cable for $55.33 billion, creating another U.S. TV and Internet giant.
- US returns 25 looted artifacts to Italy: Vases, frescoes
ROME (AP) — The United States on Tuesday officially returned 25 artifacts that had been looted over the decades from Italy, including Etruscan vases, 1st-century frescoes and precious books that ended up in U.S. museums, universities and private collections.
- Lock of Mozart's hair going under the hammer at Sotheby's
LONDON (AP) — Music lovers have the chance to own a strand of history.
- Harden helps Rockets stay alive, beat Warriors 128-115
HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden was not happy after a poor performance in Houston's embarrassing loss to Golden State in Game 3.
- Beleskey scores in OT, Ducks beat Chicago 5-4 in wild Game 5
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Anaheim Ducks stumbled back to their dressing room after regulation in disbelief. Jonathan Toews had just scored two improbable goals in 72 seconds, and Game 5 of the Western Conference finals was headed into an overtime where everything seemed tilted toward Chicago.
- Easy start for Rafael Nadal at French Open
PARIS (AP) — On his return to center court, nine-time French Open champion Rafael Nadal enjoyed a quiet Tuesday afternoon.
- Bears release Ray McDonald after arrest in California
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Chicago Bears released defensive end Ray McDonald following a domestic violence arrest in Northern California that police say stemmed from an assault on a woman who was holding a baby.
- NBA MVP Curry OK after fall as Warriors lose to Rockets
HOUSTON (AP) — When Golden State's Stephen Curry crashed into Trevor Ariza's shoulder, was upended and sent flying toward the court on Monday night against Houston, it felt like forever before he landed.