- Obama out: President takes last shots at official Washington
WASHINGTON (AP) — Even though President Barack Obama and his wife can't wait to get out of the White House, being a lame duck can hurt a guy.
- CA convention is a homecoming of sorts for Carly Fiorina
BURLINGAME, Calif. (AP) — When Carly Fiorina spoke at the California Republican Party convention at a hotel outside San Francisco airport Saturday night, it was a brief homecoming of sorts for the newly minted vice presidential candidate.
- Arizona GOP convention to feature Trump, Cruz delegate fight
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Republicans are headed to Mesa Saturday for the state party convention, where they'll elect 55 of 58 delegates to the national GOP convention.
- GOP race shifts California's political fault lines
BURLINGAME, Calif. (AP) — The Republican Party in California has been riven for decades between those who want to tack to the ideological center to expand its diminishing appeal and those who want it to enforce conservative purity. But the prospect of Donald Trump clinching the nomination in the Golden State has scrambled the party's political fault lines in advance of its pivotal June primary, forging unexpected alliances that blur those longstanding divisions.
- Iraqi protesters pour into Green Zone, storm parliament
BAGHDAD (AP) — Anti-government protesters tore down walls and poured into the Iraqi capital's heavily fortified Green Zone on Saturday, where they stormed parliament in a major escalation of a political crisis that has simmered for months.
- Kenya burns huge pile of ivory tusks to protest poaching
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya's president set fire Saturday to 105 tons of elephant ivory and more than 1 ton of rhino horn, believed to be the largest stockpile ever destroyed, in a dramatic statement by this East African country against the trade in ivory and products from endangered species.
- Iran's moderates get most parliament seats after runoff
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian moderates and reformists who support last year's landmark nuclear deal have won the largest number of seats in parliament following runoff elections, marking a shift away from hard-liners and boosting moderate President Hassan Rouhani as he looks to secure a second term in office.
- Trump, Clinton angle for advantage in politics of gender
WASHINGTON (AP) — She has no stamina. She shouts. She's got nothing going for her but being a woman.
- The Latest: 6th body found after flooding in Texas
PALESTINE, Texas (AP) — The Latest on Texas flooding (all times local):
- Peace activist, Jesuit priest Daniel Berrigan dies at 94
NEW YORK (AP) — His defiant protests helped shape Americans' opposition to the Vietnam War. And they landed The Rev. Daniel Berrigan behind bars.
- Aldridge has 38 points, Spurs rout Thunder 124-92 in Game 1
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The San Antonio Spurs dismantled the Oklahoma City Thunder — in a hurry.
- Raiders trade up to take QB Cook in 4th round of NFL draft
CHICAGO (AP) — Connor Cook is the winningest quarterback in Michigan State history. Andrew Billings is coming off a dominant season on Baylor's defensive line.
- Dolphins owner says team's latest shake-up pays off in draft
DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross says his latest shake-up of the organization paid off in the draft, including unanimity about the risky decision to take Ole Miss tackle Laremy Tunsil.
- Hit on Maatta and late shoves put Orpik under microscope
WASHINGTON (AP) — During their back-to-back Stanley Cup final runs in 2008 and 2009, the Pittsburgh Penguins knew all about what Brooks Orpik can do. The rugged, bruising defenseman's ability to play on the edge was a big part of the Penguins' playoff success for a long time.
- Down a man after Orpik hit, Pens top Caps 2-1; series 1-all
WASHINGTON (AP) — Already down a game in their second-round playoff series, Kris Letang and the Pittsburgh Penguins suddenly were down a man, too, on Saturday night, when Olli Maatta was leveled by a high hit from Washington's Brooks Orpik less than 5 minutes in.