- Riots in Baltimore raise questions about police response
BALTIMORE (AP) — National Guard troops fanned out through the city, shield-bearing police officers blocked the streets and firefighters doused still-simmering blazes early Tuesday as a growing area of Baltimore shuddered from riots following the funeral of a black man who died in police custody.
- Helicopters ferry injured from Nepal villages near epicenter
GORKHA, Nepal (AP) — Helicopters crisscrossed the mountains above a remote district Tuesday near the epicenter of the weekend earthquake in Nepal that killed more than 4,400, ferrying the injured to clinics and taking emergency supplies back to villages cut off by landslides.
- The Latest on Nepal Quake: Choppers ferry injured to Gorkha
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- 10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
- Defense: Colorado theater gunman studied mind to fix his own
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — After nearly 3 years of mystery, a clearer but conflicted portrait of James Holmes emerged from the first few hours of his trial in the Colorado theater shootings.
- Boston Marathon bomber's lawyer urges jury to spare his life
BOSTON (AP) — Defense lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev began making their case to spare his life by contrasting him with his older brother, a man they said was "consumed by jihad" and determined to drag his brother down his path to terrorism.
- Supreme Court to hear historic same-sex marriage arguments
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is set to hear historic arguments in cases that could make same-sex marriage the law of the land.
- Iraq faces huge challenges dislodging Islamic State in Anbar
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi forces are on a westward push to retake Anbar, a sprawling Sunni-dominated desert province captured by the Islamic State group in their offensive last year. But as the battles for Tikrit and Ramadi have shown, it will be a hard slog for a much-diminished Iraqi army — especially given Baghdad's reticence to arm Sunni tribesmen and local fears of the Shiite militias backing government forces.
- Vietnam and the US test their hard-won friendship
BANGKOK (AP) — After tanks from communist North Vietnam burst through the gates of the Presidential Palace in Saigon 40 years ago Thursday, Washington imposed a punitive economic embargo that kept Hanoi from receiving assistance even from multilateral institutions such as the World Bank.
- Ukraine's rebels mete out rough justice in authority vacuum
KRASNYI PARTYZAN, Ukraine (AP) — A bruised rebel fighter in battle fatigues is tied to a traffic pole, avoiding glances as a crude message hung about his neck flutters in the wind: "I am a marauder. I beat up and robbed my countrymen."
- Orioles' game in Baltimore postponed due to safety concerns
BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles' home game against the Chicago White Sox was postponed Monday night because of safety concerns after riots broke out near Camden Yards following the funeral of Freddie Gray.
- Bucks avoid elimination again, beat Bulls 94-88 in Game 5
CHICAGO (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks insisted this playoff series was about more than just showing up, taking their beating and learning from it.
- LEADING OFF: Status of White Sox-Orioles game to be decided
A look at what's happening all around the major leagues today:
- Blazers stave off elimination with 99-92 win over Memphis
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — After the final buzzer of their Game 4 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday night, the Portland Trail Blazers all gathered in a huddle at midcourt and raised their clasped hands skyward.
- Nets beat Hawks behind 35 from Williams, tie series at 2-2
NEW YORK (AP) — Deron Williams finally delivered the game that's expected of him, and he wasn't going to let the Nets lose it.