- Ted Cruz desperately seeks to stop Donald Trump in Indiana
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Republican Ted Cruz faces a high-stakes test for his slumping presidential campaign in Tuesday's Indiana primary, one of the last opportunities for the Texas senator to halt Donald Trump's stunning march toward the GOP nomination.
- Cruz fights for survival as Trump eyes Indiana knockout
OSCEOLA, Ind. (AP) — Ted Cruz's conservative crusade for the presidency fought for new life Monday ahead of an Indiana vote that could effectively end the GOP's primary season. The fiery Texas senator hinted at an exit strategy, even as he vowed to compete to the end against surging Republican front-runner Donald Trump.
- Donald Trump far behind in preparing for general election
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican presidential nomination may be in his sights, yet Donald Trump has so far ignored vital preparations needed for a quick and effective transition to the general election.
- Q&A: Puerto Rico's debt crisis explained
NEW YORK (AP) — Puerto Rico's governor said Sunday that the island's government will not pay most of its $470 million in debt payments that are due by Monday, citing failed last-minute negotiations with its creditors to avoid a third default.
- US defense chief: NATO ponders ground force in Baltics
STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — The NATO alliance is considering establishing a rotational ground force in the Baltic states and possibly Poland, reflecting deepening worry about Russian military assertiveness, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Monday.
- Q&A: Sanders' long-shot bid to clinch Democratic nomination
WASHINGTON (AP) — Trailing significantly in the Democratic primaries, Bernie Sanders wants superdelegates to flip his way and is aiming for a contested national convention in July against front-runner Hillary Clinton. For his plan to work, he'll need plenty of big-time breaks.
- Navy boss: Russian jets should stop buzzing US planes, ship
WASHINGTON (AP) — Russian jets buzzing a U.S. military ship and planes in the Baltics are escalating tension between the two nations, the chief of naval operations said Monday.
- Q&A: When is a Boot on the Ground not a Boot on the Ground?
WASHINGTON (AP) — No one disputes that U.S. military forces are fighting in combat in Iraq and Syria -- except maybe President Barack Obama and some members of his administration.
- The Latest: Trump says Indiana win means 'it's over'
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 presidential race on the eve of Indiana's primary (all times EDT):
- Clinton faces tough crowd in West Virginia coal country
WILLIAMSON, W.Va. (AP) — Hillary Clinton faced some angry voters Monday during a campaign swing through West Virginia, a state that overwhelmingly backed her eight years ago in her primary fight against then-Sen. Barack Obama.