- 16 blamed for mistakes in deadly US attack on Afghan clinic
WASHINGTON (AP) — Human error, violations of combat rules and untimely equipment failures led to the mistaken U.S. aerial attack on a charity-run hospital in Afghanistan last fall that killed 42 people, a senior American general said Friday. Investigators called the attack a "disproportional response to a threat that didn't exist."
- Republicans beginning to make peace with Trump as nominee
WASHINGTON (AP) — They thought it was impossible. Some still fear it. Others can barely believe it. But leading Republicans are increasingly beginning to accept the idea that Donald Trump will be their party's presidential nominee.
- White House 2016: Clinton gears up for Trump in fall race
WASHINGTON (AP) — Waves of campaign staffers are being dispatched to battleground states. Advisers are starting to consider locations for a splashy convention rally in Philadelphia. An army of lawyers is scrutinizing more than two dozen possible vice presidential picks.
- Trump making case to GOP insiders amid chaotic rally scene
BURLINGAME, Calif. (AP) — Donald Trump, the outsider, made his case to California's Republican establishment on Friday as protesters shadowed him from the southern to northern ends of the state and clashed with police.
- Rising violence kills over 200 in a week in Syria's Aleppo
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The Syrian army and rebels unleashed deadly new attacks on each other Friday in Aleppo, with insurgents shelling a mosque during weekly prayers and government airstrikes hitting opposition neighborhoods in escalating bloodshed the U.N. decried as a "monstrous disregard for civilian lives by all parties."
- Protesters get rowdy at California hotel before Trump speech
BURLINGAME, Calif. (AP) — Several hundred protesters opposing Donald Trump gathered Friday outside the hotel where he was scheduled to speak to Republicans, and some broke through a steel barricade and approached the venue's entrance.
- North Korea sends another US citizen to prison
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea on Friday sentenced a U.S. citizen of Korean heritage to 10 years in prison with hard labor after convicting him of espionage and subversion, the second American it has put behind bars this year.
- Most states do bare minimum on fire-foam contamination
The military is checking U.S. bases for potential groundwater contamination from a toxic firefighting foam, but most states so far show little inclination to examine civilian sites for the same threat.
- Exxon sees smallest profit in 16 years, Chevron posts loss
DALLAS (AP) — Motorists are saving billions on cheaper gasoline, but the long slump in oil prices is taking a heavy toll on companies that find and produce crude.
- Texas schools spare no expense for huge football stadiums
DALLAS (AP) — A suburban Dallas school district grabbed national attention in 2012 when it opened an eye-popping $60 million high school football stadium.
- Ole Miss to investigate Tunsil's comments on receiving cash
Mississippi will investigate former offensive lineman Laremy Tunsil's comments that he accepted money from a member of the football staff while playing at the school.
- Suspended Marlin Dee Gordon says he unknowingly took PEDs
MIAMI (AP) — Reigning NL batting champion Dee Gordon of the Miami Marlins says he unknowingly took the performance-enhancing drugs that led to his 80-game suspension, but he'll accept the penalty.
- Tide could roll in Round 2 of NFL draft
Yes, there still are some terrific Buckeyes left in the NFL draft, even after five went in the first round.
- Column: Biggest loser in Round 1 of draft is Ole Miss
CHICAGO (AP) — We won't know who won Round 1 of the 2016 NFL draft for a season or two.
- Ducks fire coach Bruce Boudreau after early playoff exit
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Anaheim Ducks fired coach Bruce Boudreau on Friday, two days after their disappointing first-round exit from the playoffs.