- 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.
- Viewer's Guide: Cruz, Sanders fight inevitable in Indiana
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders are all-in for Indiana as they try to stave off the growing aura of inevitability surrounding their opponents. But Donald Trump says his general election race against Hillary Clinton has "sort of already started." Clinton may not say as much, but she largely agrees. On what could be a pivotal night for Cruz, Trump is strongly favored in the state's GOP primary. Sanders and Hillary Clinton are in a tighter race on the Democratic side.
- Details of N. Korea party congress secret, but goals clear
TOKYO (AP) — North Korea, the world's last great master of Cold War-era spectacle, is likely to deliver a big one when its ruling party holds its first congress in 36 years later this week.
- More violence kills 9 in contested Syrian city of Aleppo
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian rebels and government forces on Tuesday shelled each other's neighborhoods in Aleppo, leaving at least nine dead and scores wounded on both sides as the diplomatic focus moved to Moscow where the U.N. envoy for Syria was to hold talks in efforts to restore a piecemeal cease-fire that would also include the contested northern city.
- Fingernails spotted in trash led to arrest of alleged killer
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A serial killer preying on vulnerable young black women on the rough streets of south Los Angeles eluded police for two decades until someone rifling through a dumpster in 2007 noticed red fingernails poking out of a garbage bag.
- Gaza sewage poisons coastline, threatens Israel
SHATI REFUGEE CAMP, Gaza Strip (AP) — Each day, millions of gallons of raw sewage pour into the Gaza Strip's Mediterranean beachfront, spewing out of a metal pipe and turning miles of once-scenic coastline into a stagnant dead zone.
- Bassist: Prince found 'real happiness' as Jehovah's Witness
MINNETONKA, Minn. (AP) — Music megastar Prince was known for throwing parties that stretched into the wee hours of the morning, but his faith and the Bible could also keep him gabbing until sunrise, according to his longtime friend and "spiritual brother," bassist Larry Graham.
- Funeral will honor 6 of 8 victims in Ohio family shootings
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — There will be "ample security" at the funeral for six of the eight people shot and killed in rural southern Ohio in what authorities call a planned attack targeting one family, Ohio's attorney general said.
- Survey finds bribery runs highest among courts in Mideast
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A new report released on Tuesday by an anti-corruption watchdog shows that on average, almost a third of the people in nine countries surveyed in the Middle East have had to pay a bribe to access some kind of public service.
- Light-up gowns and gladiators: Met Gala fashion was fierce
NEW YORK (AP) — They came as robots and gladiators, light-up princesses and high-haired goddesses shimmering in green, copper and silver.
- South Korean 2018 Olympic chief quits over company trouble
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The business tycoon who led South Korea's organizing committee for the 2018 Winter Olympics quit on Tuesday amid escalating financial troubles at the business group his family controls.
- Dreams can come true: Leicester wins English soccer title
LONDON (AP) — Leicester City players crowded around a television inside the house of teammate Jamie Vardy, locked arm in arm, watching the action 100 miles away. And when the final whistle blew at Stamford Bridge, they raised their arms in triumph. One of the greatest sporting achievements in English history was complete.
- Bangkok temple now a venerated site for Leicester City fans
BANGKOK (AP) — Tucked in the Chinatown area of Bangkok is a Buddhist temple that has turned overnight into a venerated site for Leicester City's fans, at least the ones in Thailand.
- Warriors determined to set defensive tone again in Game 2
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Andrew Bogut has taken to publicly calling himself unflattering names.
- Thunder hold on beat Spurs 98-97, even series at 1-1
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The Oklahoma City Thunder nearly gave the game away in a wild final sequence that referees acknowledge should have been blown dead before it started.