- 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."
- 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.
- 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.
- 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."
- 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.
- San Francisco chief releases racist texts, orders training
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco's police chief said Friday that he has ordered that all officers finish an anti-harassment class within the next month amid a racist texting scandal that has rocked the department already dogged by fatal shootings of unarmed minority suspects.
- 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.
- Pop went the weasel and down went the Large Hadron Collider
GENEVA (AP) — It's one of the physics world's most complex machines, and it has been immobilized — temporarily — by a weasel.
- Boom! Queen & Harry answer Obamas' Invictus Games challenge
LONDON (AP) — It helps to have friends in high places when you're promoting an athletic event.
- Tunsil a no-show at Dolphins' introductory news conference
DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Mark down Laremy Tunsil as a no-show at his introductory news conference in South Florida because of an "allergic reaction."
- 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.