- Scalia's death means loss of key vote in divided cases
WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Antonin Scalia's death deprives conservatives of a key vote that could change the outcome in some major Supreme Court cases, including one in which labor unions appeared headed for a big defeat.
- Supreme Court vacancy is tangible test for 2016 candidates
WASHINGTON (AP) — The presidential election just got real.
- Scalia's body at Texas funeral home after 3-hour procession
WASHINGTON (AP) — Antonin Scalia's body lay in a Texas funeral home Sunday and officials awaited word about whether they would need to perform an autopsy before the late Supreme Court justice could return home to Virginia. In the nation's capital, where flags flew at half-staff at the White House and Supreme Court, the political sniping soared, raising the prospect of a court short-handed for some time.
- Pope warns against devil in visit to violence-wracked Mexico
ECATEPEC, Mexico (AP) — Pope Francis urged Mexicans to shun the devil and resist the temptations of wealth and corruption Sunday as he celebrated a huge open-air Mass for more than 300,000 people in this drug- and violence-riddled city on the outskirts of Mexico's capital.
- Turkey shells Kurdish positions in Syria for 2nd day
BEIRUT (AP) — Turkey shelled positions held by a U.S.-backed Kurdish militia in northern Syria for a second day on Sunday, drawing condemnation from the Syrian government, whose forces are advancing against insurgents in the same area under the cover of Russian airstrikes.
- Rookie Chase Elliott becomes youngest on Daytona 500 pole
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Chase Elliott kept the No. 24 Chevrolet on the pole for the second straight Daytona 500, becoming the youngest driver to land the top spot in NASCAR's biggest race.
- LaVine exits All-Star stage for Kobe and the NBA's best
TORONTO (AP) — Zach LaVine called it the best dunk contest ever, a showdown with Aaron Gordon that rivaled what Michael Jordan and Dominique Wilkins did.
- The Latest: LaVine dedicates dunk contest to Flip Saunders
TORONTO (AP) — The Latest on Sunday's events at the NBA's All-Star Weekend in Toronto (all times local):
- Graham's 27 lead No. 6 Kansas past No. 3 Oklahoma 76-72
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Kansas' Devonte' Graham stole the show from Buddy Hield.
- Crazy play, crazier win: Duke stuns No. 7 Virginia at buzzer
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — With the game in the balance, Duke guard Grayson Allen powered his way down the lane and flipped the ball off the backboard.