- Fractured GOP shows no immediate signs of mending itself
WASHINGTON (AP) — A fractured Republican party showed few signs of mending itself Friday, after Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus declared his support for Donald Trump and Trump bashed House Speaker Paul Ryan for not falling in line.
- AP Analysis: For Republicans fearing Trump, Ryan offers out
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Within the span of a single hour, Donald Trump gave Republicans wary of his presidential nomination yet another reason to worry — and House Speaker Paul Ryan tried to give them a way out.
- Behind closed doors, North Korea opens ruling party congress
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea opened the first full congress of its ruling party since 1980 with leader Kim Jong Un speaking behind closed doors to thousands of cheering delegates.
- Emma and Noah continue to be tops for baby names
WASHINGTON (AP) — On baby names, at least, divided Americans can generally agree: Emma and Noah are tops.
- Canadian convoy begins, hoping to flee wildfire zone
FORT MCMURRAY, Alberta (AP) — A convoy of evacuees began the long drive out of work camps north of the fire-ravaged Fort McMurray area Friday morning.
- Paterno's son calls 1976 allegation about father 'bunk'
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joe Paterno's son said Friday that an allegation made by insurers that a boy told the longtime Penn State University football coach in 1976 that he had been molested by former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky is "bunk."
- Series tied 2-2 as Predators beat Sharks 4-3 in triple OT
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Mike Fisher ended his own personal playoff drought with his first overtime goal in 12 years, giving the exhausted Nashville Predators plenty to celebrate.
- Carroll scores 21, Raptors beat Heat in OT to tie series
TORONTO (AP) — This time, overtime went the way of the Toronto Raptors.
- Rea takes no-hit bid into 7th; Padres beat Mets 5-3
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The shift helped keep Colin Rea's no-hit bid going into the seventh inning, and then a shift cost the right-hander a chance at the San Diego Padres' ever-elusive gem.
- Manziel silent outside court after hearing in domestic case
DALLAS (AP) — Johnny Manziel waded through a crowd of reporters after his first court appearance in a domestic violence case Thursday, ignoring questions and even an autograph request.