- Ohio patrolman acquitted in 2 deaths amid 137-shot barrage
CLEVELAND (AP) — A patrolman charged in the shooting deaths of two unarmed suspects during a 137-shot barrage of gunfire was acquitted Saturday in a case that helped prompt the U.S. Department of Justice determine the city police department had a history of using excessive force and violating civil rights.
- Ireland has voted to legalize gay marriage, both sides say
DUBLIN (AP) — Irish voters have resoundingly backed amending the constitution to legalize gay marriage, leaders on both sides of the Irish referendum declared Saturday after the world's first national vote on the issue.
- After break, Senate to reconsider Patriot Act extension
WASHINGTON (AP) — Unable to end a struggle over how to deal with government surveillance programs, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell scheduled a last-minute session to consider retaining the National Security Agency's bulk collection of domestic phone records.
- El Salvador hosting beatification of slain Archbishop Romero
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Huge crowds were expected at Saturday's ceremony to beatify Roman Catholic Archbishop Oscar Romero, who was cut down by an assassin's bullet 35 years ago and declared a martyr for his faith this year by Pope Francis.
- Democrats see skimpy insurance as the next health care issue
WASHINGTON (AP) — A different health care issue has emerged for Democrats, in sync with the party's pitch to workers and middle-class voters ahead of next year's elections.
- Warriors head to Houston up 2-0
HOUSTON (AP) — Stephen Curry has been playing like the MVP he is to help the Golden State Warriors to 2-0 lead in the Western Conference finals.
- Questions about safety hover over 99th Indianapolis 500
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — They call the Indianapolis 500 "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing" for its high speeds, rich history, enormous crowd and the take-your-breath-away competition.
- James leads Cavs to 94-82 win over Hawks, 2-0 series lead
ATLANTA (AP) — Forget the Big Three.
- Lundqvist stands tall, Rangers beat Lightning 5-1 in Game 4
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Henrik Lundqvist and a couple of other old standbys picked a nice time to reassert themselves for the New York Rangers.
- Indianapolis 500 finds women drivers in short supply
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Pippa Mann rattled off the list of body parts still aching after a brutal crash at Indianapolis 500 practice.