- Watchdog looks to counter new chemical weapons threats
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — With about 92 percent of the world's declared chemical weapons stockpiles destroyed, the watchdog agency overseeing the elimination of poison gas and nerve agents is looking now to counter emerging threats from extremist groups while still dealing with unfinished business in Syria.
- Obama out: President closes out his run as comedian-in-chief
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama performed his brand of sharp-tongued comedy at the White House Correspondents' Dinner for the last time — wrapping up with "Obama out" and dropping the mic while the crowd cheered.
- CA convention is a homecoming of sorts for Carly Fiorina
BURLINGAME, Calif. (AP) — When Carly Fiorina spoke at the California Republican Party convention at a hotel outside San Francisco airport, it was a brief homecoming of sorts for the newly minted vice presidential candidate.
- Trump backers yell foul over loss at Arizona GOP convention
PHOENIX (AP) — Texas Sen. Ted Cruz pulled out a strategic victory at the Arizona Republican Party convention, nailing down a large majority of delegates to the national convention amid cheating accusations from backers of businessman Donald Trump.
- Iraq: Car bombings kill at least 18 people in southern city
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials say separate car bombings in southern Iraq have killed at least 18 people and wounded dozens.
- Aldridge has 38 points, Spurs rout Thunder 124-92 in Game 1
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The San Antonio Spurs dismantled the Oklahoma City Thunder — in a hurry.
- Raiders trade up to take QB Cook in 4th round of NFL draft
CHICAGO (AP) — Connor Cook is the winningest quarterback in Michigan State history. Andrew Billings is coming off a dominant season on Baylor's defensive line.
- Dolphins owner says team's latest shake-up pays off in draft
DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross says his latest shake-up of the organization paid off in the draft, including unanimity about the risky decision to take Ole Miss tackle Laremy Tunsil.
- Hit on Maatta and late shoves put Orpik under microscope
WASHINGTON (AP) — During their back-to-back Stanley Cup final runs in 2008 and 2009, the Pittsburgh Penguins knew all about what Brooks Orpik can do. The rugged, bruising defenseman's ability to play on the edge was a big part of the Penguins' playoff success for a long time.
- Down a man after Orpik hit, Pens top Caps 2-1; series 1-all
WASHINGTON (AP) — Already down a game in their second-round playoff series, Kris Letang and the Pittsburgh Penguins suddenly were down a man, too, on Saturday night, when Olli Maatta was leveled by a high hit from Washington's Brooks Orpik less than 5 minutes in.