- Obama ready to face historic, haunted ground of Hiroshima
HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) — Convinced that the time for this moment is right at last, President Barack Obama on Friday will become the first American president to confront the historic and haunted ground of Hiroshima.
- Obama's every gesture will be scrutinized in Hiroshima visit
HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) — Every gesture. Every word uttered or avoided. Every person Barack Obama speaks with, listens to and stands beside in Hiroshima. All of it will help determine the success of a trip with huge potential political and diplomatic pitfalls, both in America and Asia.
- 10 Things to Know for Friday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:
- G7 leaders pledge collective action on sagging global growth
ISE, Japan (AP) — The leaders of the Group of Seven advanced economies pledged Friday to "collectively tackle" major risks to global growth, including direct political threats to the international order from terrorist attacks, violent extremism and refugee flows.
- Over the top: Trump sews up delegates to seal GOP nomination
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Triumphantly armed with a majority of his party's delegates, Republican Donald Trump unleashed a broadside attack Thursday on Hillary Clinton's prescriptions for energy, guns, the economy and international affairs, shifting abruptly toward the general election with his likely Democratic opponent locked in a divisive primary contest.
- Art Briles built Baylor brash, bold, leaves tarnished legacy
A brash Texan with a bold approach, Art Briles made Baylor football relevant after years of wallowing in the basement of the Big 12 Conference.
- Baylor demotes Starr, fires coach amid sex assaults scandal
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Ken Starr, who zealously pursued charges against a sitting U.S. president in a White House sex scandal, was stripped of his job as president of Baylor University on Thursday after a scathing review found that under his leadership, the school did little to respond to accusations of sexual assault involving members of its vaunted football program.
- Column: Baylor should pull plug on its athletic program
More than a decade ago, Baylor was at the center of a sordid scandal involving murder and drugs, leading to some of the harshest penalties the NCAA has ever doled out.
- AP Source: Rockets, D'Antoni agree on 4-year deal
Mike D'Antoni is headed to Houston to try his "Seven Seconds or Less" offense with James Harden, one of the NBA's most explosive offensive threats.
- Raptors counting on home court for advantage against Cavs
TORONTO (AP) — To keep their season alive, the Toronto Raptors are counting on a home-court advantage that saved them before.