Ted Cruz desperately seeks to stop Donald Trump in Indiana
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Republican Ted Cruz faces a high-stakes test for his slumping presidential campaign in Tuesday's Indiana primary, one of the last opportunities for the Texas senator to halt Donald Trump's stunning march toward the GOP nomination.
Viewer's Guide: Cruz, Sanders want campaign boost in Indiana
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders are all-in for Indiana as they try to stave off the growing aura of inevitability surrounding their opponents. But Donald Trump says his general election race against Hillary Clinton has "sort of already started." Clinton may not say as much, but she lagely agrees.
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The Latest: Russia's Lavrov raises prospects of Syria truce
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on Syria's civil war and the escalating violence in the contested northern city of Aleppo (all times local):
Defense Secretary Carter: American killed in combat in Iraq
BAGHDAD (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Tuesday that an American serviceman has been killed in Iraq, describing it as a "combat death."
Defense Sec'y Carter says Russia is 'nuclear saber-rattling'
STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter used a U.S. military changing-of-the-guard ceremony Tuesday to blast Russian aggression in Europe, saying Moscow is "going backward in time" with warlike actions that compel a U.S. military buildup on NATO's eastern flank.
Once a Clinton stronghold, Appalachia now Trump country
ASHLAND, Ky. (AP) — When President Bill Clinton rolled into the small Appalachian town of Ashland, Kentucky, in 1996, cheering crowds lined the streets. Local boy turned country music star Billy Ray Cyrus performed a special version of his hit, "Achy Breaky Heart." And nearly 20,000 supporters atteded a riverfront re-election rally, dozens collapsing from heat exhaustion in the August sun.
Violence in Syria's Aleppo kills more than a dozen people
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian opposition fighters on Tuesday shelled government-held parts of Aleppo, killing at least 12 people, as the army claimed it was repelling a wide offensive by the rebels in the country's largest city. Activists, meanwhile, said government forces were also shelling rebel-held part of the city, killing two people and wounding several.
Q&A: When is a Boot on the Ground not a Boot on the Ground?
WASHINGTON (AP) — No one disputes that U.S. military forces are fighting in combat in Iraq and Syria -- except maybe President Barack Obama and some members of his administration.
Kenya: Baby saved from collapsed building after 80 hours
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A baby almost six months old was on Tuesday rescued from the rubble of a building that collapsed Friday night, raising hopes that more survivors could still be found even though the death toll rose to 23 and 93 people have been reported missing.