Monday, May 2nd, 2016
  • Q&A: Sanders' long-shot bid to clinch Democratic nomination

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Trailing significantly in the Democratic primaries, Bernie Sanders wants superdelegates to flip his way and is aiming for a contested national convention in July against front-runner Hillary Clinton. For his plan to work, he'll need plenty of big-time breaks. […]

  • Sister: No charges against police in Virginia stun gun case

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia prosecutor has decided not to bring charges against officers who used stun guns repeatedly on a black man before his 2013 death, the man's sister and her attorney said Monday. […]

  • Clinton faces tough crowd in West Virginia coal country

    Voters expressed anger toward her during a campaign swing through a state that overwhelmingly backed her eight years ago. […]

  • Trump's rise is driving immigrants to become citizens

    MIAMI (AP) — On a recent Saturday morning in South Florida, 50-year-old Edgar Ospina stood in a long line of immigrants to take the first step to become an American. […]

  • U.S. in desperate bid to save Syria truce as Aleppo bombed

    US Secretary of State John Kerry launched a desperate push Monday to salvage a ceasefire in Syria, as the country's second city of Aleppo reeled from a week of fighting that killed hundreds of civilians. With the two-month old truce brokered by the United States and Russia under severe threat, Kerry said Washington and Moscow had made progress in trying to contain the bloodshed, but warned it was […]

  • Ted Cruz Debates Trump Supporters as They Shout at Him in Indiana

    Supporters of Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump shouted in his rival Sen. Ted Cruz’s face as he squared off with them on an Indiana street for more than seven minutes, just a day before Indiana’s do-or-die GOP primary. Cruz was finishing up a campaign stop at a restaurant alongside a river in a small town northeast of Indianapolis when he heard half a dozen men […]

  • Obama won’t apologize for Hiroshima during trip to Japan

    President Obama may visit Hiroshima when he travels to Japan late this month for a summit of key industrialized nations, but he will not apologize for the World War II decision to destroy that city with an atomic bomb, the White House said Monday. The question arose because John Kerry recently became the first U.S. secretary of state to visitHiroshima’s Peace Memorial Park. […]

  • Heidi Cruz responds to people who call her husband the Zodiac Killer

    Heidi Cruz knows that her husband, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, is not the Zodiac Killer, no matter what people online say. Heidi spent Monday morning traveling across Indiana in support of her husband’s presidential campaign. There is a popular Internet meme where people have asked whether Ted Cruz is the infamous Zodiac Killer, who was responsible for a string of unsolved murders and taunting […]

  • Unconventional #9: Cruz’s post-Indiana delegate problem, Sanders’ real strategy for a ‘contested convention’ (and more!)

    It's been said that the only way Ted Cruz will still have a shot at the Republican nomination is if he wins the Indiana primary on Tuesday. But what if Indiana can’t save Cruz? […]

  • The Saudis may know something about oil the rest of us don’t

    "They’re hedging the uncertainty that their oil is going to be worth less,” one investor says. […]