Protests break out as Trump speaks in Southern Cal

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Raucous crowds of protesters took to the streets late Thursday in California as Donald Trump brought his Republican presidential campaign to conservative Orange County after sweeping the Northeast GOP primaries. Dozens of protesters were mostly...

Large graffiti carved at Arches National Park in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Rangers at Utah’s Arches National Park were investigating large graffiti Thursday that was carved so deeply into a famous red rock arch that it might be impossible to erase, officials said. The carvings discovered earlier this month measure about...

Death raises questions: Did Prince die of an overdose?

AP Photo/Jim Mone CHICAGO (AP) — Prince’s final days and unexpected death at age 57 raise questions among experts familiar with prescription painkiller overdoses. It’s possible the innovative musician’s demise represents one of the most public tragedies in...

Blazers, Hornets can cap comebacks, Raptors also can advance

Last time they came home, Portland and Charlotte were still just trying to win a game. This time, they’re looking to win a series. After engineering big turnarounds with three straight victories, the Trail Blazers and Hornets will be playing for spots in the second round...

Tide could roll in Round 2 of NFL draft

Yes, there still are some terrific Buckeyes left in the NFL draft, even after five went in the first round. There are plenty of defensive backs, too, despite seven being chosen in the first 25 spots. Perhaps most intriguing: Alabama, the defending national champion and perennial...

Marlins 2B Dee Gordon suspended 80 games for PEDs

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dee Gordon has been suspended 80 games by Major League Baseball after the Miami Marlins second baseman tested positive for a performance-enhancing drug. Gordon tested positive for exogenous Testosterone and Clostebol, MLB said in a release after the...

The Latest: Businessman Withdraws Reward In Ohio Shootings

PIKETON, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on the developments in the killings of eight family members in southern Ohio (all times local): 5:25 p.m. A Cincinnati-area businessman says he is withdrawing a $25,000 reward that he had offered in the slayings of eight family members in rural...

The Latest: Investigators consider overdose in Prince death

AP Photo/Chris Carlson MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into the death of music superstar Prince (all times local): 6:30 p.m. A law enforcement official tells The Associated Press that investigators are looking into whether Prince died from a drug overdose...

Racist statements lead lawmakers to reject John Wayne Day

AP Photo/Uncredited SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — What a California lawmaker intended as a benign resolution honoring a late, world-renowned movie icon exploded into an emotional debate over decades-old racist comments Thursday. The state Assembly defeated the official ode to...

Hacked: After bizarre video Tunsil’s NFL draft stock drops

Laremy Tunsil tumbled down the NFL draft board Thursday night after a bizarre video of him was posted on his Twitter account minutes before the start of the proceedings, potentially costing the offensive lineman millions of dollars. The approximately 30-second video, which showed...