Michael Douglas promotes peace and disarmament through art

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Actor Michael Douglas says the winning posters in a global competition to commemorate the first U.N. General Assembly resolution 70 years ago calling for the abolition of nuclear weapons “instantly create a universal message of peace.”...

Wade, Heat beat Raptors in OT after Lowry’s halfcourt heave

TORONTO (AP) — Goran Dragic scored 26 points, Dwyane Wade had seven of his 24 in overtime after Kyle Lowry’s halfcourt shot tied it at the buzzer, and the Miami Heat beat the Toronto Raptors 102-96 on Tuesday night in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference semifinal...

Boy: Sister, stranger went into hills; she never came back

When the stranger approached Ian and Ashlynne Mike at the school bus stop, the boy was wary. But his older sister got lured into the van, and he didn’t want her to go alone, so he went, too. The man took the siblings to a desolate spot on the edge of the nation’s...

Trump virtually clinches Republican presidential nomination

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — In a stunning triumph for a political outsider, Donald Trump all but clinched the Republican presidential nomination Tuesday with a resounding victory in Indiana that knocked rival Ted Cruz out of the race and cleared Trump’s path to a likely...

Ted Cruz ends his bid for Republican presidential nomination

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Texas Sen. Ted Cruz ended his presidential campaign Tuesday, eliminating the biggest impediment to Donald Trump’s march to the Republican nomination. The conservative tea party firebrand who cast himself as the only viable alternative to Trump...

Sanders: Clinton team thinks race ‘is over. They’re wrong’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders said Tuesday that his primary bid against Hillary Clinton was far from over, pointing to his victory in Indiana and strength in upcoming races as a sign of his durability in the presidential campaign. “I know that the Clinton campaign...

Villanova-Purdue Highlights Gavitt Games

NEW YORK (AP) — National champion Villanova will visit Purdue on Nov. 14 in the opening game of the second annual Gavitt Tipoff Games. The event will have eight games between members of the Big East and Big Ten to be played Nov. 14-18, the conferences announced Tuesday. The...

As Big 12 Ponders Expansion, American On Guard For Losses

The Big 12 presidents will consider in the coming weeks whether the league should expand, leaving the American Athletic Conference on guard for the possibility of one or more defections. “We always have plans for contingencies that might arise,” American Athletic...

Police: Ohio Man Threw Dog Out Six-floor Apartment Window

PAINESVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Police in northeastern say a man admitted that he threw his dog out of his six-floor apartment window. Officers were called to the apartment building in Painesville on Tuesday after the dog’s body was found in the building’s trash compactor....

Last Of 3 Funerals For 8 Slain Ohio Family Members Held

WEST PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (AP) — Traffic stopped for miles as black hearses left a church and snaked past mobile homes, weathered shops and green fields, leading a procession of mourners in more than 150 vehicles. The burials Tuesday of six relatives at a hillside cemetery in...