Cruz, Trump trade insults to the end as Indiana votes

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Assailing each other with no letup, Republican front-runner Donald Trump and challenger Ted Cruz traded insults, charges and more Tuesday as Indiana voters went to the polls in what could be an all-but-decisive presidential primary election. Texas Sen....

Court files show bid to tar slain Honduran activist Caceres

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — For months before her death, environmental activist Berta Caceres complained of repeated threats warning her to stop leading protests opposing a hydroelectric project on her Lenca people’s ancestral lands. Then, on March 3, armed men...

Police begin wider body camera use after months of testing

BOSTON (AP) — After months of testing, many of the nation’s big-city police forces are planning to expand their use of body cameras by the summer, but the number of officers with such gear will still be relatively small, an Associated Press review found. The 2014...

Cruz, Trump exchange insults as Indiana votes

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Assailing each other with no letup, Republican front-runner Donald Trump and challenger Ted Cruz traded insults, charges and more as Indiana voters went to the polls in what could be an all-but-decisive presidential primary election. At daybreak Tuesday,...

US combat death in Iraq reflects intensifying war

STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — The combat death Tuesday of a U.S Navy SEAL who was advising Kurdish forces in Iraq coincides with a gradually deepening American role in fighting a resilient Islamic State, even as the Iraqis struggle to muster the military and political strength...

Northern Syrian city of Aleppo dragged deeper into violence

BEIRUT (AP) — A maternity hospital in a government-held section of Aleppo was struck by rocket fire Tuesday as battles killed 20 people and dragged the contested city in northern Syria deeper into chaos for a 12th straight day. The new bloodshed came as the diplomatic focus...

AP Exclusive: Dozens escaped from mental hospital since 2013

LAKEWOOD, Wash. (AP) — When a man accused of torturing a woman to death broke out of Washington state’s largest mental hospital with another patient in early April, officials called it a rare occurrence and cited only two other escapes in the past seven years. But a...

Cruz hits at Trump as Indiana votes, calling rival ‘amoral’

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Republican Ted Cruz launched a blistering attack on rival Donald Trump as voters cast ballots in Indiana on Tuesday, calling him “amoral” and likening him to a fictitious character he described as “a braggadocios, arrogant...

Trump repeats unsubstantiated claim Cruz dad has Oswald ties

NEW YORK (AP) — Republican front-runner Donald Trump rehashed unsubstantiated claims Tuesday that his rival Ted Cruz’s father has links to President John F. Kennedy’s assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald. In a telephone interview broadcast by Fox News on Tuesday, Trump...

American killed in combat in Iraq was Navy SEAL

BAGHDAD (AP) — An American serviceman killed in Iraq by fire from the Islamic State group has been identified as a Navy SEAL. A U.S. official says the SEAL was killed during an attack on Iraqi Kurdish positions outside the IS-held city of Mosul on Tuesday morning. It was...