Julie Pace and Scott Bauer, Associated Press | Posted May 3rd - 5:50pm
Donald Trump took a major step toward sewing up the Republican presidential nomination Tuesday with a victory in Indiana's primary election, dashing the hopes of rival Ted Cruz and other GOP forces who fear the brash businessman will doom their party in the general election.
Tom Krisher, Associated Press | Posted May 3rd - 5:41pm
U.S. auto safety regulators are in talks with Takata Corp. to add tens of millions of air bag inflators to what already is the biggest auto recall in American history, three people briefed on the matter said Tuesday.
David Sharp, Associated Press | Posted May 3rd - 5:20pm
A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit accusing Republican Gov. Paul LePage of using blackmail to force a charter school operator to rescind a job offer to a political opponent, a flap that roiled the Legislature and led to an impeachment effort.
A Navy nurse is resuming full duties nearly two years after running afoul of commanders for refusing to take part in force-feeding of prisoners on hunger strike at the U.S. base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
Brazil's Supreme Court said Tuesday that the attorney general has asked it to authorize investigations of former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva over alleged involvement in corruption at state oil company Petrobras.
Michael Tarm, Associated Press | Posted May 3rd - 4:51pm
A legal tussle over copyrights to photos from the 1950s onward shot by a Chicago nanny profiled in an Oscar-nominated documentary appeared close to a resolution Tuesday — though a dispute about who is Vivian Maier's rightful heir remains unresolved.
Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press | Posted May 3rd - 4:50pm
Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew said Tuesday that the reaction to his plan to put Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill and add civil rights and suffragette leaders to U.S. currency has been "overwhelmingly positive."
Kristin J. Bender, Associated Press | Posted May 3rd - 3:40pm
Afeni Shakur, the former Black Panther who inspired the work of her son, rap icon Tupac Shakur, and fostered his legacy for decades after he was slain, has died of an apparent heart attack, authorities said Tuesday. She was 69.