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KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal's only international airport is now closed to big jets because of signs that the only runway is deteriorating under the strain of the big planes loaded with earthquake aid. The closure comes amid a continuing dire need by millions. Officials say medium and small-size jets will still be allowed to land. People in Nepal have already complained about not seeing any kind of aid.
NEW YORK (AP) — Officials say a New York City police officer is out of surgery after being shot in the head. Officials say the officer and his partner were trying to stop a man suspected of carrying. The man, who has a long criminal record, is in custody.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Despite people being more and more anxious to get out from under Baltimore's nighttime curfew, city leaders are leaving it in place until it expires Monday. People and organizations had been calling on city officials to lift the restriction. Meanwhile, a day of prayer and healing is planned today after violent demonstrations over the death of Freddie Gray after an arrest. Six officers face charges.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Floyd Mayweather Jr. says he'll retire after one more fight that is the last in his current contract. Mayweather frustrated Manny Pacquiao last night to retain the welterweight title by unanimous decision. Neither fighter appeared hurt but Mayweather used his reach and his jab to pile up enough points. He's unbeaten in 48 fights, cementing his legacy as the best of his generation.
LONDON (AP) — Much of the conversation in Britain today is about what name will be given to the newborn princess, who has spent her first night at home in Kensington Palace. It's possible she will be named today by her parents, Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge, but there's no fixed timetable, which means the guessing game is on in earnest.
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