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A confident Trump looks past IndianaCARMEL, Ind.—Indiana was supposed to be the state that could potentially derail Donald Trump’s insurgent bid for the Republican presidential nomination. Speaking to a capacity crowd of nearly 1,800 people, Trump, with his characteristic bravado, touted his six straight primary wins — and predicted he would easily claim yet another, pointing to polls that show him with a wide lead in Indiana heading into Tuesday’s vote. “Boom, boom, boom — we’re knocking them out like corn flakes,” Trump declared.


5/3/2016 5:58:23 AM

Tony Awards Nominations (Updating Live)A rundown of the nominations for the 70th annual Broadway-lauding awards ceremony.


5/3/2016 6:55:04 AM

Michelle Obama Gives Speech At Bowie State University CommencementThis spring's college seniors will see a good return: higher starting salaries.


5/3/2016 6:45:47 AM

Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, waves with his wife Heidi and daughters, Caroline, right, and Catherine, during a rally at the Indiana State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis, Monday, May 2, 2016. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)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 ...


5/3/2016 10:40:50 AM

US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter, left, receives the rank pennant from US Air Force General Philip Breedlove, the outgoing commanding officer of US and NATO troops in Europe, during the change in command at the United States European Command (EUCOM), in Stuttgart, Germany, Tuesday, May 3, 2016, with General Joseph Dunford, second from left, and Command Master Chief Crispian Addington, second from right, pictured in the background. (Marijan Murat/dpa via AP)BAGHDAD (AP) — A U.S Navy SEAL was killed Tuesday by fire from the Islamic State group outside the IS-held city of Mosul, and Defense Secretary Ash Carter acknowledged it as a "combat death" as the U.S. expands its role in the northern part of Iraq.


5/3/2016 10:46:52 AM

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton talks with Bo Copley and his wife Lauren, while holding a photograph of their children, after a round table discussion at Williamson Health and Wellness Center in Williamson, W.Va., Monday, May 2, 2016. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)Voters expressed anger toward her during a campaign swing through a state that overwhelmingly backed her eight years ago.


5/2/2016 6:06:39 PM

The Kenyan Red Cross said a seven-month-old baby girl was found "in a bucket wrapped in a blanket" and was dehydrated but without visible physical injuriesTwo brothers who own the building were remanded in police custody on Tuesday but not charged as rescue efforts continue with close to 100 still missing. The baby girl's father described the recovery of his daughter, Delarine Saisi, as a "miracle". "I thank God for all that he has done to get my daughter alive after all those days in the rubble," said Ralsan Wasike, adding that he did not know the whereabouts of the girl's mother.


5/3/2016 7:37:04 AM

An artist's impression of TRAPPIST-1Three planets with sizes and temperatures akin to those of the Earth and Venus are circling a dwarf star 40 light-years away. The star in question, named TRAPPIST-1 after the telescope used to observe it, is weaker and cooler than the Sun at the heart of our solar system. "With such short orbital periods, the planets are between 20 and 100 times closer to their star than the Earth to the Sun. The structure of this planetary system is much more similar in scale to the system of Jupiter's moons than to that of the solar system," said lead astronomer Michaël Gillon of the University of Liège in Belgium.


5/2/2016 10:54:33 AM

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at the White House Correspondents Association's annual dinner in WashingtonBy Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Monday took the political battle over his pick for a vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court to the home states of seven Republican senators up for re-election in November. Obama conducted interviews with local television anchors where he argued that Republican senators should hold confirmation hearings and vote on his nomination of appellate Judge Merrick Garland to the top court. "What my argument is: Let the American people see Judge Garland, let him answer questions, let them hear his responses," the Democratic president told WDAF-TV FOX 4 in Kansas City, Missouri, a market that straddles states where Senators Roy Blunt of Missouri and Jerry Moran of Kansas are up for re-election.


5/2/2016 6:03:52 PM

One of his generation's most prolific musicians, Prince died suddenly on April 21 at the age of 57 at his Paisley Park estate outside MinneapolisA woman claiming to be Prince's half-sister has come forward saying she is entitled to part of the late pop star's multimillion-dollar estate, legal documents show. Darcell Gresham Johnston filed court documents Friday in the musician's probate case in Minnesota saying she is an "interested party and beneficiary" in the singer's estate. The estate was previously expected to be equally split six ways between Prince's known surviving siblings under Minnesota law.


5/2/2016 8:50:59 PM

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