• TIPOFF: Wizards look to keep up their winning ways on road

    Updated: 29 min ago

    The Washington Wizards are right at home on the road. Over the last two years, the Wizards have been the ultimate road warriors in the playoffs, winning eight of nine games away from D.C. and becoming the first team in NBA history to capture four straight Game 1s in the other team's...

  • LEADING OFF: Billingsley back on mound after 2-year layoff

    Updated: 29 min ago

    A look at what's happening all around the major leagues today: ___ WELCOME BACK After a long road back to the big leagues, Chad Billingsley makes his first start in more than two years. The Philadelphia Phillies plan to activate him from the disabled list to pitch against Atlanta...

  • Shoemaker gives up 3 HRs in Angels' 3-2 loss to Mariners

    Updated: 29 min ago

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Matt Shoemaker was matching Felix Hernandez pitch for pitch through six innings — even striking out the side two innings before Seattle's ace did. Then the Los Angeles Angels' right-hander hit the proverbial wall, and three of his pitches went over it. Nelson...

  • In Arkansas, Huckabee poised to launch 2nd White House bid

    Updated: 30 min ago

    HOPE, Ark. (AP) — Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee is set to announce he will seek the 2016 Republican presidential nomination. He has an event planned for Tuesday in his hometown of Hope, Arkansas, where former President Bill Clinton was also born. The local newspaper wrote Monday...

  • Obama jokes with Letterman about post-retirement life

    Updated: 30 min ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — President Barack Obama is envisioning a future of playing dominoes with retiree David Letterman. Obama joked about their quieter futures during his eighth "Late Show" appearance Monday, saying Americans have grown up with the 33-year veteran comedian. "After a tough...

  • White House Brief: Things to know about Mike Huckabee

    Updated: 30 min ago

    ATLANTA (AP) — Mike Huckabee, the preacher turned politician turned media personality, is entering the 2016 Republican presidential nomination race. Some key things to know about him: THE BRIEF A Southern Baptist, multi-term Arkansas governor who was born in a town called Hope, plays...

  • Mayoral primaries in 115 Indiana cities on Tuesday

    Updated: 30 min ago

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Voters in 115 Indiana cities head to the polls to vote in mayoral primaries to decide who moves on to November, when Indianapolis will elect a new mayor and voters throughout the state will select who will lead their cities the next four years. One of the more...

  • Lawmakers nearing agreement to reduce student tests

    Updated: 30 min ago

    DENVER (AP) — Colorado lawmakers are close to agreement on one of the most vexing problems of the term — how to reduce standardized tests for students in public schools. Legislators have been debating various plans to reduce student tests for months. But they've been divided over how...

  • Nepali police, villagers dig through mud to pull out bodies

    Updated: 30 min ago

    KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Rescuers were Tuesday digging through piles of earth and snow on a popular trekking route in Nepal, where an entire village was buried by a mudslide triggered by the earthquake that struck the region 10 days ago. Gautam Rimal, the government administrator of...

  • China to lift price controls on most drugs starting June 1

    Updated: 30 min ago

    BEIJING (AP) — Chinese regulators say they will lift price controls on most medical drugs starting June 1 in hopes that a more market-driven pricing system will keep medical costs in check. The National Development and Reform Commission announced Tuesday that it would abandon the...

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