AP News Articles

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — A series of blasts in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, blamed on religious extremists, recalled the worst days of the country's 26-year civil war.

A look at a long and troubled history marked by ethnic and religious divides:...Read more

JASPER, Texas (AP) — A technology company was almost ready to bring up to 300 new jobs to Jasper, Texas, but in the final stages of recent negotiations, a potential deal-breaker emerged: the community's history as the place where three white men dragged a black man behind a...Read more

PARIS (AP) — With French police suicides on the rise, Paris authorities are investigating yellow vest protesters who encouraged police to kill themselves.

Radical protesters have clashed with police nearly every weekend for five months on the margins of...Read more

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Protesters assaulted the leader of Turkey's main opposition party during a funeral held Sunday for a soldier who was slain during clashes with Kurdish rebels. The politician was not hurt, party officials said.

People threw punches...Read more

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Kamala (KAH'-mah-lah) Harris is tapping into a network of historically black colleges and universities to mobilize her supporters.

Her focus on these schools could be particularly important in...Read more

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II is celebrating her 93rd birthday, which this year coincides with Easter Sunday.

The queen is marking Easter by attending a service with other senior royals at St. George's Chapel on the grounds of Windsor Castle, west of...Read more

PARIS (AP) — The archbishop of Paris and Catholics from around France and the world honored the firefighters who saved Notre Dame Cathedral, praying Sunday at a special Easter Mass for a swift reconstruction of the beloved monument.

The fire that...Read more

BOSTON (AP) — Maple Leafs defenseman Jake Muzzin has extra motivation to beat Boston on Sunday and eliminate the Bruins in six games: It would mean some extra time to spend with his brand-new baby daughter.

Muzzin's wife, Courtney, gave birth to a...Read more

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — James Harden never worried. In fact, he didn't know he had missed his first 15 shots.

Through it all, he never changed the attacking style that made him the NBA's leading scorer.

Harden overcame a poor shooting...Read more

NEW YORK (AP) — Terence Crawford knocked Amir Khan down just a few punches into their fight.

The punch that finally ended it was below the belt.

Crawford retained his welterweight title by technical knockout Saturday night when Khan...Read more

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