AP sources: Takata recall could more than double in size

DETROIT (AP) — 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.

  • Written by TOM KRISHER, AP Auto Writer

Trump virtually clinches Republican presidential nomination

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — In a stunning triumph for a political outsider, Donald Trump all but clinched the Republican presidential nomination Tuesday with a resounding victory in Indiana that knocked rival Ted Cruz out of the race and cleared Trump's path to a likely November face-off with Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton.

  • Written by JULIE PACE, Associated Press SCOTT BAUER, Associated Press

Residents evacuated as fires threaten Canada oil sands town

FORT MCMURRAY, Alberta (AP) — A fire that forced the evacuation of the Canadian oil sands city of Fort McMurray, Alberta, destroyed 80 percent of the homes in one neighborhood and extensively damaged property in a number of others, and officials warned it could get worse Wednesday.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Detroit teachers to return to classroom after 2-day sick-out

DETROIT (AP) — Teachers who closed Detroit schools for two days by calling out sick announced Tuesday that they would return to the classroom after receiving assurance from the district's manager that they would be paid.

  • Written by COREY WILLIAMS, Associated Press DAVID EGGERT, Associated Press

Coalition vows to build up further against Islamic State

STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — An international coalition leading the military campaign against the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq agreed Wednesday to accelerate their contributions but did not publicly specify what those would be. The group also called on Iraqi leaders to reconcile political differences.

  • Written by ROBERT BURNS, AP National Security Writer