Trump strains to unite GOP behind him; Ryan says no, for now

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump is struggling in his efforts to unify the Republican Party behind his presidential campaign, the difficulty immediately underscored Thursday by a startling exchange of negative comments with GOP House Speaker Paul Ryan who said he was not ready to support him.

  • Written by JONATHAN LEMIRE, Associated Press JULIE BYKOWICZ, Associated Press

Scotland's independence party scores well but no majority

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — The pro-independence Scottish National Party Friday secured another term in government with an historic third consecutive victory in Scotland's parliamentary elections but fell short of an outright majority.

  • Written by PAUL KELBIE, Associated Press

High swing that killed teen exempt from SC inspections

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A ropes course where a Florida teen died last summer was exempt from state inspections governing amusement rides, South Carolina regulators have concluded, a reversal of what they said immediately after her death.

  • Written by MEG KINNARD, Associated Press