US says Russian planes buzzed Navy ship in Baltic Sea

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say a pair of Russian Su-24 attack planes buzzed a U.S. Navy destroyer in the Baltic Sea multiple times on Monday and Tuesday.

  • Written by ROBERT BURNS, AP National Security Writer

Outside groups deal themselves in for GOP delegate game

WASHINGTON (AP) — After burning through millions of dollars in a mostly failed attempt to sway Republican primary voters, big-money outside groups opposing Donald Trump have turned to a far smaller target audience: the delegates who will actually choose the presidential nominee.

  • Written by JULIE BYKOWICZ, Associated Press

Sanders cheers strikers as 39K Verizon workers walk out

NEW YORK (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders cheered on striking Verizon workers Wednesday after 39,000 landline and cable employees walked off the job.

  • Written by MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press KAREN MATTHEWS, Associated Press

Top Republicans: Zika funding on hold until September

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top House Republicans said Wednesday that they are likely to grant a portion of President Barack Obama's $1.9 billion request to combat the Zika virus but they will probably wait until September to do so.

  • Written by ANDREW TAYLOR, Associated Press