Government report: Crime dropped overall in nation's schools

WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest government snapshot of school crime paints a picture of safer schools with declines in violent crime, bullying and harassment because of sexual orientation.

  • Written by CAROLE FELDMAN, Associated Press JENNIFER C. KERR, Associated Press

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.