Jurors deliberate over William Porter's fate


BALTIMORE (AP) — Prosecutors say it would have taken just two clicks for Officer William Porter to save Freddie Gray's life: one click to buckle him into the back of a transport van and another click of his police radio to call for medical help. Porter's lawyers say he's not to blame for Gray's death, which has roiled Baltimore for months.

  • Written by JULIET LINDERMAN, Associated Press

Kerry calls for common ground with Russia on Syria, Ukraine


MOSCOW (AP) — The United States and Russia need to find "common ground" to end Syria's civil war and restore stability in eastern Ukraine, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday.

  • Written by MATTHEW LEE, AP Diplomatic Writer

Activists: Nigeria military killed hundreds of Shiites


LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Activists on Tuesday accused Nigeria's military of killing hundreds upon hundreds, perhaps as many as 1,000, Shiite Muslims in just three days in what the country's top human rights protector is calling "a massacre" in the ancient Islamic town of Zaria.

  • Written by MICHELLE FAUL, Associated Press

Russian capsule heads for space station


BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan (AP) — A Russian space capsule carrying three astronauts from the United States, Britain and Russia has blasted off for the International Space Station.