Cold rice balls, no flush toilets at quake-hit Japan shelter

MINAMIASO, Japan (AP) — In this mountainous Japanese town known for its hot springs, prized beef and Jersey milk cows, more than 2,000 people have taken refuge from earthquakes at school gymnasiums and community centers, surviving on rock-hard biscuits, cold rice balls and bread.

  • Written by MARI YAMAGUCHI, Associated Press

AP wins Pulitzer for stories on enslaved fishermen in Asia

NEW YORK (AP) — The Associated Press won the Pulitzer Prize for public service Monday for documenting the use of slave labor in Southeast Asia to supply seafood to American tables — an investigation that spurred the release of more than 2,000 captive workers.

  • Written by JENNIFER PELTZ, Associated Press

Trump, Clinton look for wins on home turf in New York

NEW YORK (AP) — Competing on home turf, Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton hoped to emerge victorious from Tuesday's primaries in New York, contests that offer big delegate hauls and an opportunity for the front-runners to inch closer to their parties' nominations.

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

Fighting in Syria intensifies as opposition digs heels

BEIRUT (AP) — Fighting intensified Tuesday in northern and central Syria as government forces sought to repel rebel advances on a government stronghold. A chief opposition negotiator meanwhile said the conditions on the ground were not conducive to political talks.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Prosecutors: Teen killed man, posed with gun on Facebook

SEATTLE (AP) — Prosecutors have accused a Seattle teen of fatally shooting a man, stealing his money and then posing with the victim's gun in a picture she posted on Facebook after the killing.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS