Despite court ruling, China gay rights movement makes gains

CHANGSHA, China (AP) — For years, Chen Tiantian could only read about the gay rights movement in faraway places. She knew that there were activists in Beijing and a vibrant community in Shanghai, and that in San Francisco, a distant mecca, gay pride parades took up entire streets.

  • Written by GERRY SHIH, Associated Press

Families of Germanwings crash victims sue US flight school

WASHINGTON (AP) — The families of victims killed last year when a suicidal pilot flew an airliner into a mountainside in the French Alps are suing the U.S. flight school where the pilot was trained.

  • Written by JOAN LOWY, Associated Press

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