Carter in Iraq to seek new ways to battle Islamic State


BAGHDAD (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter met with Iraqi leaders and his commanders Wednesday on an unannounced war zone visit aimed at broadening U.S. assistance to Iraq to defeat the Islamic State group.

  • Written by LOLITA C. BALDOR, Associated Press

Following deadlock, Baltimore jury resumes deliberations


BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore jury is deliberating again, a day after announcing a deadlock in case of the first police officer to stand trial over the death of Freddie Gray.

  • Written by JULIET LINDERMAN, Associated Press DAVID DISHNEAU, Associated Press