US Senate leader: Winners make policy, losers go home

LAWRENCEBURG, Ky. (AP) — Nearly 1,000 people jeered Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell as he drove to a speech Tuesday where he told local business leaders that "winners make policy and the losers go home."


  • Written by ADAM BEAM , Associated Press

Death of Russian ambassador to UN needs to be studied more

NEW YORK (AP) — The cause and manner of death of Russia's ambassador to the United Nations needs to be studied further, the city medical examiner said Tuesday, a day after the diplomat fell ill at his office at Russia's U.N. mission and died at a hospital.

  • Written by JENNIFER PELTZ and COLLEEN LONG , Associated Press

School district teams with Sandy Hook mom to teach empathy

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Nelba Marquez-Greene believes the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, which killed her 6-year-old daughter, could have been avoided if more had been done years earlier to address the social isolation and mental health problems of the shooter, Adam Lanza.

  • Written by PAT EATON-ROBB , Associated Press

Bodies of 74 migrants heading to Europe wash up in Libya

CAIRO (AP) — At least 74 bodies of African migrants have washed ashore in western Libya, the Libyan Red Crescent said Tuesday, the latest tragedy at sea along a perilous trafficking route to Europe.

  • Written by MAGGIE MICHAEL , Associated Press