Pope at Easter recalls victims of 'blind, brutal terrorism'

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis tempered his Easter Sunday message of Christian hope with a denunciation of "blind" terrorism, recalling victims of attacks in Europe, Africa and elsewhere, as well as expressing dismay that people fleeing war or poverty are being denied welcome as European countries squabble over the refugee crisis.

  • Written by FRANCES D'EMILIO, Associated Press

Lawsuit challenges North Carolina anti-discrimination law

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Opponents of a new North Carolina law blocking local governments from passing anti-discrimination rules and requiring transgender students to use bathrooms assigned to their biological sex wasted little time challenging the measure, filing a federal lawsuit Monday morning.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Sanders wins 3 states; Clinton retains big delegate lead

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders scored three wins in Western caucus contests, giving a powerful psychological boost to his supporters but doing little to move him closer to securing the Democratic nomination.

  • Written by LISA LERER, Associated Press

Wrong number? Trump's TV telephone interviews in spotlight

NEW YORK (AP) — In television news, a telephone interview is typically frowned upon. Donald Trump's fondness for them is changing habits and causing consternation in newsrooms, while challenging political traditions.

  • Written by DAVID BAUDER, AP Television Writer