Trump notches another win as Rubio bids to elbow past Cruz

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Notching three in a row, Donald Trump decisively won Nevada's Republican caucuses Tuesday as Marco Rubio bid to elbow out Ted Cruz for second place in an increasingly urgent effort to slam the brakes on the Trump juggernaut.

  • Written by STEVE PEOPLES, Associated Press NANCY BENAC, Associated Press

Obama urges quick high court confirmation; GOP says no votes

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama urged the Republican-run Senate on Wednesday to fulfill its "constitutional responsibility" and consider his Supreme Court nominee, pushing back on GOP leaders who insist there will be no hearing or vote when he names a successor to the late Justice Antonin Scalia.

  • Written by MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press

APNewsBreak: Scalia suffered from many health problems

DALLAS (AP) — Antonin Scalia suffered from coronary artery disease, obesity and diabetes, among other ailments that probably contributed to the justice's sudden death, according to a letter from the Supreme Court's doctor.

  • Written by DAVID WARREN, Associated Press

As drought hammers countryside, many in Haiti go hungry

ORIANI, Haiti (AP) — Only shriveled carrots and potatoes grow in Carole Joseph's small vegetable plot. The family's chickens are long gone. She sold her only tools to buy food, then the wooden bed she shared with her children. The family now sleeps on the floor of their shack.

  • Written by DAVID McFADDEN, Associated Press