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  • Latest on police-custody death: City cleans up after riots

    6:00 a.m. Local television footage showed firefighters on the scene of one many fires that broke out overnight and residents sweeping up debris on city streets as dawn broke Tuesday in Baltimore. Transport vehicles of…

  • Lower oil prices take a slice out of BP’s Q1 profits

    LONDON (AP) — Energy company BP reported Tuesday that its first-quarter profit fell 26 percent in the wake of the sharp drop in oil prices, less than many analysts had feared. The London-based company said…

  • Afghan official: At least 52 dead in landslide in northeast

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says at least 52 people have been killed in a massive landslide in a remote part of northeastern Badakhshan province. Shah Waliullah Adeeb, the provincial governor, says the…

  • Helicopters ferry injured from Nepal villages near epicenter

    GORKHA, Nepal (AP) — Helicopters crisscrossed the mountains above a remote district Tuesday near the epicenter of the weekend earthquake in Nepal that killed more than 4,400, ferrying the injured to clinics and taking emergency…

  • Afghan official: Landslide in remote northeastern province has killed at least 52 people

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan official: Landslide in remote northeastern province has killed at least 52 people.

  • UN chief praises pope for framing climate in moral terms

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — The U.N. chief praised Pope Francis on Tuesday for framing climate change as an urgent moral imperative, saying his upcoming encyclical combined with a new round of U.N. climate talks in…

  • China Telecom says profit down 9 percent due to tax change

    BEIJING (AP) — China Telecom Ltd., one of China’s three main state-owned phone carriers, says its quarterly profit fell 9 percent from a year earlier due to tax changes and a rise in personnel costs.…

  • 10 Things to Know for Today

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. RIOTS ERUPT IN BALTIMORE AFTER FUNERAL OF BLACK MAN WHO DIED IN POLICE CUSTODY The governor declares…

  • Problems delay docking of Russia cargo ship at space station

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s space agency has postponed the docking of a cargo ship with the International Space Station because of problems with the unmanned spacecraft. The Progress M-27M was launched Tuesday from the Baikonur…

  • Greek and Turkish Cypriot leaders to meet this week

    NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — A Cypriot government official says the country’s president, Nicos Anastasiades, will hold his first meeting with new Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci this week. Government spokesman Nicos Christodoulides says the two…

  • Coffins arrive at Indonesian prison as executions near

    CILICAP, Indonesia (AP) — Ambulances carrying coffins arrived Tuesday at a prison island and relatives paid final visits to their condemned loved ones in a sign that Indonesia will imminently execute eight foreigners and one…

  • Pop star Mariah Carey makes grand entrance for Vegas show

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — For anyone wondering what to expect from Mariah Carey’s upcoming series of Las Vegas shows at Caesars Palace beyond her 18 number one hit singles, her grand entrance on Monday provided…

  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EDT

    Baltimore riots raise questions about police response; National Guard troops called in BALTIMORE (AP) — National Guard troops fanned out through the city, shield-bearing police officers blocked the streets and firefighters doused still-simmering blazes early…

  • Global markets lower ahead of major earnings, Fed meeting

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global stock markets were dented Tuesday by downbeat economic data from Europe ahead of major earnings reports and the Federal Reserve’s policy meeting. KEEPING SCORE: Britain’s FTSE 100 dropped 0.8…

  • American star California Chrome won’t run before Royal Ascot

    NEWMARKET, England (AP) — Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome will not run in a warm-up race ahead of Royal Ascot as the American horse continues to recover from his appearance at the Dubai…