By NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press
May 3, 2015 9:43 p.m.
GARLAND, Texas — Two gunmen were killed Sunday after opening fire on a security officer outside a provocative contest for cartoon depictions of Prophet Muhammad in Texas and a bomb squad was called in to search their vehicle as a precaution, authorities said.
LAS VEGAS — One person was wounded in an after-midnight shooting that marred a busy night of Las Vegas Strip events surrounding the Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao boxing match, police said Sunday.
LIVERMORE, Calif. — A car driven by a suspected drunken driver crashed into a Northern California apartment complex, killing a woman and toddler and slightly injuring two other children as they all walked together outside, police said Sunday.
By MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press
May 3, 2015 8:51 p.m.
NEW YORK — A man who officials say boasted of being a street "hell-raiser" and served prison time for attempted murder was arraigned Sunday on charges that he shot a New York City police officer in the head.
BOSTON — Former U.S. Rep. Bob Inglis received the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award on Sunday for reversing his position on climate change despite the predictable political fallout that helped cost the South Carolina Republican his seat in Congress.
By Batsheva Sobelman, Los Angeles Times
May 3, 2015 6:43 p.m.
JERUSALEM ‚ Violence erupted on the streets of Tel Aviv on Sunday as a demonstration by Ethiopian Israelis protesting what they said was police brutality against their community spiraled out of control.
By FRANCES D'EMILIO, Associated Press
May 3, 2015 6:42 p.m.
ROME — Italy's Coast Guard and Navy, as well as tugs and other commercial vessels, joined forces to rescue migrants in at least 16 boats Sunday, saving hundreds of them and recovering 10 bodies off Libya's coast.
By BINAJ GURUBACHARYA, Associated Press
May 3, 2015 6:40 p.m.
KATHMANDU, Nepal — Runway damage forced Nepalese authorities to close the main airport Sunday to large aircraft delivering aid to millions of people following the massive earthquake, but U.N. officials said the overall logistics situation was improving.
By MICHELLE FAUL, Associated Press
May 3, 2015 5:56 p.m.
YOLA, Nigeria — Even with the crackle of gunfire signaling rescuers were near, the horrors did not end: Boko Haram fighters stoned captives to death, some girls and women were crushed by an armored car and three died when a land mine exploded as they walked to freedom.
By AHMED SAKA, Associated Press
May 3, 2015 5:55 p.m.
JOS, Nigeria — Nigerian troops have killed dozens of civilians and razed scores of homes to avenge the deaths of six soldiers, community leaders and residents of central Plateau state charged on Sunday.
By HILLEL ITALIE, Associated Press
May 3, 2015 5:46 p.m.
NEW YORK — Neil Gaiman, Art Spiegelman and Alison Bechdel are among the writers who have agreed to be table hosts at Tuesday's PEN American Center gala after six authors withdrew in protest of an award being given to the satirical French magazine Charlie Hebdo.