By Bettina Boxall, Los Angeles Times
May 25, 2015 6 a.m.
LOS ANGELES — When Gov. Jerry Brown ordered Californians to reduce urban water use by 25 percent, he declared war on the ubiquitous manicured lawn that — more than palm trees or pools — has for more than half a century been the beloved badge of Southland suburbia.
By MONIKA SCISLOWSKA, Associated Press
May 24, 2015 10:05 p.m.
WARSAW, Poland — Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski conceded defeat in the county's presidential election Sunday after an exit poll showed him trailing Andrzej Duda, a previously little-known right-wing politician.
By EILEEN NG and TODD PITMAN, Associated Press
May 24, 2015 7:45 p.m.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Malaysian authorities said Sunday that they have discovered a series of graves in at least 17 abandoned camps used by human traffickers on the border with Thailand where Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar have been held.
By BRUCE SHIPKOWSKI, Associated Press
May 24, 2015 3:03 p.m.
TRENTON, N.J. — Born to an electrical engineer, and later a precocious and dashing young man who attained an Ivy League education, John Nash seemed destined for a life of stunning success. That he achieved, winning a Nobel Prize in 1994, but not without a struggle with mental illness that would make him a household name even more so than his achievements in mathematics.
By SETH ROBBINS, Associated Press
May 24, 2015 2:40 p.m.
SAN MARCOS, Texas — Record rainfall wreaked havoc across a swath of the U.S. Midwest on Sunday, causing flash floods in normally dry riverbeds, spawning tornadoes and forcing at least 2,000 people to flee.