WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton, the nearly unstoppable Democrat, and Republican front-runner Donald Trump accelerated Wednesday toward Northeast primaries on an increasingly direct path to presidential nominations after trouncing party challengers in New York.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Jamaica defended its decriminalization of possession of small amounts of marijuana. Iran said it seized 620 tons of different types of drugs last year and is helping protect the world from "the evils of addiction." Cuba opposed the legalization of drugs or declaring them harmless.
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — The Flint water crisis has become a criminal case, with two state regulators and a city employee charged with official misconduct, evidence-tampering and other offenses over the lead contamination that alarmed the country and brought cries of racism.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — An explosion ripped through a petrochemical plant on the southern coast of the Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday, killing three people, injuring more than 100 and sending a toxin-filled cloud into the air, officials said.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — At least two officers who trained an Arizona policeman who later shot and killed a woman armed with scissors had serious concerns about his work, including that he was too quick to go for his service weapon, ignored directives from superiors and falsified reports, according to records obtained by The Associated Press.
An explosion ripped through a petrochemical plant on the southern coast of the Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday, killing 3 people, injuring dozens and sending flames and a toxin-filled cloud into the air, officials said.
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — The five-week fraud trial of Washington State Auditor Troy Kelley drew to a close Wednesday, with prosecutors calling it a "plain case of fraud and a cover-up" and the defense team describing it as a "disaster."