Linebackers Smith, Jack drafted despite knee issues
The NFL dream was still alive for linebackers Jaylon Smith and Myles Jack, who were selected on the second day of the draft despite concerns over knee injuries that disrupted their college football careers. Smith was drafted by the Dallas Cowboys with the 34th overall selection, a higher spot than many expected because of the major knee injury he suffered playing for Notre Dame in the Fiesta Bowl on January 1. University of California at Los Angeles linebacker Myles Jack's agonizing wait ended when the Jacksonville Jaguars added to their offseason overhaul on defense by drafting him 36th overall.
Police: Older son said he killed father in California
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) ? The older of two sons charged with murdering their parents at their home in California said he shot his father multiple times, but he did not shoot his mother, according to police.
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Indigenous dancers compete at North America's largest powwow
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) ? Nearly 3,000 indigenous dancers representing hundreds of tribes from across the United States, Canada and other parts of the world kicked off one of North America's most prominent powwows on Friday.
Tunsil tries to tamp down furor regarding his draft freefall
DAVIE, Fla. (AP) ? Laremy Tunsil kept repeating the same answer to questions about his freefall in the NFL draft, the social media hacking that cost him millions and the investigation he stirred at Ole Miss.
Tunsil turmoil reverberates beyond NFL draft day
The turmoil around Laremy Tunsil's arrival in the NFL continued to reverberate as his former college Ole Miss vowed to "aggressively investigate" his admission he took money from a coach there. A video of Tunsil smoking from a marijuana pipe made in part from a gas mask, which mysteriously appeared on the player's own Twitter account as the draft began, was just the beginning. The video was enough to see the 21-year-old offensive tackle drop from a likely top-five pick to 13th overall, where he was taken by the Miami Dolphins.
Parts of India ban daytime cooking as hundreds die of heat
PATNA, India (AP) ? With sizzling temperatures claiming more than 300 lives this month in India, officials said they were banning daytime cooking in some parts of the drought-stricken country in a bid to prevent accidental fires that have killed nearly 80 more people.
President Obama celebrates jazz at the White House
Hawaii selects businesses for medical pot but excludes actor
Kasich calls for balance on gay rights, religious beliefsSAN FRANCISCO (AP) ? Asked about gay rights and marriage equality, Republican presidential candidate John Kasich said Friday that more people should take a "chill pill" and try to get along with one another rather than turn to unwieldy legislation.