Boy: Sister, stranger went into hills; she never came back
Detroit teachers to return to classroom after 2-day sick-out
DETROIT (AP) ? Detroit teachers who had closed city schools for two days by calling out sick announced Tuesday that they would return to the classroom after receiving assurance from the district's manager that they would be paid.
Drought-stricken California boosts conservation for March
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) ? Residents of drought-stricken California doubled their water conservation efforts in March compared with the month before by turning off their sprinklers when the rain fell and changing habits, officials said Tuesday.
Trump dashes Cruz's hopes in Indiana; Sanders-Clinton close
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) ? Donald Trump took a major step toward sewing up the Republican presidential nomination Tuesday with a victory in Indiana's primary election, dashing the hopes of rival Ted Cruz and other GOP forces who fear the brash businessman will doom their party in the general election.
Detroit teachers expected back in class after pay assurances: union
Detroit school teachers were expected to return to their classrooms on Wednesday following a two-day "sick-out" over paycheck concerns after receiving assurances from officials "they will be paid for their work," a union representative said. Hundreds of teachers in Michigan's largest public school system called in sick beginning on Monday after hearing news the cash-strapped school system would run out of money to pay employees at the end of June. The Detroit public school system, with nearly 46,000 students, has been under state control since 2009 because of a financial emergency.
AIG profit misses again as weak hedge fund returns weigh
AIG has been scaling back investments in hedge funds, which have borne the brunt of excessive market volatility in the past year. Big-name hedge funds favored by pension funds and the ultra-wealthy for their track record of stellar returns took a battering in the first quarter of 2016, with some posting their worst ever start to a year on record.
The Latest: Indiana voters weigh in on Democratic candidates
Trump wins Indiana, presidential nomination in sight
Donald Trump crushed his Republican rivals Tuesday in Indiana, US networks projected, bringing him dramatically closer to outright victory in his party's presidential nomination race and dashing the hopes of a movement bent on stopping him. "Thank you Indiana!" Trump tweeted as the race was called in his favor. Based on 13 percent of precincts reporting, the billionaire frontrunner took 53.8 percent of the vote, streets ahead of his nearest rival Ted Cruz on 33.9 and John Kasich on 9.4 percent.
Alaska town's first liquor store in more than 40 years opensANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) ? An Alaska town's first liquor store in more than 40 years has opened, and the police chief there worries he won't have enough officers to handle an expected spike in alcohol-related calls.
Local probes end in police shooting of man in wheelchairDOVER, Del. (AP) ? Wilmington police have finished criminal and internal investigations into the fatal police shooting of a black man in a wheelchair, local officials said Tuesday, days after city attorneys asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the man's family.