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at 20:41 on May 26, 2016, EDT.

Over the top: Trump sews up delegates to seal GOP nomination

BISMARCK, N.D. - Triumphantly armed with a majority of his party's delegates, Republican Donald Trump unleashed a broadside attack Thursday on Hillary Clinton's prescriptions for energy, guns, the economy and international affairs, shifting abruptly toward the general election with his likely Democratic opponent locked in a divisive primary contest.


at 20:22 on May 26, 2016, EDT.

Man admits kidnapping, raping teenage girl; gets 45-90 years

LACONIA, N.H. - A man who kidnapped a 14-year-old girl when she accepted his offer of a ride home from school because her feet were sore, held her captive for nine months and raped her repeatedly at his trailer acknowledged his crimes on Thursday and apologized. The girl, who was in court to hear his admission, thanked him for eventually letting her go.


at 20:15 on May 26, 2016, EDT.

Trapped group escapes Kentucky cave through neck-deep water

HORSE CAVE, Ky. - A group of college students trapped by flash flooding on a field trip to a Kentucky cave Thursday walked through neck-deep water to get to safety, authorities said.


at 18:42 on May 26, 2016, EDT.

Police seek gunman in shooting at T.I. concert that killed 1

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Police searched Thursday for a man captured on surveillance footage firing a gun in a packed hip-hop concert where artist T.I. was set to perform. Four people were shot, one of them fatally.


at 18:17 on May 26, 2016, EDT.

Obama: Allies 'rattled' by Trump; Trump blasts Obama

SHIMA, Japan - President Barack Obama said Thursday that foreign leaders are "rattled" by Donald Trump and have good reason to feel that way, as he accused the presumptive Republican presidential nominee of ignorance about world affairs.


at 17:48 on May 26, 2016, EDT.

NASA hits snag while inflating new room at space station

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - NASA hit a snag while trying to inflate an experimental room at the International Space Station on Thursday and put everything on indefinite hold.


at 17:30 on May 26, 2016, EDT.

Navy: 2 fighter jets crash off NC coast; 4 hospitalized

RALEIGH, N.C. - Two Navy jet fighters crashed off the coast of North Carolina during a training mission Thursday, and their four crew members were airlifted to a hospital with minor injuries after being plucked out of the Atlantic Ocean by a commercial fishing vessel and Coast Guard rescuers, officials said.


at 17:15 on May 26, 2016, EDT.

$50 oil shouldn't pose major threat to consumers, economy

NEW YORK, N.Y. - The price of oil topped $50 a barrel this week for the first time since July, delivering a cash infusion to oil producers and a lift to beaten-down energy stocks.


at 17:08 on May 26, 2016, EDT.

Libertarian Gary Johnson to never-Trumpers: 'I'm it'

SALT LAKE CITY - He has virtually no money, no strategy to compete in battleground states and no plan to stop talking about his drug use.


at 16:40 on May 26, 2016, EDT.

State Department email report complicates Clinton's message

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Hillary Clinton is telling voters not to trust Donald Trump. But a new government report about her usage of a private email server as secretary of state is complicating that message.


at 13:10 on May 26, 2016, EDT.

Mister 1,237: North Dakota delegate puts Trump over the top

WASHINGTON - John Trandem wanted to be the delegate who would put Donald Trump over the top, giving him enough delegates to clinch the Republican presidential nomination.


at 15:21 on May 26, 2016, EDT.

More than 4,000 migrants rescued in single day

ROME - More than 4,000 would-be refugees were rescued at sea Thursday in one of the busiest days of the Mediterranean migrant crisis, and at least 20 died trying to reach Europe as Libyan-based smugglers took advantage of calmer seas to send desperate migrants north.


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