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Mother Teresa to Be Made a Saint on Sept. 4
Mother Teresa will be made a saint on Sept. 4. Pope Francis set the canonization date Tuesday, paving the way for the nun who cared for the poorest of the poor to become the centerpiece of his yearlong focus on the Catholic Church’s merciful side

10 Things to Know for Today
10 Things to Know for Today

Police: Suspect Killed, 3 Officers Hurt in Chicago Shootout
A shootout between Chicago police and a suspect in drug activity on the city’s West Side has left one man dead and three police officers wounded

The Latest: UN Envoy Welcomes Russian Drawdown From Syria
The Latest: UN special envoy for Syria says drawdown of Russian troops from Mideast country ‘significant development’

Global Stocks Decline Ahead of Fed Meeting
Global stocks declined Tuesday as investors awaited this week’s U.S. Federal Reserve meeting, expecting possible insights into the state of global growth and future Fed moves

Ex-Flint Manager Says He Was ‘Grossly Misled’ on Lead Crisis
The state-appointed emergency manager who oversaw Flint, Michigan when its water source was switched to the Flint River says he was ‘grossly misled’ by state and federal experts who never told him that lead was leaching into the city’s water supply

Police Suspect Bomb Caused Car Explosion in Berlin, 1 Killed
Police in Berlin say they suspect a bomb caused the explosion that killed a man who was driving through the German capital early Tuesday

Denver Monitor Urges Steep Penalty for Crime Database Abuse
Denver police officers caught using confidential criminal databases for personal reasons get only light punishments, allowing the potentially dangerous abuse to continue, the city’s independent police monitor wrote in a report released Tuesday

A Look at Key Events in Syria Since March 2011
A look at key events in Syria since the beginning of the uprising against Bashar Assad

Rubio, Kasich Fighting to Keep White House Hopes Alive
Rubio and Kasich fighting for futures, needing wins in their home states of Florida and Ohio

Forget Favorite Candidates, Some People Voting Strategically
Kennedy Copeland is a Marco Rubio fan who voted for John Kasich in Ohio

As Florida Votes, There’s a Difference Between North, South
The differences between Florida voters in the southern part of the state and its north are about as stark as those between Alabama and New England

More Doctors Are Prescribing Exercise Instead of Medication
Doctors treating chronic health problems increasingly are prescribing exercise for their patients as they encourage them to think of physical activity as their new medication

Iran Foreign Minister Denies Missile Test Breached UN Rules
Iran’s foreign minister has used a meeting with his Australian counterpart to reject a U.S. argument that the test-firing of Iranian missiles last week violated a U.N. resolution

BOJ Keeps Monetary Policy Unchanged Despite Risks to Growth
Japan’s central bank has opted to keep its monetary stance unchanged while monitoring the impact of its recently imposed “negative interest rate policy.”

New Tyrannosaur Species Debuts at the Smithsonian
New dinosaur fills in 20-million-year gap in tyrannosaur evolution.

Police Probe Stabbing at Toronto Military Center for Terror
Toronto police are looking into whether a double stabbing at a military recruitment center could be linked to terrorist activity

Moscow Says Russian Planes Are Getting Ready to Leave Syria
Russia’s defense ministry: Some Russian planes at Syria air base preparing to return home after Putin partial pullout order

Brother to Be Arraigned in Fatal Shooting of Ohio Pastor
The younger brother of a Dayton pastor who was shot in a church office near the end of Sunday services is scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday on aggravated murder and other charges

Ohio High Court Adopts Use of Gender-Neutral Language
The Ohio Supreme Court in Columbus is adopting the use of gender-neutral references in family court cases in place of words such as husband and wife following the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling legalizing gay marriage across the country

AP Top Entertainment News at 12:07 a.m. EDT
AP Top Entertainment News at 12:07 a.m. EDT

Las Vegas Has Loved Elvis Presley True, but Less So Lately
Las Vegas has loved Elvis Presley but his presence in modern day Sin City has been diminishing

James Neal Nets Hat Trick, Predators Edge Oilers 3-2
James Neal had his sixth career hat trick, scoring all three goals for the Nashville Predators in their 3-2 victory over the Edmonton Oilers

‘Batman v Superman’ Star Henry Cavill on Being Objectified
Henry Cavill definitely thinks there’s a “double standard” when it comes to men and women being objectified.

Fishermen Catch 2,500-Pound Great White Shark
The sport fishermen tagged the 14-foot shark and returned it to the water.

12-Year-Old Killed, 14-Year-Old Cousin Wounded in Shooting
Police appealed to the public Monday for help in finding the killer of a 12-year-old boy who died in a fusillade of bullets as he and his 14-year-old cousin walked to a convenience store in a gang-ridden section of San Bernardino

Cruz Vows to Support Trump Unless He Actually Shoots Someone
“I committed I will support the Republican nominee. I honor my word,” Cruz said.

N. Korea’s Kim Warns of Impending Nuclear and Rocket Tests
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un says his country will soon conduct a nuclear warhead explosion test and test-launch rockets capable of carrying atomic warheads

NFL Exec Admits to CTE-Football Head Trauma Link
NFL executive Jeff Miller acknowledged a link between football-related head trauma and the brain disease CTE, the first admission by a league official that there is such a relationship

3 Police Officers Shot in Chicago
None of the injuries were life-threatening.

Hiker Finds Rare Roman Coin That’s Nearly 2,000 Years Old
An Israeli hiker found a rare Roman coin that is nearly 2,000 years old and is only the second coin of its kind to ever be found, authorities say.

Michigan Prosecutor Charged With Hiring Prostitutes
A prosecutor who’s been the top law enforcer in Michigan’s capital area for nearly 20 years has been charged in three counties with hiring prostitutes and committing other crimes

Venezuela Recovers Remains of 14 Missing Miners
Officials say they’ve recovered the remains of 14 people belonging to a group of over 20 missing miners believed to have been killed by a gang seeking control over a wildcat gold claim in southeastern Venezuela

UConn, S Carolina, Notre Dame, Baylor Top NCAA Tourney Field
UConn’s run through the season so far and is six wins away from an unprecedented fourth straight national championship

Mexico City Declares First Air Pollution Alert Since 2005
The Mexico City government has declared its first air pollution alert in 11 years after ozone levels reached almost twice the acceptable limit

Murray Loses in 3 Sets in Third Round of BNP Paribas Open
Andy Murray was upset in the third round of the BNP Paribas Open on Monday, losing 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (3) to 53rd-ranked Federico Delbonis of Argentina

The Latest: Georgia Back in Tournament Under 1st-Year Coach
The Latest: After a one-year absence, Georgia is back in the NCAA women’s tournament

Asking Siri May Not Be Best Idea in Health, Safety Emergency, Study Finds
Researchers studied the response of four popular digital personal assistants.

Alleged Michigan Shooter Says Uber App Took Him Over
Allegedly told cops the Uber app was controlling him through his cell phone

Obama Predicts Next President Will Lift Cuban Embargo
Despite “bipartisan support,” it is “not yet at a critical mass,” Obama said.

Trump Won’t Face Inciting Riot Charges for Carolina Rally
A Trump supporter allegedly sucker punched a protester in the face at the rally.

Sanders Seeks Midwest Wins to Turn Tide Against Clinton
Bernie Sanders looked toward primary contests in five states as the linchpin of his strategy to turn the tide against Hillary Clinton and overcome her delegate edge in the Democratic primary

California Students Get Jail for Battering Black Roommate
Two former San Jose State University students were each sentenced to 30 days of in-custody weekend work for forcing a bicycle lock around the neck of their black roommate

Harvard Agrees to Retire Law School Shield Tied to Slavery
Harvard University is retiring the official shield of its law school following complaints over its ties to an 18th-century slaveholder

New Jersey Voters to Decide on New Casinos in November
New Jersey voters will be asked in November about whether to approve two new casinos in the northern part of the state under a ballot question authorized by the state Legislature

Australian Broadcaster Says Malaysia Won’t Charge Reporters
An Australian state broadcaster said Malaysian authorities have decided against charging two Australian journalists who attempted to interview the Malaysian prime minister over corruption allegations

World Leaders Chase Goal of Gender Equality by 2030
The head of UN Women said Monday that world leaders attending an annual meeting on the status of women have a “once-in-a-lifetime opportunity” to better the lives of women and girls

Amazon Files Patent to Let You Complete a Payment With a Selfie
No need for a password — the transaction of the future could be completed by simply taking a selfie.

Younger Kids in Their Grade More Likely to Get ADHD Diagnosis: Study
Rates of ADHD diagnoses have been rising in recent years.

Speaker Paul Ryan Denounces Violence at Campaign Rallies
“There is never an excuse for condoning violence,” he said.

Democratic Candidates Face Off in Obama’s Home State
Clinton and Sanders vie for votes ahead of the Illinois primary on Tuesday.

Why Ohio Is Make-or-Break for GOP Candidates
The state’s primary is particularly important for Gov. John Kasich.

Official: Top ISIS Military Commander Believed Dead
Omar the Chechen is believed to have died of injuries sustained in an airstrike.

SC Ex-Trooper Pleads Guilty in Shooting of Unarmed Black Man
The Sept. 2014 shooting was caught on dash-cam video.

Nearly Deaf Dog Overwhelmed by Sight of Her Soldier Owner
The 13-year-old golden retriever couldn’t contain her glee after reunion.

Palin Calls Trump Protests ‘Punk A– Little Thuggery’
Palin made an unscheduled appearance at Trumps’ rally in Tampa, Florida

Slain Cop Inadvertently Shot by Fellow Officer During Ambush
Officer Jacai Colson was 28 years old.

Photos: This Week in Pictures: Top Photos from Around the Globe
Find this week’s top photos from around the globe in ABC News’ This Week in Pictures slideshow

The Latest: Romney: Kasich Only GOP’er With ‘Real’ Record
Mitt Romney did not endorse John Kasich ahead of Tuesday’s Ohio primary, but the 2012 GOP presidential nominee shared a stage with the governor Monday and said Kasich is the only Republican running who “has a real track record.”

Putin Orders Military Pullout From Syria
Syrian state media: Assad says Russian military to draw down but won’t leave Syria altogether

The Latest: 130 Vehicles in North Carolina Interstate Pileup
Authorities say more than 130 vehicles were involved in a series of wrecks that injured 25 people and temporarily shut down part of Interstate 40 in central North Carolina

Study Questions Impact of NYC Students’ Weight Report Cards
A study of New York City students finds that being labeled fat doesn’t spur weight loss, at least among students near the threshold for being flagged

US to Fire Monitor Overseeing Formerly for-Profit Colleges
Education Department removing law firm hired to oversee the turnaround of schools owned by Corinthian Colleges Inc., whose financial collapse had placed at risk more than $1 billion in federal student loans

Hundreds Join Memorial Service for Country Star Joey Feek
Joey Feek, one half of the duo Joey + Rory, died March 4 from cervical cancer.

Airbnb to Launch Feature for Neighbors to File Complaints
Neighbors of an Airbnb homeowner will soon be able to rant or rave about their living situation on the renting website.

Sen. Warren: No ‘Timeline’ on Presidential Endorsement
Warren has supported elements of both Democratic candidates’ campaigns.

Louisiana Resident Describes ‘Panic’ After House Began to Flood
Nearly 5,000 homes across Louisiana were damaged by flooding.

Sarah Palin Cancels Campaign Events After Husband Is Hospitalized in Alaska
Sarah Palin has cancelled planned campaign events for Donald Trump in Florida.

Protests Break Out at Donald Trump Rally in NC
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was interviewing Trump on stage.

White Ex-Trooper Guilty in Shooting of Unarmed Black Man
A white former state trooper has pleaded guilty to assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature for the 2014 shooting an unarmed black driver seconds after a traffic stop

Putin Orders Russian Troops to Begin Withdrawing from Syria
Putin said the mission “largely achieved its objectives.”

Breitbart Reporter Involved in Donald Trump Incident Resigns
A reporter for a conservative website who alleges she was roughed up by Trump’s campaign manager has resigned, saying she didn’t feel backed by her organization

Obama Vows Progress on Foreign Policy Before Leaving Office
President Barack Obama says he’s confident he can make significant progress on foreign policy in the next 10 months

Reigning Champ Leads Iditarod in Final Push to Nome
Reigning Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race champion Dallas Seavey leads the 2016 race as mushers move up the Bering Sea coast

US Stocks Slip as Oil Prices Tumble; Starwood Surges
US stocks are slightly lower in midday trading as falling oil and gas prices drag energy companies lower

UN Rights Expert: North Korean Leader Should Be Prosecuted
A U.N. expert on human rights in North Korea says Supreme leader Kim Jong Un and other leaders should be prosecuted for crimes against humanity

Brazil: Gov. Regroups After Huge Protests Against President
Embattled Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff called a meeting with her closest advisers and congressional leaders on Monday, a day after nationwide demonstrations urging her ouster brought millions of people into the streets

BBC’s ‘Top Gear’ Sorry for Filming Near War Memorial
A host of BBC car show “Top Gear” has apologized “unreservedly” for filming stunt driving near Britain’s best-known war memorial

Details From Shocking ‘Walking Dead’ Episode
(SPOILER ALERT) Sunday’s episode of The Walking Dead kicked off from the opposite end of last week’s bloody finale: with Carol and Maggie’s capture, and their capt

‘Zootopia’ Tops the Box Office Again
The Disney film took the top spot for the second weekend in a row.

Hip-Hop Musical ‘Hamilton’ Taking Over White House for a Day
The hit Broadway musical ‘Hamilton’ is taking over the White House for a day.

John Boyega Brings ‘Star Wars’ to London Hospital
The “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” star granted the wish of a boy with tumor.

Strong Odor Forces Texas-Bound Plane to Return to New Jersey
Authorities say a United Airlines plane bound for Texas has been forced to return to New Jersey because of concerns about a strong odor

Suspect Shot After Stealing Police Car in Los Angeles Area
Officers shot and killed a suspect who stole a patrol car and led police on a high-speed chase across Los Angeles-area roads and freeways that ended with a dramatic collision in an alleyway

Obama Talks Race, Fatherhood With Ballerina Misty Copeland
President Obama talked race, body image, and the First Lady’s “curves” in an interview with Misty Copeland.

Migrants Defy Greeks at Border to Cross Into Macedonia
Hundreds of refugees and migrants stranded in Greece are crossing into neighboring Macedonia, defying border closures by Balkan countries

Targeting Tourists: Al Qaeda Hits Ivory Coast
Beach town attack latest in string of “soft target” assaults.

Clinton Once Cited NY Banks as ‘Biggest Winners’ in Wall Street Bailout
She told a journalist in 2008 she had “serious questions” but supported it.

Richard Simmons Speaks Out After Mysterious Disappearance
The fitness guru was last seen in the 2013 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.

How ‘House of Cards’ Mirrors the 2016 Campaign
Major spoilers ahead!

Has Donald Trump Really Driven More People to the Polls?
Voter turnout in a number of states is up, but is Trump the reason?

Iraq Kurdish General: Palestinian-American Member of Islamic State Surrenders in Northern Iraq
Iraq Kurdish general: Palestinian-American member of Islamic State surrenders in northern Iraq

Boy, 12, Killed by Falling Boulder at New York Waterfall
Authorities say a 12-year-old boy has been killed by a falling boulder while visiting a waterfall in New York’s Adirondack Mountains

New Virtual Reality App Timelooper Takes You Back in History
As virtual reality technology explodes in the travel and tourism industry, the Timelooper app adds a new twist to the experience

Twitter Topples CBS Selection Show With Leaked NCAA Bracket
The first blockbuster upset of March Madness: Twitter over CBS on Selection Sunday

AP Top Entertainment News at 9:08 a.m. EDT
AP Top Entertainment News at 9:08 a.m. EDT

European, Russian Space Agencies Launch Mission to Mars
The European Space Agency has begun the first stage of a 2-part mission to explore Mars and hunt for signs of life on the red planet

2 Plane Parts to Be Examined in Australia for Links to MH370
Malaysia’s transport minister says two plane pieces found in Mozambique will be sent to Australia to verify if they belong to Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

Serbia: US-Bound Combat Missiles Found on Passenger Flight
Serbia’s authorities are investigating reports that a cargo package bound for the United States containing two missiles with explosive warheads was found on a passenger flight from Lebanon to Serbia

From ‘Welcome’ to ‘Enough,’ Europe’s Migrant View Shifts
European Union leaders meeting in a few days will finalize plans to ship Migrants, as many as possible, to Turkey.

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