Samsung’s profit falls as smartphones get cheaper

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Declining smartphone prices hit profit at Samsung Electronics Co. for a second straight quarter. The consumer technology heavyweight said Tuesday that it expects operating income of about 8.4 trillion won ($8 billion) for the January-March...
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Connecticut wins NCAA title, 60-54 over Kentucky

Connecticut guard Shabazz Napier (13) tries to control the ball as Kentucky guard Aaron Harrison (2) defends during the second half of the NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball championship game Monday, April 7, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)...

Wacha Paces Cardinals Past Reds 5-3

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Michael Wacha outdid Tony Cingrani in a rematch of young power arms and the St. Louis Cardinals got a three-run double from Yadier Molina in the first inning, beating the Cincinnati Reds 5-3 in their home opener on Monday. Standing room attendance of 47,492, the...
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FINALS WATCH: Father-son routine steals show

Former president George W. Bush and wife Laura are seen with former president Bill Clinton, left, on the overhead scoreboard during the national anthem before the NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball championship game between Connecticut and Kentucky, Monday, April 7,...
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Napier, UConn holding 2nd half lead on Kentucky

Connecticut guard Shabazz Napier (13) tries to control the ball as Kentucky guard Aaron Harrison (2) defends during the second half of the NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball championship game Monday, April 7, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)...
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Storms sock the Southeast, killing 2 people

Firefighters rescue a family from their home, surrounded by floodwaters, in a mobile home park in Pelham, Ala., on Monday, April 6, 2014. Overnight storms dumped torrential rains in central Alabama, causing flooding across a wide area. (AP Photo/Jay Reeves) Firefighters rescue a...
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Boatright leads UConn to early lead over Kentucky

Connecticut guard Lasan Kromah (20) shoots between defenders Kentucky forward Marcus Lee (00) and guard Aaron Harrison (2) during the first half of the NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball championship game Monday, April 7, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Chris...
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Gunman kills Dutch priest in Syrian city of Homs

In this photo taken on March 28, 2014 and released by a neutral activist youth group, About our Neighborhood Hamidiyeh Simply, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows Dutch Father Francis Van Der Lugt, 72, in Homs, Syria. A masked gunman...
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Kentucky-UConn title game tips off in North Texas

Connecticut fans cheer before the NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball championship game against Kentucky Monday, April 7, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez) Connecticut fans cheer before the NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball championship...

Latvia, Lithuania ban Russian state TV broadcasts

VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — Latvia is joining Lithuania in banning Russian state television broadcasts because it found that several programs about the Ukraine crisis were tendentious and not in the Baltic nation’s security interests. A three-month suspension of...