TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Derek Brassard had a hat trick and Henrik Lundqvist stopped 36 shots in another season-saving performance as the New York Rangers beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 7-3 Tuesday night to force Game 7 in the Eastern Conference finals.
CLEVELAND (AP) — The championship LeBron James craves more than any other, the one he came back home to get, is four wins away.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An all-night siege in an upscale neighborhood of Afghanistan's capital ended in the early hours of Wednesday morning with the deaths of four heavily armed attackers, though no civilians or security personnel were injured or killed, an Afghan official said.
JERUSALEM (AP) — A leading international watchdog on Wednesday accused the militant Hamas group of abducting, torturing and killing Palestinians during the war in the Gaza Strip last year, saying some of the actions amount to war crimes.
B.B. King's estate dismissed as "baseless" claims by the late music icon's daughters that he was poisoned, as police said they were not investigating the charges. King died on May 14 in Las Vegas, where he lived while he kept up a grueling schedule of tours that ended only last year. Two of his daughters -- Karen Williams and Patty King -- have alleged he was poisoned by his business manager and estate executor LaVerne Toney and his personal assistant, E! entertainment news website reported.