Just In: The North Carolina Senate on Sunday released a preview of its $20.58 billion budget proposal for 2013-14, which would increase spending by 2.3 percent and offer the largest tax cut in state history. The spending plan closely follows the priorities set forth in Gov. Pat McCrory's budget proposal.
Bruno Mars — and his band — kicked off the Billboard Music Awards in silky red suits that matched their silky dance moves, with bright gold disco balls hanging above them.
They battle it out weekly on the Billboard charts, and now they're competing at the Billboard Music Awards.
Associated Press journalists open their notebooks at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival:
The latest high-stakes court hearing for O.J. Simpson in the glitzy capital of big gambles has come to a close with the former football star's defense team feeling confident that their client is closer to getting out of prison.