Newtown visits Washington

Newtown families lobby lawmakers

As the gun control showdown approaches in the Senate, the family members of eight Sandy Hook victims came to Capitol Hill to lobby lawmakers…

FILE - In this June 19, 2006 file photo, former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, a member of the Order of the Garter, leaves St. George's Chapel in Windsor, near London, after attending the annual Garter Service where the younger sons of Queen Elizabeth, the Duke of York and the Earl of Wessex, were formally admitted to the order. Thatcher's former spokesman, Tim Bell, said the former prime minister, known to both friends and foes as "The Iron Lady," died of a stroke Monday morning, April 8, 2013. She was 87. (AP Photo/Tim Ockenden, Pool, File)

Margaret Thatcher dead at 87

Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, whose conservative ideas made an enduring impact on Britain, has died. She was 87.

FINALS WATCH: Call me Spike

ATLANTA (AP) — Spike Albrecht has an actual first name. Outside of his mother, no one uses it. Heck, there are plenty of people who don’t ev…

FINALS WATCH: Beilein followers

ATLANTA (AP) — John Beilein will have plenty of fans in the crowd Monday night when his Michigan team takes on Louisville for the national t…

FINALS WATCH: Free tickets

ATLANTA (AP) — Starting price is $208 for Monday night’s Louisville-Michigan NCAA championship game tickets on Ticketstub.com. A little rich…

FINALS WATCH: O’Connell: 35 Final Fours

ATLANTA (AP) — Covering his 35th Final Four, AP Basketball Writer Jim O’Connell was honored by the NCAA and the Final Four coaches today in …

FINALS WATCH: Big fans

ATLANTA (AP) — Russ Smith has a reputation for being a little, shall we say, out there. This, after all, is the player whose nickname is “Ru…