Among the countless celebrities reacting online was Sarah Palin, who tweeted, "So sorry to hear about the passing of Prince. My condolences to the royal family."
In an interview on Today, Donald Trump said that he would change the GOP's rigid stand on abortion.
Trump said that abortions should be legal when the political life of the candidate is in jeopardy.
Investigative journalist Seymour Hersh told AlterNet that the Saudi Arabian government bribed Pakistan with "hush money" to hide Osama bin Laden from the U.S. because the Saudis didn't want American officials to interrogate him.
Saudi government spokesman Abdul Nnadhill condemned the story. "What Mr. Hersh said is unequivocally false. That was a finder's fee."
The Texas Criminal Board of Appeals is using the 1937 novel Of Mice and Men to justify the execution of mentally-disabled Bobby James Moore, who accidentally killed a man during a botched robbery attempt with two acquaintances.
Judge Brad Lanes defended the court, adding that it was no different than when it decided a kidnapping penalty on the standard set down by The Cat in the Hat.
The Rhode Island Board of Elections announced that two-thirds of the state’s polling places would remain closed for the upcoming primary as a costs savings measure.
Hillary Clinton reacted with a round of applause and free Champagne for Board officials.