President Barack Obama announced today the deployment to Syria of an additional 250 U.S. special operations forces. During a speech in Germany, he also made his case against a Brexit, calling for a united Europe while arguing for free trade. (AP)
Republican presidential rivals Ted Cruz and John Kasich announced a deal to stay out of each other's way in some upcoming state primaries in hopes of blocking front-runner Donald Trump from winning the GOP nomination. (Reuters)
Trump and Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton each hold wide leads in tomorrow's Pennsylvania and Maryland primaries, the two biggest delegate hauls in a total of five states holding contests. (RealClear Politics)
Conservative billionaire Charles Koch, who along with his brother David are GOP super-donors, told ABC Democrat Hillary Clinton could possibly be preferable to a Republican for president under certain circumstances.
China's total debt rose to a record 237 percent of GDP in the first quarter, far above its emerging-market counterparts, raising the risk of a financial crisis or a prolonged slowdown in growth, economists warn. (FT)
Apple (AAPL) is "outdated" and losing momentum in China, billionaire entrepreneur Jia Yueting told CNBC in his first international TV interview. Jia is chairman of the conglomerate behind the so-called "Netflix of China."
The Apple Watch, largely perceived as a dud, celebrated its first anniversary Sunday. But analysts estimate twice as many smartwatches were sold during that time when compared to what the iPhone did in its debut year. Apple reports earnings tomorrow. (WSJ)
Ford Motor (F) is not interested in a merger with Fiat Chrysler (FCAU), according to CEO Mark Fields, despite comments by his counterpart at Fiat Chrysler, Sergio Marchionne, that Ford could be a potential merger candidate. (Reuters)
Fiat Chrysler is recalling 1.1 million vehicles worldwide, including certain Dodge Chargers, Chrysler 300s, and Jeep Grand Cherokees. The potential problem is the vehicles may roll away after drivers exit. (CNBC)
Dangerous storms packing large hail and potential tornadoes were bearing down on large swaths of the nation, with forecasters warning of a bumpy week ahead. (NBC News)