Willingness to fix euro’s flaws is fading fast

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) – When Angela Merkel was re-elected as Germany’s leader in March, the way looked open for European nations to finally patch the remaining cracks in the euro – the structural flaws that threatened to break apart the shared currency in 2010-12.

Lightning take 3-1 lead over Devils, Kucherov leads the way

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) – A feisty Nikita Kucherov scored two goals, set up another and knocked New Jersey’s top defenseman out of the game with a big hit, and the Tampa Bay Lightning moved within a game of making the Devils’ first trip to the playoffs in six years a short one with a 3-1 victory on Wednesday night.