- Witnesses say South Sudan soldiers raped dozens near UN camp
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — South Sudanese government soldiers raped dozens of ethnic Nuer women and girls last week just outside a United Nations camp where they had sought protection from renewed fighting, and at least two died from their injuries, witnesses and civilian leaders said.
- Officer's trial exposes fault lines over police shootings
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (AP) — It's a familiar story: an unarmed black male killed at the hands of a white law enforcement officer. But it didn't take place in Baton Rouge, Minneapolis, or any of the other cities most recently at the center of discussions about police use of force and race.
- VIEWER GUIDE: Can Barack Obama top his wife in Philly?
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Can Barack Obama top his wife?
- Sanders loyalists warn of party split after Clinton victory
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bernie Sanders loyalists warned that the Democratic Party could rupture over the nomination of Hillary Clinton after a volatile night that saw a large group of Sanders delegates and supporters exit the party's national convention to stage a sit-in at a nearby media tent.
- Takeaways: Glass ceiling shattered; 'change agent' hailed
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Hillary Clinton became the first female presidential nominee of a major party, and her husband made a personal but forceful case for her to reoccupy the White House — this time from the West Wing.
- Bill Clinton tells a love story to make his case for Hillary
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — There have been millions of words, decades of video and reams of commentary devoted to their story. It's been dissected, defended and decried at kitchen tables and on cable news, in tabloids and classrooms.
- Meet the new Hillary Clinton, different from the old one?
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Meet the new Hillary Clinton, repackaged and updated from previous versions. But will voters notice or care?
- Kaine adds to Virginia governor's potential White House ties
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Soon after Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine accepted Hillary Clinton's offer to be her running mate, he called Terry McAuliffe to say thanks.
- Wish granted: Six-year-old boy is garbage man for a day
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Ethan Dean has always dreamed of being a garbage man. He never tires of playing with toy garbage trucks and loves to watch the real ones drive past his house.
- Report: Shooting deaths of law enforcement spike in 2016
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Shooting deaths of law enforcement officers spiked 78 percent in the first half of 2016 compared to last year, including an alarming increase in ambush-style assaults like the ones that killed eight officers in Dallas and Baton Rouge, according to a report released Wednesday.
- Clinton campaign seeks to make most of Kaine's Spanish
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — When Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine and Hillary Clinton made their debut as the Democratic presidential ticket, he proudly declared, "Hillary and I are soul mates in this struggle."
- Arizona sheriff: 3 slain in possible murder-suicide
PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities found the bodies of a mother and her two children inside a home in suburban Phoenix in what could be a case of murder-suicide, officials said.
- From 'likable enough' to lovefest, Obama to hail Clinton
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — It was long ago and far away when Barack Obama snippily remarked, "You're likable enough, Hillary." It's a lovefest now.
- Black-footed ferrets return to where they held out in wild
MEETEETSE, Wyo. (AP) — A nocturnal species of weasel with a robber-mask-like marking across its eyes has returned to the remote ranchlands of western Wyoming where the critter almost went extinct more than 30 years ago.
- Pretrial motions heard for fifth officer in prisoner death
BALTIMORE (AP) — Pretrial motions are scheduled to begin for a Baltimore police officer facing criminal charges in the arrest and subsequent death of a young man black whose neck was broken in a police van.