- Trump to Russia: Uncover, release deleted Clinton emails
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump encouraged Russia on Wednesday to find and make public missing emails deleted by his presidential opponent, Hillary Clinton, setting off an instant debate over hacking and his urging of a foreign government to meddle in American politics.
- Obama boosts Clinton; Trump talks emails and Russia
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Their political fates now entwined, President Barack Obama is imploring voters to elect Hillary Clinton to the White House, appealing to the women, minorities and young people who powered his rise and are now crucial to hers.
- The Latest: 'Titanic' director slams Trump on climate change
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the Democratic National Convention (all times EDT):
- Democrats highlight diversity, but face gap with white men
ATLANTA (AP) — The Democratic National Convention lineup of speakers has highlighted an increasingly diverse country that could soon elect the first female president to succeed its first black chief executive.
- Veteran protesters mix with newcomers outside convention
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — For some of the protesters outside the Democratic convention this week, the demonstrations in Philadelphia are the latest in a lifetime of political activism. For others, they're a first.
- Church attacker nurtured jihad in quiet French town
SAINT-ETIENNE-DU-ROUVRAY, France (AP) — Adel Kermiche nursed his obsession with jihad in this quiet French town alongside the Seine River, and his twice-thwarted attempt to join Islamic State extremists in Syria ended with an attack on an elderly priest celebrating Mass in its sturdy stone church.
- Prosecutors abandon case against police in Gray's death
BALTIMORE (AP) — More than a year after a black man suffered a broken neck in a police van, the effort to hold six officers criminally responsible for his death collapsed Wednesday when the city dropped all charges in the case that tore Baltimore apart and exposed deep fissures between the police, prosecutors and the people.
- The Latest: Prominent activist says laws must change
BALTIMORE (AP) — The Latest on the case against officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray, a black man who was injured in police custody (all times local):
- Turkey, once touted as regional model, is mired in tension
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey was riding high in 2010, casting its brand of Islamic piety, Western-style democracy and economic growth as a regional model amid popular upheavals in the Mideast and North Africa.
- Judge dismisses manslaughter charge against Florida deputy
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A judge on Wednesday dismissed a manslaughter charge against a Florida deputy who claimed self-defense in the 2013 fatal shooting of a 33-year-old black man carrying what turned out to be an air rifle.
- Putin slams discrimination as banned athletes join send-off
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin hit out at "discrimination" against the country's banned track and field athletes at a Kremlin send-off ceremony Wednesday for its depleted Olympic team.
- Patriots report, prepare for 4 games without Brady
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick acknowledged on Wednesday that Jimmy Garoppolo will have to start the first four games of the season at quarterback and said the top priority of training camp would be to get the former backup ready.
- Mum's the word on Fitzpatrick as Jets report for camp
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The first rule of Jets training camp: No talking about Ryan Fitzpatrick.
- Manfred: more rule changes needed to improve pace of play
MIAMI (AP) — MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred says more rule changes are needed to improve the pace of play, and one proposal under consideration is a limitation on relief pitching changes in an inning or a game.
- Strasburg wins 14th as Nationals down Indians 4-1
CLEVELAND (AP) — Stephen Strasburg's losing streak was short lived.
- Garcia reminded that time still on his side to win a major
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — Henrik Stenson took his silver claret jug and headed straight for Switzerland to play in a charity event organized by Sergio Garcia. It turned out to be the perfect occasion to deliver an important message to the host.
- Where's the Beef? Everywhere at and around PGA Championship
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — Andrew Johnston already has had a busy few days in the New York area. You know, pastrami at Katz's Deli, sampling burgers throughout Manhattan, and getting a taste of the fare from his newest sponsor, Arby's.
- Cowboys' Gregory facing longer suspension over new violation
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dallas defensive end Randy Gregory is facing a longer suspension over another violation of the NFL's substance-abuse policy, and owner Jerry Jones says he doesn't expect to see the troubled player at training camp in California.
- Tebow won't say retired, intrigued by coaching, politics
Tim Tebow will not call himself a retired football player though he could see himself as a future coach. A career in politics also could be appealing down the road.
- AP source: Coughlin to join NFL's operations staff
Tom Coughlin will be joining the NFL's football operations staff, a person with knowledge of the agreement tells The Associated Press.