- History as Clinton ascends to nomination _ hostility too
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A glass ceiling is shattering at the Democratic National Convention as Hillary Clinton ascends to the presidential nomination with Tuesday's roll call of the states, making her the first woman to lead a major party into a White House race.
- In 10th convention speech, Bill Clinton faces tougher crowd
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Clinton was once the Democrats explainer-in-chief, electrifying the convention crowd with his support of President Barack Obama.
- Islamic State group claims attack that killed priest
SAINTE-ETIENNE-DU-ROUVRAY, France (AP) — Two attackers took hostages inside a French church during morning Mass on Tuesday near the city of Rouen, killing an 86-year-old priest by slitting his throat before being shot and killed by police, French officials said. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the attack.
- Letter foretold Japan rampage that killed 19 disabled people
SAGAMIHARA, Japan (AP) — A young Japanese man went on a stabbing rampage Tuesday at a facility for the mentally disabled where he had been fired, officials said, killing 19 people months after he gave a letter to Parliament outlining the bloody plan and saying all disabled people should be put to death.
- German officials vow more checking of migrants after attacks
BERLIN (AP) — Top security officials in Germany called Tuesday for tougher security screening of asylum-seekers and also announced that more police officers will be hired following four attacks in the country in the span of a week — two of them claimed by the extremist Islamic State group.
- Cubs get closer Aroldis Chapman in trade with Yankees
CHICAGO (AP) — Before the Chicago Cubs completed a trade for Aroldis Chapman, owner Tom Ricketts and president of baseball operations Theo Epstein decided they had to hear from the closer himself about a domestic violence allegation in the offseason.
- NFL clears Peyton Manning of HGH allegations
The NFL says it found no credible evidence that Peyton Manning was provided with human growth hormone or other prohibited substances as alleged in a documentary by Al-Jazeera America last year.
- Jordan gives $2M; looks to build trust between blacks, cops
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Michael Jordan finally spoke out on Monday about racial tensions in America in hopes of easing conflicts between blacks and law enforcement.
- Comeback route: NFL reinstates wide receiver Josh Gordon
CLEVELAND (AP) — Josh Gordon's curious and complicated career has taken a new turn.
- Carmelo Anthony gathers athletes, cops, kids in conversation
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Carmelo Anthony spent the U.S. Olympic basketball team's precious day off running a two-hour town hall meeting at a South Los Angeles youth center because he can't sleep anymore.