- Promoting national unity, Clinton also seeks to build trust
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Hillary Clinton capped off a four-day convention celebration with a plea for national unity and tolerance. Now, one of the most divisive and distrusted figures in American political life must convince voters that she rather than Republican rival Donald Trump can bring a deeply divided nation together.
- Pope visits Auschwitz in silence, meets survivors
OSWIECIM, Poland (AP) — Pope Francis paid a somber visit in silence to the Nazi German death camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau on Friday, becoming the third consecutive pontiff to make the pilgrimage to the place where Adolf Hitler's forces killed more than 1 million people, most of them Jews.
- 10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
- Sandy Hook school opening to public, 4 years after massacre
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — When the public gets its first glimpse Friday of the school built to replace the one where 20 first-graders and six educators were massacred, they'll see a building designed to be attractive, environmentally friendly, conducive to learning, and above all, safe.
- Officer says prosecutors silenced him in Sandra Bland case
DALLAS (AP) — A police officer in the small Texas town where Sandra Bland was pulled over and jailed says the county's top prosecutors threatened to end his career if he came forward with what he says is evidence of wrongdoing, an accusation the prosecutors deny.
- Looking at Friday in the PGA Championship
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — When the first round of the PGA Championship was over there was plenty to talk about and a whole lot to look forward to.
- The Latest: Russia says 272 athletes approved for Rio
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the Rio Games (all times local to Rio de Janeiro):
- Atlanta's Olympic venues meet varying fates since 1996
ATLANTA (AP) — Twenty years after the Olympics were held in Atlanta, some remnants of that improbable summer remain a highly visible part of the city's landscape, while others quickly faded away.
- Bulls' Butler enjoying time with US national team
CHICAGO (AP) — Jimmy Butler spun a basketball on his finger. He joked around with Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving during a brief 1-on-1 exchange. He smiled as some of the NBA's biggest stars lobbed some playful barbs in his direction.
- Sale loses in White Sox return, Chapman saves Cubs' 3-1 win.
CHICAGO (AP) — John Lackey and Aroldis Chapman outperformed Chris Sale in his return from a jersey-trashing suspension.