- History _ and hostility _ as Clinton ascends to nomination
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, 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. Tonight, he'll be explaining himself.
- Islamic State group claims attack that killed priest of 86
SAINTE-ETIENNE-DU-ROUVRAY, France (AP) — Two attackers slit the throat of an 86-year-old priest celebrating Mass in a French church, killing him and gravely injuring one of the few worshippers present before being shot to death by police. A nun who escaped said she saw the attackers video themselves and "give a sermon in Arabic" around the altar.
- Rare mass killing raises questions about security in Japan
TOKYO (AP) — The killing of 19 people at a home for the mentally disabled raised questions about whether Japan's reputation as one of the safest countries in the world is creating a false sense of security.
- German officials vow tighter security and migrant controls
BERLIN (AP) — German officials vowed tighter security and called for tougher controls of asylum-seekers Tuesday in the aftermath of four attacks in the country in the span of a week, two of which were claimed by the Islamic State extremist group.
- At least 85 athletes from Russian Olympic team banned so far
MOSCOW (AP) — At least 85 athletes from the 387-strong Russian Olympic team announced last week have so far been barred from the Rio Games in connection with the country's doping scandal.
- 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.
- White Sox ace Sale to start Thursday at Cubs
CHICAGO (AP) — White Sox ace Chris Sale told MLB.com on Monday he got upset with the team when he felt it placed more emphasis on a promotion than winning.
- 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.
- Comeback route: NFL reinstates wide receiver Josh Gordon
CLEVELAND (AP) — Josh Gordon's curious and complicated career has taken a new turn.