- As Clinton cheers, Donald Trump digs in after debate
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A defensive Donald Trump gave Hillary Clinton plenty of fresh material for the next phase of her presidential campaign on Tuesday, choosing to publicly reopen and relitigate some her most damaging attacks.
- AP-GfK poll: Voters more confident in Trump's health
WASHINGTON (AP) — The "stamina," the "look": A new poll suggests voters are buying in to Donald Trump's insinuations about Hillary Clinton's health. They're ignoring the medical reports.
- Many women say Trump showed too much testosterone at debate
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Constant interruption. A condescending tone. Eye-rolling.
- Debate appears likely to topple 36-year ratings record
NEW YORK (AP) — The showdown between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump on Monday appears likely to set a record for the most-watched presidential debate ever.
- Ex-ally: Gov. Christie seemed happy about bridge gridlock
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie was told about the epic 2013 traffic jam at the George Washington Bridge while it was underway, seemed happy about it and joked sarcastically that there was nothing political going on, a former loyalist testified Tuesday in the scandal that helped destroy Christie's White House ambitions.
- Battle for besieged Syrian city of Aleppo intensifies
BEIRUT (AP) — With international diplomacy in tatters and the U.S. focused on its election, the Syrian government and its Russian allies are seizing the moment to wage an all-out campaign to recapture Aleppo, unleashing the most destructive bombing of the past five years and pushing into the center of the Old City.
- Colombia embarks on path to peace with historic accord
CARTAGENA, Colombia (AP) — After a half-century of bloody combat and four years of tense peace negotiations, now the hard work begins.
- Confidential UN report details South Sudan threats, violence
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — The U.N. ambulance carried an urgent patient: a local woman in labor. South Sudan government soldiers stopped the ambulance 15 times at checkpoints in the capital, Juba. The Aug. 2 journey, which usually takes 15 minutes, lasted nearly two hours.
- 2 men charged in California killings
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Two young men were charged Tuesday with murder in the slayings of a California couple and family friend who were discovered after the couple's 6-year-old daughter called police.
- Friend texted worries about boating with Marlins' Fernandez
MIAMI (AP) — Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez was a patron at a Miami River bar and restaurant the same night he and two friends were killed in a boat crash, a spokeswoman for the establishment confirmed Tuesday. A friend of one of the victims said he warned him against the post-midnight trip.
- Phelps to Lochte before scrape: 'Keep your head on straight'
CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Add Michael Phelps' name to the list of Americans who were less than amused by teammate Ryan Lochte's post-competition, early morning drunken antics at the Rio Olympics.
- The Latest: Unflappable in pool, Phelps shaky on the tee
CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — The Latest on the Ryder Cup (all times local):
- It's Dustin Johnson's time to lead the Americans
CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Dustin Johnson made an exception to his rule of never watching golf on television, only because it was the Ryder Cup.
- Nationals catcher Ramos out for playoffs with torn ACL
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Nationals' World Series hopes took a serious blow Tuesday when All-Star catcher Wilson Ramos was diagnosed with a torn ACL in his right knee.
- Tebow sharp in last tuneup before instructional league debut
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — Former Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow recorded a pair of hits, scored a run and ended the game with a sliding grab in his final intrasquad game in the New York Mets' instructional league.