- Officer says prosecutors silenced him in Sandra Bland case
DALLAS (AP) — A police officer in the small Texas town where Sandra Bland, a black woman who later died in a jail cell, was pulled over 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.
- Clinton to nation: It's a 'moment of reckoning'
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Hillary Clinton capped a four-day convention celebration with a plea for national unity and tolerance. Now, one of the most divisive and distrusted figures in American politics must convince voters that she, rather than Republican rival Donald Trump, can bring a deeply divided nation together.
- Computers hacked at Democrats' House campaign committee
WASHINGTON (AP) — The computers of the House Democratic campaign committee have been hacked in an intrusion that investigators say resembles the recent cyber breach of the Democratic National Committee, a spokeswoman for the committee said Friday. The incident added another layer of mystery to the hacking of Democratic Party information that has been revealed in the heat of this year's presidential and congressional elections.
- Governor: 4 Zika cases likely came from Florida mosquitoes
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Florida likely has the first cases of Zika transmitted by mosquitoes on the U.S. mainland, the state's governor said Friday.
- Pope visits Auschwitz, begs God to forgive "so much cruelty"
OSWIECIM, Poland (AP) — Pope Francis paid a somber visit in silence to the Nazi German death camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau on Friday, with his only public comment a guest book entry begging God's "forgiveness for so much cruelty."
- 2 San Diego police officers shot, 1 fatally, in traffic stop
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A traffic stop led to a gunbattle that killed an anti-gang police officer and seriously wounded another, authorities said Friday. A suspect was shot and taken into custody while authorities searched for others who may have been involved.
- Turkey's Erdogan slams US reaction to failed coup
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's president slammed the United States on Friday, claiming it was not standing firmly against a failed military coup and accused it of harboring the plot's alleged mastermind, as a government crackdown in the coup's aftermath strained Turkey's ties with key allies.
- California coastline wildfire rages a week later
BIG SUR, Calif. (AP) — A wildfire burning along California's Big Sur coastline continues to rage on a week after it broke out, and looks to be a problem for the scenic region for weeks to come.
- 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.
- Rabat zoo seeks answers after elephant kills girl with stone
PARIS (AP) — Experts at a zoo in the Moroccan capital of Rabat are trying to understand why an elephant hurled a stone toward visitors, killing a 7-year-old girl.
- The Latest: Stenson eagles No. 18 to get to 3 under
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on the PGA Championship (all times local):
- Round 2 of PGA in the rain at Baltusrol
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — The weather matched the mood of Dustin Johnson and others trying to make up ground Friday in the PGA Championship.
- AP sources: Padres' Cashner, Rea to Marlins in 7-player deal
MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Marlins acquired the pitching reinforcements they sought in a trade that cost them four players, including two minor leaguers.
- The Latest: Isinbayeva says appeal turned down by IAAF
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) â The Latest on the Rio Games (all times local to Rio de Janeiro):
- Refugees run long, inspiring road to Rio's world stage
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — They were used to running barefoot on baking ground. They were raw, untrained. All eager.