- Many donors to Clinton Foundation met with her at State
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than half the people outside the government who met with Hillary Clinton while she was secretary of state gave money — either personally or through companies or groups — to the Clinton Foundation. It's an extraordinary proportion indicating her possible ethics challenges if elected president.
- Obama vows support for Louisiana after the 'cameras leave'
ZACHARY, La. (AP) — Standing amid piles of waterlogged debris, President Barack Obama on Tuesday promised a sustained national effort to rebuild flood-ravaged southern Louisiana "even after the TV cameras leave" on a visit aimed in part at stemming campaign-season criticism that he's been slow to respond to the disaster.
- Trump aides covertly fought freeing of Ukraine prisoner
WASHINGTON (AP) — For more than three years, lobbyist Jim Slattery worked in Washington to secure the release in Ukraine of the imprisoned political rival of the country's then-president. He said the work was sometimes harder than expected.
- Challenge for GOP senators: Surviving a possible Trump loss
WASHINGTON (AP) — A key question looms for vulnerable Republican senators this election: If Donald Trump loses and loses big, can they still survive?
- Prisoner not seen publicly since 2002 at Gitmo hearing
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Palestinian not seen publicly since his capture by the CIA in 2002 appeared Tuesday at a U.S. government hearing called to determine whether he should remain in detention at the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
- The Latest: Citing Clinton, Kaine says Dems may win Arkansas
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT):
- Trump's stamina attack on Clinton stirs talk of gender bias
NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump and his Republican allies say Hillary Clinton is weak, lacks stamina and doesn't look presidential.
- Obama meets with family of Baton Rouge man killed by police
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — President Barack Obama met Tuesday with the family of Alton Sterling, the black man in Louisiana whose death last month in a police shooting sparked protests and mass arrests.
- In Turkey, Biden aims to mend wobbly ties to key NATO ally
WASHINGTON (AP) — With suspicions on both sides mounting, the United States is struggling to preserve its wobbly partnership with Turkey as the Turks entertain closer relations with Russia and fume over a U.S.-based cleric blamed for orchestrating last month's failed coup.
- New estimates: Deficit increase after years of declines
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new government report released Tuesday blames lower-than-expected tax revenues for a spike in this year's budget deficit to $590 billion. That's an increase of about one-third over last year's tally.