- Ted Cruz calls his decision to back Trump 'agonizing'
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Ted Cruz appears uncomfortable defending the man he says he'll vote for in November, Donald Trump.
- VIEWER'S GUIDE: Look for trust, temperament themes in debate
WASHINGTON (AP) — The most telling moments in presidential debates often come out of the blue — an offhand remark or unrehearsed gesture that helps to reveal the essence of a candidate who's already been poked, prodded and inspected for years.
- Outsider status, politics shields Trump from House oversight
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's status as a Washington outsider fuels his fiery populism and also is helping to shield him from the scrutiny House Republicans are devoting to Hillary Clinton, a former U.S. senator and secretary of state.
- Clinton, Trump look to overcome weaknesses on debate stage
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump needs to prove to voters that he has the policy depth and gravitas to serve as commander in chief. Hillary Clinton needs a moment to connect with Americans who question whether she can be trusted.
- Black history finds home on National Mall with new museum
WASHINGTON (AP) — Black history officially has a new, prominent place in America's story.
- Clinton, Trump to meet separately with Israel PM Netanyahu
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are expected to meet separately with Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday ahead of their first presidential debate on Monday night.
- WHY IT MATTERS: Issues at stake in presidential election
WASHINGTON (AP) — A selection of issues at stake in the presidential election and their impact on Americans, in brief:
- Clinton's debate experience could shape encounter with Trump
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Hillary Clinton has appeared in more than 30 primary debates during her two presidential campaigns, a deep history she can draw upon as she faces Donald Trump on Monday night.
- Trump's unconventional debate prep skips mock debates
NEW YORK (AP) — Since he entered the presidential race, it's been Donald Trump's style to break with convention. It's no different when it comes to debate prep.
- Warren says Trump, GOP 'making hate OK'
NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren accused Donald Trump and his fellow Republicans of "making hate OK" as she campaigned for Hillary Clinton on Saturday.