- Obama passes baton to Clinton, imploring nation to elect her
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Hillary Clinton has the stage.
- Analysis: Obama hopes Clinton can fix what he could not
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Eight years ago, Barack Obama cast himself as the rare candidate who could transcend the polarizing "politics of the past" and bridge divides that had left Washington barely functioning for years. Ultimately, the gulf was too wide — if anything, the political climate in the United States worsened.
- AP FACT CHECK: Many claims, some warped
WASHINGTON (AP) — It's hot out there, politically speaking, with Hillary Clinton's convention going full steam and Donald Trump refusing to stay quiet while Democrats put on their big show. Reality is sometimes getting warped in the process.
- 10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
- Merkel: Germany 'will manage' challenge after attacks
BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel pledged Thursday to do "everything humanly possible" to ensure security in Germany following a string of attacks — including two carried out by asylum-seekers and claimed by the Islamic State group, which she said mocked the country that took in the assailants.
- The Latest: What score wins final major of the year?
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on the PGA Championship (all times EDT):
- Final major of the year starts at Baltusrol
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — The final major of the year began Thursday when New York club pro Mark Brown hit the opening tee shot in the PGA Championship.
- AP source: Jets, QB Ryan Fitzpatrick agree to 1-year deal
NEW YORK (AP) — Fitz Magic has returned and — voila! — the New York Jets are heading into training camp with their starting quarterback under contract.
- Warren Sapp bitten by shark during Florida Keys lobster trip
MARATHON, Fla. (AP) — Pro Football Hall of Famer Warren Sapp is OK after being bitten on the arm by a shark while catching lobster off the Florida Keys.
- US sailors look for redemption in Rio after London flop
SAN DIEGO (AP) — They've had their shots, have an all-star coaching staff and are probably as acclimated to Rio de Janeiro's tricky conditions and foul water as sailors from any other country.