- Clinton seeks campaign lift from Sanders, Michelle Obama
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton sought Wednesday to build on her widely praised debate performance by making a direct appeal to younger voters whose enthusiasm drove Bernie Sanders' unlikely campaign.
- Trump has turned over tax returns _ for lawsuits and loans
WASHINGTON (AP) — While Donald Trump won't publicly release his income tax returns, the New York businessman has turned them over when it suited his needs — if he stood to make a profit, needed a loan or when a judge forced him.
- Deal reached to keep US government running, help Flint
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional leaders have broken a stalemate over money to address the Flint, Michigan, water crisis, clearing the way Wednesday for a spending bill needed to keep the government running until December. The spending measure also would provide long-delayed money to fight the Zika virus and help Louisiana rebuild from last month's disastrous floods.
- Israel mourns as preparations begin for Peres' funeral
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel on Wednesday mourned the death of Shimon Peres, a former president and prime minister whose life story mirrored that of the Jewish state, as the government began preparations for a funeral that is expected to bring together world leaders and dignitaries.
- Officials: US to send more troops to Iraq to help with Mosul
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is preparing to send more troops to Iraq to help reclaim the city of Mosul from the Islamic State group, U.S. officials said Wednesday.
- Texans place star DE JJ Watt on injured reserve
HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans have placed star defensive end J.J. Watt on injured reserve.
- Memorial service set for Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez
MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Marlins have scheduled a public memorial service for pitcher Jose Fernandez, who was killed in a weekend boat crash along with two friends.
- Mickelson promises prepared US team at Ryder Cup
CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Phil Mickelson criticized another Ryder Cup captain in explaining why this American team at least will be prepared to play its best.
- Williams writes she 'won't be silent' about police killings
Star tennis player Serena Williams says she "won't be silent" about the killing of black men by police officers.
- Neb. governor agrees to meet with Huskers' anthem protester
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts has agreed to meet with one of the Nebraska football players he criticized for kneeling during the national anthem at the Cornhuskers' most recent game.