- Greek bailout talks shift into higher gear
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's talks with its international creditors on a third bailout worth 85 billion euros ($93 billion) shifted into a higher gear on Friday, with lead negotiators from the European Union and International Monetary Fund meeting key ministers in Athens.
- Democrats far behind GOP in raising money for '16 super PACs
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton has a message for the country's wealthiest Democrats: I need you, unfortunately.
- Afghan Taliban praise new leader as rift in ranks appears
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The first signs of the deep fractures within the Afghan Taliban surfaced on Friday as the son of Mullah Mohammad Omar rejected the choice of his successor, just hours after the group issued a statement praising their new leader as one of the late chief's most "trusted" associates.
- Back to Beijing for 2nd Olympics in 14 years
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Throughout more than 120 years of Olympic history, no city has hosted both the winter and summer games. Now, Beijing will be the first do it — and in the span of just 14 years.
- In Urban League speech, Bush touts time as Florida governor
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush ventured into historically Democratic territory on Friday to tell a predominantly-African American audience that the country's decades-long efforts to fight poverty are failing_and his record as Florida governor serves as a blueprint of his future presidency.
- FACT CHECK: Trump shortchanges McCain's record on veterans
WASHINGTON (AP) — After stirring up a furor with his dismissive remarks about John McCain's Vietnam war experience, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump went after the Arizona senator's record on veterans' issues, accusing McCain, a former Navy pilot, of abandoning those who served their country in uniform.
- FACT CHECK: When Chris Christie tells it like it isn't
SANDOWN, N.H. (AP) — Chris Christie certainly tells it like he sees it. That's not to say he always tells it like it is.