History as Clinton ascends to nomination _ hostility too
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A glass ceiling is shattering at the Democratic National Convention as Hillary Clinton ascends to the presidential nomination with Tuesday's roll call of the states, making her the first woman to lead a major party into a White House race.
In 10th convention speech, Bill Clinton faces tougher crowd
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Clinton was once the Democrats explainer-in-chief, electrifying the convention crowd with his support of President Barack Obama.
Islamic State claims attack that killed priest during Mass
SAINTE-ETIENNE-DU-ROUVRAY, France (AP) — Two attackers took hostages inside a French church during morning Mass on Tuesday near the city of Rouen, killing an 86-year-old priest by slitting his throat before being shot and killed by police, French officials said. The Islamic State group claimed respnsibility for the attack.
Letter foretold Japan rampage that killed 19 disabled people
SAGAMIHARA, Japan (AP) — A young Japanese man went on a stabbing rampage Tuesday at a facility for the mentally disabled where he had been fired, officials said, killing 19 people months after he gave a letter to Parliament outlining the bloody plan and saying all disabled people should be put to dath.
German officials vow more checking of migrants after attacks
BERLIN (AP) — Top security officials in Germany called Tuesday for tougher security screening of asylum-seekers and also announced that more police officers will be hired following four attacks in the country in the span of a week — two of them claimed by the extremist Islamic State group.
Mom: Warning didn't keep slain son safe at Florida nightclub
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Stephanie White clutched a stack of photos while sitting in a chair in her home. The television was on, loud, and turned to the local news. A story came on about the mass shooting at a nightclub that took her baby's life.
Wish granted: Six-year-old boy will be garbage man for a day
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Ethan Dean will be living his dream on Tuesday.
Kerry: Progress with Russia on Syria despite military doubts
VIENTIANE, Laos (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said progress is being made with Russia on a potential military partnership that could strengthen a faltering truce in Syria despite grave doubts expressed by the Pentagon and joint chiefs of staff.
Israel to display ancient mummy with modern-day afflictions
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's national museum is set to display a 2,200-year-old Egyptian mummy of a man who was afflicted with some modern-day illnesses such as osteoporosis and tooth decay, the museum said on Tuesday.
Dr. Dre cited on gun charge following driveway encounter
MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — Dr. Dre has been cited after a man says the rapper pointed a handgun at him.