On eve of convention, Dems weigh ousting party chairwoman
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic officials on Sunday were weighing whether the party's chairwoman should resign following the publication of hacked emails suggesting favoritism in the primary for Hillary Clinton, raising the prospect of a leadership shake-up on the eve of the convention.
IOC leaders stop short of complete ban on Russians from Rio
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Olympic leaders stopped short Sunday of imposing a complete ban on Russia from the Rio de Janeiro Games, leaving individual global sports federations to decide which athletes should be cleared to compete.
The Latest: Cycling backs IOC ruling not to ban all Russians
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest from the IOC meeting on Russia's participation at the Rio Games (all times local):
Afghanistan marks day of national mourning after huge attack
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan marked a national day of mourning on Sunday, a day after a suicide bomber killed at least 80 people who were taking part in a peaceful demonstration in Kabul. The attack was claimed by the Islamic State group.
After Obama's green light, Afghan forces on the offensive
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — After two years of heavy casualties, the Afghan military is trying to retake the initiative in the war against militants with a new offensive against Islamic State group loyalists, an assault that will see American troops back on the battlefield working more closely with Aghan soldiers.
Munich shooter was bullied loner, planned attack for a year
MUNICH (AP) — The teenager behind the deadly shooting rampage in Munich was a withdrawn loner obsessed with playing "killer" video games in his bedroom, a victim of bullying who suffered from panic attacks set off by contacts with other people, investigators said Sunday, adding that he had planned he attack for a year.
2 years after Ferguson, recriminations roil governor's race
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — It has been two years since a white police officer fatally shot black teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, touching off days of rioting, but the political repercussions from the incident have only intensified, fanned by a governor's race in which all four Republian candidates are pledging an aggressive law-and-order approach.
Thousands hit Philadelphia's steamy streets to protest DNC
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Thousands of demonstrators are taking to Philadelphia's sweltering streets Sunday, chanting and beating drums in the first major protests ahead of the Democratic National Convention, as the city wilts during a heat wave.
Trump vs. Clinton: Is a 2017 'peaceful transfer' possible?
ATLANTA (AP) — Hillary Clinton should be in jail. Donald Trump threatens America's very existence.
Dancing, drugs, extremism _ multiple lives of Nice attacker
PARIS (AP) — A 31-year-old father of three obsessed with fitness and sex, Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel led multiple lives. His darkest side appears to have been his best-kept secret: a calculated, committed jihadi ready to kill scores of people in a French Riviera rampage.