Turkey's Erdogan slams US reaction to failed coup
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's president slammed the United States on Friday, claiming it was not standing firmly against a failed military coup and accused it of harboring the plot's alleged mastermind, as a government crackdown in the coup's aftermath strained Turkey's ties with key allies.
Clinton kicks off swing state tour vowing to create jobs
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — With momentum still high from the historic Democratic convention, Hillary Clinton used her rally Friday to stress the "stark choice" voters will face between her and Republican rival Donald Trump when they vote in exactly 101 days.
Trump's Russia reset ideas alarming allies, many in US
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Donald Trump's flurry of offhand remarks and abrupt zingers on Russia — praising Vladimir Putin, dismissing NATO — have jolted the world, not to mention the U.S. presidential campaign.
Computers hacked at Democrats' House campaign committee
WASHINGTON (AP) — The computers of the House Democratic campaign committee have been hacked, an intrusion that investigators say resembles the recent cyber breach of the Democratic National Committee for which the Russian government is the leading suspect.
'Zika is now here': Mosquitoes now spreading virus in U.S.
MIAMI (AP) — Mosquitoes have apparently begun spreading the Zika virus on the U.S. mainland for the first time, health officials said Friday, a long-feared turn in the epidemic that is sweeping Latin America and the Caribbean.
The Latest: Senator seeks reconvening of Congress over Zika
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the Zika virus in Florida (all times local):
Court blocks 'discriminatory' North Carolina voter ID law
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Friday blocked a North Carolina law that required voters to produce photo identification and follow other rules disproportionately affecting minorities, finding that the law was intended to make it harder for blacks to vote in the presidential battlegound state.
Pope visits Auschwitz, begs God to forgive "so much cruelty"
OSWIECIM, Poland (AP) — Pope Francis paid a somber visit in silence to the Nazi German death camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau on Friday, with his only public comment a guest book entry begging God's "forgiveness for so much cruelty."
2 San Diego police officers shot, 1 fatally, during stop
SAN DIEGO (AP) — One San Diego police officer was killed and another was wounded in a shootout following a late-night stop to check out a person, authorities said Friday. A suspect was wounded and taken into custody shortly after the gunfight and police hours later surrounded a home as they searche for man described as a possible accomplice.
6 more Michigan public workers charged in Flint water crisis
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Six current or former state employees were charged Friday with misconduct and other crimes in the Flint water crisis, bringing to nine the number of public officials facing prosecution over the lead contamination that alarmed parents across the country.