Witnesses: Deadly blast strikes demonstration in Kabul
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An explosion struck a large demonstration march in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Saturday, causing multiple casualties, according to officials and witnesses.
Police say Munich suspect was obsessed with mass shootings
MUNICH (AP) — The 18-year-old gunman who opened fire at a crowded Munich shopping mall and fast-food restaurant, killing nine people and wounding more than two dozen others before killing himself, was obsessed with mass shootings, authorities said Saturday.
AP Poll: Support grows among Americans for stricter gun laws
Americans increasingly favor tougher gun laws by margins that have grown wider after a steady drumbeat of shootings in recent months, but they also are pessimistic that change will happen anytime soon, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll.
Clinton and Kaine to debut as Democratic ticket in Florida
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine will debut as a presidential ticket in the crucial battleground state of Florida as they head toward next week's Democratic Party convention.
For Clinton, concern lingers over enthusiasm for candidacy
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. (AP) — Hillary Clinton has a problem.
Competitive Pennsylvania race turns on suburban Philadelphia
BRYN MAWR, Pennsylvania (AP) — The Democratic National Convention is heading to Philadelphia, but Hillary Clinton has her sights set just beyond the city limits.
Political scandals linger as Philly readies for convention
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The streets are freshly swept, the hotel rooms are pristine, the party invitations have gone out and extra police patrols are assigned.
How sympathetic whites are helping to fuel racial change
MEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — An attorney in Oregon is supporting political candidates who promise to address racial profiling in policing. In suburban Ohio, a mother says she and her friends will push for better racial integration in their children's high school. And in rural Massachusetts, a young fatherhas launched a Facebook group called "White Men for Black Lives.
AP EXCLUSIVE: Iraq digs security trench around Fallujah
BAGHDAD (AP) — The Iraqi military will use a medieval tactic to keep control of Fallujah after recapturing it from the Islamic State group last month: It is digging a trench around the city.
Millions of orchids grow on former mine site in upstate NY
STAR LAKE, N.Y. (AP) — Millions of orchids are now growing in a hundred-acre wetland in the Adirondack Park that developed on waste from a vast open-pit iron mine, a transformation scientists say is most impressive because it happened naturally.