The Latest: Hawaii lawmaker nominates Sanders for president
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the Democratic National Convention (all times EDT):
Clinton steps into history as 1st woman White House nominee
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Taking her place in history, Hillary Clinton on Tuesday night will become the first woman to lead a major party toward the White House, a triumphant moment for Democrats to relish before plunging into a bruising general election against Republican Donald Trump.
First lady's apolitical image big part of her political draw
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Sorry, Democrats. #ElectMichelle will never be more than a wishful hashtag.
Clinton, Dems put gun control at center of convention stage
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — With mothers of police violence victims on the stage and anti-gun protesters in the streets, Hillary Clinton and Democrats are giving gun control and efforts to curb police violence a starring role at their summer convention.
IS group claims attack that killed 85-year-old French priest
SAINT-ETIENNE-DU-ROUVRAY, France (AP) — The Islamic State group crossed a new threshold Tuesday in its war against the West, as two of its followers targeted a church in Normandy, slitting the throat of an elderly priest celebrating Mass and using hostages as human shields before being shot by polie.
Homes on edge of the wilderness complicate wildfire efforts
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — When Pat Telleria saw the wind-driven flames sweeping across the grass foothills toward his dream home, he picked up the phone.
Favored by Obama, TPP deal draws ire at Dem, GOP conventions
WASHINGTON (AP) — It's 30 chapters long and almost nobody has read it, but the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal is the unlikely villain at both political conventions.
Many factors make France the top IS terror target in Europe
PARIS (AP) — When militants loyal to the Islamic State group seek to inflict pain on Europe, France is their preferred target, a grim reality borne out yet again with Tuesday's knife slaughter of a Catholic priest.
Rare mass killing raises questions about security in Japan
TOKYO (AP) — The killing of 19 people at a home for the mentally disabled raised questions about whether Japan's reputation as one of the safest countries in the world is creating a false sense of security.
Video captures lightning bolt striking Empire State Building
NEW YORK (AP) — A stunning video shows a lightning bolt striking the Empire State Building during a storm passing through New York City.