AP FACT CHECK: Warped claims in political hothouse
WASHINGTON (AP) — It's hot out there, politically speaking, with Hillary Clinton's convention going full steam and Donald Trump refusing to stay quiet while Democrats put on their big show. Reality is sometimes getting warped in the process.
Trump to Russia: Uncover, release deleted Clinton emails
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump encouraged Russia on Wednesday to find and make public missing emails deleted by his presidential opponent, Hillary Clinton, setting off an instant debate over hacking and his urging of a foreign government to meddle in American politics.
Obama boosts Clinton; Trump talks emails and Russia
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Their political fates now entwSined, President Barack Obama is imploring voters to elect Hillary Clinton to the White House, appealing to the women, minorities and young people who powered his rise and are now crucial to hers.
The Latest: Dems honor Fla. nightclub, Sandy Hook victims
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the Democratic National Convention (all times EDT):
Democrats highlight diversity, but face gap with white men
ATLANTA (AP) — The Democratic National Convention lineup of speakers has highlighted an increasingly diverse country that could soon elect the first female president to succeed its first black chief executive.
Veteran protesters mix with newcomers outside convention
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — For some of the protesters outside the Democratic convention this week, the demonstrations in Philadelphia are the latest in a lifetime of political activism. For others, they're a first.
Church attacker nurtured jihad in quiet French town
SAINT-ETIENNE-DU-ROUVRAY, France (AP) — Adel Kermiche nursed his obsession with jihad in this quiet French town alongside the Seine River, and his twice-thwarted attempt to join Islamic State extremists in Syria ended with an attack on an elderly priest celebrating Mass in its sturdy stone church.
Prosecutors abandon case against police in Gray's death
BALTIMORE (AP) — More than a year after a black man suffered a broken neck in a police van, the effort to hold six officers criminally responsible for his death collapsed Wednesday when the city dropped all charges in the case that tore Baltimore apart and exposed deep fissures between the police, rosecutors and the people.
The Latest: People rally in Baltimore to protest violence
BALTIMORE (AP) — The Latest on the case against officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray, a black man who was injured in police custody (all times local):
Turkey, once touted as regional model, is mired in tension
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey was riding high in 2010, casting its brand of Islamic piety, Western-style democracy and economic growth as a regional model amid popular upheavals in the Mideast and North Africa.