Clinton, Trump struggle for national security upper hand
WASHINGTON (AP) — In their struggle for the upper hand on national security, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are emphasizing strikingly different themes - he as the bold and cunningly unpredictable strongman who will eliminate terrorism; she as the calm, conventional commander in chief who will maage all manner of crises.
Convention over, Clinton faces hacking, Trump criticism
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Giddy if exhausted, Hillary Clinton embarked on a post-convention Rust Belt bus tour just hours after becoming the first female presidential nominee of a major political party. The celebratory mood quickly evaporated amid fresh revelations that hackers had breached a program sed by her campaign and Republican nominee Donald Trump promised to sharpen his barbs.
Clinton campaign: Computer service used by campaign hacked
WASHINGTON (AP) — A computer service used by the campaign of Hillary Clinton was hacked as part of a broader breach of the Democratic National Committee, an intrusion for which the Russian government is the leading suspect, the campaign said Friday.
City officials: 3 dead, 1 hurt in shooting north of Seattle
MUKILTEO, Washington (AP) — City officials say a shooting has left three people dead and another person hurt in Mukilteo, Washington, about 25 miles north of Seattle, and that a suspect has been taken into custody.
Courts deal setbacks to GOP voting restrictions in 3 states
CHICAGO (AP) — Courts dealt setbacks to Republican efforts in three states to restrict voting, blocking a North Carolina law requiring photo identification, loosening a similar measure in Wisconsin and halting strict citizenship requirements in Kansas.
Gaza's Hamas hands out land hoping to avoid financial crisis
KHAN YOUNIS, Gaza Strip (AP) — Earth movers dig into sand dunes on land where once Jewish settlements stood — prime real estate that the Gaza Strip's ruling Hamas group hopes will ease its worsening financial crisis.
AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past week
Highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see.
Afghan official: Taliban capture district in Helmand
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) — An important district in Afghanistan's southern poppy-growing province of Helmand has fallen to Taliban control after heavy fighting that killed or wounded up to 20 police officers, an official said on Saturday.
Questions remain about killing of San Diego policeman
SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego police were trying to determine whether a shooting that killed a veteran officer and wounded another was a deliberate attack.
Army report: Grenade found in room of Dallas gunman in 2014
DALLAS (AP) — The Army reservist who killed five Dallas police officers had kept an unauthorized grenade in his room on an Afghanistan base in 2014, according to a report by Army officials investigating a sexual harassment complaint against him.