PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Hillary Clinton capped off a four-day convention celebration with a plea for national unity and tolerance. Now, one of t... Full Story
Promoting national unity, Clinton also seeks to build trust
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Hillary Clinton capped off a four-day convention celebration with a plea for national unity and tolerance. Now, one of the most divisive and distrusted figures in American political life must convince voters that she rather than Republican rival Donald Trump can bring a deeply dvided nation together.
He's a skydiver working with a net _ but no parachute
SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — He's made 18,000 parachute jumps, helped train some of the world's most elite skydivers, done some of the stunts for "Ironman 3." But the plunge Luke Aikins knows he'll be remembered for is the one he's making without a parachute. Or a wingsuit.
Police, protesters at DNC praised for restraint, courtesy
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — They came. They protested. They got their message out.
After charges dropped, mystery of Levy's death unresolved
In the weeks and months before the Sept. 11 attacks, the disappearance of Washington intern Chandra Levy was the biggest story in the U.S. Speculation swirled about her relationship with a California congressman, Gary Condit.
At vigil, Biden tries to comfort relatives of slain officers
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The gunman's bullets that killed three law enforcement officers in Baton Rouge also targeted the country and "touched the soul of the entire nation," Vice President Joe Biden said Thursday at a memorial service for the fallen officers.
Murder suspect's mom charged in deaths of 2 witnesses
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Prosecutors have charged a St. Louis woman with arranging the deaths of two 16-year-old boys who were potential witnesses in a murder case against her teenage son — a case that initially fell apart because other witnesses refused to testify.
2 hikers found after overnight in South Dakota Badlands park
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Emergency crews on Thursday found two hikers who spent the night lost in the rugged terrain of South Dakota's Badlands National Park, officials said.
Sandy Hook school opening to public, 4 years after massacre
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — When the public gets its first glimpse Friday of the school built to replace the one where 20 first-graders and six educators were massacred, they'll see a building designed to be attractive, environmentally friendly, conducive to learning, and above all, safe.
The Latest: Trump slams Clinton over 'radical Islam'
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the Democratic National Convention and 2016 presidential campaign. (all times EDT):
3 sisters go from homeless shelter to junior track stardom
NEW YORK (AP) — Every morning, three young sisters wake up together with their mom in one bed in a Brooklyn homeless shelter. Every afternoon, they train in a sport that they hope will put them on a path to a better life.
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