Royal spectators

Britain's Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, and Prince William watch the America's Cup World Series Race from a boat on the Solent, in Portsmouth, England, Sunday, July 24, 2016. The royal couple visited the home of the British competitors for the...

DNC chair announces she will resign in aftermath of email controversy

The Democratic National Committee chairwoman resigned under fire Sunday, on the eve of a national convention meant to project competence and unity in contrast to what Democrats say was the chaos of the Republicans' gathering last week.

Leaked emails aside, the DNC has been a long-standing problem

It has been an open secret for some time that one of the weakest elements of the extended Democratic Party family under President Barack Obama has been the Democratic National Committee. It has been a neglected institution that has become a public...

Trump: France, others hit by terror may face more screening

Donald Trump is singling out France as one country he would subject to the "extreme vetting" he is proposing for those seeking to enter the United States


Heat wave, drought showing no signs of slowing down

Experts say the heat wave gripping most of the United States bringing triple-digit temperatures to many regions is not expected to go away anytime soon

Sanders says he would have preferred Warren as Clinton's VP pick

After staying mum for a couple of days, Sanders, the runner-up in the Democratic primaries, weighed in during Sunday talk show appearances, calling Kaine "very, very smart" and "a very nice guy."

3 injured after shooting near downtown Orlando nightclub

Police in Florida are investigating a shooting that happened early Sunday near a nightclub in downtown Orlando

West Coast style weather strikes Northeastern US

West Coast style weather is striking the Northeastern U.S. Heat and drought-like conditions are posing serious concerns for farmers and prompting water use restrictions and bans in some towns

Cops, protesters gear up for hot day of marches ahead of DNC

Police officers are posted at street corners in downtown Philadelphia as protesters prepare for a sweltering day of marches and rallies ahead of the Democratic National Convention

Clinton says veep pick Kaine is everything GOP ticket isn't

Hillary Clinton is calling her running mate, Tim Kaine, a can-do progressive committed to social justice and equality

Trump says he prevented Cruz from being ‘ripped’ off convention stage

Donald Trump said he prevented Ted Cruz from being ripped off the Republican National Convention stage by entering the Cleveland arena as hundreds of angry delegates lashed out at the Texas senator.

IS attack on Afghan protest kills at least 80, wounds 200

A bomb attack claimed by the Islamic State group has killed 61 people and wounded 207, after striking a protest march in the Afghan capital, Kabul

Poll looks at Americans' attitudes about guns

Americans widely support some of the most often-proposed limits on firearm ownership, including universal background checks and banning semi-automatic weapons such as the AR-15

Police: Munich suspect was obsessed with mass shootings

Police piecing together a profile of the gunman shot nine people to death at a crowded Munich shopping mall and fast-food restaurant, described him Saturday as a lone, depression-plagued killer who read books and kept newspaper files on mass killings

Arrest made in Ohio college student's disappearance

Investigators looking into the disappearance of an Ohio college student whose bicycle was found in a cornfield this week have arrested a man on an abduction charge

How hot is it? In Kuwait, it's 129 degrees

Mitribah and Basra's readings are likely the highest ever recorded outside of Death Valley, Calif.

Hillary Clinton chooses Va. Sen. Tim Kaine as running mate

Hillary Clinton named Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as her vice presidential running mate Friday, adding a centrist former governor of a crucial battleground state to the Democratic ticket

Police give 'all clear' in Munich shooting; suspected gunman among the 10 dead

An 18-year-old German-Iranian man opened fire in a crowded Munich shopping mall and a nearby McDonald's Friday night, killing nine people and wounding 16 others before killing himself, the chief of police in the Bavarian capital said Saturday.



A debate question for Rep. Hewett

The strange tale of a lawmaker who surreptitiously introduced a lobbyist's plan for a new taxing...


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