After disputes, Michelle Obama electrifies Dem convention
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- First lady Michelle Obama stepped into the presidential election Monday with a forceful, impassioned defense of Hillary Clinton, casting her as the only candidate who can be trusted as a role model for the nation's children. She took numerous swipes at Republican Donald Trump, all without mentioning his name....
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At least 19 killed, about 20 injured in knifing near Tokyo
SAGAMIHARA, Japan (AP) -- At least 19 people were killed and about 20 wounded in a knife attack Tuesday at a facility for the handicapped in a city just outside Tokyo in the worst mass killing in generations in Japan....
The Latest: US statement expresses shock at Japan attack
TOKYO (AP) -- The Latest on a knife attack at facility for the handicapped outside Tokyo (all times local):...
German refugee policy under fire after a week of bloodshed
BERLIN (AP) -- Four attacks in a week - three of them carried out by asylum seekers - have left Germany on edge and Chancellor Angela Merkel's policies of welcoming refugees under renewed criticism....
More than 50 pro-Sanders demonstrators cited by police
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police briefly detained more than 50 people after they tried to storm the barricades outside the Democratic National Convention on Monday in a show of anger over Bernie Sanders' treatment by party leaders, even as he urged his supporters to fall in line behind Hillary Clinton....
Strong storms roll through Philadelphia during convention
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Severe storms with lightning, heavy rain and strong winds rolled through Philadelphia during the Democratic convention Monday night, leading city officials to urge political protesters and rally attendees to seek shelter and organizers to recommend that media members evacuate a tent outside the arena....
Never naming names, Clinton slams Trump's foreign policy
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Hillary Clinton offered a scathing critique of Donald Trump's foreign policy on Monday, casting her Republican presidential rival as disrespectful of America's role in the world and too reckless to serve as the country's commander in chief....
Democratic candidate sorry for calling senator an expletive
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Democratic U.S. Senate hopeful Katie McGinty is apologizing for using an expletive to describe her Republican opponent, Pat Toomey, in Pennsylvania's closely watched race....
Raimondo named co-chair of Democratic National Convention
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo has been named one of six co-chairs of the Democratic National Convention....
Pennsylvania pension funds to get audit amid fee scandal
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania's fiscal watchdog will audit the management of $78 billion in assets by the state's two big public employee retirement systems amid a federal investigation into fees paid to outside firms that invest billions of taxpayer dollars....
Malloy addresses delegates at Democratic National Convention
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is touting the accomplishments of Democratic governors at the party's national convention in Philadelphia....
7 riders with 'relatively minor' injuries after bus crash
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Seven passengers have been taken to Pittsburgh hospitals with "relatively minor" injuries after the transit bus they were on rear-ended a car....
McGinty to get prime-time speaking slot at Dems' convention
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Democrat Katie McGinty is getting a prime-time speaking slot at the party's national convention in her native Philadelphia as she aims to knock off Pennsylvania's Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey....
Sarah Silverman: Bernie-or-bust Dems 'being ridiculous'
Comic Sarah Silverman joined Sen. Al Franken Monday night to urge Democratic National Convention delegates to unite - then stirred up Bernie Sanders die-hards with some choice words: "To the Bernie or bust people, you're being ridiculous."...
KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll Was the Police union correct to condemn Clinton and the DNC for not inviting relatives of slain officers to speak while scheduling the mothers of people killed by police? <More Info>
Philadelphia Federation of Police condemned Hillary Clinton for excluding the widows and other family members of Police Officers killed in the line of duty to speak at the Democratic National Convention while scheduling the mothers of Eric Garner, Michael Brown, and Sandra Bland who died during encounters with police. Clinton's campaign responded by adding two members of law enforcement to the speaker list, including former Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey.
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