On their convention's eve, Democrats bedeviled anew by email
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- On the heels of a tumultuous Republican convention, Hillary Clinton arrives in Philadelphia eager to show off a forward-looking Democratic Party united behind her steady leadership. To do that, she must overcome lingering bitterness among supporters of defeated rival Bernie Sanders and clean up a resurgent political mess of the party's own making....
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IOC leaders stop short of complete ban on Russians from Rio
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) -- Rejecting calls by anti-doping officials for a complete ban on Russia, Olympic leaders on Sunday gave individual sports federations the task of deciding which athletes should be cleared to compete in next month's Rio de Janeiro Games....
The Latest: IOC VP: ruling was 'justice for clean athletes'
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) -- The Latest from the IOC meeting on Russia's participation at the Rio Games (all times local):...
Intense airstrikes in Syria's Aleppo province hit 5 clinics
BEIRUT (AP) -- Government air raids struck at least five medical facilities in the northern province of Aleppo, where violence has intensified in recent weeks amid a siege by government forces, Syrian opposition activists said Sunday....
28 injured in crash involving bus, Jeep and tractor-trailer
YEADON, Pa. (AP) -- More than two dozen people have been injured in a crash involving a bus, a Jeep and a tractor-trailer....
Hollywood stars hold climate rally ahead of DNC
Heat wave, drought showing no signs of slowing down
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The heat wave gripping parts of the country including Philadelphia, where tens of thousands are descending upon the city for the Democratic National Convention this week, is not going away anytime soon and will hit a peak Monday with temperatures in the city feeling like 108 degrees....
Police: Death of child left in hot car apparently accident
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say the death of a 4-year-old Pennsylvania girl who was left in a car for hours on a hot day apparently was an accident, although negligence may have been involved....
The Latest: Clinton saddened by GOP's 'lock her up' chants
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on the 2016 presidential race (all times EDT):...
Mother, daughter killed in SUV crash; 2 other kids injured
NESQUEHONING, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say a mother and daughter were killed in the crash of a sport utility vehicle in eastern Pennsylvania that also injured two other children....
Drought hits Northeastern US, could last months
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- At Lavoie's Farm in New Hampshire, beans and corn haven't broken through the ground yet and fields of strawberries are stunted....
As Democratic convention nears, excessive heat settles in
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- As thousands of delegates arrive in Philadelphia for the Democratic National Convention, it's not just politics they have to contend with - it's also the hot and sticky weather....
Democrats will meet in a city of great economic inequality
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- When the Democrats come to the City of Brotherly Love to nominate Hillary Clinton for president and the talk turns to income inequality and the 1 percent, Exhibit A will be right outside their windows: Philadelphia itself....
Clinton's turn: Guide to the Democratic National Convention
WASHINGTON (AP) -- It's Hillary Clinton's turn....
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.
KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll Do you agree with Rivers Casino that 10 million slot machine levy for the city is unequal and unconstitutional?