Hacked emails overshadow Democratic National Convention
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Hacked emails threatened to overshadow the Democratic Party's upcoming celebration in Philadelphia as progressives expressed disappointment Sunday over the presidential nomination process and Bernie Sanders stepped up demands that the party's chairwoman step down....
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IOC leaders stop short of complete ban on Russians from Rio
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) -- Olympic leaders stopped short Sunday of imposing a complete ban on Russia from the Rio de Janeiro Games, leaving individual global sports federations to decide which athletes should be cleared to compete....
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....
After Obama's green light, Afghan forces on the offensive
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- After two years of heavy casualties, the Afghan military is trying to retake the initiative in the war against militants with a new offensive against Islamic State group loyalists, an assault that will see American troops back on the battlefield working more closely with Afghan soldiers....
Thousands hit Philadelphia's steamy streets to protest DNC
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Thousands of demonstrators are taking to Philadelphia's sweltering streets Sunday, chanting and beating drums in the first major protests ahead of the Democratic National Convention, as the city wilts during a heat wave....
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: Rep. Fudge confirms she's new convention chair
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....
Fire officials: Philadelphia firefighter dies while on duty
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Officials say a Philadelphia firefighter has died while on duty....
Massachusetts Democrats gear up for star turns at convention
BOSTON (AP) -- Massachusetts is gearing up for an outsized role when Democrats gather in Philadelphia this week for their national convention....
Rivers Casino filed a law suit with the state Supreme Court challenging Pennsylvania’s slot machine law which generates 10 million in tax revenue annually for the city. Rivers claims it's an unequal tax as Philadelphia and resort casinos are exempt causing violation of uniformity and equal protection clauses. Peduto disagrees saying "they knew about this funding commitment prior to applying for their license, and we intend to fight this lawsuit."
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