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Agitators build 'wall' in Cleveland
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Agitators build 'wall' in Cleveland

CLEVELAND (AP) — Update: Multiple people with their hands cuffed behind them have been detained by police in the most chaotic protest to hit the National Republican Convention. As a protest group tried to burn an American flag near Quicken Loans Arena on Th...
For the first time in 40 years, Texas Republicans didn't pick the nominee
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For the first time in 40 years, Texas Republicans didn't pick the nominee

Texas Republicans did something Tuesday they had not done at a Republican National Convention for 40 years. They delivered most of their votes to a loser. It fell to Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, filling in for Gov. Greg Abbott, as chairman of the delegation, to de...
KC police officer shot and killed; unnamed suspects in custody
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KC police officer shot and killed; unnamed suspects in custody

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) -- A Kansas City, Kansas, police officer was shot and killed while searching for a suspect in a drive-by shooting, police said. Capt. Robert Melton was searching for the suspect when he drove up to someone who matched that person's de...
Ohio policeman served sandwich with shards of glass – Was it accidental?
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Ohio policeman served sandwich with shards of glass – Was it accidental?

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police in Ohio's capital say a Columbus policeman was served a sandwich containing glass shards at a restaurant, and an assault squad is investigating whether it was intentional. The officer, who wasn't identified, cut his mouth after ...
Ailes ouster could cause seismic shift
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Ailes ouster could cause seismic shift

Fox News Channel is facing a critical power vacuum with the pending ouster of Roger Ailes and the possible exit of some of its top on-air talent, but it could clear the way for Megyn Kelly to become the face of America's leading conservative news outlet. Se...
What did Ryan and McConnell say about Trump at the RNC?
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What did Ryan and McConnell say about Trump at the RNC?

Republican leaders Paul Ryan and Mitch McConnell made the case for a Donald Trump presidency on Tuesday, claiming he could advance a conservative agenda to break the logjam in Washington DC. But they spent little time making a positive argument for the man ...

Democrat delegate who shot her husband held on charge of attempted homicide

UNIONTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania woman accused of trying to kill her husband over the weekend was one of the more than 4,500 delegates to next week's Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Democratic Party officials say they expect to get Deann...
Taco Bell employee fired after denying service to deputies
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Taco Bell employee fired after denying service to deputies

PHENIX CITY, Ala. (AP) — A Taco Bell employee in Alabama has been fired after authorities say two Lee County deputies were denied service. Lee County Sheriff Jay Jones said in a statement that the uniformed deputies were told by the cashier Saturday night i...
Chicago: Looking at the casualties after another violent weekend
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Chicago: Looking at the casualties after another violent weekend

It was raining hard, and Donre Domio at first thought the loud bangs were thunder. Then blue and red lights flooded her block in Austin as police and paramedics pulled up close to midnight Sunday. Two men had been shot at a house party in the 5000 block of ...
Muslim migrant attacked German train passengers with ax
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Muslim migrant attacked German train passengers with ax

BERLIN (AP) -- A teenage Afghan migrant armed with an ax and a knife attacked passengers aboard a regional train in southern Germany on Monday night, injuring four people before he was shot and killed by police as he fled, authorities said. Wuerzburg police...