Political

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Facing a backlash from the left, Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine is facing pressure to affirm his liberal credentials in his first prime-time speech as Hillary Clinton's running mate. Kaine was speaking Wednesday to the Democratic National Committee as supporters of...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Michael Bloomberg, elected mayor of New York City as a Republican, will offer a forceful denunciation of fellow New York billionaire Donald Trump on Wednesday at the Democratic convention. Now a political independent, Bloomberg considered making a third-party...
MIAMI (AP) — Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump took a shot Wednesday at Hillary Clinton's running mate, Democratic U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, for doing a terrible job as governor of New Jersey. The problem, of course, is that Kaine was governor of Virginia. "Her running...
The chairman of the House Science Committee is threatening further action after the New York and Massachusetts attorneys general refused to comply with congressional subpoenas seeking records about their investigations into whether Exxon Mobil misled investors about man-made...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the hacking of the Democratic National Committee (all times local): 10:50 a.m. The head of a cybersecurity firm says no one should be shocked that a foreign nation would want to break into a digital trove of American political communications. Paul...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior senator is examining whether Medicare's prescription drug benefit is vulnerable to manipulation by pharmaceutical companies that set very high prices for medications. In a letter Tuesday to Medicare's top administrator, Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa,...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — When Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine and Hillary Clinton made their debut as the Democratic presidential ticket, he proudly declared, "Hillary and I are soul mates in this struggle." It was a message he delivered to the Miami crowd in Spanish. In the days after...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Meet the new Hillary Clinton, repackaged and updated from previous versions. But will voters notice or care? After decades in the public eye, Clinton is being presented to Americans again at the Democratic convention in Philadelphia, this time as a barrier-...
NEW YORK (AP) — Bill O'Reilly says the slaves who helped build the White House "were well-fed and had decent lodgings provided by the government." The Fox News commentator was responding to first lady Michelle Obama's remarks in her speech at the Democratic National Convention...
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Court documents show Facebook has agreed to allow users to request refunds of in-app...
EAST CHICAGO, Ind. (AP) — East Chicago officials say as many as 1,200 residents have been told it would be safer...
Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist has been made the 6-5 morning-line favorite for the $1 million Haskell Invitational...
Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist has been made the 6-5 morning-line favorite for the $1 million Haskell Invitational...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri election officials are predicting 31 percent of registered voters will cast...
MIAMI (AP) — Miami Marlins second baseman Dee Gordon issued an apology on Twitter addressed primarily to his young...