Friday, July 29th, 2016
  • FBI chief: Success against ISIS means more terror

    Battlefield success against ISIS may produce more terrorism for the West, FBI Director James Comey warned this week. […]

  • North Carolina voter ID law overturned

    A federal appeals court Friday overturned parts of North Carolina's 2013 voting law, including provisions that required voters to show a photo identification card, saying they were enacted "with racially discriminatory intent" in violation of the Constitution and the Voting Rights Act. […]

  • Clinton campaign may have been hacked, too

    The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, which is the political arm for House Democrats, confirmed Friday it had been the subject of a cyberhack, raising the possibility that alleged Russian hackers might have breached a much broader swath of Democratic records than originally thought. […]

  • Mosquitoes transmit Zika in Florida

    Four individuals in Miami-Dade and Broward counties have been infected with the Zika virus by local mosquitoes, Florida health officials said Friday. […]

  • Muslim soldier's dad to Trump: Read the constitution

    The father of a Muslim-American soldier who was killed in the Iraq War delivered a passionate appeal at the Democratic National Convention for voters to support Hillary Clinton, accusing Republican Donald Trump of sacrificing "nothing" and "smearing the character" of religious minorities like his family. […]

  • Flint water crisis: New criminal charges filed

    The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality failed to treat the corrosive water, which ate into the city's iron and lead pipes, causing lead to leach into the drinking water. […]

  • 2 officers fired, could face charges

    Two police officers in East Cleveland, Ohio, are out of a job after a robbery suspect alleged they beat him up and pushed him down a cliff after arresting him. […]

  • What Kaine whispered in Clinton's ear

    Democratic vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine leaned over to Hillary Clinton on Thursday night right after she became the first woman to accept a major party's presidential nomination and marked the historic moment with a few words. […]

  • Outside attorney to consult on charges in Castile shooting

    A Minnesota county prosecutor said Friday he has appointed an outside prosecutor to help him decide whether to file criminal charges in the July 6 shooting death of a black man by a police officer. […]

  • Is Brazil ready for the 2016 Olympic Games?

    The build up to Rio 2016 has been beset by political, economic and health crises, while doping has cast a shadow over sport and track and field in particular. […]