The Latest: Gabby Giffords wants to say 'Madam President'
For would-be Reagan assassin, freedom only days away
WASHINGTON (AP) ? For the past decade, the man who shot President Ronald Reagan has quietly spent a growing number of his days living with his 90-year-old mother in a gated community in Williamsburg, Virginia. On Wednesday, a judge finalized John Hinckley Jr.'s transition to freedom, ordering that Hinckley can permanently leave the psychiatric hospital where he was confined after the assassination attempt.
AP news guide: More unrest as police shooting probe goes on
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) ? The arrests this week of nearly 70 protesters gathered outside the Minnesota governor's mansion in St. Paul are the latest reminder of unrest as demonstrators near the one-month mark of demanding justice in a black man's police shooting death.
Actors, delegates protest on quiet Day 3 of Dem convention
Hiroshima unhappy atomic-bomb park is 'Pokemon Go' site
AP FACT CHECK: Warped claims in political hothouse
WASHINGTON (AP) ? It's hot out there, politically speaking, with Hillary Clinton's convention going full steam and Donald Trump refusing to stay quiet while Democrats put on their big show. Reality is sometimes getting warped in the process.
Obama boosts Clinton; Trump talks emails and Russia
PHILADELPHIA (AP) ? Their political fates now entwSined, President Barack Obama is imploring voters to elect Hillary Clinton to the White House, appealing to the women, minorities and young people who powered his rise and are now crucial to hers.
The Latest: Activist passes out beans, says process 'stinks'
U.S. diplomatic strategy on South China Sea appears to founder
By David Brunnstrom and Matt Spetalnick WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In the lead-up to an international court ruling on China's claims in the South China Sea this month, United States officials talked about rallying a coalition to impose "terrible" costs to Beijing's international reputation if flouted the court's decision. Earlier this year, U.S. officials spoke repeatedly of the need for countries in the Asia-Pacific region and elsewhere, including the European Union, to make it clear that the decision of the court should be binding.
O'Jays ask Republican congressman to stop using their musicLOS ANGELES (AP) ? The founding members of the O'Jays are asking a Republican to stop using their music for the second time in a week.