• Protesters clash with police in St. Paul over death of Philando Castile
Protesters clash with police in St. Paul over death of Philando Castile

Check out which hip-hop artists are marching for the Black Lives Matter movement so far in 2016 in the gallery above. Obama also cautions that if protesters paint police with a broad brush, they could lose allies for their cause. The Washington Post's Brian Fung wonders about the NRA's curious silence on the shooting of licensed gun carrier Phi...

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  • Erdogan Begins Promised Purge After Attempted Coup
Erdogan Begins Promised Purge After Attempted Coup

An official said Erdogan was speaking from Marmaris on the Turkish coast where he was on holiday. It started off as a casual dinner party for friends on Friday night but ended in horror as an Indian family waited for the first rays of sunlight to end their nightmare of being trapped in an Istanbul under fire.

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  • Donald Trump's Running Mate Mike Pence Vows to 'Make America Strong Again'
Donald Trump's Running Mate Mike Pence Vows to 'Make America Strong Again'

In thanking Trump for his appointment, Pence described the NY businessman as a "builder", a "fighter", and a "patriotic American" who will bring "no-nonsense leadership" to Washington, D.C. Former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney introduces Rep. Paul Ryan in 2012. With cheering flag-waving crowds and a soaring patriotic soundtrack, the pair faced...

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  • Von Miller Might Turn Down $70 Million Guaranteed Later Today
Von Miller Might Turn Down $70 Million Guaranteed Later Today

Kansas City General Manager John Dorsey announced in a statement released by the team on Twitter that that Chiefs and Berry were unable to reach a long-term deal. In 2015, Miller led the Broncos' No. 1-ranked defense (283.1 ypg) in sacks (11), tackles for a loss (9), quarterback hits (32), forced fumbles (4) and fumble recoveries (3).

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  • Fresno Police Footage Shows Officers Shooting Unarmed Teenager Dylan Noble
Fresno Police Footage Shows Officers Shooting Unarmed Teenager Dylan Noble

It will also determine if unnecessary force was used by the officer involved, who fired the last two rounds while noble was on the ground. However, the deadly ambush of police officers in Dallas postponed the video's release , out of concern for officer safety, and out of respect for Dallas police officers.

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  • Clinton interviews potential running mates as deadline nears
Clinton interviews potential running mates as deadline nears

The Massachusetts senator left the house an hour after her auto dropped her off at the stately home on Whitehaven Street near Dupont Circle, in Northwest Washington, D.C. The two, according to aides, also met over coffee before that campaign stop. But that still doesn't mean a vice presidential pick has been made, the sources said.

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  • Testimony: Greg Schiano, Tom Bradley knew of Sandusky abuse at Penn State
Testimony: Greg Schiano, Tom Bradley knew of Sandusky abuse at Penn State

The man testified in an October 2014 deposition that when he was 14 he went to Paterno's office to tell him that Sandusky assaulted him, said the Centre Daily Times in its reporting on the document release. Sandusky, who worked under Paterno for thirty years, was convicted in 2012 on charges that he sexually abused 10 boys between 1994 and 2008...

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  • Clinton postpones Scranton event with Biden after Dallas shooting
Clinton postpones Scranton event with Biden after Dallas shooting

It wasn't enough for others, as lawmakers who have been wary of Trump's incendiary comments and off-putting campaign style said they remain unconvinced. Crime is harming too many citizens. According to Democracy Corps' most recent poll , Clinton has widened her lead over Trump , now leading him by 11 points, with 48 percent support.

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  • Trump releases new campaign logo after previous one panned on social media
Trump releases new campaign logo after previous one panned on social media

Glancing at notes, Trump lauded Pence's personal character and conservative credentials. He praised Trump effusively as "a good man", a fighter, a legendary businessman and a patriotic American. The four-day Republican Party convention that will nominate Trump as their presidential candidate, which starts on Monday in Cleveland, Ohio, will feature ...

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  • Pence Aligns With Trump Despite Earlier Stances on Muslims, Trade Deals
Pence Aligns With Trump Despite Earlier Stances on Muslims, Trade Deals

Adelson's affection for Pence was underscored when the Republican Jewish Coalition, a conservative pro-Israel advocacy group that Adelson has always been the leading financier of, quickly put out a statement on Friday hailing Pence's addition to the ticket and calling him a "critical leader and important voice regarding Israel" both as Indiana's go...

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  • NJ GOP group protests party's stance on LGBT community
NJ GOP group protests party's stance on LGBT community

Barasso says he has stated from the beginning "this was going to be a conservative platform, reflecting the views, and the values, and the vision of the Republican party, and I think we stayed true to that". "Their edict to the states concerning restrooms, locker rooms and other facilities is at once illegal, risky and ignores privacy issues", the ...

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  • Trump introduces Pence as 'my partner in this campaign'
Trump introduces Pence as 'my partner in this campaign'

He introduced himself to the small crowd of invited guests - and, more importantly, viewers at home - describing himself as "a pretty basic guy: a Christian, a conservative and a Republican, in that order". "He looks very good ", Trump added, discussing Pence's appearance. Asked if Mexico would pay for a wall along the nation's southern border, ...

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  • Hickenlooper among Dems visiting Clinton ahead of VP pick
Hickenlooper among Dems visiting Clinton ahead of VP pick

That's according to a person familiar with the Friday gathering, who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss the private meeting. Campaign chairman John Podesta, who is heading Clinton's VP vetting process, and campaign vice chair Huma Abedin were also in the house during the meetings.

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  • Police Enlist Cleveland's Homeless For Extra Eyes During RNC
Police Enlist Cleveland's Homeless For Extra Eyes During RNC

Several were reluctant do specify what they're planning for fear that party leaders would thwart their plans before the start of the convention. Workers labored overnight Friday and through drizzling rain Saturday morning to erect a security perimeter created to keep protesters away from delegates and other attendees at the Republican National Co...

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  • D.B. Cooper case closed
D.B. Cooper case closed

The case has confounded FBI investigators for decades - its astonishing details, clues and alleged participants have become the stuff of American criminal lore. The Associated Press reported that the skyjacking's 40th anniversary brought a wave of new claims including the supposed discovery of particles of pure titanium in the hijacker's clip-o...

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"Black Lives Matter" - a movement that defies definition

The group, Portland Racial Justice Congress had three major demands for Portland Police Chief Michael Sauschuck; acknowledge the nation-wide tensions between police officers and people of color, promise that officers would reach out and assure the people of Portland that police violence seen lately in other parts of the country would not happen h...

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  • Latest poll shows Hillary Clinton leading Donald Trump in Florida
Latest poll shows Hillary Clinton leading Donald Trump in Florida

A Washington Post-ABC News poll released Monday found that a majority of Americans rejected Comey's decision not to recommend the Justice Department press criminal charges against Clinton. Additionally, 56 percent of the voters said they would feel afraid of Trump's possible victory while 48 percent say they would regret it. For Trump , it...

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  • Mets' Cespedes not in starting lineup against Phillies
Mets' Cespedes not in starting lineup against Phillies

What's next: Logan Verrett will make his second start in Matt Harvey's slot in the rotation. Ryan Howard celebrates after hitting his 13th home run of the season. Team officials say that's the priority as the August 1 non-waiver trade deadline approaches, if for no other reason than to avoid burning out Reed and Familia.

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  • IAF aircrafts with Indians rescued from South Sudan to reach capital today
IAF aircrafts with Indians rescued from South Sudan to reach capital today

Indian Rescue team headed by Minister of State (External Affairs) Gen VK Singh has landed in Juba , South Sudan in first of the two C-17 Globe masters sent from India this morning. AFRICOM chief Gen. David Rodriguez, in a May interview, said South Sudan was on the brink and could be Africa's next Mali - a country that faced sudden near collapse ...

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  • Two arson arrests made in Colorado wildfire that destroyed 5 homes
Two arson arrests made in Colorado wildfire that destroyed 5 homes

Boulder County officials have opened more roads in the foothills as crews hope calmer winds today will help them swing the tide in fighting the Cold Springs Fire. Sugarloaf Road remains closed from the Switzerland Trail to the Peak to Peak Highway. The Spring Gulch Fire burned 11 acres in the Pike National Forest, three miles south of Deckers,...

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