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A glass ceiling is shattering at the Democratic National Convention as Hillary Clinton ascends to the presidential nomination
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A glass ceiling is shattering at the Democratic National Convention as Hillary Clinton ascends to the presidential nomination with Tuesday's roll call of the states, making her the first woman to lead a major party into a White House race....

Michelle Obama has drawn sharp contrasts between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump without once mentioning the Republican nominee by name
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Without mentioning Donald Trump by name, first lady Michelle Obama stood before the Democratic convention on Monday and drew a sharp sketch of the Republican nominee that stood in harsh contrast to her gauzy portrait of Hillary Clinton as a woman who has looked out for children and the disadvantaged all her life....

Bill Clinton's 10th consecutive convention speech may require one of the toughest balancing acts of his career: Separating his wife's legacy from his own
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Bill Clinton was once the Democrats explainer-in-chief, electrifying the convention crowd with his support of President Barack Obama....

Tim Canova, Debbie Wasserman Schultz's Democratic challenger, seeing financial windfall from her missteps
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia this week is fertile fundraising ground for one Florida congressional candidate, but not in the traditional sense of high-priced donor dinners or lobbyist happy hours....

Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren has made an impassioned case for Hillary Clinton
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren made an impassioned case for Hillary Clinton on Monday, hailing her as a tenacious fighter on behalf of working people while dismissing presidential rival Donald Trump as someone who "cares about himself every minute of every day."...

Bernie Sanders gave a strong endorsement of Hillary Clinton for president and Michelle Obama went on the attack against Donald Trump as Democrats struggled to appear unified at their national convention in the face of a storm over hacked emails
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Bernie Sanders said he is "proud to stand with" Hillary Clinton, while Michelle Obama said Clinton has "the guts and grace" to be president, as Democrats strove to appear unified at their national convention in the face of a political firestorm over hacked emails....

Democrats are blaming decades of Republican attacks for polls that show Hillary Clinton is widely distrusted and in a tight race against Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Latest on the Democratic National Convention (all times local):...

Sen. Bernie Sanders is urging supporters to rally behind Hillary Clinton as the Democratic convention heats up in Philadelphia, but ardent followers seem intent on keeping his upstart campaign alive
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Sen. Bernie Sanders urged supporters to rally behind Hillary Clinton at the Democratic convention, but ardent followers who marched for hours in punishing heat Monday and planned to do so again seemed intent on keeping his upstart campaign alive....

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said progress is being made with Russia on a potential military partnership that could strengthen a faltering truce in Syria despite grave doubts expressed by the Pentagon and joint chiefs of staff
VIENTIANE, Laos (AP) -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said progress is being made with Russia on a potential military partnership that could strengthen a faltering truce in Syria despite grave doubts expressed by the Pentagon and joint chiefs of staff....

Donald Trump is complaining about hot air at a Virginia hotel, and the hotel is pushing back
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Donald Trump is complaining about hot air at a Virginia hotel, and the hotel is pushing back....

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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said progress is being made with Russia on a potential military partnership that could strengthen a faltering truce in Syria despite grave doubts expressed by the Pentagon and joint chiefs of staff

U.S. environmental regulators are moving to limit emissions from aircraft

President Barack Obama has vetoed a bill that would trim the taxpayer-funded expense accounts of former presidents

An online magazine opinion piece attributed to California's lieutenant governor contains at least one paragraph that largely originally appeared on the website of the National Center for Lesbian Rights

Michelle Obama, who ditched the boxy jackets and dowdy style of so many first ladies before her, addressed the Democratic National Convention in a flouncy, bright blue dress by designer Christian Siriano

A ranking Illinois Republican who resigned from the state Legislature says he has filed a police report over fraudulent social media accounts that he says were set up in his name

The furor over leaked emails not only got U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz heckled out of her speaking role Monday at the Democratic National Convention; it's also providing fodder for her opponent in Florida's Aug. 30 congressional primary

The furor over leaked emails not only got U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz heckled out of her speaking role Monday at the Democratic National Convention; it's also providing fodder for her opponent in Florida's Aug. 30 congressional primary

Mike Pence's speech at the Republican National Convention touted the Indiana governor's record on jobs and tax cuts