How Hillary Clinton chose Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as her VP

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Hillary Clinton's search for a vice president started with a commanding victory in the New York primary and a special...

Girl, 14, killed by lightning while on personal watercraft

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A 14-year-old girl has died and a woman was hospitalized in critical condition after lightning struck the personal watercraft...

At slain officer’s funeral, calls for respect and unity

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — When protests erupted here over a black man's killing during a struggle with two white police officers, Baton Rouge...

Toxic algae bloom swarms Utah Lake, seeps into farm supply

SPANISH FORK, Utah (AP) — A huge toxic algae bloom in Utah has closed one of the largest freshwater lakes west of the Mississippi River, sickening...

Mexican authorities catch man wanted in killings of couple

SEATTLE (AP) — A man accused of killing a couple in rural Washington state and burying their remains in a remote forest clearing has been captured in...

‘Merciless’ heat, humidity sticks to nearly all of US

WASHINGTON (AP) — Call it the United Sweats of America. A heat wave spreading across the country is leaving few places to hide. Not even the cool of...