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Clinton introduces Kaine as VP choice in Florida

Hillary Clinton introduced running mate Tim Kaine as "a progressive who likes to get things done," joining the Virginia senator in the crucial battleground state of Florida to help kick off next week's Democratic National Convention. Continue reading...

Clinton chooses Virginia's Kaine

She says VP pick ‘devoted his life to fighting for others’

Subscriber onlyORLANDO, Fla. -- Hillary Clinton named U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia as her vice presidential running mate Friday, selecting a former governor of a crucial battleground state for the Democratic ticket. Continue reading...

Feticide conviction in Indiana tossed

Subscriber onlyINDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Court of Appeals overturned the feticide conviction of a woman found guilty of killing her premature infant by taking abortion-inducing drugs, saying Friday the state’s law wasn’t intended to be used “to prosecute women for their own abortions.” Continue reading...

Union: Florida officer aiming at patient

Subscriber onlyNORTH MIAMI, Fla. -- The North Miami police officer who shot and wounded an unarmed black mental health worker earlier this week was actually aiming at the man's autistic patient and trying to protect the worker, the head of Miami-Dade County's police union said. Continue reading...

Obama, Mexican tout nations' ties

Subscriber onlyWASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto reaffirmed the importance of the U.S.-Mexico relationship Friday, promoting the benefits of trade and friendship. Continue reading...

3 charged in $1B nursing-home scam

Subscriber onlyFORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Three people have been charged in an unprecedented $1 billion health care fraud case, accused of using dozens of Miami nursing homes to bilk the taxpayer-funded Medicare and Medicaid programs, according to an indictment unsealed Friday. Continue reading...

Hawaii seeks root of hepatitis cases

Subscriber onlyHONOLULU — Frustrated Hawaii health officials say they are still trying to identify the source of a hepatitis A outbreak that has affected at least 74 people on the island of Oahu. Continue reading...

Arkansans applaud Clinton's pick

Subscriber onlyHillary Clinton found not only a running mate she can trust handling executive work but also one who can help her appeal to political centrists, Arkansas Democrats said about U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia after his addition to the Democratic presidential ticket Friday. Continue reading...

Judge Curiel: Inclined to deny bid to toss suit against Trump

Subscriber onlySAN DIEGO -- A federal judge said Friday that he is inclined to deny a request by Donald Trump's lawyers to dismiss a lawsuit that accuses the Republican presidential nominee of defrauding customers at the now-defunct Trump University. Continue reading...

Cleveland expects image boost

At 4-day convention, 24 arrests, few conflicts, police say

Subscriber onlyCLEVELAND -- Cleveland's safe and successful turn as host of the Republican National Convention has helped establish it as an ideal location for large events but also a city that people will consider when deciding where to live and do business, Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson said Friday. Continue reading...

Huckabee daughter on Trump trail

Subscriber onlyCLEVELAND -- Half a year after former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee dropped out of the 2016 presidential race, Sarah Huckabee Sanders is still on the campaign trail, laboring for the man who defeated her famous father. Continue reading...

The nation in brief

Subscriber onlyDavid Duke enters U.S. Senate race Continue reading...

Hillary Clinton chooses Va. Sen. Tim Kaine as running mate

TAMPA, Florida — Hillary Clinton named Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as her vice presidential running mate Friday, adding a centrist former governor of a crucial battleground state to the Democratic ticket. Continue reading...

Drug addict accused of killing grandson with methamphetamine

SANDY SPRINGS, Ga. — A woman sought for murder in the death of her 9-month-old grandson has been arrested outside Atlanta. Police believe she killed the baby by forcing methamphetamine into his body. Continue reading...

Court tosses woman's feticide conviction

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Court of Appeals has overturned the feticide conviction of a woman found guilty of killing the premature infant she delivered after ingesting abortion-inducing drugs. Continue reading...

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