GOP Convention Showcases Rising Stars, Dark Warnings

Washington D.C. (AP) — Republicans opened Monday night’s prime-time convention with dark warnings about America’s future if President Donald Trump doesn’t win a second term. But then two of the Republican Party’s rising stars, both people of color, offered an optimistic view of Trump’s leadership. They cast him as a protector of religious freedom, the…

Big California wildfires burn on as death toll reaches 7

SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — Three giant Northern California wildfires are still burning around the San Francisco Bay Area but weather has given firefighters a break. Fire commanders are reporting more humid conditions and less wind Monday rather than another feared round of gusts and lightning. But authorities stress that fire conditions remain dangerous. Six…

Democrats Nominate Biden for Epic Challenge to Oust Trump

Wilmington, DE. (AP) — Democrats formally nominated Joe Biden as their 2020 presidential nominee Tuesday night, as party officials and activists from across the nation gave the former vice president their overwhelming support during his party’s all-virtual national convention. The moment marked a political high point for Biden, who had sought the presidency twice before.…