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at 20:07 on July 28, 2016, EDT.

Clinton's pledge: Steady hand at 'moment of reckoning'

PHILADELPHIA — Confronting a "moment of reckoning," Hillary Clinton is casting herself as a unifier for divided times and a tested, steady hand to lead in a volatile world.


at 20:01 on July 28, 2016, EDT.

Wildfire threatens homes in California tourist hotspot

BIG SUR, Calif. — Firefighters struggled Thursday to get the upper hand on a massive wildfire along Northern California's picturesque Big Sur coastline, where anxious residents awaited word on their homes and popular parks and trails closed at the height of tourist season.


at 19:40 on July 28, 2016, EDT.

Man convicted in Chandra Levy's death won't be retried

Prosecutors announced Thursday that they will not retry a man convicted of killing Washington intern Chandra Levy, saying they can no longer prove their case in the 15-year-old slaying that thrust former congressman Gary Condit into the national spotlight.


at 19:25 on July 28, 2016, EDT.

At vigil, Biden tries to comfort relatives of slain officers

BATON ROUGE, La. — The gunman's bullets that killed three law enforcement officers in Baton Rouge also targeted the country and "touched the soul of an entire nation," Vice-President Joe Biden said Thursday at a memorial service for the fallen officers.


at 19:04 on July 28, 2016, EDT.

Military: Boko Haram ambushes humanitarian convoy, wounds 5

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria — Boko Haram Islamic extremists ambushed a humanitarian convoy escorted by troops in northeast Nigeria on Thursday, wounding three civilians including a U.N. worker, and two soldiers, the army and UNICEF said.


at 18:15 on July 28, 2016, EDT.

Car plows into Los Angeles house, killing 1 and hurting 8

LOS ANGELES — Police searched Thursday for the driver of a car that plowed into the front of a Los Angeles house where a group of mostly elderly people were holding a Bible study and prayer meeting, leaving one person dead and eight injured.


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