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  • Dems still weighing Iran deal, but happy with Obama outreach

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Determined to secure support for the Iran nuclear deal, President Barack Obama is making inroads with a tough constituency — his fellow Democrats in Congress. A handful of key Democrats stepped forward…

  • Florida power company gave $1 million to pro-Bush super PAC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The largest Florida corporate donor to a super political action committee backing former Gov. Jeb Bush’s presidential run is NextEra Energy Inc., the company that owns electric utility giant Florida Power &…

  • Head of failed Japan-based bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox arrested

    TOKYO (AP) — The head of the failed Japan-based bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox was arrested in Tokyo on Saturday on suspicion of inflating his cash account by $1 million, authorities said. Mark Karpeles, 30, is…

  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EDT

    Hillary and Bill Clinton earn more than $139M between 2007-14, pay tax rate of 31.6 percent WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton and her husband, former President Bill Clinton, earned more than…

  • A look at Hillary Clinton’s 2007-2014 federal tax returns

    Federal income tax returns from 2007 through 2014 for Hillary Rodham Clinton and her husband, former President Bill Clinton, show a surge in earnings in recent years and provide new details on aspects of their…

  • Clinton releases tax, medical records as emails made public

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton and her husband paid close to $44 million in federal taxes since 2007 and she is in “excellent physical condition,” two facts that emerged in a flood of disclosures…

  • Take me out to the rooftop: Wrigley changes bring new looks

    CHICAGO (AP) — Top of the first, one out. It’s a Friday in July, the start of a holiday weekend, and the Chicago Cubs are hosting the Miami Marlins. Christian Yelich drives a 2-2 pitch…

  • Pacific trade ministers fail to reach deal in Hawaii talks

    LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — Trade ministers from a dozen Pacific Rim nations have failed to reach a deal on a new trade agreement that would cover nearly 40 percent of the global economy. The announcement…

  • Abortion supporters get help from courts in video fight

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Abortion rights advocates locked in a public relations battle with abortion opponents over videos of Planned Parenthood leaders discussing the use of aborted fetuses got some good news from two courts…

  • Pacific trade ministers fail to reach deal in Hawaii talks

    LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — Trade ministers from a dozen Pacific Rim nations failed to reach a deal on a new trade agreement that would cover nearly 40 percent of the global economy, U.S. Trade Representative…

  • China’s manufacturing shows zero growth in July

    BEIJING (AP) — China’s manufacturing recorded no growth in July, in a sign of weakness in the world’s second-largest economy, according to data released by an industry group on Saturday. The Chinese Federation for Logistics…

  • This Date In Baseball

    Compiled by PAUL MONTELLA Aug. 2 1906 — The “Hitless Wonder” Chicago White Sox began their AL record 19-game winning streak with a 3-0 win over Boston. The record would be tied by the 1947…

  • Obey wins California Thoroughbred Breeders’ at Del Mar

    DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) — Obey beat long-shot Later My Love by three-quarters of a length Friday at Del Mar in the $100,000 California Thoroughbred Breeders’ Association Stakes for 2-year-old California-bred fillies. Ridden by Tiago…

  • Judge blocks release of recordings by anti-abortion group

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge on Friday blocked the release of any recordings made at meetings of an abortion providers’ association by an anti-abortion group that previously revealed secretly recorded videos of a…

  • 1st legal medical pot sold in Nevada 15 years after approval

    SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — Fifteen years after Nevadans voted to legalize it, medical marijuana was sold legally in the state for the first time Friday at a dispensary in a strip mall about 5 miles…