Republicans have opened their convention in Cleveland where they'll nominate Donald Trump to head the GOP ticket this fall. A group of dissident conservatives injected drama into the convention's first day by trying to force a vote over rules governing the selection process.
Authorities in Baton Rouge say the gunman who shot and killed three police officers and wounded three others Sunday clearly targeted law enforcement, carrying two rifles and a nine-millimeter (9mm) handgun.
Hillary Clinton condemned the killing of those officers in Baton Rouge, saying the shootings amounted to taking aim "at all of us." In a speech to the NAACP, Clinton also pressed for criminal justice reform.
Nearly 50 years after piloting his helicopter to help rescue dozens of U.S. soldiers pinned down by enemy fire in Vietnam, retired Colonel Charles Kettles receives the Medal of Honor in a ceremony at the White House.
Ned Barker, the Associated Press with AP News Minute.