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What to watch as the Republican National Convention enters its third day in Milwaukee

Jul. 17, 2024 12:45 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The third day of the Republican National Convention kicks off Wednesday with Republicans — led by the newly nominated Donald Trump and JD Vance — shifting to issues of national security and foreign policy. Republicans are expected to focus on Democratic...

JD Vance's first Republican convention will be his national introduction as Trump's running mate

Jul. 17, 2024 12:07 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Donald Trump ’s running mate JD Vance will introduce himself to a national audience Wednesday night as he addresses the Republican National Convention. The Ohio senator’s headlining address will be his first speech as the Republican vice-presidential nominee....

Donald Trump is feted by his former rivals in a show of Republican unity after rally shooting

Jul. 16, 2024 23:34 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Donald Trump was celebrated Tuesday at the Republican National Convention by former rivals who just months ago leveled harsh critiques about him, a show of unity that contrasts with the divisions increasingly ripping through the Democratic Party. Nikki Haley, the...

2024 Election Latest: RNC enters second day with focus shifting to immigration

Jul. 16, 2024 22:48 PM EDT

The Republican National Convention's second day is in full swing — now with Donald Trump officially as its presidential nominee and U.S. Sen. JD Vance of Ohio as his running mate. Trump energized the crowd Monday night by entering the arena with a bandage on his right ear after...

Out-of-state officers shot and killed a man wielding two knives blocks away from the RNC, police say

Jul. 16, 2024 22:38 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Ohio police officers in Wisconsin for the Republican National Convention shot and killed a man who was wielding two knives near the convention, Milwaukee’s police chief said Tuesday. Five members of the Columbus, Ohio, police department fired on the man, who had...

Five Ohio police officers shot at a man who was in a knife fight near the RNC, killing him, Milwaukee police chief says

Jul. 16, 2024 20:37 PM EDT
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Five Ohio police officers shot at a man who was in a knife fight near the RNC, killing him, Milwaukee police chief says.

Kamala Harris and JD Vance have talked, but they're yet to agree on terms for a VP debate

Jul. 16, 2024 20:35 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris and Republican JD Vance on Tuesday had their first chat since the Ohio senator became the GOP vice presidential nominee, but the two sides are still working on terms for participating in a debate, according to three people familiar with the matter. ...

JD Vance charted a Trump-centric, populist path in Senate as he fought GOP establishment

Jul. 16, 2024 17:34 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — When Ohio Sen. JD Vance traveled to the Munich Security Conference earlier this year, he wasn’t there to reassure Europe and other global allies that America would aid Ukraine in its war against Russia, as all of the other senators were. Instead, Vance was...

Few residents opt out of $600 million class action settlement in East Palestine, Ohio, derailment

Jul. 16, 2024 16:39 PM EDT

Few people ultimately opted out of the $600 million class action settlement Norfolk Southern offered to people affected by last year's disastrous East Palestine train derailment despite the questions residents raised about the deal, lawyers said. The plaintiffs' attorneys said only...

House Democrats want to stop early DNC effort to nominate Biden before party convention in August

Jul. 16, 2024 15:04 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A contingent of House Democrats is wary of swiftly nominating President Joe Biden as the party's pick for reelection, circulating a letter Tuesday raising “serious concerns” about plans for a virtual roll call as soon as July 21, ahead of the Democratic National Convention...