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Attacking Trump, Democrat Kaine makes campaign-trail debut 7:22pm EDT

MIAMI/WASHINGTON Democrat Tim Kaine made his first appearance on the campaign trail as Hillary Clinton's vice presidential running mate on Saturday, touting an optimistic view of America and leaping to attack Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's record. | Video

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Former Ku Klux Klan leader Duke runs for U.S. Senate in Louisiana

BATON ROUGE, La. David Duke, a former leader of the white supremacist Ku Klux Klan, launched his candidacy on Friday for the U.S. Senate from Louisiana, saying white people are threatened in America and that he hears echoes of his views in Donald Trump's rhetoric. | Video

U.S., Election 2016, Jul 22 2016

Alaska's top court rejects parental notice for abortions

SEATTLE An Alaska law requiring doctors to notify the parents of girls under the age of 18 seeking an abortion violates the state's constitution and cannot be enforced, the state's top court ruled on Friday.

Election 2016, U.S., Health Jul 22 2016
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Obama signs into law opioid addiction bill to protect newborns

WASHINGTON President Barack Obama on Friday signed into law a measure that pledges greater efforts to protect drug-dependent newborns and assist their parents.

Health, Election 2016, Jul 22 2016
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Obama: dark Trump vision 'doesn't really jibe' with facts

WASHINGTON The dark vision of America under siege described by Donald Trump in his acceptance speech for the Republican presidential nomination does not mesh with reality, U.S. President Barack Obama said on Friday. | Video

Election 2016, Jul 22 2016