By JULIE BYKOWICZ, Associated Press
July 2, 2015 11:23 a.m.
WASHINGTON — New York hedge fund billionaire George Soros and Hollywood director Steven Spielberg are among the biggest donors to a super PAC backing Hillary Rodham Clinton's Democratic campaign for president.
By SCOTT BAUER, Associated Press
July 2, 2015 9:44 a.m.
MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a preacher's son who withstood a recall election spawned by his fight with public employee unions, is joining the crowded Republican presidential race, aides said.
BUDAPEST, Hungary — A fence on the Serbian border to stem the flow of migrants and refugees will be built within a few months, beginning with the areas most used by human smugglers, Hungary's foreign minister said Thursday.
By LOLITA C. BALDOR, Associated PressLOLITA C. BALDOR and BEN NICKOLS, Associated Press
July 2, 2015 9:04 a.m.
WASHINGTON — Investigators found no evidence of a shooting after the Washington Navy Yard went on lockdown Thursday because someone reported shots fired in the same building where a gunman killed 12 workers in a rampage two years ago.
By BRADY McCOMBS and RACHEL ZOLL, Associated Press
July 2, 2015 6 a.m.
SALT LAKE CITY — Episcopalians voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to allow religious weddings for same-sex couples, solidifying the church's embrace of gay rights that began more than a decade ago with the pioneering election of the first openly gay bishop.
By LENA BECATOROS and MENELAOS HADJICOSTIS, Associated Press
July 1, 2015 6:32 p.m.
ATHENS, Greece — The Greek government vowed Wednesday to go ahead with plans to have the people decide whether they want more austerity measures in exchange for a rescue deal. Greece offered more concessions to its creditors, but was rebuffed — Eurozone finance ministers refused to negotiate any more aid until the referendum clears up what the country wants.
By GEORGE JAHN and MATTHEW LEE, Associated Press
July 1, 2015 6:02 p.m.
VIENNA — Iran has met a key commitment under a preliminary nuclear deal setting up the current talks on a final agreement, leaving it with several tons less of the material it could use to make weapons, according to a U.N. report issued Wednesday.
By DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press
July 1, 2015 1:02 p.m.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Fresh off a Supreme Court victory, President Barack Obama said Wednesday that he's "feeling pretty good" about the state of his health care law but pleaded for bipartisan cooperation on ways to make the system work even better.
By JULIE BYKOWICZ and LISA LERER, Associated Press
July 1, 2015 12:24 p.m.
WASHINGTON — Hillary Rodham Clinton's presidential campaign says it is on track to report that it has raised more than $45 million since its launch in mid-April, with the vast majority of those donating giving less than $100.