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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., arrive at a rally at Florida International University Panther Arena in Miami, Saturday, July 23, 2016. Clinton has chosen Kaine to be her running mate. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Tim Kaine debuts on campaign trail, trashes Donald Trump

- The Washington Times

Sen. Tim Kaine hit the campaign trail for the first time Saturday as the Democratic Party’s vice presidential nominee, trashing Republican Donald Trump and vowing that he and Hillary Clinton will pursue a “strong, progressive agenda” in the White House.

Work continues inside the convention hall before the Democratic National Convention, Saturday, July 23, 2016, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

DNC rules meeting agrees to a compromise on superdelegates

- Associated Press

The role of superdelegates could be significantly reduced in future Democratic presidential primaries under a compromise deal struck at the Democratic National Convention rules committee Saturday.

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, accompanied by Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., right, speaks at a rally at Northern Virginia Community College in Annandale, Thursday, July 14, 2016. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) ** FILE **

Hillary Clinton picks Tim Kaine for her vice presidential choice

- The Washington Times

Hillary Clinton on Friday tapped Sen. Tim Kaine to be her running mate, taking a cautious, safe approach that could earn her goodwill with moderates and may aid her in Mr. Kaine’s swing state of Virginia — but her choice surely will leave progressives who had been hoping for a bolder choice disappointed.

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Migrants try to keep dry as they walk from the Macedonian border into Serbia, near the village of Miratovac, Serbia, Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016. Hundreds of migrants continue to arrive daily into Serbia in order to register and continue their journey further north towards Western Europe. (AP Photo/Visar Kryeziu)

Marching migrants arrive near Serbia-Hungary border by train

Associated Press

A group of migrants and asylum-seekers who set off two days ago on a protest march toward the border with Hungary have traveled part of the route by train before proceeding on foot to seek entry into the European Union, the Serbian authorities said Sunday.

FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2016 file photo, handguns are displayed at the Smith & Wesson booth at the Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade Show in Las Vegas. Nearly two-thirds of Americans expressed support for stricter gun laws, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll released Saturday, July 23, 2016. A majority of poll respondents oppose banning handguns. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

A look at the AP-Gfk poll on American attitudes about guns

- Associated Press

A new poll shows that Americans generally support some of the most often-proposed limits on gun ownership, including universal background checks and banning semi-automatic weapons such as the AR-15.

FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2016 file photo, handguns are displayed at the Smith & Wesson booth at the Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade Show in Las Vegas. Nearly two-thirds of Americans expressed support for stricter gun laws, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll released Saturday, July 23, 2016. A majority of poll respondents oppose banning handguns. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

AP Poll: Support grows among Americans for stricter gun laws

- Associated Press

Americans increasingly favor tougher gun laws by margins that have grown wider after a steady drumbeat of shootings in recent months, but they also are pessimistic that change will happen anytime soon, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll.

Commissioner's conflict of interest question remains issue

- Associated Press

Whether Connecticut Insurance Commissioner Katharine Wade should have recused herself from overseeing the proposed merger of Anthem Inc. and Bloomfield-based Cigna will remain an issue facing state officials, despite a new federal lawsuit aimed at derailing the coupling of the two insurance giants.

In this Friday, July 22, 2016 photo, Collin Allen, the creator of 'White Men for Black Lives', poses on the Freedom Trail in Boston Common, as a group of summer camp children walk past, in Boston, Mass. Some white Americans say they're being spurred to action by the shootings of black men by officers in Minnesota and Louisiana after long sitting in silence. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

How sympathetic whites are helping to fuel racial change

- Associated Press

An attorney in Oregon is supporting political candidates who promise to address racial profiling in policing. In suburban Ohio, a mother says she and her friends will push for better racial integration in their children's high school. And in rural Massachusetts, a young father has launched a Facebook group called "White Men for Black Lives."

Gun rights activists rally at Massachusetts Statehouse

Associated Press

Hundreds of gun rights advocates have rallied outside the Massachusetts Statehouse to protest Democratic Attorney General Maura Healey's crackdown on the sale and manufacture of what she's called copycat assault weapons.

Homeland Security employee caught with gun, knife arrested

- Associated Press

Authorities arrested a Department of Homeland Security employee Friday for charges related to walking into his agency's Washington headquarters with a gun, a knife, an infrared camera, pepper spray and handcuffs last month.

Virginia court nixes order restoring felons' voting rights

- Associated Press

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe's sweeping executive order restoring the voting rights of more than 200,000 felons is unconstitutional, the state's highest court ruled Friday, siding with Republican lawmakers who said the governor overstepped his authority.