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Teen nearly struck by lightning as he films

On his way home from work, Ethan Riozzi-Bodine, 16, took cover from a rainstorm. What happened next was shocking.

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Officer says prosecutors silenced him in Sandra Bland case

A police officer in the Texas town where Sandra Bland was pulled over and jailed says the county's top prosecutors threatened to end his career if he came forward with what he says is evidence of wrongdoing, an accusation the prosecutors deny

10 Things to Know for Today

Among 10 Things to Know: Clinton must convince voters she is the one to bring a divided nation together; Better US GDP growth expected in 3rd quarter; Pope makes somber visit to Auschwitz-Birkenau

California coastline wildfire is big and getting bigger

A wildfire burning along California's Big Sur coastline keeps growing a week after it broke out, and looks to be a problem for the scenic region for many weeks to come

What Chelsea Clinton Finds 'Most Offensive' About The GOP Platform

Chelsea Clinton accuses the Republican Party's platform of embracing "conversion therapy."

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Man Pulled Over with 2,000 Pounds of Rice in Minivan

A man in the UK was pulled over when his van looked like it was overweight. It was, it was full with close to a ton of rice. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

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Al-Qaeda's Syrian Affiliate Says It's Cutting Ties, But Is It Really?

Al-Qaeda's Syrian affiliate is attempting to rebrand, but can it really detach itself from its parent organization? Probably not.

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Rabat zoo seeks answers after elephant kills girl with stone

Experts at a zoo in the Moroccan capital of Rabat are trying to understand why an elephant tossed a stone in the direction of visitors, killing a 7-year-old girl

DC Metro train derails, 1 passenger evaluated for injury

Metro says a train has derailed in northern Virginia and fire officials say one of the about 75 passengers on the train is being evaluated for a minor injury

The 'Corpse Flower' Smells Like Rotting Flesh and is Blooming in NYC

A planed dubbed 'The Corpse Flower' earned its name because it smells like rotting flesh when it's in bloom. New York City is about to experience it. Gillian Pensavalle (@GillianWithaG) has more.

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AP FACT CHECK: Misfires in Hillary Clinton's speech

In her speech accepting the Democratic nomination, Hillary Clinton wrongly implied Donald Trump has proposed banning Islam in America

Whole Foods 'World's Healthiest' Slogan Was Rejected

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office says "World's Healthiest Grocery Store" is way too hard to prove.

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Asheville police cite activists who protested shooting death

Police in North Carolina are delivering citations to activists who protested the shooting death of a black man by an officer in Asheville

Samsung soars with $7bln dollar earnings

Samsung posts its best profits in over two years, powered by sales of its flagship smartphones the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge. Ryan Brooks reports.

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Merck beats 2Q profit forecasts

Merck tops 2Q net income expectations, meets revenue forecasts

The Latest: Police: 1 San Diego officer dead another injured

Authorities say one police officer has died and another remains in surgery after being shot in a San Diego neighborhood

Why Melania Trump Says She Deleted Her Website

Melania Trump's website, including its statement that she graduated from college, has been deleted.

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Hillary Clinton: Imagine Donald Trump facing a real crisis

Hillary Clinton questions whether Donald Trump has the temperament to be president during a speech at the Democratic National Convention.

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Microsoft making additional job cuts in phone business

Microsoft says it will cut 2,850 jobs or about 2.5 percent of its workforce as it continues to scale back its troubled smartphone business

Triumph crashes CNN set at DNC

Triumph, the Insult Comic Dog makes an appearance to the CNN set during coverage of the Democratic National Convention.

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Memorial to 1st black Marines dedicated at Camp Lejeune

A memorial is being dedicated at Camp Lejeune to honor the Montford Point Marines, the nation's first black Marines

After charges dropped, mystery of Levy's death unresolved

The 15-year-old mystery of who killed Washington intern Chandra Levy is again an open question after prosecutors dropped charges against the man who once stood convicted of her murder

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Sandy Hook school opening to public, 4 years after massacre

The public will get its first glimpse of the Connecticut school built to replace the one where 20 first-graders and six educators were massacred

Chelsea Clinton Reminds Us (Again) That Her Mom Is Human

On the last night of the Democratic National Convention, it was Chelsea Clinton's turn to share a side of her mom that many don't see.

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Monkeys Destroy Voter Lists in Thailand

Ahead of a referendum monkeys got into a polling station and destroyed voter lists. Thankfully everything should be back to normal before the vote actually happens. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

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