PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the Democratic National Convention (all times EDT):
HONOLULU (AP) — Army Secretary Eric Fanning says the Army is paying more attention to behavioral health and making sure anyone who's injured while defending the nation gets the treatment they need.
By Alana Wise and Jeff Mason PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - Democratic vice presidential nominee U.S. Senator Tim Kaine laid into Republican candidate Donald Trump on Wednesday, describing the billionaire as "a one-man wrecking crew" who cannot be trusted with America's future. "Our nation, it is just too great to put it in the hands of a slick-talking, empty-promising, self-promoting, one-man wrecking crew," Kaine said in a keynote speech to the Democratic Party convention in Philadelphia. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton chose Kaine of Virginia, as her running mate last week, opting for a partner at the Nov. 8 election who has wide experience in public service to draw a contrast with Trump who has never been elected to office.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Their political fates now entwined, President Barack Obama is imploring voters to elect Hillary Clinton to the White House, joining a chorus of Democrats vouching Wednesday night for her readiness to be commander in chief at time of volatility around the world.
Former Wall Street banker Pedro Pablo Kuczynski takes office as Peru's president Thursday, seeking to kick-start a slowing economy and unite a country deeply torn by a photo-finish election. Peru is one of Latin America's fastest-growing economies, but growth slowed under outgoing leftist President Ollanta Humala, from 6.5 percent in 2011 to 3.3 percent last year. The new legislature is dominated by the party of his defeated rival, Keiko Fujimori, the daughter of disgraced and jailed ex-president Alberto Fujimori.