Hillary Clinton Chooses Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine As Running Mate

After weeks of speculation, Hillary Clinton's campaign has announced she will tap Tim Kaine as her running mate. In 2013, Kaine implored the U.S. Senate to find a "small measure of courage" to fight the gun lobby and impose tougher background checks on gun ownership.

26000 flee South Sudan to Uganda, says UN

The Transitional Government of National Unity, led by President Salva Kiir and First Vice President Machar, is failing to uphold its responsibility to protect populations in South Sudan from mass atrocities. We could be on the verge of losing our veto power on the UN Security Council, according to a leaked internal memo . Ajang also said the South Sudan civil society instead wants the worldwide community to support the peace agreement which was inked in August a year ago.

Hillary Clinton announces VP pick Tim Kaine on Twitter

In the end, Hillary Clinton's choice for vice president did not go to Labor Secretary Tom Perez, who was reportedly on the short list, nor to Housing Secretary Julián Castro , nor House Democratic Caucus Chairman Xavier Becerra . Iowa Democrats lauded the pick, even as they expressed a little wistfulness at what could have been with U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, the former Iowa governor who was one of Clinton's top choices behind Kaine.

Ivanka Trump raises issues father rarely mentions

It won't be Monday when Democrats gather in the rain to nominate Hillary Clinton . So, I can understand why Cruz would not endorse a candidate who engaged in gutter politics and campaign thuggery. She said that she offered to resign but that Trump encouraged her to stay. Leading Republicans and world leaders reacted swiftly Thursday after the comments were published.

Republicans spend hour of 2016 convention on 2012 Benghazi attack

Republicans spend hour of 2016 convention on 2012 Benghazi attack

Campaigning 250 miles south from where Republicans gathered for the first day of the party's national convention in Cleveland , Clinton poked at Republican candidate Donald Trump's decision not to speak at the NAACP convention. Clinton later rallied supporters in North Las Vegas, where she picked up the endorsement of the 270,000-member UNITE HERE union that represents workers in the hotel, gaming and food service industries.

North Korea: Missile launch a test for nuclear strike

Last week, South Korea said the THAAD system, created to intercept ballistic missiles flying at high altitudes inside and outside the atmosphere, will be deployed in Seongju County, North Gyeongsang Province. North Korean newspaper the Rodong Sinmun also published photos of the authoritarian state's leader Kim Jong-un overseeing proceedings while surrounded by maps of both Koreas and apparent targets in the South.