The Leavenworth Times - Leavenworth, KS
Updated at 11:42 PM

PHILADELPHIA (AP) " The Latest on the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia (all times EDT): 8:25 p.m. Hillary Clinton was campaigning in Las Vegas earlier this year when she heard directly from a young girl who was worried because her parents are living in the United States illegally. Now 11-year-old Karla Oritz has told her story to a national audience " from the stage at the Democratic National Convention. Karla's an American citizen who appeared with her...

Updated at 11:31 PM

TOKYO (AP) " At least 15 people were killed and about 20 wounded in a knife attack Tuesday at a facility for the handicapped in a city just outside Tokyo in a rare case of mass violence in Japan, according to Japanese media reports. Police...

Updated at 11:31 PM

With the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro just around the corner, athletes from all over the world will come together with the same goal: to win. But what good is winning without being able to share it __ and the events leading up to it__ with...

Updated at 10:44 PM

The Latest on the Rio Games (all times local to Rio de Janeiro): 8:35 p.m. Wrestling's international federation is working to validate the eligibility of the Russian wrestlers who've qualified for the Rio Olympics. United World...

Updated at 10:43 PM

Whistleblower Yulia Stepanova's hopes of competing in the Summer Olympics are all but over. Her fight to expose doping and corruption is not. "It's OK to lose a good fight," Stepanova's husband, Vitaly Stepanov, told The Associated Press on...

Updated at 10:05 PM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " Despite a delay of several days, the head of the Australian delegation said she expects her 700 athletes and officials to move into housing at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics on Wednesday. Australia refused to check in at...

Updated at 9:41 PM

BOSTON (AP) " Boston Marathon bombing survivor Adrianne Haslet can check mountaineering off her bucket list. The professional ballroom dancer lost a leg in the 2013 finish line attacks and ran the entire 26.2-mile race last spring. Over the...

Updated at 9:35 PM

PHILADELPHIA (AP) " Former rivals Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders urgently joined forces Monday to tamp down dissent among his supporters, as Democrats tried to keep infighting from overtaking an opening night featuring some of the party's...

Updated at 9:27 PM

LAS VEGAS (AP) " A Las Vegas judge has ordered a cosmetologist to cover up a defendant's neck and facial tattoos that include a swastika and the words "Most Wanted" on each day of his robbery trial. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports (

Updated at 9:19 PM

UNITED NATIONS (AP) " The United Nations granted accreditation to the Committee to Protect Journalists on Monday, overturning a committee's rejection and giving the group the right to promote press freedom at the Human Rights Council and other...

Updated at 9:17 PM

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