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Most critics of Turkey's president are silent these days, but the few who are talking say the ongoing crackdown is just an acceleration of the ruling party's policy for at least the past year.

When President Obama takes the stage tonight at the Democratic convention, he looks to give Hillary Clinton's candidacy a boost. But for Obama, his legacy is also at stake in the 2016 campaign.

Hillary Clinton clinches the Democratic presidential nomination. She becomes the first female presidential candidate for a major U.S. political party.

Alpena, Mich., has turned the shipwrecks off its shores into a tourist attraction. Now, other Great Lakes towns are hoping to create freshwater marine sanctuaries of their own.

First-time home buyers are participating at lower rates in the otherwise booming housing market. Experts offer differing opinions on whether — or when — younger buyers are likely to return.

Bill Clinton speaks Tuesday night after his wife Hillary Clinton formally becomes the Democratic nominee for president. One open question is how smoothly the nominating process will go.

The American Cheese Society will begin proctoring its next Certified Cheese Professional Exam in Des Moines, Iowa, on Wednesday, during the group's annual conference.

Bernie Sanders spoke at the Democratic National Convention on Monday evening. Though he's not the nominee, many of his supporters are in Philadelphia to express their views and frustration.

Robert Swanson revolutionized American advertising and wrote some of the most memorable ad jingles of the 1950s and '60s for products ranging from Campbell's Soup to Pall Mall cigarettes. He died at 95 July 17 at his home in Phoenix, Ariz.

Hillary Clinton is expected to formally become the Democratic nominee for president in Philadelphia on day two of the Democratic convention. Will party disunity continue to dominate the convention floor Tuesday night?




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