• Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton pauses as she speaks at a campaign event at Truckee Meadows Community College, in Reno, Nev., Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

    Trump rebukes racism claims as Clinton warns of radicalism

    NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton vigorously defended her family’s foundation against Donald Trump’s criticism on Friday and declared she’s confident there will be no major further accusations involving the foundation, her emails or anything else that could undermine her chances of defeating him in November.

    Updated: 6:16 pm

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  • Republican vice presidential candidate, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence talks with Terry Munson, Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016, in Kokomo, Ind. Munson's home was hit by a tornado that passed through the area Wednesday afternoon. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

    When touring disasters, politicians weigh image, distraction

    KOKOMO, Ind. (AP) — In a dramatic, made-for-camera arrival, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence stepped off a Blackhawk helicopter to tour tornado-damaged neighborhoods Thursday, giving out hugs and promising swift assistance a day after several twisters touched down.

  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump arrives to speak at a campaign rally in Manchester, N.H., Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

    Trump meets with minority leaders ahead of Clinton speech

    MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Donald Trump confronted head-on allegations that he is racist on Thursday, defending his hard-line approach to immigration while trying to make the case to minority voters that Democrats have abandoned them.

  • File-This June 3, 2008, file photo shows then presumptive Democratic nominee Sen. Barack Obama being covered in the hands of supporters after a speech in St. Paul, Minn.  This and other Presidential campaign photography captured by The Associated Press over the past century will be on display at Virginia's Longwood University this fall. The exhibition titled "Citizens and Leaders" will coincide with this year's lone vice presidential debate, which the university will host Oct. 4. The exhibition will run from Sept. 9 through Oct. 16 at the Longwood Center for the Visual Arts. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File)

    Exhibition: 100 years of AP presidential campaign photos

    FARMVILLE, Va. (AP) — Presidential campaign photography captured by The Associated Press over the past century will be on display at Virginia’s Longwood University this fall.

  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump welcomes Nigel Farage, ex-leader of the British UKIP party, to speak at a campaign rally in Jackson, Miss., Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

    Leader of British movement to leave EU joins Trump at rally

    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Republican nominee Donald Trump is linking his “movement to take back the country” to Britain’s surprising vote to leave the European Union.

  • Welcome to the Trump-Clinton conspiracy election

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — It’s a conspiracy: The 2016 campaign features one candidate who warned against the “vast right-wing conspiracy” and another who was a leader of the so-called “birther” movement.

  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks to supporters at a rally at the Florida State Fairgrounds in Tampa, Fla., Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016. (Loren Elliott/The Tampa Bay Times via AP)

    WHY IT MATTERS: Trade

    WASHINGTON (AP) — THE ISSUE: In this angry election year, many American voters are deeply skeptical about free trade — or downright hostile to it.

  • How the AP-NORC poll on gender and politics was conducted

    The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll on gender and the 2016 campaign was conducted by NORC Aug. 11-14. It is based on online and telephone interviews of 1,096 adults who are members of NORC’s nationally representative AmeriSpeak panel.

  • Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton greets people outside on the street as she leaves a fundraiser in Piedmont, Calif., Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

    AP-NORC Poll: Gender matters, but does it hurt or help?

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — There’s no “glass ceiling” keeping a woman from the presidential nomination anymore, but most Americans still think Hillary Clinton’s gender will influence the November election. They’re just divided on whether it’s more of a curse than a blessing.