• In this July 14, 2016, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, accompanied by Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., speaks at a rally at Northern Virginia Community College in Annandale, Va. Clinton has chosen Kaine to be her running mate (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

    Trump’s closer is over, Clinton set to snag attention

    TAMPA, Florida (AP) — Hillary Clinton named Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as her vice presidential running mate Friday, adding a centrist former governor of a crucial battleground state to the Democratic ticket.

  • Supporters watch Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speak on a outdoor screen in downtown on Thursday, July 21, 2016, in Cleveland, during the final day of the Republican convention. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

    GOP convention ends quietly with few arrests after protests

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Tensions gave way to relief in Cleveland as the Republican convention concluded quietly with two dozen arrests over four days thanks to a massive police presence and protesters’ own concerns for their safety.

  • Protesters argue in Public Square on Thursday, July 21, 2016, in Cleveland, during the final day of the Republican convention. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

    Protests simmer, then fizzle on convention’s last day

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Hundreds of demonstrators for and against Donald Trump gathered in Cleveland’s Public Square late Thursday but slowly — and peacefully — scattered ahead of Trump’s prime-time acceptance speech on the last night of the Republican convention.

  • Entrepreneur Peter Thiel speaks during the final day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Thursday, July 21, 2016. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

    Excited by Trump, gay Republicans struggle with rest of GOP

    CLEVELAND (AP) — With five letters, Donald Trump brushed off decades of Republican reluctance to voice full-throated support for gay rights — at least for a night.

  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump walks off the stage with his wife Melania during the Republican National Convention, Monday, July 18, 2016, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/John Locher)

    Melania Trump returns to convention following speech gaffe

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Melania Trump is returning to the Republican National Convention Thursday for the first time since her prime-time speech went viral with charges that she stole parts of it from a speech given by Michelle Obama.

  • The Latest: New Mexico senator warns of big budget shortfall

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on New Mexico’s budget shortfall (all times local):

  • In this June 9, 2016, file photo, director Michael Moore reacts as he poses for photographers at the photo call of his new film, 'Where To Invade Next' in London. Moore said during an online edition of HBO's "Real Time with Bill Maher" in July 20, 2016, that he thinks Republican Donald Trump is going to win the upcoming presidential election. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP, File)

    Filmmaker Michael Moore: ‘Sorry,’ but Trump likely to win

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Filmmaker Michael Moore is causing a stir with his comments about Donald Trump. The famously liberal Moore says he’s sorry to say it, but he thinks the Republican could win the presidency.

  • Top New Mexico senator calls for special legislative session

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A bipartisan alarm was sounded Thursday by state officials who say evaporating revenues could leave New Mexico scrambling to meet its spending commitments for everything from schools and public safety to health care over the next budget year.

  • Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Tex., addresses the delegates during the third day session of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Wednesday, July 20, 2016. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

    Ted Cruz booed lustily as he refuses to endorse Donald Trump

    CLEVELAND (AP) — A defiant Sen. Ted Cruz declared Thursday he’s no “servile puppy dog” as he faced a torrent of GOP criticism over his refusal to endorse Donald Trump on the Republican National Convention stage.

  • Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump, center applauds with Donald Trump, Jr., left, and Ivanka Trump as his son Eric Trump addresses the delegates during the third day session of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Wednesday, July 20, 2016. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

    Once more, Ivanka Trump steps into spotlight for her father

    CLEVELAND (AP) — In the biggest moments of her father’s presidential campaign, Ivanka Trump is center stage, one of his most effective and compelling advocates.