• Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby, at podium, holds a news conference near the site where Freddie Gray, depicted in mural in background, was arrested after her office dropped the remaining charges against three Baltimore police officers awaiting trial in Gray's death, in Baltimore, Wednesday, July 27, 2016. The decision by prosecutors comes after a judge had already acquitted three of the six officers charged in the case. At left is Gray's father, Richard Shipley. (AP Photo/Steve Ruark)

    Individuals, agencies dodge blame as Freddie Gray case ends

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Fourteen months after the death of a black man whose neck was broken in a police van prompted massive protests, spawned rioting and toppled the careers of Baltimore’s police commissioner and a Democratic mayor poised for re-election, no one will go to jail for the death.

  • Gloria Darden, center, the mother of Freddie Gray, wipes away tears at a news conference held by Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby after prosecutors dropped remaining charges against the three Baltimore police officers who were awaiting trial in Freddie Gray’ death, in Baltimore, Wednesday, July 27, 2016. The decision by prosecutors comes after a judge had already acquitted three of the six officers charged in the case. (AP Photo/Steve Ruark)

    The Latest: Baltimore’s likely next mayor speaks about Gray

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The Latest on the case against officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray, a black man who was injured in police custody (all times local):

  • In this Dec. 3, 2015 file photo, former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks in Paris. Bloomberg, elected mayor of New York City as a Republican, will offer a forceful denunciation of fellow New York billionaire Donald Trump on Wednesday, July 27, 2016, at the Democratic convention.  (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File)

    Bloomberg to warn of Trump economic plans at Dem convention

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Michael Bloomberg, elected mayor of New York City as a Republican, will offer a forceful denunciation of fellow New York billionaire Donald Trump on Wednesday at the Democratic convention.

  • Satoshi Uematsu, the suspect of Tuesday's knife attack at a home for the mentally disabled, sits inside a police van as he leaves a police station in Sagamihara, outside Tokyo to be sent to prosecutors Wednesday, July 27, 2016. The deadliest mass killing in Japan in the post-World War II era raised questions about whether Japan's reputation as one of the safest countries in the world is creating a false sense of security. (Naohiko Hatta/Kyodo News via AP)

    Plot of mass killing got urgent attention in Japan, at first

    TOKYO (AP) — He wrote that he intended to kill disabled people and that his plot would benefit Japanese society. The facility where he worked was so unnerved, it confronted him. He quit the job and police sent him to a psychiatric hospital, but doctors deemed him safe to release 12 days later. In the months that followed, his former workplace increased security, adding cameras to watch the buildings where 150 mentally disabled people resided. But he was left alone, free, unmonitored.

  • Plans in works for water trail on 29 miles of Boardman River

    TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Plans are in the works for a new water trail in Michigan’s northern Lower Peninsula.

  • David Daleiden, center, speaks with supporters outside the Harris County Criminal Justice Center, Tuesday, July 26, 2016, in Houston. A Texas judge on Tuesday dismissed the last remaining charge against, David Daleiden and Sandra Merritt, two California anti-abortion activists who made undercover videos of themselves trying to buy fetal tissue from Planned Parenthood.  (James Nielsen/Houston Chronicle via AP)

    Last charge dropped against anti-abortion duo behind videos

    HOUSTON (AP) — Texas prosecutors on Tuesday dropped the last remaining charges against two California anti-abortion activists who made undercover videos of themselves trying to buy fetal tissue from Planned Parenthood, agreeing with the defense’s argument that the grand jury exceeded its authority by investigating the activists after clearing Planned Parenthood of wrongdoing.

  • Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte delivers his first State of the Nation Address (SONA) before the joint session of the 17th Congress Monday, July 25, 2016, at suburban Quezon city northeast of Manila, Philippines. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)

    Philippine leader declares ceasefire with communist rebels

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte declared a unilateral cease-fire with communist guerrillas effective immediately Monday and asked the rebels to do the same to end decades of deadly fighting and foster the resumption of peace talks.

  • In this Feb. 4, 2016, file photo, Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., gives a 'thumbs-up' as he takes his seat at the head table for the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington. Kaine is one of several Democrats that Hillary Clinton is considering for her vice presidential running mate.  (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

    Kaine brings steady hand, confidence to Clinton ticket

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Nerdy? Sure. Boring? Never.

  • In this Nov. 25, 2014 file photo, people watch as stores burn in Ferguson, Mo. The four Republican candidates in Missouri's gubernatorial primary on Aug. 2, 2016, are pledging an aggressive law-and-order approach, two years after the fatal Ferguson police shooting of Michael Brown prompted widespread protests. But the four candidates aren't focusing on complaints about police discrimination. Instead, their TV ads have shown images of riots while promising to "secure our streets" and "enforce the law." (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

    2 years after Ferguson, recriminations roil governor’s race

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — It has been two years since a white police officer fatally shot black teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, touching off days of rioting, but the political repercussions from the incident have only intensified, fanned by a governor’s race in which all four Republican candidates are pledging an aggressive law-and-order approach.

  • House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif., left, embraces comedian Stephen Colbert during preparations before the 2016 Democratic Convention, Sunday, July 24, 2016, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/John Locher)

    The Latest: Mayor warns about heat wave during DNC protests

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on demonstrations around Philadelphia ahead of the Democratic National Convention (all times local):