Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:
1. TRUMP KICKS OFF CONVENTION
Republicans and their nominee Donald Trump open their presidential convention against a backdrop of violence and deep discontent within their own party.
2. WHO IS MELANIA TRUMP?
Most Americans don’t know much about Trump’s third wife, who is 24 years his junior and was the star speaker on the convention’s opening night.
3. DUELING DEMONSTRATIONS IN CLEVELAND
Trump backers and protesters have been out in force on the first day of the Republican convention, but no major clashes have been reported so far.
4. WHERE THE THREE FALLEN BATON ROUGE OFFICERS LIVED
The police killed by a gunman in Louisiana came from the same quiet bedroom community. Two were white, one was black. One served in Iraq.
5. AN AXE ATTACK ON A GERMAN TRAIN
Authorities say a teenage Afghan migrant armed with an ax and a knife injured four people before he was shot and killed by police as he fled.
6. WHY RECENT BARRAGE OF BAD NEWS CAUSES SUCH ANGST
All too often the victims — whether they’re police patrolling the streets, or regular folks out for an evening of fireworks — remind us of ourselves, our families, our neighbors.
7. WHERE THE DEATH PENALTY COULD SOON RETURN
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he’s ready to reinstate the death penalty if the Turkish people demand it and parliament approves the necessary legislation.
8. NORTH KOREA FIRES THREE MISSILES
South Korea says North Korea has fired three ballistic missiles into its eastern sea, which followed a week of verbal warnings against the South.
9. A NEW ZIKA MYSTERY
Health officials say a person who cared for a Zika-infected relative in Utah also got the virus, without sexual contact or a mosquito involved.
10. WHY ‘POKEMON GO’ IS A SMASH HIT
It’s easy to see the appeal of the mobile phone game, in what’s been an otherwise soul-crushing summer filled with shootings and other troubling news.
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