Democratic Party's computers breached by Russian hackers

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sophisticated hackers linked to Russian intelligence services broke into the Democratic National Committee's computer networks and gained access to confidential emails, chats and opposition research on presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump, people familiar with the breach said Tuesday.

  • Written by JACK GILLUM, Associated Press DEB RIECHMANN, Associated Press JULIE PACE, Associated Press

Beat the press: Trump's contempt for media is calculated

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump's favorite nickname for the news media is the "dishonest press." He swaps in "disgusting press" from time to time.

  • Written by NANCY BENAC, Associated Press JONATHAN LEMIRE, Associated Press

South China Sea: China willing to pay the price of defiance

BEIJING (AP) — Even before a ruling, China may have lost by refusing to cooperate with a U.N. arbitration tribunal over its South China Sea claims. Yet Beijing seems prepared to absorb the cost to its reputation, confident that in terms of territory and resources, it won't lose a thing.

  • Written by CHRISTOPHER BODEEN, Associated Press JIM GOMEZ, Associated Press

Victim vignettes: All described as kind, loving, full of joy

A gunman wielding an assault-type rifle and a handgun opened fire inside Pulse, a crowded gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, early Sunday, leaving at least 49 people dead in the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history. Here are stories of some of the victims.

  • Written by NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press CARLA K. JOHNSON, Associated Press