Hillary Clinton chooses Va. Sen. Tim Kaine as running mate

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.

  • Written by KEN THOMAS, Associated Press ALAN SUDERMAN, Associated Press

AP Poll: Support grows among Americans for stricter gun laws

Americans increasingly favor tougher gun laws by margins that have grown wider after a steady drumbeat of shootings in recent months, but they also are pessimistic that change will happen anytime soon, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll.

  • Written by LISA MARIE PANE, Associated Press RYAN J. FOLEY, Associated Press

Police give all-clear in Munich shooting; say suspect dead

MUNICH (AP) — An 18-year-old German-Iranian man opened fire in a crowded Munich shopping mall and a nearby McDonald's Friday night, killing nine people and wounding 16 others before killing himself, the chief of police in the Bavarian capital said.

  • Written by GEORGE JAHN, Associated Press FRANK JORDANS, Associated Press DAVID RISING, Associated Press

Police say Munich suspect was obsessed with mass shootings

MUNICH (AP) — The 18-year-old gunman who opened fire at a crowded Munich shopping mall and fast-food restaurant, killing nine people and wounding 16 others before killing himself, was obsessed with mass shootings, police said Saturday.

  • Written by PAUL WHEATLEY, Associated Press FRANK JORDANS, Associated Press