GOP leaders, conservatives at convention in talks over rules

CLEVELAND (AP) — Top Republican officials and recalcitrant conservatives held closed-door talks Thursday in what some delegates said was an effort to head-off a clash at next week's GOP national convention that could embarrass the party.

  • Written by ALAN FRAM, Associated Press

Concerns over violence as protesters head to Cleveland

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — As Donald Trump seeks to unify the fractured GOP around his presidential candidacy, protest groups will gather outside the Republican National Convention to raise their voices on issues from the party's nominee and agenda, to immigration reform and poverty, and race relations and police accountability.

  • Written by ANN SANNER, Associated Press