PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Democrats are opening their national convention in Philadelphia eager to show off a forward-looking party united behind Hillary Clinton, but they face lingering bitterness among supporters of defeated rival Bernie Sanders and a fresh political mess of the party's own making.
Some supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders are refusing to give up on their candidate. March for Bernie USA moved through cities across the nation on Sunday, including Albany. Supporters say they are still pushing for the Democratic National Committee to throw their support behind Sanders.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Rejecting calls by anti-doping officials for a complete ban on Russia, Olympic leaders on Sunday gave individual sports federations the task of deciding which athletes should be cleared to compete in next month's Rio de Janeiro Games.