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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — As he campaigns today in two Midwestern battleground states, Donald Trump is facing clear signs of divisions within his party. Some of Iowa's Republican elite will appear alongside Trump for an afternoon rally. But in neighboring Wisconsin, the state's best-known Republicans say they are too busy to attend his event this evening.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The polls say most Americans don't trust her -- but Hillary Clinton says she thinks a commanding victory over Donald Trump in November would give her the capital she needs to push her plans through Congress with Republican support. Speaking today to minority journalists, Clinton also appeared to blame her political opponents for her low approval ratings. She argued that voters seem to like her more when she's working than they do when she's campaigning for the job.
CARROLLTON, Ga. (AP) — Police in Carrollton, Georgia, say a father who's being charged with manslaughter in the deaths of his 15-month-old twin girls had been drinking before he left them in a hot car. Witnesses heard screams and saw the man running as he carried the toddlers from the parking lot in front of their home to an inflatable pool out back. Neighbors joined in a frantic, unsuccessful effort to revive the girls. Temperatures had been in the 90s yesterday afternoon.
UNDATED (AP) — A group that tracks the deaths of children who've been left in hot cars says yesterday's deaths of twin girls in Georgia were the 25th and 26th to take place this year. And that's more than double the number by this point last year. Janette Fennell is founder of KidsAnd Cars.org.
TALLAHASEE, Fla. (AP) — Friends and colleagues in Florida are remembering Darlene Horton as a retired special education teacher who enjoyed tennis and doted on her husband. The 64-year-old woman was enjoying time overseas with her husband when she was killed in a knife rampage in central London Wednesday night. Officials say Horton died at the scene. Five others were injured by a Somali-Norwegian teenager wielding a knife.
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