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BIG SUR, Calif. (AP) — The operator of a bulldozer was killed when it rolled over during the fight against a wildfire near Big Sur that has destroyed 20 homes and spread across more than 36 square miles (93.24 sq. kilometers), California fire officials said Wednesday.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Prosecutors on Wednesday dropped all remaining charges against the three Baltimore police officers who were still awaiting trial in Freddie Gray' death, blaming police for a biased investigation that failed to produce a single conviction.
By Amanda Becker and Luciana Lopez PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - Barack Obama will highlight Hillary Clinton's judgment and toughness on Wednesday as he seeks to boost her campaign to be the first woman U.S. president, hoping to hand off the White House to a trusted fellow Democrat and stop Republican Donald Trump. Clinton formally secured the Democratic Party's presidential nomination at the party's convention in Philadelphia on Tuesday. Wednesday's convention events will focus on national security, looking to contrast the 68-year-old former secretary of state's skills with Trump's "unsteady, unfit and dangerous approach," said Clinton campaign chair John Podesta.