Optimistic Democrats look past a shaky start

Banners are hung, Wasserman Schultz resigns, protests are underway, and Bernie supporters are on the ground in Philadelphia. (Photo illustration: Yahoo News, photos (clockwise from top right): Drew Angerer/Getty Images, Scott Audette/Reuters, Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images, Spencer Platt/Getty Images, background photos: Getty Images )Excitement over the buildup to the convention overtakes concerns about recent Democratic Party dramas.



Why the candidates worry corporate America

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton (Dennis Van Tine/STAR MAX/IPx/AP, Andrew Harnik/AP)Clinton and especially Trump have taken stances on trade that make business bigwigs nervous.



Blast in German town kills 1, injures 12

The scene of an explosion in Ansbach, Germany. (Reuters)A Syrian man who had been denied asylum in Germany died when a bomb he was carrying exploded outside a music festival in Ansbach.



Iranian-American man detained in Iran

Robin Shahini (AP)Tehran has not explained why or when it detained Robin Shahini during a visit to Iran.



Thousands protest DNC in sweltering Philly

Protesters rally at the DNC. (Getty Images)Environmentalists and Bernie Sanders supporters rally in Philadelphia ahead of the Democratic convention.





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