Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:
1. CLINTON’S CONVENTION SET TO KICKOFF AMID DISCORD
Hillary Clinton must overcome lingering bitterness among supporters of defeated rival Bernie Sanders and clean up a resurgent political mess of the party’s own making.
2. DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL COMMITTEE LEADER RESIGNS
Debbie Wasserman Schultz, the successful fundraiser, party advocate and tough-talking mother and breast cancer survivor, is on the outs, after publication of emails that suggest Democratic officials favored Clinton over Sanders.
3. WOMEN REMAIN UNDERREPRESENTED IN OFFICE
Hillary Clinton might be the first woman to top a major party presidential ticket, but the broader political landscape is a different story: in state legislatures, 16 states having fewer women serving than in 2005.
4. AN EXPLOSION IN GERMANY
In Bavaria, already on edge after two attacks in recent days, police say a man was killed when an explosive device he was believed to be carrying went off near an open-air music festival, injuring 10 people.
5. NICE ATTACKER HAD A WELL-KEPT SECRET
Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel, a father of three obsessed with fitness and sex, hid that he was a committed jihadi ready to kill scores of people in a French Riviera rampage.
6. HEAT WAVE BAKES AMERICA
Excessive heat warnings will continue Monday in most of the Midwest, West and in the Philadelphia area, where 50,000 are expected for the start of this week’s Democratic National Convention.
7. RUSSIA EVADES A TOTAL BAN AT OLYMPICS
Olympic leaders give individual global sports federations the task of deciding which athletes should be cleared to compete in next month’s Rio de Janeiro Games.
8. WHO IS CALLING FOR RENEWED DISCUSSIONS ON RACE
Civil rights veterans who marched against a white supremacist system 50 years ago say the U.S. still needs honest dialogue about race — even if it’s uncomfortable.
9. WHAT BREXIT COULD COST THE WORLD
A report says global mergers and acquisitions could drop by as much as $1.6 trillion over the next five years — unless Britain quickly agrees to exit the European Union but remain in the bloc’s common trade market.
10. EARLY SIGNS OF ALZHEIMER’S AFFECT MORE THAN JUST MEMORY
Researchers say changes in behavior or personality could also be an early clue, and proposed a checklist of symptoms to alert doctors and families.