The Latest: First lady wants leader who knows issues deeply
DEM 2016 ConventionThe Latest on the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia (all times EDT):

Familiar topics of trade, immigration highlight Trump rally in Winston-Salem
Donald TrumpRepublican presidential nominee Donald Trump and his running mate, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, spoke for about an hour and a half Monday night, following an introduction by Gov. Pat McCrory.

Donor heart bonds Triangle, Florida families
Albert JeffriesAl-J spent his childhood in and out of the hospital, and was hospitalized and kept on sustaining medicine since December. Then came Katelyn.

Authorities search for escaped prisoner in Granville County
Stephen HicksAuthorities said that Stephen Hicks, 35, had made a court appearance in Oxford and escaped while in transit between the courthouse and the Granville County Detention Center.

Officials: Cary man left dog outside in heat without food, water
Thomas Hugh ByrdA Cary man was charged with animal cruelty over the weekend after authorities said he left his dog outside in the hot sun for several hours.


Up there: Netherlands, Latvia lead world for people's height
If you want to see a tall population of men, go to the Netherlands. Tall women? Latvia.

Doctors urged to check pregnant women for Zika at each visit
U.S. health officials are strongly urging doctors to ask all pregnant women about a possible Zika infection at every checkup.

Punishing strike by resident doctors grinds on in Haiti
Haiti Hospital CrisisEmpty halls buzz with flies. Rats scamper through the wards at night. The emergency room is empty except for four shackled prisoners, watched over by relatives and missionaries rather than medical personnel.

Behavior changes offer clues that dementia could be brewing
ALZHEIMER'S CASESMemory loss may not always be the first warning sign that dementia is brewing — changes in behavior or personality might be an early clue.

First baby with Zika-linked microcephaly born in Spain
Health officials in Barcelona say a woman has given birth to a baby boy with microcephaly associated with the Zika virus — the first detected case in Spain.


Holliday: Explosive talent will define ACC in 2016
UNC falls to No. 1 Clemson in ACC title gameRemember how last year, six ACC teams averaged better than 400 yards and 30 points per game? Well, almost 90 percent of the league's top individual offensive performers, the guys that actually made those yards and scored those points are back.

Gravley: On Coach K, Team USA, premier people-watching
Argentina US BasketballUSA basketball is expected to win gold in Rio. Jeff Gravley reflects on watching NBA Championship competitors work together, the chilling quotes that come with going for the gold and on his first time in Sin City.

Tudor: ECU must hope Big 12 becomes Big 16
ECU stumbles to Cincy in season finale, 19-16ECU athletics director Jeff Compher and the school's fans have to hope the Big 12 Conference makes a bold leap to 16 teams when its expansion is finalized. There's a distinct downside to the move, but it's the Pirates' best bet at inclusion in the league.

Five-run fourth powers Bulls past Mud Hens
Bulls vs TidesThe Durham Bulls used a five-run fourth inning to power past the Toledo Mud Hens 8-2 in the first game of a three-game set Monday night at the DBAP, snapping a three-game losing streak in the process.

24 Olympians to follow on social media ahead of Rio
Social Media Athletes to FollowWith the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro just around the corner, athletes from all over the world will come together with the same goal: to win.


Fox News ousts 2 more executives
Four days after the ouster of Roger Ailes as Fox News chief, two more executives at the network have been axed.

Sarah Silverman: Bernie-or-bust Dems 'being ridiculous'
DEM 2016 ConventionComic Sarah Silverman joined Sen. Al Franken Monday night to urge Democratic National Convention delegates to unite — then stirred up Bernie Sanders die-hards with some choice words: "To the Bernie or bust people, you're being ridiculous."

The show goes on for cancer-stricken Sharon Jones
Film-Sharon JonesPreparing to go on stage for the first time in months after intensive rounds of chemotherapy, an atypically nervous Sharon Jones sat backstage at New York's Beacon Theatre, clutching a cup and shaking.

U2, Drake, Britney Spears to perform at iHeartRadio festival
U2 24U2, Drake, Britney Spears and Sting will perform at the 2016 iHeartRadio Music Festival in September.

Marni Nixon, voice of classic movie songs, has died at 86
Hollywood voice double Marni Nixon, whose singing was heard in place of the leading actresses in such classic movie musicals as "West Side Story," ''The King and I" and "My Fair Lady," has died. She was 86.