Iran doubled its capacity at an underground enrichment site, the IAEA reported. Israeli officials say Netanyahu will ask Obama in September to commit to military action to prevent an Iranian nuclear weapons capability.
On the eve of the Republican National Convention in Tampa, President Obama says that a President Romney would not 'stand in the way' if Congress gave him a bill that stripped away women's control over their reproductive health.
Republican Senate contender Todd Akin expressed a determination to stay in the race, even amidst advice from others in his party to step down. He says his comments relating to rape boil down to 'one word in one sentence on one day.'
Congressman Todd Akin vowed to fight on despite the storm over his comments that women's bodies can prevent pregnancies in cases of 'legitimate rape.' He was once seen as a strong challenger to incumbent Democrat Claire McCaskill in Missouri.
Paul Ryan's presence on the GOP presidential ticket has given Mitt Romney a slight boost in the polls – less than Sarah Palin or Joe Biden did for John McCain and Barack Obama four years ago. But Ryan has put new spring in Romney's step, and he's helped loosen Republican wallets.