Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, right, looks over a medal she received from American Bar Association President Laurel Bellows, before addressing the group's annual meeting Monday, Aug. 12, 2013, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

Hillary Clinton calls for election reform

Potential 2016 presidential candidate Hillary Clinton kicked off a series of speeches on Monday with a call to combat what she called an “as…

FILE - In this June 17, 2012, file photograph, the Rev. Al Sharpton, center, walks with demonstrators during a silent march to end New York's "stop-and-frisk" program. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

NYC mayor lambastes stop-and-frisk ruling

A federal judge’s stinging rebuke of the police department’s stop-and-frisk policy as discriminatory could usher in a return to the days of …