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Gun victims, families make passionate case for Clinton

Victims and families of gun violence delivered emotional pleas Wednesday night in support of Hillary Clinton as a president who would act to curb mass shootings and press for new gun laws.

Speeches from former Rep. Gabby Giffords, who was shot in the ...

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Obama: America is already great

President Barack Obama said Wednesday America is already great and does not need some "self declared savior" like Donald Trump to fix it, as he told Americans only Hillary Clinton is fit to succeed him.

Obama said Americans are not a frightened, fearf...

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Democratic convention Day 3: CNN vets the claims

The Democratic Party gathered in Philadelphia on Wednesday for the third night of its convention, and CNN's Reality Check Team put the speakers' statements and assertions to the test.

The team of reporters, researchers and editors across CNN listened ...

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Memorable lines from DNC Day 3

President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg delivered a tough criticism of Republican Donald Trump at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia on Wednesday night.

Here's a look at the ni...

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Obama slams Trump, makes appeal for Clinton

President Barack Obama made a fervent appeal for Hillary Clinton on Wednesday, casting the Democratic nominee as a custodian of his legacy while rejecting Republicans' message as fostering anger and hate.

Obama said his former secretary of state is a ...

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Here are Secret Service codenames for Trump, Pence

The Secret Service has new code names for GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump and Indiana Gov. Mike Pence: Mogul and Hoosier.

Nearing the White House means you get a Secret Service detail, and that means the elite security agents need to have a new...

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Tim Kaine: 'I trust Hillary Clinton'

Tim Kaine, born in Minnesota 58 years ago to a father who was an ironworker, introduced himself to the country Wednesday night as Hillary Clinton's running mate and vouched for her character, saying: "I trust Hillary Clinton."

Kaine's prime-time speec...

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18 different things Trump said in 1 press conference

Donald Trump bounced from one topic to the next during a news conference Wednesday morning with his trademark combativeness and propensity for courting controversy.

He opened by bashing Hillary Clinton for not holding a news conference in months and g...

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Freddie Gray officers suing prosecutor

Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby is going from prosecutor to civil defendant in connection with the case of the death of Freddie Gray.

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Dems accuse Trump of disloyalty over Clinton emails

Donald Trump appeared to call on Russian intelligence agencies Wednesday to find 30,000 of Hillary Clinton's deleted emails, adding a stunning twist to the uproar over Moscow's alleged intervention in the presidential election.

"They probably have her...

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Joe Biden slams Donald Trump

Vice President Joe Biden rejected Donald Trump's TV catch-phrase -- "you're fired!" -- with a line of his own during a furious tirade against the billionaire Republican nominee Wednesday.

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Bloomberg at DNC: Trump a 'dangerous demagogue'

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg offered Hillary Clinton his resounding endorsement Wednesday night, emerging as her most prominent independent surrogate as he tore into fellow billionaire businessman Donald Trump.

Speaking on the third ni...

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Obama on Clinton: 'She's made mistakes, just like I have'

President Obama spoke at the DNC on day three and talked about the efforts Hillary…

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Bloomberg rips how Trump started businesses

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg poked fun at Republican presidential nominee…

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Tim Kaine trusts Clinton with son's life

In his vice president acceptance speech, Tim Kaine says he trusts Hillary Clinton…

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Giffords at DNC: 'Strong women get things done'

Gabby Giffords made brief remarks at the Democratic National Convention Wednesday.

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Attention-getting convention entrances, exits

Jeanne Moos looks at the some of the best entrances and exits of the political…

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Iowa police point gun at Pokemon Go player

Iowa police searching for a robber pointed a gun at a black man who was playing…

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It is important to stay safe in the summer sun. Here are a few tips to help you do…

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Are you drinking too much caffeine?

Caffeine gets people up on the morning and it keeps them moving throughout the day.…

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Tool tips: Find your dad's inner Mr. Fix-it

Help your dad get in touch with his inner Mr. Fix-It this Father’s Day by helping…

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Graduation gear-up

Study time is over and that diploma is close at hand -- time to celebrate! Get a few…


May is National Hamburger Month

May is National Hamburger Month. Find out all you need to know about this backyard…

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Dunkin' Donuts employee sprays donuts with bleach

Police are investigating an incident in which an employee of the fast food chain…

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Man leaves clothes as collateral at pub

A Czech man was able to settle his bill at a local pub after leaving his clothes…


Man invests lottery winnings on meth trafficiking

A Georgia man is facing decades in federal prison after it was discovered he…

Entertainment Headlines

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HBO cancels 'Project Greenlight'

HBO says it will not be moving forward with another installment of the reality…

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Oprah reteams with DuVernay for 'Wrinkle in Time'

Oprah Winfrey is reportedly going to team up with her "Selma" director again.

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Kristen Stewart: 'I'm really in love with my girlfriend'

Notoriously private Kristen Stewart is opening up about her love life, discussing…

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Deadly heat wave scorches central and eastern U.S.

Dangerously high temperatures will keep scorching the Northeast in the wake of a…

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DiCaprio, friends raise $45M for environment

Not surprisingly, Leonardo DiCaprio has some wealthy, famous friends. As it turns…

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Scientists turn old plastic bottles into fuel

Millions of tons of plastic garbage pollute the world. What if they could be turned…

Travel Headlines

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Man wins island resort in $49 raffle

An Australian man has won the raffle of a lifetime, taking home an entire Pacific…

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JetBlue eyes flights to Europe

At a time when some discount airlines are leaving the U.K., at least one American…

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For sale: World's biggest flying water bomber

For the biggest flying water bomber in the world, this is the end.

That's what Wayne…

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