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Hillary Clinton made it into the winners column despite the fact that her speech failed to show a side of her that America didn’t already know.
Clinton’s speech was the highlight of the convention, but it was relatively sparse in terms of facts and figures. Here’s a roundup of the most noteworthy claims.
The North Carolina preacher covered everything — labor conditions, guns, homeland security, LGBTQ rights, policing, immigration — in what may be the most engaging take on the issues that every other speaker touched on over the course of the four-day convention.
Hillary Clinton presented an optimistic vision for the nation’s future and offered herself as a fearless executive.
The Democratic nominee portrayed GOP counterpart Donald Trump as someone who would usher in “midnight in America.”
Clinton’s 57-minute acceptance speech capped a week in which Democrats espoused service and inclusion, while promoting Clinton’s “stronger together” slogan.
Donald Trump's near-apocalyptic view of gloom contrasts with Republicans' historical embrace of American exceptionalism. Meanwhile, Hillary Clinton and Democrats have adopted the concept of optimism and confidence.
Ingmar Guandique was convicted in Levy’s disappearance, but the case was overturned. Prosecutors said that in light of information received in the past week, they can “no longer prove the murder case.”
The parents, both D.C. police officers, used a rental property’s address to send their three children to the city’s top public schools while living outside of the city.
In the July 5 incident, the train’s operator was only stopped by yells and screams of track workers after he argued over where he would take his break.
Barbara Mikulski, the longest-serving woman in Congress in U.S. history, seems to be everywhere at the Democratic convention, rallying party members and basking in her legacy.
Police Chief Earl Cook went to the restaurant to talk to the manager following the incident.
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D.C. kids who are used to basketball and football are eagerly adopting the sport, which was invented in Warwickshire, England, in the early 19th century.
Diners often place more emphasis on the “latest” rather than the “greatest” thing.
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SF 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 5 0
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G.Blanco safe at first on fielder's choice plus fielding error by shortstop Espinosa, Belt scored, Williamson to third, Brown to second.
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RBI: WAS: Turner (7); SF: Gillaspie (17).
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Batting: AB H R HR RBI
T. Turner CF 4 2 1 0 1
B. Harper RF 4 1 0 0 1
D. Murphy 2B 3 0 0 0 0
W. Ramos C 5 1 1 0 0
J. Werth LF 5 1 0 0 0
A. Rendon 3B 4 2 0 0 0
R. Zimmerm... 1B 5 2 1 0 0
D. Espinos... SS 4 1 1 0 1
T. Roark P 3 1 0 0 1
B. Revere PH 1 0 0 0 0
S. Solis P 0 0 0 0 0
J. Papelbo... P 0 0 0 0 0
O. Perez P 0 0 0 0 0
S. Kelley P 0 0 0 0 0
Pitching: IP H ER BB SO
T. Roark 7 4 1 0 3
S. Solis 1 0 0 0 1
J. Papelbo... 0 1 1 0 0
O. Perez 0 0 0 0 1
S. Kelley 0 0 0 0 0
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Batting: AB H R HR RBI
D. Span CF 4 0 0 0 0
A. Pagan LF 4 0 0 0 0
J. Panik 2B 4 0 0 0 0
B. Posey C 4 1 1 0 0
B. Crawfor... SS 3 1 0 0 0
B. Belt 1B 3 1 1 0 0
M. William... RF 3 0 0 0 0
C. Gillasp... 3B 3 2 0 0 1
T. Brown PH 0 0 0 0 0
J. Cueto P 1 0 0 0 0
J. Parker PH 0 0 0 0 0
A. Suarez P 0 0 0 0 0
R. Pena PH 1 0 0 0 0
G. Kontos P 0 0 0 0 0
G. Blanco PH 1 0 0 0 1
Pitching: IP H ER BB SO
J. Cueto 5 8 3 0 3
A. Suarez 2 3 1 0 4
G. Kontos 2 0 0 0 1
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