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Campaign 2016
The release of thousands of embarrassing internal email exchanges between Democratic officials threatens to overshadow the party’s message on the eve of its convention. Messages released by hackers on Wikileaks apparently show party officials working to boost the Clinton candidacy during the primary.
"There's evidence Russian state actors broke into the DNC, stole those emails, and there are experts saying they are releasing these emails for the purpose of helping Donald Trump," campaign manager Robby Mook said. "It's no coincidence these emails were released on the eve of the convention."
The email debacle paints a picture that confirms what has long been assumed: The committee is essentially isolated from key elements of the party — including the White House — and left to the devices of its long-standing chair, congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz.
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Sick and Dying in Small-Town America
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There are many ways to take measure of the pain, longing and despair that are said to be driving a historic opiate epidemic. But the fact that matters most for a chronic user is what it takes for just one addict to get clean.
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Rio 2016
Less than two weeks before the Games, the Olympic panel ruled against barring Russia, which is mired in an ongoing doping scandal, from participating but approved measures that could reduce the number of that nation's athletes.
The oppressive heat that kicked off the weekend — with the heat index reaching 105 degrees in some places — was just a teaser for the steamy week ahead.
Transport DC, which provides $5 cab rides, has outgrown its budget and is being scaled back to its original purpose: medical appointments and work-related trips.
Safe Streets, an organization of former felons trying to head off gun violence in Baltimore's toughest neighborhoods, may be the last, best hope for the city’s Sandtown.
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Before he was the Sultan of Swat, Babe Ruth was the southpaw from St. Mary’s orphanage. A tour of Baltimore-area sites trod by the Bambino begins at his birthplace, just a short walk from Oriole Park at Camden Yard.
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Doug Hakey snags several balls at every Nationals or Orioles home game he attends. How does he do it?
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A. Dickers... LF 1 0 0 0 0
R. Schimpf 2B 1 0 0 0 0
A. Ramirez SS 1 0 1 0 0
D. Norris C 1 1 1 0 0
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T. Turner 2B 1 1 1 0 0
J. Werth LF 0 0 0 0 0
D. Murphy 1B 0 0 0 0 1
W. Ramos C 1 1 0 0 0
A. Rendon 3B 1 0 0 0 0
C. Heisey RF 1 0 0 0 0
M. Taylor CF 1 0 0 0 0
D. Espinos... SS 1 0 0 0 0
L. Giolito P 0 0 0 0 0
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Relationships might not seem as special — "I feel lucky to have met you" — when matched by an app instead of fate.
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Campaign 2016
Several of the nominee's top allies have said he no longer wants a religion-based ban. But Donald Trump just clarified that he's not softening his view: "In fact, you could say it's an expansion."
Investigators said the attacker who killed nine people may have been inspired by a similar shooting in Germany in 2009 and the 2011 Norwegian massacre, which also occurred on July 22.
Researchers reported that occupations with the highest levels of protections included lawyer, teacher, social worker, engineer and doctor.
Ten years after Israel and Hezbollah fought an inconclusive war that left more than 1,000 dead, the Lebanese Shiite militant group has transformed: It now poses a far greater threat.
The team cited its pitching ace, who took a knife to the 1976-style collars: “Chris has been suspended for violating team rules, for insubordination and for destroying team equipment."
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