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"Always making things better," Bill Clinton declared of his wife on a day that amounted to a reintroduction of a figure who is nearly universally known.
The nomination makes Hillary Clinton the first woman to lead a major U.S. party's ticket.
Sen. Bernie Sanders strove for unity with a symbolic call for her nomination, but some of his supporters left the hall after the vote, chanting, "Walkout!"
The Vermont senator explores options for turning popularity on the left to gain more Senate power.
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The man who reinvented the party in 1992 has at times seemed caught between the then and the now, grappling with the forces that have buffeted the party’s coalition and altered its priorities. And it is Hillary Clinton who has had to adapt most.
The president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America called out a comment by Donald Trump that he quickly recanted, and Sen. Barbara Boxer criticized a different statement the GOP nominee later clarified.
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The proposal would keep the system closing at midnight on Fridays and Saturdays and would move up the closing time to 10 p.m. on Sundays, alarming D.C. officials and business leaders who said it would hurt the city’s economic and cultural life.
A line cook allegedly came out from the back of the restaurant and told the cashier she would not cook for the Alexandria officer.
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe lauded Holton’s service, highlighting her work to reform the state’s standardized testing regime — known as Standards of Learning — and to raise education funding.
As temperatures remain high, the county is seeking out its most vulnerable and invisible citizens, offering bottles of water and other resources to assist them to survive the heat.
Authorities say David Eisenhauer and Natalie Keepers carefully hatched a plot to lure Nicole Lovell, 13, from her home and stabbed her to death in January. Officials have previously said Eisenhauer had an inappropriate relationship with Lovell.
Hot weather milestones are mounting across the region. Relief might not come until early next week.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan responded to a fellow Republican's disappointment over his decision not to vote for Donald Trump.
Jonathan Papelbon couldn't hold the two-run lead in ninth as Cleveland rallied to win 7-6 and hand Washington its sixth loss in eight games.
Although the history isn't widely known, historians maintain there’s no debate about the accuracy of the first lady’s comments, which acknowledged a painful reality at the Democratic National Convention.
The president’s comments reflect growing concerns that Russian President Vladimir Putin is seeking to meddle in the U.S. election.
The U.S.-trained counterterrorism troops were once so loathed they were nearly disbanded. But the elite group, which has spearheaded nearly every major fight against the militants, has proved to be the country’s greatest weapon.
A new study found that men were younger when they got the disease and often had atypical symptoms.
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Looking back at Ralph Nader’s third-party run and Al Gore’s close loss to George W. Bush, Democrats worry that Jill Stein could cost Hillary Clinton the election this time around.
Police struggle to cope with what appears to be a dangerous — and seemingly random — new phase of conflict with virtually limitless targets.
A cursive resurgence has been championed by a mix of educators, researchers, parents and politicians who lament the loss of linked-letter writing and cite studies attesting to its cognitive benefits. And some just like the way it looks.
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