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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!"
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Bill Clinton has at times seemed caught between the then and the now.
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President’s comments reflect growing concerns that Putin is seeking to meddle in election.
The senator from Vermont is trying to transform a presidential bid into a coherent and lasting movement of new voters.
The ruling comes after more than a year of controversy over the Senate workers' pay, which was tied up in a hard-fought contract negotiation and a union organizing drive.
A line cook allegedly came out from the back of the restaurant and told the cashier she would not cook for the Alexandria officer.
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.
She received a warmer reception than she did at the Republican convention last week. She also demanded more support from fellow Democrats for the cause.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
Imagine, if you will, the kind of outcry that would occur in the United States if the government sent a Secret Service detail to protect Melinda Gates, wife of Bill Gates.
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.
A new study found that men were younger when they got the disease and often had atypical symptoms.
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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The 2016 election is unlike any before it. The campaign has seen the rise of Donald Trump, the New York provocateur who has seized the Republican Party from its bewildered establishment and seized an angry electorate. What's happening in America? What does it mean to be American? For nearly 35 days, Washington Post journalists crossed the nation looking for answers, chronicling them in this book.