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Obama pulls out all stops in pitch for Clinton

His own legacy on the line, President Barack Obama implored Americans to elect Hillary Clinton to the White House, casting her as a candidate who believes in optimism as opposed to the "deeply pessimistic vision" of...

Officials, voters react after Trump encourages foreign cyber attacks

At a news conference Wednesday in Miami, Florida, Donald Trump directed a request to the Russian Government, to hunt down missing Hillary Clinton emails.

Video Shows Rutgers Staffer Chasing, Grabbing Student Before Board Meeting

A confrontation between a student and a staff member got physical before a Rutgers University Board of Governors meeting recently.

Body-camera video shows fatal police shooting in Ariz.

USA TodayStory18 min ago

Body-camera footage released by the city of Winslow on Wednesday shows the seconds leading up to the fatal shooting of a 27-year-old Navajo woman by a Winslow, Ariz., police officer.         

Arrests made, woman burned amid DNC protests

Several people were arrested and a woman was badly burned in separate incidents Wednesday night outside the Democratic National Convention.

Retired NYPD lieutenant slashed his ex-wife’s neck

NY Daily News26 min ago

A retired NYPD lieutenant was arrested for cutting off his ex-wife’s car in Staten Island, then slashed her neck, officials said Wednesday.

President Obama delivers DNC day 3 keynote, Hillary Clinton makes apperance

President Obama delivered a rousing speech that brought the house down on the third day of the Democratic National Convention, the day after Hillary Clinton became the first woman to be nominated by a major party for president.

Role Reversal: The Dems Become the Security Party

Politico29 min ago

A broad defection of away from Trump has left America’s first female major-party nominee claiming the hawk-in-chief mantle once owned by the GOP.

Final preps and security checks on eve of Lollapalooza's 25th anniversary

Starting Thursday thousands of fans and more than 100 musicians will descend upon Grant Park as Lollapalooza puts on its 25th anniversary music festival.

Obama praises Clinton, blasts Trump: 'The choice isn't even close'

Barack Obama first became a national figure after his 2004 convention speech. Watch video PHILADELPHIA -- President Barack Obama energized a Democratic National Convention crowd Wednesday night, proclaiming optimism...

Protesters Breach DNC Security Fence, Phila. Police Commissioner Calls Attempt ‘Ridiculous’

Things got kind of chaotic outside of the Wells Fargo Center at the Democratic National Convention when it came to protesters.

Michelle Obama praises the president after his DNC speech: 'That's my man!'

The Week32 min ago

He had her back after her knockout speech at the Democratic National Convention on Monday, and the first lady returned the favor on Wednesday. That's my man! Your truth, dignity and grace reminds us what real leadership...

Obama at DNC: “I ask you to carry her the same way you carried me”

The Denver Post33 min ago

For Democrats, the night was steeped in symbolism, the passing of the baton from a barrier-breaking president to a candidate trying to make history herself. It culminated with Clinton making a surprise appearance on stage to...

Officer threat at Port Authority leads to armed man's arrest

A Florida man is under arrest and accused of making threats against officers at the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Manhattan.