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Hillary Clinton seeks unity as nation's first major female presidential candidate
Seeking to lead a nation that is "cleareyed about what we are up against" but unafraid of the challenge, Democrat Hillary Clinton made history Thursday, becoming the first woman to accept the nomination of a major political party for president of the United States. [ No Comments ]

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Shooting deaths of law enforcement spike in 2016, report reveals
Shooting deaths of law enforcement officers spiked 78 percent in the first half of 2016 compared to last year, including an alarming increase in ambush-style assaults like the ones that killed eight officers in Dallas and Baton Rouge, according to a report released Wednesday. [ No Comments ]

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California declares state of emergency over Los Angeles wildfire
California declared a state of emergency Tuesday after a wildfire near Los Angeles has burned more than 37,000 acres, and another in Big Sur has burned more than 23,000 acres, officials said. [ No Comments ]

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Hillary Clinton Nominated Amid Protests From Sanders Supporters
Hillary Clinton was formally declared the Democratic presidential nominee on Tuesday evening, amid protests from supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) and efforts of party leaders to unify Democrats behind the former secretary of state. [ 2 Comments ]

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Violent crime rising in US cities, study finds
Violent crime is on the rise so far this year in major cities across the US compared to the number of homicides, rapes, robberies, assaults and shootings that occurred in the same cities by this point in 2015, a new report has found. [ No Comments ]

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One San Diego police officer was killed and another one wounded when a driver they stopped Thursday night opened fire on them in the latest in a series of cop shootings around the nation.

The Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia started with disunity on 'steroids' and moved on to adopt the most liberal platform in its history, CBN News Chief Political Correspondent David Brody said on Thursday's 700 Club.

They came. They protested. They got their message out. And now that they're headed home, thousands of protesters who came to Philadelphia for the Democratic National Convention say they're leaving in peace thanks to a hands-off approach by police that led to fewer than a dozen arrests over four days of demonstrations.

The wildfire in Northern California has grown to scorch nearly 30,000 acres, destroy 51 structures and killed one person, fire officials said Thursday.

Hours after Hillary Clinton gave her speech Thursday accepting the Democratic presidential nomination and capping the national convention, thousands in the rank and file planned to quit the party in a #DemExit protest.

Did Bill Clinton fall asleep during his wife Hillary's speech accepting the Democratic nomination for President of the United States? The above clip sure looks like it.

The FBI is investigating a cyber attack against another US Democratic Party group, which may be related to an earlier hack against the Democratic National Committee, four people familiar with the matter told Reuters.

Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, speaking about the hack of Democratic Party emails, said on Thursday the US intelligence community was not ready to 'make the call on attribution.'

For Hillary Clinton, finding thousands of words for her speech Thursday accepting the Democratic presidential nomination will be easy. Distilling her campaign to a simple few will be harder.

Even though the climate is not as liberal as Sanders supporters would like here in Philadelphia, Democrats approved their most liberal platform, which stands in stark contrast to the platform passed by Republicans last week in Cleveland.

President Barack Obama delivered a trademark soaring address at the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday, challenging the Democratic Party he's led for eight years to lift up Hillary Clinton, who he said will carry his legacy forward.

Baltimore's top prosecutor on Wednesday dropped remaining charges against police officers tied to the death of black detainee Freddie Gray, after failing four times to secure convictions in a case that inflamed the U.S. debate on race and justice.

Florida officials are investigating four cases of Zika that do not appear to be related to travel, raising fears mosquitoes in the US are spreading the virus.

Former CIA Director Leon Panetta was giving a fairly standard speech in support of Hillary Clinton when the crowd erupted.

Freshly unearthed voicemails and documents from the trove of leaked Democratic National Committee emails have revealed more embarrassing details about Democratic donors and party members.

The $15 minimum wage backed by the Democratic Party will eliminate more than 7 million jobs, according to a new report.

Nearly half of Americans now believe it's morally acceptable for people to 'identify with a gender different from their bith sex,' according to a LifeWay Research survey released earlier this month.

Top officials of the U.S. central bank voted to keep interest rates steady at a near-record low on Wednesday.

Suspended Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore has formally defended the gay marriage memo that put his judicial career in peril, saying he was merely trying to answer questions from probate judges that his fellow justices would not address.

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani said Wednesday that President Obama should face criticism for interfering in foreign elections, as long as Democrats are criticizing Donald Trump for asking Russia to play a role in the U.S. election by helping to find Hillary Clinton's deleted emails.

Facebook Inc. officials failed to show up after getting seven summonses from the Internal Revenue Service demanding internal corporate records on one of its offshore tax strategies, according to an IRS court filing.

With thousands of leaked private emails now public, new details are emerging about corruption within the Democratic National Committee.

Just hours after Republicans mocked Democrats for avoiding talking about the Islamic State at their convention, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright deleted two references to the terrorist group from her prepared remarks.

Gun control activists at a Tuesday event in Philadelphia expressed confidence that Hillary Clinton would advance their legislative agenda if elected president.

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange said Tuesday his whistleblowing website might release 'a lot more material' relevant to the US electoral campaign.

The Democratic National Committee helped push a national narrative opposing the controversial North Carolina transgender bathroom law and officials seemingly celebrated the potential for economic struggles to hit the state following the law's passage earlier this year, emails leaked by WikiLeaks last weekend show.

Monday night in Philadelphia the Democrats opened their proceedings with a word of prayer -- from a Christian minister. Now that in and of itself was a miracle -- right up there with the water getting turned into wine.

The last remaining charge against two California pro-life activists has been dropped.

Firefighters began beating back the fire that has scorched 37,473 acres in the Santa Clarita Valley in Southern California.

Do you remember the June 12 jihad attack by a Muslim that killed 49 Americans in the Pulse gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida? It was a big thing in the media at the time, complete with reports about a cellphone confession by the jihadi, and evidence that his immigrant Muslim family knew about the planned jihad attack.