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DNC Final Night: Hillary Clinton to Make Her Case

Hours of testimonials have led to this. Now, it's time for Hillary Clinton to make her own case. The former first lady, U.S. senator and secretary of state will step out of the shadows of presidents past and present on Thursday for her chance to persuade Americans that she is the best choice to helm a nation looking for a new era of leadership. President Barack Obama anointed her the inheritor of his legacy Wednesday night at the Democratic National Convention. Delivering a passionate case for his onetime rival, Obama declared Clinton not only can defeat the "deeply pessimistic vision" of Republican Donald Trump but also realize the "promise of this great nation." "She's been there for us, even if we haven't always noticed," he said. Read »
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Trump Says He 'Was Being Sarcastic' on Russia Hack

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Man Convicted in Chandra Levy's Death Won't be Retried

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Wikileaks Posts Alleged Dem Voicemails During DNC

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 11:39 AM

Chelsea Clinton Will Testify to Her Mother's Credentials

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By Anastasia Weckerly, Jessica Glazer

Protests, Marches and More From the DNC in Philly

The Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia from July 25 to 28 made... View gallery »

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Pope Francis Falls Down Before Mass in Poland

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Olympic Runner Follows in Father's Footsteps

Olympic Runner Follows in Father's Footsteps

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Michael Phelps' Love-Hate Relationship With the Pool

Michael Phelps' Love-Hate Relationship With the Pool

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Tori Bowie, Olympic Runner, Gets Her Strength From Grandma

Tori Bowie, Olympic Runner, Gets Her Strength From Grandma

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Meet Team USA: Athletes to Watch in Rio

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 11:50 PM
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By Kazi Awal

A Look Inside the 2016 Democratic National Convention

An estimated 50,000 people are expected in Philadelphia, including hundreds of... View gallery »

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Katy Perry Headlines Celeb Lineup for DNC Finale

Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016 at 6:38 PM
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By Jessica Glazer

Rio Olympic Torch Travels Around the World

The Rio 2016 Olympic Torch relay began its three-month journey on May 2, 2016, in... View gallery »

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Russian Intelligence Hacked DNC Emails: Top U.S. Officials

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