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Republican Donald Trump spoke at a press conference Wednesday morning, in which he said Russia should try to find thousands of deleted emails from his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton's private system.
July 27, 2016
Would-be assassin John Hinckley has been granted freedom to live outside the mental institution where he's been confined for decades. The move comes more than three decades after he shot President Reagan.
July 27, 2016
President Obama will make the case for his former secretary of state, Hillary Clinton, to succeed him in office when he speaks at the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday.
July 27, 2016
Most Americans will get their first look at Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine on Wednesday night. Hillary Clinton's vice presidential candidate has had a long career in politics with an emphasis on racial reconciliation.
July 27, 2016
Prosecutors have dropped all the remaining charges against Baltimore police officers in the 2015 death of Freddie Gray. While the four trials so far returned no convictions, the three more scheduled trials have now also been dropped.
July 27, 2016
Thousands of protesters have descended on Philadelphia this week for demonstrations outside the Democratic National Convention. Here's a glimpse of the wide array of causes they're backing.
July 27, 2016
Donald Trump on Wednesday called for Russia to hack Hillary Clinton's email and recover messages from her tenure as secretary of state.
July 27, 2016
On the third night of the Democratic National Convention, party officials are rolling out some of their heaviest hitters — including headliner President Obama.
July 27, 2016
Hospitals have been fighting to block the rankings, but Medicare released them Wednesday. Of the 102 hospitals that got a 5-star rating, few are among those generally praised for great care.
July 27, 2016
Michigan State University engineers tried 3-D-printed fingertips and special conductive replicas of the victim's fingerprints to crack the biometric lock on his Samsung Galaxy phone.
July 27, 2016
Dozens of women and girls have reportedly been raped by South Sudanese soldiers near a U.N. compound in the capital. A U.N. spokesperson said they are taking the allegations "very seriously."
July 27, 2016
"Speaking Spanish doesn't mean that he understands the issues," one DNC attendee said. Others Latinos say his language ability reveals a deeper ability to understand issues important to them.
July 27, 2016
John Hinckley is being released from prison 35 years after he attempted to kill Ronald Reagan. He is one of several who aimed at a president and missed.
July 27, 2016
The search for lifesaving antibiotics is on. Scientists have turned up one promising candidate in an unlikely place — the human nose.
July 27, 2016
The Baltimore state's attorney has dropped all remaining charges related to the death of Freddie Gray, but she says she stands by the legitimacy of the criminal charges.
July 27, 2016
An animal control agency got a call from the sheriff's department about "a tortoise that was running down the street, and away from the fire zone."
July 27, 2016
A presidential candidate urging such a foreign breach is an unprecedented move. Clinton's campaign said it was a call for "espionage against his political opponent."
July 27, 2016
Bill Clinton had a formidable challenge on Tuesday: to sell the American people on one of the most disliked presidential nominees in political history.
July 27, 2016
A massive study looks at how heights around the world have changed over the past century.
July 27, 2016
Think summer's hot on Earth? Space physicists tracking weather on Jupiter say the roar of the raging storm we call the Great Red Spot heats the outer atmosphere above it by more than 1,000 degrees F.
July 27, 2016

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