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In her acceptance speech, Hillary Clinton had two big jobs to do — take down Donald Trump and reintroduce herself to a public who now views her as unfavorably as they do her GOP rival.
July 29, 2016
Trained dogs are increasingly being used to help people with diabetes detect hypoglycemia. One study finds the dogs can indeed do that, but aren't as reliable as a continuous glucose monitor.
July 29, 2016
Because women in Rwanda are supposed to be humble and speak softly. And the team's debating debut was a disaster. Could the teammates harness their inner power?
July 29, 2016
NPR's politics team has annotated Clinton's speech, providing analysis, context and fact checking key portions.
July 28, 2016
Khizr Khan told Democrats to honor his son's sacrifice by voting for Hillary Clinton.
July 28, 2016
All eyes are on Hillary Clinton, as the former first lady, senator and secretary of state, accepts her party's nomination for president. Clinton will be introduced by her daughter Chelsea.
July 28, 2016
She's addressed the party gathering four times before, but nothing will compare to the pressure she faces as she accepts the Democratic nomination for president tonight.
July 28, 2016
Watch even a few minutes of the Democratic National Convention, and you're bound to see some synchronized sign-holding — with brightly colored slogans like "Stronger Together" waving in the crowd.
July 28, 2016
Discontent and skepticism are central to this presidential campaign, says Gov. Jerry Brown, who ran an idealistic, outsider presidential campaign in 1992 but has governed California as a pragmatist.
July 28, 2016
Lt. Col. Chance Henderson, an orthopedic surgeon serving in Afghanistan, was able to save the leg of a 6-year-old Afghan girl caught in a firefight. She is about to be discharged.
July 28, 2016
"I have no idea. I can't even hazard a guess to phylum," one scientist says. The curious orb was found and captured during a recent Nautilus expedition near California's Channel Islands.
July 28, 2016
Health officials put blood donations in South Florida on pause until it's known whether four cases of Zika virus were caused by mosquitoes in the U.S., or until blood donations can be screened.
July 28, 2016
Prosecutors say information received this week means Ingmar Guandique, who was convicted in 2010, should not face a new trial. Levy was a 24-year-old intern in D.C. when she was murdered in 2001.
July 28, 2016
Ash Whitaker has filed a federal Title IX lawsuit against his school district. The transgender teen says the Kenosha School District has essentially created a surveillance program to monitor his bathroom usage, with plans to issue green wristbands to help identify transgender students.
July 28, 2016
Not every liberal voter had been eyeing the upcoming Democratic National Convention with uniform eagerness. NPR's Tovia Smith looks at how Democrats far from the convention floor are viewing the week.
July 28, 2016
A mysterious fireball seen in the sky over the American West on Wednesday night turned out to be Chinese rocket falling through the atmosphere.
July 28, 2016
The El Niño weather phenomenon brought weather disasters to people across the globe — hitting those in southern Africa particularly hard — before it waned this spring. Now, that region is bracing for the possible start of El Niño's counterpart: La Niña.
July 28, 2016
Chelsea Clinton will introduce her mother Thursday night at the Democratic National Convention. And when she does, there will be some obvious parallels to the Republican convention last week, when Ivanka Trump introduced her dad.
July 28, 2016
Syrians in Aleppo don't trust a promise from the regime and its Russian allies to allow residents to safely flee through new aid corridors, But some are desperate enough to try it.
July 28, 2016
It's the fourth and final night at the Democratic National Convention, and Hillary Clinton is set to take the stage, to accept the nomination and make the case for her White House bid.
July 28, 2016

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