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Joe Biden's entire Democratic convention speech

Vice President Joe Biden used his speech at the Democratic National Convention to attack Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.

Ships rescue 46 people from sinking boat off Alaska islands

Two good Samaritan vessels rescued 46 people Tuesday night who abandoned their sinking fishing boat in the Bering Sea off Alaska's Aleutian Islands, the Coast Guard said

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Man convicted of attempted murder of San Diego sports anchor

A house painter has been convicted of attempted murder for the shooting of a San Diego TV sports anchor last year

The DNC's Youngest Delegate Waited Half Her Life For This

Rachel Gonzalez told her mother in 2008 she wanted to vote for Hillary Clinton. She was crushed when she found out she wasn't old enough to vote yet.

Man Pulled Over with 2,000 Pounds of Rice in Minivan

A man in the UK was pulled over when his van looked like it was overweight. It was, it was full with close to a ton of rice. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

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Turkey Targets The Media In Latest Post-Coup Attempt Crackdown

It appears the government isn't done issuing arrest warrants in relation to the failed coup earlier this month.

IS magazine describes bombers preparations in Germany

The online magazine of the Islamic State group has described how a 27-year-old Syrian asylum-seeker who blew himself up at a bar in the southern German town of Ansbach spent months planning the attack

Army secretary touts importance of mental health

Army Secretary Eric Fanning says the Army is paying more attention to behavioral health and making sure anyone who's injured while defending the nation gets the treatment they need

The 'Corpse Flower' Smells Like Rotting Flesh and is Blooming in NYC

A planed dubbed 'The Corpse Flower' earned its name because it smells like rotting flesh when it's in bloom. New York City is about to experience it. Gillian Pensavalle (@GillianWithaG) has more.

Bloomberg to warn of Trump economic plans at Dem convention

Elected mayor of New York City as a Republican, Michael Bloomberg will offer a forceful denunciation of fellow New York billionaire Donald Trump on Wednesday at the Democratic convention

For Rohingya Refugees, The US Feels Like Being Born Again

The new Rohingya Culture Center of Chicago is a safe refuge for these persecuted Muslims.

Man won't be prosecuted for threat to University of Chicago

Federal authorities have agreed to defer prosecution of a man whose online threats prompted the University of Chicago to close for a day last November

To reverse damage of sitting, take a brisk, hour-long walk

If you spend all day sitting, then you might want to schedule some time for a brisk walk _ just make sure you can spare at least an hour

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Dark smoke hangs over scenic stretch of California coast

A wildfire was fouling the summer season on a beloved and scenic stretch of the California coast, where smoke and the threat of flames forced the closure of state parks near Big Sur

Clinton Broke The Glass Ceiling, But All We've Seen Is Her Husband

Hillary Clinton was named the Democratic presidential nominee Tuesday night, but most media outlets announced the news with photos of Bill Clinton.

Michael Bloomberg's entire Democratic convention speech

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg used his Democratic National Convention speech to criticize Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's business acumen.

Samsung reports 2 percent gain in 2Q net profit

Samsung Electronics says its second-quarter earnings rose 2 percent over a year earlier

This Shirt's Message Once Offended Walmart

Twenty-one years ago, a Walmart store pulled shirts saying, "Someday a woman will be PRESIDENT!"

Charges dropped against Oregon woman in California rampage

All charges have been dropped against an Oregon woman arrested in Northern California after a man was shot and a family was kidnapped from a small town and taken on a harrowing ride

Texas attorney general took gift despite his office's rules

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton accepted $100,000 from the head of a company his office was investigating for Medicaid fraud despite internal rules in his agency that prohibit such gifts

Bail set for Pokemon Go shootout suspect in Las Vegas

Bail has been set at $95,000 for a man accused of firing at least one shot at a Pokemon Go player he was allegedly trying to rob in a Las Vegas park

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Just Because E-Cigs Are Better For You Doesn't Mean They're Healthy

A new study refutes the idea that e-cigarettes are a healthy alternative to smoking. Scientists found two undiscovered chemicals in e-liquids.

Monkeys Destroy Voter Lists in Thailand

Ahead of a referendum monkeys got into a polling station and destroyed voter lists. Thankfully everything should be back to normal before the vote actually happens. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

Mexico's Other Border Problem Might Be Its Biggest One

Activists accuse Mexico's Southern Border Program of failing to protect migrants from corruption and extortion by government officials.