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Protesters breach barricade at DNC

A number of protesters breached a barricade at the Democratic National Convention and seven were arrested, according to Secret Service.

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University of Louisville accepts president's resignation

University of Louisville trustees have accepted the resignation of embattled President James Ramsey, whose long tenure was dogged by scandal

Hotter weather expected near blaze that killed 1

Firefighters are bracing for hotter weather and lower humidity in the area near Big Sur where a wildfire has destroyed 34 homes and killed a bulldozer driver working to contain the massive blaze

Obama Thinks Hillary Is More Qualified Than Him (And Her Husband)

He ran against her in 2008 and worked with her in the White House. At the DNC, he made the case for putting her in the Oval Office.

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.

Spanish couple demand to be allowed to name son "Wolf"

A couple in Spain have started an online petition after registry officials refused to let them call their newborn son "Wolf."

Biden to speak at vigil for slain Baton Rouge officers

Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch are scheduled to speak at a Baton Rouge vigil honoring the three law enforcement officers who were killed by a lone gunman during a shootout outside a convenience store

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.

Analysis: Obama hopes Clinton can fix what he could not

President Barack Obama stood before the last, biggest audience he has left and found himself the imperfect vessel for the American hopes and aspirations that once rallied millions to his side

FDA Mulls A Change To Its Policy Against Some Gay Men Donating Blood

The FDA is considering a change to its policy that defers men from donating blood if they've had sex with another man in the past 12 months.

Officials: Plane collided with bird before Boston landing

Officials say a small commercial plane collided with a large bird just before the aircraft landed safely at Logan International Airport in Boston

France's EDF to decide on divisive UK nuclear power plant

French energy company EDF is expected to decide on the future of a major power plant project in southwest England

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Florida middle school teacher not charged in hot car death

A Florida middle school teacher won't be charged in the death of a baby left in the backseat of her SUV while she taught class last year

Obama Tears Up During A Presidential Farewell At The DNC

President Obama's speech was both a spirited endorsement of Hillary Clinton and an optimistic farewell.

Democratic delegates on the Clinton and Trump messages

When asked about Hillary Clinton's messages, Democrats often returned to the theme of unity. But when it came to Donald Trump, they turned to darker themes.

LG Electronics' profit up 19 percent on TV, appliance sales

edLG Electronics Inc. says its second-quarter net income jumped 19 percent thanks to strong sales of high-end TVs and home appliances that outweighed another quarterly loss in its handset business

Fact check: Bloomberg attacks Trump on foreign workers

The CNN Reality Check team looks at the claims made by Michael Bloomberg at the Democratic National Convention that Donald Trump hired foreign workers. Go to CNN.com/realitycheck for more fact checks.

Reagan shooter Hinckley will soon leave hospital for good

In as soon as a week's time, the only living man to have shot an American president could pack his bags and leave a Washington psychiatric hospital for the last time

Powerball's estimated jackpot hits $478 million

No one has matched the jackpot-winning numbers in Wednesday night's Powerball drawing, and the prize has increased to an estimated $478 million

Powerball jackpot $422 million after months without winner

The Powerball jackpot has soared to $422 million thanks to nearly three months without a winner of the big prize

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The Dad Jokes Are Strong With Tim Kaine

Tim Kaine sounded like a regular 'ol soccer dad during his speech at the Democratic National Convention.

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.