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  • Northern California Wildfire Continues to Grow, Threatening Homes and Businesses

    A wildfire on California's northern coast is gaining ground one week after it started, threatening an expanding number of homes and businesses. The blaze has destroyed 41 homes, 7 of them in the last day, as it approaches 30,000 acres in size, with only 15 percent contained, according to the…

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  • 1 Cop Killed, Another Injured in San Diego Shooting; Suspect in Custody

    A police officer and father of two is dead, and another cop is injured after they were shot in San Diego Thursday night.One suspect has been taken into police custody. Police said they were searching for additional suspects.The shooting happened after the two officers, both assigned to the gang…

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  • Celebrities Congratulate Hillary Clinton's Historic Nomination at the DNC

    Public figures spanning the spectrum -- from elected officials to chart-topping musicians to award-winning TV and film stars -- took to Twitter Thursday evening to congratulate Hillary Clinton on becoming the Democratic party's presidential nominee. It also marks the first time a female will lead a…

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  • Pope Francis Visits Auschwitz Concentration Camp, Meets Survivors

    Pope Francis paid a somber visit to the site of the former Nazi Germnan death camp of Auschwitz in southern Poland on Friday. The Vatican said Francis wanted to mourn the victims in quiet prayer and meditation, and for roughly 15 minutes he prayed silently before meeting with several survivors of…

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  • Democratic National Convention 2016: Fact-Checking the Speakers

    The Democratic Party is holding its convention in Philadelphia this week.Every day, ABC News will be fact-checking speakers at the Democratic National Convention.DAY FOUR: Thursday, July 28Fact Check: Auto Industry Had Its Best Year EverClaim: The U.S. auto industry had its best year ever in…

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  • ANALYSIS: Convention Spreads Bigger Tent for Democrats – as Hillary Clinton Pitches Reinvention

    The wild week of the Democratic National Convention brought anger and unpredictability, loud disagreements and flashes of patriotism and a party exposing its divisions and anxieties for the nation to see.In other words, it revealed America. And when Hillary Clinton made it all official, accepting…

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  • Trump Campaign: Clinton DNC Speech Delivered From 'Fantasy Universe'

    The Donald Trump campaign said Hillary Clinton's Democratic National Convention speech was "delivered from a fantasy universe," in a scathing rebuke against the newly-minted Democratic presidential nominee. "Clinton's speech was an insulting collection of clichés and recycled rhetoric," Trump's…

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  • Starting With a Paper Clip and Trading Up at the Democratic Convention

    What do you get at the Democratic National Convention when all you have is a paper clip?ABC News found out this week, by starting with a blue paper clip and trading up for different items with DNC-goers during its four-day run in Philadelphia. The same game was played at the RNC last week in…

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  • Behind the Scenes at the Democratic Convention's Lost and Found

    In a tiny office hidden in a back corner of the Democratic National Convention's arena is the lost and found. The man who runs it has been working there nearly 20 years, but he said it’s a group effort to make sure items lost at the Wells Fargo Center are returned. “People are always grateful,…

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  • Report: VA Spent Millions on Costly Art as Veterans Waited for Care

    A new report alleges that the Department of Veterans Affairs spent $20 million between 2004 and 2014 on costly artwork. Open The Books, a nonprofit that claims to be the world’s largest private database of government spending, in conjunction with Cox Media used government data to examine the…

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  • Hillary Clinton Makes History Accepting Democratic Nomination

    Hillary Clinton has accepted the Democratic party's presidential nomination Thursday night in Philadelphia, making history as the first woman to be chosen to run for the highest office in the land by a major party in the United States. "Today, we've reached a milestone in our nation's march toward…

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  • Delegates Hold Up ‘Liar’ Signs and Chant ‘No More War’ During DNC

    Across the Wells Fargo Center, many Sanders' delegates also wore neon yellow, glow-in-the-dark t-shirts with the words, "Enough is Enough" written on them. However, Sanders delegates received a text message from the Sanders organization asking them to be respectful throughout the evening. "On…

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  • Dress Deja Vu: Joyce Beatty's DNC Dress Looks Awfully Similar to Melania Trump's RNC Dress

    Did Ohio Congresswoman Joyce Beatty make a fashion faux-pas at the Democratic National Convention Thursday night?According to the unforgiving Twittersphere, she did: Beatty wore a dress that seems strikingly similar to the $2,190 dress style-savvy Trump, 46, wore last week to the Republican…

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  • Chelsea Clinton Says Her Mother 'Never Forgets Who She's Fighting For'

    "I'm here as a proud American, a proud Democrat, a proud mother, and a very, very proud daughter," Chelsea Clinton began in her endorsement of her mother. Her father, President Bill Clinton, could be seen focusing on the speech intently while she spoke. Chelsea Clinton, 36, is remembered as being…

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  • Trump Says He Wanted to 'Hit a Couple of Speakers So Hard'

    Yesterday, he held events in Florida, Pennsylvania, Ohio, and hosted a short Ask Me Anything (AMA) session on Reddit in which he spoke to his most ardent supporters. At the Florida event, he appeared to invite Russia to intervene in U.S. elections by asking the country to retrieve thousands of…

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  • Father of Muslim U.S. Soldier Killed in Combat Blasts Trump: Have You Read the Constitution?

    The father of one of 14 American Muslims who died serving in the U.S. Armed Forces in the ten years that followed the 9/11 attacks, took direct aim at Donald Trump Thursday night during a speech at the DNC, suggesting the GOP presidential candidate brush up on the Constitution. "If it was up to…

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  • Texas Rep. Castro, Mulling Senate Run, Slams Ted Cruz

    Rep. Joaquin Castro of Texas criticized Sen. Ted Cruz in an interview Thursday, possibly testing a couple of modes of attack that he could use against the polarizing senator in a contest for Cruz's seat in 2018. “Many Texans have been extremely disappointed in Ted, in his leadership,” Castro told…

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  • Debbie Wasserman Schultz Says She 'Took One for the Team' by Resigning

    Outgoing Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz spoke about her resignation during a reception at the party's convention today, saying she “took one for the team” by stepping down from her leadership post. There’s no question about it," she said at the reception by the…

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  • Clinton Adviser Shoots Down Press Conference Criticism

    In an interview with ABC News on day four of the Democratic National Convention, Joel Benenson, a chief strategist and pollster with Hillary Clinton's campaign, addressed the growing public scrutiny over the Democratic presidential nominee's lack of press conferences. "We'll have a press…

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  • Julian and Joaquin Castro Weigh In on Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump

    In an interview with ABC News' David Muir, U.S. secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julian Castro said Hillary Clinton just needs to "be herself" when she takes to the stage this evening to address the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia and formally accept the party's nomination…

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