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Clinton touts what she'd do in first 100 days

Hillary Clinton holds a rally in Philadelphia one day after being nominated as the Democratic presidential candidate.

NAACP: Man convicted of church bombing shouldn't be freed

Civil rights activists are opposing parole for the last surviving Ku Klux Klan member convicted of murdering four black girls in a 1963 church bombing in Alabama

Police: 2 San Diego police officers shot

Authorities say two police officers have been shot in a San Diego neighborhood

6 Michigan state workers charged in Flint water crisis

The Michigan attorney general's office has charged six more state employees with crimes related to the lead-contaminated water crisis in Flint

JoJo Will Release Her First Album Since You Were In Middle School

The singer released a new single titled "F*** Apologies," featuring Wiz Khalifa, to tease her album "Mad Love," which drops Oct. 14.

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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Chernobyl May Produce Energy Again, But This Time It Will Be Clean

Chernobyl's idle land may be used as a solar energy farm.

The Latest: Pope arrives at Auschwitz death camp

Pope Francis has walked beneath the notorious "Arbeit Macht Frei" gate at Auschwitz, beginning a somber visit to the Nazi German death camp

Change-of-plea hearing set for suspect in US Capitol plot

A change-of-plea hearing is scheduled for an Ohio man accused of plotting to attack the U.S. Capitol in support of the Islamic State group

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.

Obama Foundation formally announces library's Chicago site

The Obama Foundation has formally announced that it has chosen Jackson Park as the Chicago location for Barack Obama's presidential library

The First Cases Of Locally Transmitted Zika Are Confirmed In Florida

More than 1,600 cases have been reported in the continental U.S. alone.

Coroner: Woman, 90, attacked by alligator near nursing home

The Charleston County coroner says it appears a 90-year-old woman found dead in a pond after disappearing from her nursing home was killed by an alligator

Nintendo looks at playing new game

It's got the world searching for pixilated monsters, but going by its latest grim earnings report, Nintendo's got some work to do if it wants to get back in the green. Graham Mackay explains how taking a leaf out of Disney's book could be the answer.

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State pact with Hershey Trust would limit member pay, terms

Pennsylvania's attorney general says her office has a new agreement on the governance and operations of Milton Hershey's multibillion-dollar charitable trust that controls the candy maker that bears his name

NextEra agrees to buy Texas electric giant Oncor for $18.4B

A Florida-based energy company has announced an $18.4 billion deal to take an 80 percent stake in Oncor, Texas' largest electric utility

Did Hillary Clinton Plagiarize A Line In Her DNC Speech? Maybe.

She is the latest person accused of plagiarism at the 2016 political conventions.

Hillary Clinton, Tim Kaine launch bus tour

Democratic presidential and vice presidential nominees Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine campaign together in Philadelphia for the first time after their official nominations.

Groups ask appeals court to reconsider net neutrality ruling

Cable and telecom industry groups have filed petitions asking a federal appeals court to reconsider its ruling on net neutrality

F-35 fighter jet fires 55 rounds per second

Video of a weapons test shows the U.S. Marine Corps' F-35B firing its 25mm gun for the first time.

Governor: 4 Zika cases likely came from Florida mosquitoes

Florida's governor says the state likely has the first cases of Zika transmitted by mosquitoes on the U.S. mainland

Special prosecutor to help in Minnesota police killing case

A Minnesota prosecutor says he won't step aside for a special prosecutor in considering charges in the police killing of a black motorist, but he's adding one to his team

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The Latest: Police: 1 San Diego officer dead another injured

Authorities say one police officer has died and another remains in surgery after being shot in a San Diego neighborhood

Did Facebook Skimp Out On Billions In Taxes?

The IRS is investing assets Facebook moved to Ireland in 2010.

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.