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At Dem convention, Obama seeks to counter GOP doom-and-gloom
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- And then the skies cleared and the sun shone. Or so it may seem this week, as Democrats stage a convention aimed squarely at countering the dark-and-stormy vision presented by Republicans....

'Shame!' Dems' division roils party on Day 1 of convention
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Angry Democrats heckled outgoing party chief Debbie Wasserman Schultz with boos and cries of "shame!" on Monday as the party tried to recover from an embarrassing email hack that ripped open primary wounds just hours before they planned to mount a four-day showcase of unity....

The Latest: Sanders: Wasserman Schultz's exit opens doors
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Latest on the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia (all times EDT):...

Never naming names, Clinton slams Trump's foreign policy
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Hillary Clinton offered a scathing critique of Donald Trump's foreign policy on Monday, casting her Republican presidential rival as disrespectful of America's role in the world and too reckless to serve as the country's commander in chief....

Sanders talks unity, but will his followers listen?
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Bernie Sanders on Monday readied a simple message to his backers at the Democratic National Convention: Unite behind Hillary Clinton to defeat Donald Trump in November....

Pro-Sanders demonstrators march in the sweltering heat
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Chanting "We are the 99 percent," about 100 Bernie Sanders supporters began marching across a bridge from New Jersey into Philadelphia in the sweltering heat Monday ahead of the opening of the Democratic convention....

The Latest: Sanders supporters cross bridge into Philly
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Latest on protests on the first day of the Democratic National Convention (all times local):...

FBI investigates DNC hacking; Clinton campaign blames Russia
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The FBI said Monday it is investigating how thousands of Democratic National Committee emails were hacked, a breach that Hillary Clinton's campaign maintains was committed by Russia to benefit Donald Trump....

EPA moves to regulate climate-warming airliner pollution
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The government has found that jet engine exhaust is adding to climate change and endangering human health, and needs to be regulated....

Clinton's turn: Guide to the Democratic National Convention
WASHINGTON (AP) -- It's Hillary Clinton's turn....

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President Barack Obama speaks to law enforcement officers from around the country at the Advancing 21st Century Policing Briefing in the South Court Auditorium of the White House complex in Washington, Friday, July 22, 2016. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais

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Outgoing Democratic Party chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz tells Florida newspaper she will not gavel in party's convention

Never naming names, Clinton slams Trump's foreign policy

FBI investigates DNC hacking; Clinton campaign blames Russia

Wasserman Schultz goes from favored to on the outs

The Latest: Bloomberg to endorse Clinton in DNC speech

Trump: France, others hit by terror may face more screening

Trump vs. Clinton: Is a 2017 'peaceful transfer' possible?

Obama: Trump's NATO comments show 'lack of preparedness'

The Latest: Cheers greet Tim Kaine on return to Richmond

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