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10 takeaways from the Democratic convention

Eric Bradner, CNN  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 6:10pm

Hillary Clinton accepted the Democratic presidential nomination Thursday night, casting herself as a uniter working for the common good and Donald Trump as a divider stoking fear for political gain.

The Latest: Computer system used by Clinton campaign hacked

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 5:10pm

The Latest on the 2016 presidential race after the Democratic and Republican nominating conventions (all times EDT):

Trump's Russia reset ideas alarming allies, many in US

Nancy Benac, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 3:02pm

Donald Trump's flurry of offhand remarks and abrupt zingers on Russia — praising Vladimir Putin, dismissing NATO — have jolted the world, not to mention the U.S. presidential campaign.

AP Fact Check: Misfires in Hillary Clinton's speech

Christoper S. Rugaber and Bradley Klapper, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 7:43am

In her speech accepting the Democratic nomination, Hillary Clinton wrongly implied Donald Trump has proposed banning Islam in America and sketched out a plan for defeating Islamic State militants that merely mirrors what the U.S. is already trying to do.

Police, protesters at DNC praised for restraint, courtesy

Geoff Mulvihill and Kristen By Groot, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 11:41pm

They came. They protested. They got their message out.

Clinton promises steady hand in dangerous world

Julie Pace and Robert Furlow, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 11:09pm

Promising Americans a steady hand, Hillary Clinton cast herself Thursday night as a unifier for divided times, an experienced leader steeled for a volatile world. She aggressively challenged Republican Donald Trump's ability to do the same.

The Latest: Trump slams Clinton over 'radical Islam'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 10:31pm

The Latest on the Democratic National Convention and 2016 presidential campaign. (all times EDT):

Takeaways: Clinton's big moment wraps up convention

Matthew Daly, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 10:31pm

It was a moment America had never seen: a woman accepting a major party's nomination for president.

Clinton promises steady hand in dangerous world

Julie Pace and Robert Furlow, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 10:11pm

Promising Americans a steady hand, Hillary Clinton cast herself Thursday night as a unifier for divided times, an experienced leader steeled for a volatile world. She aggressively challenged Republican Donald Trump's ability to do the same.

Clinton using convention to send message to wary GOP voters

Ken Thomas and Julie Bykowicz, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 9:31pm

Long a lightning rod on the right, Hillary Clinton is making a targeted appeal to Republicans who challenge Donald Trump's claim to the conservative mantle and fear his possible presidency.

Courts strike blows to GOP voter restricts in 3 states

Greg McCune, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 7:00pm

Courts have dealt setbacks to Republican efforts in three states to restrict voting.

The Latest: Ruling upends Kansas primary preparations

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 5:10pm

The Latest on a judge's ruling on Kansas' two-tiered voting system (all times local):

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The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 4:51pm

Computer service used by Clinton campaign was accessed as part of DNC hack, campaign says.

GOP VP hopeful Pence plans trip Monday to Carson City, Reno

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 4:51pm

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence plans his first visit to Nevada next week as Donald Trump's running mate on the Republican presidential ticket.

Kansas voters to decide fate of GOP congressional incumbents

Roxana Hegeman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 11:11am

A Republican congressman who was swept into office during the 2010 tea party surge faces an aggressive primary challenge in the mostly rural 1st Congressional District in a contest that makes other GOP primary races in deeply conservative Kansas look tepid by comparison.

Maine GOP chairman apologizes to gay Democrat, can keep job

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 9:10am

The head of the Republican Party in a Maine county will be permitted to keep his position after apologizing for degrading an openly gay Democratic lawmaker in an email.

Hillary Clinton accepts nomination for president with 'determination and boundless confidence in America's promise'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 8:51pm

Hillary Clinton accepts nomination for president with 'determination and boundless confidence in America's promise'

FBI investigates hack at House Democrats' campaign committee

Erica Werner, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 8:00pm

The FBI is investigating an apparent hack into computer systems at the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, following a similar intrusion at the Democratic National Committee.

The Latest: Contentious Alaska sex ed measure to take effect

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 6:51pm

The Latest on legislation that would limit who could teach sex education in Alaska public schools (all times local):