Undeterred by Sen. Bernie Sanders' plea for party unity behind Hillary Clinton, Sanders supporters chanting "Bernie or bust!" took to the streets under the hot sun Tuesday for more demonstrations on Day 2 of the Democratic convention in Philadelphia.
Several hundred gathered around noon in a rally at City Hall with plans to join up in the afternoon with groups decrying police brutality and economic injustice. Together they planned to march the 4 miles down Broad Street to the convention site.
Speakers at the rally charged that Clinton cheated her way to the nomination with the complicity of the "corporate media."
A priest was "assassinated" and another person gravely wounded when two knife-wielding attackers linked to ISIS took hostages during morning Mass at a church in northern France early Tuesday, NBC News reported.
The victim was named by Dominique Lebrun, the Archbishop of Rouen, as Father Jacques Hamel, 84. A nun who was in the church said Hamel was forced to the ground before his throat was slit."
A person was assassinated and another seriously injured," Interior Ministry spokesman Pierre-Henry Brandet said, adding that police rescued three people from the church.
The attackers were shot dead by police. The Paris prosecutor's office said one person had been detained, but gave no details about their identity or location, The Associated Press reported.
The Vatican condemned the "barbarous killing," saying Pope Francis was feeling "the pain and horror of this absurd violence," Reuters reported.
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Cory Booker on Tuesday responded to a tweet posted by Donald Trump following the New Jersey senator's Democratic convention speech, saying he prays for Trump and hopes he finds kindness in his heart.
Trump tweeted Monday that if Booker is the future of the Democratic party, the Democrats have no future. Trump said he knows "more about Cory than he knows about himself."
"He wants us to be speculating. It sounds so sinister," Booker said Tuesday on CNN. "I don't care, I love you Donald. I pray for you. I hope that you find some kindness in your heart, that you're not going to be somebody that spews out insults to your political opposition, that you're going to find some way to love."
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Bill Clinton was once the Democrats explainer-in-chief. Tonight, he'll be explaining himself.
In the four years since the party's last national convention, the center of gravity in Democratic politics has shifted decidedly to the left. Clinton must finesse some of his administration's biggest achievements, including a landmark free trade agreement and major criminal justice law, lest his wife pay the price with the party's emboldened liberal base.
On Tuesday night, the former president will promote what aides say are his wife's lesser-known achievements, her early days as a child advocacy lawyer, her policy campaigns as first lady and work as senator from New York.
Donald Trump is running against Hillary Clinton, not her husband, but the presumptive Republican nominee has not shied from attacking the former president over his sexual misconduct. He accused Bill Clinton of rape during an interview in May with Fox News' Sean Hannity. He tweeted that Clinton “was the WORST abuser of women in U.S. political history.” He released a video on which two of Clinton’s accusers are heard describing what they say were assaults. And he called Hillary Clinton an enabler who tried to destroy the women with whom her husband had affairs.
Democrats are counting on Bill Clinton and his impressive speaking skills to make the case for his wife when he speaks to the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday, but Trump wants to remind everyone of Clinton’s seamier side. Trump's impassioned supporters and the many Clinton haters among them might approve, but the Republican nominee is struggling to appeal to women. How will they react to denigrating Hillary Clinton over her husband's infidelities?
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The 2016 Democratic National Convention is underway, and the factual inaccuracies on the first night focused on income, college tuition and something the Republican ticket had said or done.
New Jersey officials say a nurse caught on videotape stabbing a boy with autism with a hypodermic needle to control his behavior has agreed to surrender her license during the investigation.
Acting Attorney General Christopher Porrino made the announcement Monday.
Porrino tells the state Board of Nursing that Naomi Derrick stabbed the boy with the needle six times in the knees, leg and arm on May 15. He says the actions were witnessed by employees at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center in Atlantic City.
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Swiss tennis star Roger Federer will be sitting out the Rio Olympics and the rest of the 2016 season.
Federer, 34, announced his decision Tuesday on Facebook, citing a knee injury and a long road to recovery.
"Considering all options after consulting with my doctors and my team, I have made the very difficult decision to call an end to my 2016 season as I need more extensive rehabilitation following my knee surgery earlier this year," Federer wrote.
He said doctors instructed him to rest and heal if he wants to continue playing without further injury.
Senior firefighter Sergio Toscano with the Little Tujunga Hotshots was on an assignment when he learned his house had been destroyed Saturday by the Sand Fire in the Angeles National Forest.
Toscano was fighting a fire in the Cleveland National Forest near San Diego at the time his home was destroyed.
Toscano's friend and colleague, Brandon Opliger, set up a Go Fund Me page for Toscano and his family. In the one day the site has been up over $16,000 of $30,000 goal has been raised, with over 260 unique donors.
Michael Phelps is a household name. In the next month, Simone Biles may become one.
Phelps, who with 22 medals is the most decorated Olympian of all time, has dominated four Olympics and come out of retirement in hopes of sweeping a fifth. It's likely to be his final Games.
Biles is on the other end of her career. The 19-year-old gymnast heads into her first Olympics with 14 world championship medals under her belt, 10 of them gold. The budding superstar is undefeated in the all-around and has been called "unbeatable" by gymnastics legend Mary Lou Retton.
Phelps and Biles are among more than 550 athletes who will represent Team USA in Rio, including 292 women, the most in Olympic history to ever compete for a single country. Of Team USA's 68 returning champions, 53 are looking to defend titles won during the 2012 London Games.
Here's a look at the American athletes to watch during the 2016 Rio Olympics.
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Star power proves an unpredictable force for both the Democrats and Republicans.
Investigators said no one will be charged after a 12-year-old black girl suffered rope burns to her neck during a school field trip to a ranch in Texas.
The Waco Tribune-Herald reported that Blanco County Sheriff's Capt. Ben Ablon said Monday that there's no evidence to support allegations that the injuries were intentional or racially motived.
The family has already filed a negligence lawsuit alleging the girl was racially targeted by three white boys while they played with a rope swing attached to a tree during the field trip in April.
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