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Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 07:09 PM PDT

Fact-Checking Claims Made By Kaine, Brown

Fact-Checking Claims Made By Kaine, Brown

As anticipation builds for Hillary Clinton's speech, her running mate, Tim Kaine, introduced himself to America. In this edition of Reality Check, Sam Brock looks at claims made by Kaine and California

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 07:07 PM PDT

Pence Rallies in Michigan, Calls Trump 'Pro-Life'

Pence Rallies in Michigan, Calls Trump 'Pro-Life'

Donald Trump's stand on abortion has been inconsistent, but his running mate says Trump would be a "pro-life president." Mike Pence is campaigning in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and he makes clear he opposes...

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 02:46 PM PDT

Protest Lifestyle at DNC: Arrests, Disease, 'Awesome' Times

Protest Lifestyle at DNC: Arrests, Disease, 'Awesome' Times

Taralei Griffin began to cry shortly after 9 a.m. and moments later became the nucleus of a 20-person hug. It was during the wake up meeting for protest group Democracy Spring, inside the tiny front room of...

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 04:30 PM PDT

Fact Check: Looking at Trump's Comments on Torture

Fact Check: Looking at Trump's Comments on Torture

Donald Trump said that “enhanced interrogation … works.” But scientists have shown that the stress and pain induced by techniques like waterboarding can impair memory, and, therefore, inhibit a person from...

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 04:35 PM PDT

Melania Trump's Website Taken Down

Melania Trump's Website Taken Down

Melania Trump's professional website vanished from the Internet Wednesday, the Huffington Post reported. The wife of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, Trump's website URL, melaniatrump.com,...

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 08:34 PM PDT

Katy Perry Belts 'Rise' And 'Roar' at Democratic Convention

Katy Perry Belts 'Rise' And 'Roar' at Democratic Convention

The celebrity power continues into the final day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, with musical performances Thursday from legendary songwriter Carole King and current chart-topper...

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 12:27 PM PDT

Wikileaks Posts Alleged Dem Voicemails During DNC

Wikileaks Posts Alleged Dem Voicemails During DNC

WikiLeaks posted 14 minutes of audio of what it claimed were hacked voicemail messages from top Democratic officials Wednesday, NBC News reported. The audio was released just before Vice President Joe Biden and...

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 11:42 AM PDT

Trump Jr.: Obama Lifted Frequently Used Line From Speech

Trump Jr.: Obama Lifted Frequently Used Line From Speech

Donald Trump Jr. suggested Thursday that President Obama lifted a phrase from his Republican National Convention speech. Donald Trump's son pointed out that his RNC speech and Obama's remarks at the Democratic...

Friday, Jul 29, 2016 at 08:24 AM PDT

Hillary's Moment: 'We Are Not Afraid'

Hillary's Moment: 'We Are Not Afraid'

Promising Americans a steady hand, Hillary Clinton cast herself Thursday night as a unifier for divided times, steeled for a volatile world by decades in politics that have left some Americans skeptical of...

Friday, Jul 29, 2016 at 04:37 AM PDT

Chelsea Clinton Says Her Mother Looks for Solutions

Chelsea Clinton Says Her Mother Looks for Solutions

Chelsea Clinton on Thursday said she has had a "front-row seat" to watch how Hillary Clinton serves. In a speech at the Democratic National Convention, Chelsea Clinton described her mom as a diligent public...

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