Kicking off Day Two of the Democratic National Convention, the largest caucus of the week, the Women’s Caucus, featured guest speakers such as House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, interim Chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee Donna Brazile, and actress Eva Longoria at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.
Bill Clinton emphasized Hillary Clinton’s work to help children and voting rights Tuesday at the Democratic National Convention. He recalled his wife’s work on children’s issues in the South and voter registration in Texas. In a light touch, he recalls that she declined his initial marriage proposals.
The Pokémon Go craze and the mishaps that have occurred involving some players highlight how potentially dangerous it is for everyone when a vehicle is involved. But a different sort of virtual reality may help educate drivers about the hazards of driving and texting or other distractions.
This year’s Democratic National Convention is making gun violence a higher priority than it was at the past three. Presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and her running mate, Tim Kaine have put the fight for tougher gun laws at the heart of their campaign for the White House.
Donald Trump promised not to throw a “boring” political convention like ones he’d seen in the past. He promised a convention full of celebrities — and then social media slammed him because B-lister Scott Baio was the most high-profile celebrity in Cleveland. No ifs, ands, or buts about it, the Democrats have already staged the most star-studded convention — if that counts for anything.
A suicide bomber targeted a police checkpoint in a Shiite neighborhood in Baghdad on Wednesday, killing at least six people. South of the Iraqi capital, a provincial council approved a decision allowing authorities to demolish homes of convicted militants and banish their families from the province.
A county chairman who helped the Atlanta Braves move to the suburbs in what some voters saw as a secret deal was badly beaten in Tuesday's runoff elections, which also saw a former mayor in west Georgia win the Republican nomination to replace a retiring GOP congressman.