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Clinton makes history with Democratic nomination for president 8:48pm EDT

PHILADELPHIA Hillary Clinton secured the Democratic Party's U.S. presidential nomination on Tuesday, coming back from a stinging 2008 defeat in her first White House run and surviving a bitter primary fight to become the first woman to head the ticket of a major party in U.S. history. | Video

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UAW chief says Clinton told him she would renegotiate NAFTA

United Auto Workers President Dennis Williams said on Tuesday that Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has assured him she would renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement if she is elected president.

Election 2016, U.S. 7:46pm EDT

U.S. opens door to a change in blood donation policy for gay men

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration opened the door on Tuesday to a change in its blood donor deferral recommendations, which currently prohibit donations from gay men for a year following their last sexual encounter in order to reduce the risk of transmitting HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.

U.S., Health, Election 2016, 4:37pm EDT

Kremlin says idea it hacked U.S. Democratic Party emails absurd

MOSCOW The Kremlin dismissed as absurd on Tuesday allegations it was behind the hacking of U.S. Democratic Party emails, saying unidentified individuals were trying to cynically exploit fear of Russia for electoral purposes. | Video

U.S., Election 2016, Tech, Russia 5:42pm EDT

U.S. expands Central American refugee screening program

WASHINGTON The Obama administration announced a broad expansion on Tuesday of a program to let people fleeing violence in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras enter the United States as refugees, and said Costa Rica agreed to temporarily shelter some of those with no other recourse.

Election 2016, 5:54pm EDT