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Democrat Clinton picks Kaine as running mate, bypassing liberals 5:01am EDT

WASHINGTON/TAMPA, Fla. Hillary Clinton named U.S. Senator Tim Kaine as her running mate on Friday, opting for an experienced governing partner who will help her present the Democratic ticket as a steady alternative to the unpredictable campaign of Republican presidential rival Donald Trump. | Video

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Alaska's top court rejects parental notice for abortions

SEATTLE An Alaska law requiring doctors to notify the parents of girls under the age of 18 seeking an abortion violates the state's constitution and cannot be enforced, the state's top court ruled on Friday.

Election 2016, U.S., Health Jul 22 2016
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Obama signs into law opioid addiction bill to protect newborns

WASHINGTON President Barack Obama on Friday signed into law a measure that pledges greater efforts to protect drug-dependent newborns and assist their parents.

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Obama, after meeting Mexican leader, praises Mexico as critical partner

WASHINGTON President Barack Obama said on Friday after meeting with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto that Mexico is a critical partner to the United States on a host of issues, including security and climate change.

Election 2016, Jul 22 2016
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Obama: dark Trump vision 'doesn't really jibe' with facts

WASHINGTON The dark vision of America under siege described by Donald Trump in his acceptance speech for the Republican presidential nomination does not mesh with reality, U.S. President Barack Obama said on Friday. | Video

Election 2016, Jul 22 2016