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Democrat Clinton makes history, wins U.S. presidential nomination 2:26am EDT

PHILADELPHIA Hillary Clinton secured the Democratic Party's White House nomination, coming back from a stinging defeat in her first presidential run in 2008 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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Obama says it is possible Russia would try to sway U.S. election

WASHINGTON U.S. President Barack Obama said it was possible that Russia would try to influence the U.S. presidential election, after a leak of Democratic National Committee emails that experts have attributed to Russian hackers.

Election 2016, World, Russia Jul 26 2016

Trump pledges reforms at Veterans Administration if elected

CHARLOTTE, N.C. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump sought to turn a scandal involving the Veterans Administration to his political advantage on Tuesday, pledging to war veterans that he would clean up a mess he blamed on Washington politicians. | Video

Election 2016, Jul 26 2016

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. Jul 26 2016

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, Jul 26 2016