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Democrats set to nominate Clinton as they seek a way past discord 11:49am EDT

PHILADELPHIA Hillary Clinton was set to become the first woman presidential nominee of a major U.S. party on Tuesday, a historic moment that Democrats hope will help eclipse rancor between supporters of Clinton and her rival in the primary contests, Bernie Sanders. | Video

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Behind Democrats' email leak, U.S. experts see a Russian subplot

WASHINGTON If the Russian government is behind the theft and release of embarrassing emails from the Democratic Party, as U.S. officials have suggested, it may reflect less a love of Donald Trump or enmity for Hillary Clinton than a desire to discredit the U.S. political system. | Video

Election 2016, Russia, U.S. 9:51am EDT

Some in Sanders' army seem determined to march on without him

PHILADELPHIA It should have been a triumphant night for Hillary Clinton when her rival Bernie Sanders gave a rousing speech urging his supporters to vote for her in the Nov. 8 U.S. presidential election. | Video

Election 2016, 5:57am EDT

Trump says he would consider alliance with Russia over Islamic State

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. Republican nominee Donald Trump said on Monday that if elected U.S. president he would weigh an alliance with Russia against Islamic State militants but rejected any suggestion Russian President Vladimir Putin might be trying to help him win. | Video

Election 2016, Russia Jul 25 2016

Kerry says raised Democrat email hack with Russia's Lavrov

VIENTIANE U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday he raised the issue of the hacking of Democratic Party emails in a meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.

Election 2016, 3:40am EDT