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Democrats begin formal nomination of Clinton in historic vote 6:22pm EDT

PHILADELPHIA Democrats began the formal process of nominating their White House candidate on Tuesday in a vote that will end with Hillary Clinton becoming the first woman chosen as the presidential nominee of a major U.S. political party. | Video

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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
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Orban says Trump's migration, foreign policy plans 'vital' for Hungary

BUDAPEST Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Tuesday said the migration and foreign policy plans of U.S. Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump were "vital" for Hungary, whereas those of rival Democrat Hillary Clinton were "deadly".

Election 2016, 11:51am EDT
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An Obama, not the president, brings down the house at Democratic convention

PHILADELPHIA Democrats divided over the future of their party agreed on at least one thing at their national convention in Philadelphia on Monday night: Michelle Obama was a star. | Video

Election 2016, 1:41am EDT