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Dems accuse Trump of disloyalty over Clinton emails

Donald Trump appeared to call on Russian intelligence agencies Wednesday to find 30,000 of Hillary Clinton's deleted emails, adding a stunning twist to the uproar over Moscow's…

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Reagan shooter Hinckley Jr. set to be released

A federal judge on Wednesday granted John Hinckley Jr., the man who shot President Ronald Reagan in 1981, "full-time convalescent leave" from St. Elizabeth's Hospital.

The order…

Super Hillary cape DNC

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Obama prepares to hand off legacy to Clinton

President Barack Obama will tell Americans Wednesday that no one has ever been more qualified to be in the Oval Office than Hillary Clinton, placing his legacy in the hands of…

Clinton nominated Kaine

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Day 2 at DNC: Hillary makes history

Democrats made Hillary Clinton the first female presidential nominee of a major party in the nation's history on Tuesday, shattering one of the last remaining glass ceilings in…

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Obama to make case for Clinton, his legacy

President Barack Obama plans to deliver a high-profile job reference for Hillary Clinton on Wednesday, arguing that a long -- and in his view, overlooked -- career in public…

Al Franken Sarah Silverman DNC

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Are Democrats funnier than Republicans?

With all due respect to Scott Baio, there's little doubt about which 2016 convention will end up as the more entertaining.

Girl power DNC floor

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2016 DNC guide: What to watch on day 3

Hillary Clinton officially won the Democratic presidential nomination Tuesday. Then, Bill Clinton took the Democratic National Convention on a 45-minute tour through the former…

Barbara Boxer at DNC

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Sanders backers confront Boxer at book signing

A pair of Bernie Sanders supporters confronted Sen. Barbara Boxer Wednesday at her book-signing, accusing the California Democrat of lying about threats she received from other…

Clinton nominated Kaine

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Owner of ClintonKaine.com wants $90,000

A lawyer and artist in Washington D.C. hopes to gain tens of thousands of dollars from a prescient decision he made years ago.

Leon Panetta

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Former CIA chief: Trump 'beyond the pale'

Donald Trump went "beyond the pale" in calling on Russia to hack Hillary Clinton's email on Wednesday, former CIA Director and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta told CNN's…

Protesters during Turkey coup

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Turkey detainees tortured after coup, group says

Captured military officers raped by police, hundreds of soldiers beaten, some detainees denied food and water and access to lawyers for days. These are the grim conditions that…

 

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The history of the U.S. president

Barack Obama

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Today is President's Day! Do you know how many children Jimmy Carter has? What religion did Chester Arthur practice? Find out more information about past and present U.S. presidents here.

Greatest moments in presidential speeches

George W. Bush

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Presidential speeches can be memorable for many reasons: they can capture the nation's mood after a tragedy; they can issue warning; they can be a call to action. This September 11th is the 11th anniversary of the World Trade Center attacks. Listen to Bush's famous 9/11 speech, as well as many others and see how many lines you recognize from these famous presidential speeches.

Who said it? Memorable quotes from inaugural speeches

John F Kennedy

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Through periods of war, peace, depression or prosperity, Inauguration Day always has stood as a time of hope and new beginnings in the United States. Do you remember who said what? Test your knowledge here!

Elections 101

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Find out more about Election Day right here.

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Attention-getting convention entrances, exits

Mayor forgot the gavel

Jeanne Moos looks at the some of the best entrances and exits of the political conventions.

Tim Kaine set to take center stage

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CNN

Tim Kaine will give the biggest speech of his political career Wednesday at the Democratic National Convention.

Trump to Russia: I hope you find missing emails

Donald Trump email comment

CNN

Speaking at a news conference in Florida on Wednesday, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said he hopes Russia will find Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton's missing emails.

Celebs show support for Clinton with 'Fight Song'

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Multiple celebrities lend their voices to sing "Fight Song" in a video played at the Democratic National Convention.

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    A wise-cracking cartoon bunny makes his first appearance, the Korean War ends, Madonna drops her debut album, tragedy hits the Olympics, and an entertainment legend dies at age 100, all on this day.

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Cars roll in for Kutztown Kruizz

Cars roll in for Kutztown Kruizz
KUTZTOWN, Pa.

Thousands of car enthusiasts will be driving to Kutztown this Saturday for the Kutztown Kruizz car show.

Parkland Library seeking increase in tax rate to pay for new facility

Parkland Library seeking increase in tax rate to pay for new facility
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Parkland Community Library officials are seeking ways to help fund a proposed $14 million new facility, by asking voters to approve a significant tax rate increase.

Health and Technology efforts receive boost in EASD

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The Easton Area School District board labeled the last several weeks “celebratory” thanks to some positive movement in funding two key programs.

A sign of compromise wins Movie Tavern zoning relief

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