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Hillary Clinton prepares for big night at Convention

Hillary Clinton has a big task following the speeches of Barack Obama and Joe Biden at the Democratic National Convention. CNN's Brianna Keilar reports.

Atlantic City to receive state loan to stave off default

Atlantic City is about to get a long-awaited state loan to help it stave off default and possibly bankruptcy

Suspect in college student's killing had hidden room in barn

Search warrants show investigators found a hidden room outfitted with restraints inside a barn belonging to an Ohio man who's accused of abducting and killing a college student

Nevada board eyes settlement with sports book operator

Nevada regulators are expected to approve a settlement with one of the state's largest sports book operators after it acknowledged underpaying winning bets despite a previous warning involving a separate scandal

Fewer People Own Their Homes, But Don't Worry — The Market Is Fine

Homeownership is the lowest it's been in 50 years.

Man Pulled Over with 2,000 Pounds of Rice in Minivan

A man in the UK was pulled over when his van looked like it was overweight. It was, it was full with close to a ton of rice. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

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Germany Will Continue To Accept Refugees Despite Recent Attacks

Germany has experienced four attacks since mid-July. The attacks have brought the nation's refugee policy into question.

Military: Boko Haram ambushes humanitarian convoy, wounds 5

Nigeria's military says Boko Haram Islamic extremists have ambushed a humanitarian convoy escorted by troops, wounding three civilians including a U.N. worker and two soldiers

Lottery say $536M Mega Millions jackpot claimed in Indiana

Lottery officials in Indiana say someone has come forward with the winning ticket from a $536 million Mega Millions jackpot drawing earlier this month

The 'Corpse Flower' Smells Like Rotting Flesh and is Blooming in NYC

A planed dubbed 'The Corpse Flower' earned its name because it smells like rotting flesh when it's in bloom. New York City is about to experience it. Gillian Pensavalle (@GillianWithaG) has more.

Convention: Different reactions in booth and on floor

CBS News' Scott Pelley said, "Bernie Sanders heals the breach," and his words were largely echoed by the pundit class

Trump Adviser Calls For All Muslims On Terror Watch List To Be Tagged

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani advocated on Wednesday for Muslims on the FBI's terror watch list to be electronically tracked.

UN: Freedom of assembly in US threatened by inequality

A United Nations expert says the right of freedom of assembly in the United States is threatened by racial, social and economic inequality

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ACLU: Army investigating Manning after suicide attempt

A civil rights group says the transgender soldier imprisoned in Kansas for sending classified information to the anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks faces the possibility of punishment stemming from a suicide attempt

Tim Kaine Didn't Create 'Sí Se Puede'

"Sí se puede" was a unity call for labor rights before it was a political campaign slogan.

Youth detention center scandal prompts questions

The scandal of abuse at an Australian youth detention center has prompted the Prime Minister to order an official inquiry. CNN's Kristie Lu Stout speaks with two people involved with the case.

Alphabet's 2Q earnings soar despite losses on risky bets

Google parent Alphabet posts 2Q earnings, revenue that top analyst projections to lift stock

Reaching for the stars, pulling in the ratings

As the Democrats pull in the star power, Christiane Amanpour looks at how the National Convention burst into song.

Police protest Black Lives Matter banner at city hall

Police in Massachusetts are protesting a mayor's refusal to remove a Black Lives Matter banner that's hanging over city hall

The Latest: Hundreds gather for vigil for 3 slain officers

Hundreds of people are gathering at a Baton Rouge church for a vigil ceremony honoring three law enforcement officers who were shot and killed during a shootout with a lone gunman outside a convenience store

Forrest Mars Jr., who shaped global candy empire, dies at 84

Forrest E. Mars Jr., who helped grow Mars Inc. into multi-billion dollar confectionary empire with beloved brands such as M&M's and Snickers bars, has died

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SoundCloud Founders Are Reportedly Trying To Sell The Service For $1B

Investors have been looking to sell the music-streaming company for a while.

Monkeys Destroy Voter Lists in Thailand

Ahead of a referendum monkeys got into a polling station and destroyed voter lists. Thankfully everything should be back to normal before the vote actually happens. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

Turkey Targets The Media In Latest Post-Coup Attempt Crackdown

It appears the government isn't done issuing arrest warrants in relation to the failed coup earlier this month.