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Democrats Make History

The latest from the DNC: Hillary Clinton has become the first woman to be nominated by a major political party for president of the United States. Former President Bill Clinton will be among the speakers Tuesday night.
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Solar Impulse 2 Completes Round-The-World Trip

The sun-powered aircraft covered four continents, three seas and two oceans during its 17-stage journey, which started on March 9, 2015.
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Will UK’s Science And Research Survive Brexit?

According to the Royal Society president, the country’s EU membership “is only one of many considerations” scientists and researchers take into account while coming to the U.K.
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At Least 19 Dead In Japan Knife Attack

An attacker broke into a care center for people with mental disabilities early Tuesday and began stabbing people, injuring 25.
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Milky Way’s Halo Spins At Dizzying Speed

Our galaxy and its smaller companions are surrounded by a much larger halo made of ionized plasma, or hot gas with temperatures of over 1 million degrees kelvin.
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LUCA, The Ancestor Of All Living Things

The Last Universal Common Ancestor of all living things on Earth was a single-cell microbe that lived, and died, nearly four billion years ago, according to researchers.
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Bigger Beer Bid: Anheuser-Busch InBev Raises Offer For SABMiller

Anheuser-Busch InBev raises its $100 billion-plus bid for rival brewer SABMiller after a slide in the value of the pound following the Brexit vote made the offer less attractive for many investors, threatening to derail the deal.

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Democrats Rally For Hillary

First Lady Michelle Obama, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren are among the many political heavyweights throwing their support behind Clinton at the first night of the Democratic National Convention.
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Trump’s Kremlin Bromance

Is Vladimir Putin hoping Donald Trump will win the election? Connections between Trump campaign and the Kremlin have raised eyebrows.

Justice Department Moves To Block Healthcare Mergers

After drawing concerns about a lack of competition — and an ethics controversy — the Cigna-Anthem proposal will likely fail.
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After Unrest, Olympics Soon Set To Begin

After a turbulent buildup, the sporting action at the 2016 Rio Olympics is about to begin.
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Ambush Marketing Is Unstoppable In Rio

Olympics sponsorships have never been more expensive. So why is the IOC relaxing the rules governing what athletes can promote?