President Barack Obama delivered an impassioned speech Wednesday at the Democratic National Convention, defending America from a pessimistic Republican view and promoting his chosen successor, Hillary Clinton.
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump hosted a Reddit “Ask Me Anything” during the Democratic National Convention Wednesday night and received thousands of questions, but didn’t give many answers.
It took just four days for Hillary Clinton’s newly minted running mate, Sen. Tim Kaine, to drop the t-word. “Let’s talk about trust,” Kaine said in his Wednesday night speech at the Democratic convention. “I trust Hillary Clinton with our son’s life.”
The stars just kept coming at the third night of the DNC, where Sigourney Weaver and Broadway stars took the stage in Philly. But one star was brighter than all, and Twitter whole-heartedly cast its vote for her.
Hours after Democrats put the first woman in history at the top of a major political party’s ticket, Donald Trump was in a news conference, publicly inviting Russian intelligence services to conduct cyberespionage on Hillary Clinton’s email. It was Day 3 of the convention: With President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, Senator Tim Kaine of Virginia, Michael Bloomberg, Gabby Giffords and Leon Panetta. Day 4: Tonight, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.
Traffic deaths from red-light-running crashes go up by nearly a third after cities turn off cameras designed to catch motorists in the act, according to a study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The institute is funded by auto insurers.
Wheeler, an engineer from Arcadia, Calif., spent more than two decades building, fine-tuning and racing a motorcycle on which he reached speeds exceeding 300 mph, said Pat McDowell, a fellow racer and longtime friend. At one time, he held the land speed record for motorcycles, he said.
Scientists analyzing data from more than 1 million people found that it takes about 60 to 75 minutes of “moderate intensity” exercise to undo the damage of sitting for at least eight hours a day. Not exercising and sitting all day is as dangerous as being obese or smoking, they found.
Charleston shooting survivors Felicia Sanders and Polly Sheppard brought the crowd to its feet at the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday evening with emotional speeches in support of the gun control legislation that they say could have prevented the tragedy.
Gov. Jerry Brown, casting Donald Trump as a liar and a fraud at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, urged Americans on Wednesday to reject his candidacy as “dangerously wrong” about climate change. Earlier in the day, he mentioned riding once in Trump’s plane.
Vendors age 13 and younger will hone their entrepreneurial skills and hawk their wares during the 48th annual Children’s Craft Fair from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, July 29, on the lawn behind the Bellingham Public Library, 210 Central Ave.
Sen. Bernie Sanders surprised the Washington state delegation with a visit to their breakfast at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday morning, July 27. He stopped by the meeting at the Sheraton Hotel at Society Hill to keep delegates “focused on the real issues,” Sanders said, after the Washington delegation may have started the DNC walk-out protest Tuesday evening. The protest was lead by Sanders delegates in response to Hillary Clinton officially receiving the Democratic nomination for president.
Michaela WinbergFor The Bellingham Herald
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