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Takeaways: Glass ceiling shattered; 'change agent' hailed

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Hillary Clinton became the first female presidential nominee of a major party, and her husband made a personal but forceful case for her to reoccupy the White House — this time from the West Wing.

Heated political debate spurs shooting at Cleveland bar

CLEVELAND (AP) — A heated argument over presidential politics turned violent at a bar in Cleveland, leaving one man with a gunshot wound to the leg.

The Latest: Black-footed ferrets released near Yellowstone

MEETEETSE, Wyo. (AP) — The Latest on the release of black-footed ferrets in an area of Wyoming where they almost went extinct. (all times local):

102-year-old delegate casts Arizona ballots for Clinton

Jerry Emmett was born before women gained the right to vote in America, so it's fitting she announced that the Arizona delegation was casting 51 of its 85 votes for Hillary Clinton for president.

VIEWER GUIDE: Can Barack Obama top his wife in Philly?

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Can Barack Obama top his wife?

The Latest: 3 slain in possible Arizona murder-suicide

GILBERT, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on discovery of multiple bodies in a home in suburban Phoenix (all times local):

Slaves built the White House, say Obama and historians

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama declared at the Democratic National Convention that the White House she and President Barack Obama have lived in since 2009 was built by slaves.

Legislator: Pfizer can't complain about execution drug

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The legislator who drafted the law that keeps most of Arkansas' lethal injection policy a secret says pharmaceutical companies have no standing to complain that prison officials will use their drugs in executions.

Dakota Access pipeline gets federal permit approvals in Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A crude oil pipeline that will cut across Iowa has received the final federal permit approvals needed to proceed with construction.

Student who tried to rush stage at Trump rally pleads guilty

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio college student has pleaded guilty to trying to rush the stage at a Donald Trump rally and has been ordered to stay out of future GOP presidential events.

Bryan Cranston leads celebs signing anti-Trump pledge

Bryan Cranston, who played President Lyndon B. Johnson on Broadway and HBO, appeared on a civil rights panel Tuesday with 1960s-era activists and signed on to an anti-Donald Trump campaign with more than 100 other celebrities at the Democratic National Convention.

Favored by Obama, TPP deal draws ire at Dem, GOP conventions

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's 30 chapters long and almost nobody has read it, but the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal is the unlikely villain at both political conventions.

Cybersecurity experts see merit in claims of Russian hacking

PARIS (AP) — Experts who've followed the leak of emails by the Democratic National Committee say they believe the party's claim that Moscow had a hand in the hack.

First lady's apolitical image big part of her political draw

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Sorry, Democrats. #ElectMichelle will never be more than a wishful hashtag.

NYPD bee squad ready for sting operation on urban swarms

NEW YORK (AP) — Daniel Higgins is one cop who knows a thing or two about sting operations.

Former Cosby actress's husband calls it quits after 6 mos.

ATLANTA (AP) — Actress Keshia Knight Pulliam's husband is calling it quits after just six months of marriage.

Delany does not see Rose Bowl move to accommodate playoffs

CHICAGO (AP) — Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany does not envision the Rose Bowl moving from its New Year's Day spot in order to accommodate the College Football Playoff semifinals.

Beyonce, Adele, Kanye West earn top nominations at MTV VMAs

NEW YORK (AP) — Beyonce and Adele are the top nominees at the MTV Video Music Awards, where their music videos will compete against Kanye West's controversial "Famous" for video of the year.

Man accused of killing Ohio college student out on bike ride

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A man has been charged with aggravated murder in the death of an Ohio college student who disappeared last week while riding her bicycle.

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