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Courts roll back voter restrictions in 3 states

Portions of the Wisconsins voter ID law were struck down by a federal judge. (AP)Rulings block a N.C. law requiring photo ID, loosen a similar one in Wisconsin, and halt strict citizenship requirements in Kansas.

Fri, 29 Jul 2016 21:33:42 -0400
New Sandy Hook school opens 4 years later

CORRECTS YEAR TO 2012- The new Sandy Hook Elementary School hosts a media open house, Friday, July 29, 2016, in Newtown, Conn. The public is getting its first look at the school which will replace the one torn down after a gunman entered it in December 2012 and killed 20 first graders and six educators. The $50 million, 86,800-square-foot building opens next month. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)Built to replace the one demolished after the 2012 massacre, it features three courtyards, treehouse study spaces, and a rain garden.

Fri, 29 Jul 2016 19:39:26 -0400
Parts of Wisconsin voter ID law struck down

A man fills out a ballot while standing at a voting booth at City Hall in San Francisco, Tuesday, June 7, 2016. Voter turnout is expected to be higher then normal in the nation's most populous state for Tuesday's presidential primary. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)A federal judge throws out multiple aspects of the law, leaving it intact but ruling unconstitutional many restrictions.

Fri, 29 Jul 2016 19:46:02 -0400
This time, woman in charge on political stage

This time, the woman is in charge  and the man is by her sideAttitudes have changed since 1984, when Walter Mondale and Geraldine Ferraro became the first co-ed major presidential ticket.

Fri, 29 Jul 2016 14:43:26 -0400
Clinton campaign hacked in 3rd attack on Dems

Hillary Clinton campaigns in Philadelphia. (Getty Images)The Justice Dept. is investigating the incident, which follows reports of two other hacks on the party.

Fri, 29 Jul 2016 19:31:32 -0400
Muslim-American woman shares touching tale

Muslim woman shares touching story of strangers empathy, compassionLeena Al-Arian tells a story of compassion a stranger who apologized to her for anti-Muslim sentiment in society today.

Fri, 29 Jul 2016 15:06:08 -0400
America, Tim Kaine loves your dad jokes

Tim Kaine and Hillary Clinton (J. Scott Applewhite/AP)One of the biggest takeaways from Kaines DNC speech is that Clintons running mate is really just a typical dad.

Fri, 29 Jul 2016 13:24:31 -0400
Officer: I was threatened by prosecutors

Jeanette Williams places a bouquet of roses at a memorial for Sandra Bland. (Pat Sullivan, File/AP)The Texas police officer claims to have evidence of wrongdoing in the Sandra Bland case.

Fri, 29 Jul 2016 12:16:40 -0400
Clinton-Obama hug goes viral on Instagram

Clinton-Obama hug goes viral on Instagram. (AP)Data from social media indicate which moments from the Democratic National Convention resonated most with the American people.

Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:10:39 -0400
The Unconventional Diaries: Two wild weeks

(Yahoo News)Read some of the best diaries from each day of the Republican and Democratic conventions.

Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:10:06 -0400
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