President Barack Obama says there's never been a man or a woman — "not me, not Bill" — who's more qualified than Hillary Clinton to be president of the United States.
"Nothing truly prepares you for the demands of the Oval Office. Until you've sat at that desk, you don't know what it's like to manage a global crisis, or send young people to war," Obama said. "But Hillary's been in the room; she's been part of those decisions. She knows what's at stake in the decisions our government makes for the working family, the senior citizen, the small business owner, the soldier, and the veteran."
Their political fates now entwined, Obama implored with voters to elect Clinton, appealing to the women, minorities and young people who powered his rise and are now crucial to hers.
The Democratic Party is one step closer to hearing from its presidential nominee, Hillary Clinton.
First, a powerhouse lineup of speakers spoke on day three of the Democratic Convention in Philadelphia.
President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, Vice Presidential Nominee Tom Kaine and Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg shared why Clinton should be the next president.
Obama spoke to applause as chants of "Hillary, Hillary" filled the convention hall.
"America is already great," Obama said during his rousing Clinton endorsement.
As the Democratic National Convention prepared to receive President Barack Obama Wednesday, Republican nominee Donald Trump jumped online for an appearance of his own, answering questions from some of his most ardent supporters on Reddit.
The platform is extremely popular among young people — it's one of the most visited sites on the internet — and Trump was asked what he thinks is the greatest issue facing young people in the United States.
"The question most young people ask me is about the rising cost of education, terrible student debt and total lack of jobs," Trump wrote in response.
President Barack Obama joined a chorus of Democrats at the party's convention imploring voters to elect Hillary Clinton, casting her as a candidate who believes in the nation's future and warning against the pessimism of Republican Donald Trump.
"America is already great. America is already strong," he declared to cheering delegates. "And I promise you, our strength, our greatness, does not depend on Donald Trump."
For Democrats, the night was steeped in symbolism, the passing of the baton from a barrier-breaking president to a candidate trying to make history herself.
Move over "Uncle" Joe Biden, there's a new Democratic fan favorite in town.
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According to federal prosecutors a $3 million lottery winner pleaded guilty to using his prize to invest in a crystal meth ring, NBC News reported.
Ronnie Music Jr., 45, bought the drugs with his 2015 winnings and wanted to supply them to others who would resell them at a profit, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office in the Southern District of Georgia.
More than $1 million worth of methamphetamine was recovered, along with firearms, thousands of rounds of ammunition and $600,000 in cash.
He will be sentenced after the state's probation office conducts a pre-sentence investigation.
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The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the "Powerball" game were 10, 47, 50, 65, 68 with a Powerball of 24.
Wednesday night's estimated jackpot is $422 million.
If anyone matches the five balls and red Powerball in the drawing, it will be the game's first jackpot winner since May 7.
The chance of winning Powerball is incredibly small, at 292.2 million-to-1. But players have much better odds, of about 1 in 25, of winning smaller prizes ranging from $4 to $1 million.
Gabby Giffords, the former Arizona congresswoman nearly killed in a 2011 shooting, told the Democratic National Convention Wednesday that she believes Hillary Clinton will reform gun laws in the U.S.
"Speaking is difficult for me. But come January, I want to say these two words: Madam President," Giffords said.
Joining Giffords on the convention stage was her husband, Mark Kelly, as they talked about the need to challenge the gun lobby and place new restrictions on firearms.
Michael Phelps is a household name. In the next month, Simone Biles may become one.
Phelps, who with 22 medals is the most decorated Olympian of all time, has dominated four Olympics and come out of retirement in hopes of sweeping a fifth. It's likely to be his final Games.
Biles is on the other end of her career. The 19-year-old gymnast heads into her first Olympics with 14 world championship medals under her belt, 10 of them gold. The budding superstar is undefeated in the all-around and has been called "unbeatable" by gymnastics legend Mary Lou Retton.
Phelps and Biles are among more than 550 athletes who will represent Team USA in Rio, including 292 women, the most in Olympic history to ever compete for a single country. Of Team USA's 68 returning champions, 53 are looking to defend titles won during the 2012 London Games.
Here's a look at the American athletes to watch during the 2016 Rio Olympics.
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Donald Trump made several false and misleading statements in an hour-long press conference — on Bernie Sanders, Vladimir Putin, Hillary Clinton’s emails and more.
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Born with a rare disease and just days away from kidney failure, Fort Worth nurse Danny Kolzow is getting a lifeline from a longtime friend.
Graham McMillan is donating one of his kidneys to Kolzow.
The operation is set for Wednesday morning at Baylor All Saints Medical Center in Fort Worth – the same hospital where Kolzow works.
McMillan said he wanted to break the news to Kolzow in a special way, so he made arrangements with other nurses to give him the news at work. The moment, posted on Vimeo, has now been viewed more than 800,000 times.
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