A defensive Donald Trump gave Hillary Clinton plenty of fresh material for the next phase of her presidential campaign on Tuesday, choosing to publicly reopen and relitigate some her most damaging attacks.
The day after his first general election debate, Trump blamed the moderator, a bad microphone and said was holding back to avoid embarrassing Clinton. Next time, he threatened, he might get more personal and make a bigger political issue of former President Bill Clinton's marital infidelities.
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A Washington state trooper ticketed a driver trying to get through the carpool lane with a giant cutout of Donald Trump's head Tuesday morning.
"You see a lot of things in your career, including mannequins, but this was something else," said Trooper Rick Johnson, a spokesman for the Washington State Patrol.
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Vice President Joe Biden and first lady Michelle Obama are set to stump for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton at two universities in Philadelphia and one in Pittsburgh.
Biden plans to appear at Drexel University on Tuesday morning, which is National Voter Registration Day.
The Clinton campaign says he will launch a voter-registration drive and urge Pennsylvanians to register to vote. The campaign says Biden's speech will focus on Clinton's economic plans. Those interested can sign up online.
Michelle Obama plans to appear at La Salle University on Wednesday.
Donald Trump returned to Illinois Wednesday, campaigning in both Chicago and the city's suburbs.
On his way to a planned fundraiser in Bolingbrook Wednesday, the Republican presidential nominee made an unexpected morning visit to the Polish National Alliance. Later in the day, former Chicago Bears coach Mike Ditka and Chicago Cubs co-owner Todd Ricketts are expected to attend a fundraiser for Trump nominee alongside Trump's daughter, Ivanka Trump, the Chicago Tribune reports.
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If the stars suddenly seem to be out of alignment, you don't need to consult a horoscope to find out what happened — there's a rumor going around that NASA changed the zodiac.
But while some news outlets are saying that NASA found a 13th constellation that shifts the dates of the 12 other signs, the space agency offered a fact check: it didn't change any zodiac signs, it was just doing math on how the ancient Babylonians measured the sky.
An FDNY battalion chief was killed by falling debris when a suspected drug den exploded in the Bronx Tuesday, leveling a two-story home and injuring at least 12 other people.
Battalion Chief Michael Fahy was a 17-year FDNY veteran and father of three. A convoy of uniformed and non-uniformed firefighters stood outside the hospital to pay their respects as he body was taken to a funeral home.
"He was on the rise. He was a star," a visibly emotional FDNY Commissioner Daniel Nigro reporters, adding that he knew Fahy's father - a former fire chief himself - personally.
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Scientists say the first baby has been born from a controversial new technique that combines DNA from three people - the mother, the father and an egg donor.
The goal was to prevent the child from inheriting a fatal genetic disease from his mother, who had previously lost two children to the illness.
The birth of the boy is revealed in a research summary published by the journal Fertility & Sterility. Scientists are scheduled to present details at a meeting next month in Salt Lake City.
The magazine New Scientist, which first reported the birth, said the baby was born five months ago to Jordanian parents.
The first presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump certainly kept fact-checkers busy at FactCheck.org. The less-than-accurate claims included: Clinton's dig at Trump's tax returns, Trump's claim Ford's small-car division is leaving Michigan and Ohio, Trump on the Obama administration's payment to Iran and much, much more.
The Senate on Tuesday stumbled over a must-do bill to prevent the government from shutting down this weekend and to fund the fight against the Zika virus. Democrats, demanding money so Flint, Michigan, can address its lead-contaminated water crisis, overwhelmingly opposed the measure, as did a dozen of the Senate's most conservative members.
The 45-55 vote stalls the stopgap funding bill — for now at least — and is exasperating top Republicans like Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who made several concessions to Democrats in weeks of negotiations over the measure.
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Election Day is in 42 days, but you have to plan ahead if you want to make your voice heard.
That's what National Voter Registration Day is for. Volunteers have been fanning out across the country Tuedsay to encourage Americans to register (or re-register) to vote. The event's site says that six million people didn't vote in 2008 "because they missed a deadline or didn't know how to register."
Some states offer online voter registration, and for others, the National Voter Registration Day site can email a copy of your state's form to you. Registration drivess have been organized across the country, and there's a map on the National Voter Registration Day site that collects them all in one place.