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Democratic National Convention 2016: Fact-Checking the Speakers
The Democratic Party is holding its convention in Philadelphia this week. Every day, ABC News will be fact-checking speakers at the Democratic National Convention . DAY FOUR: Thursday, July 28 Fact Check: Economy Added 15 Million New Private-Sector Jobs Since Obama Inauguration Claim: The economy
Donald Trump Walks Back Tax Plan, Saying 'It's Going to Be Negotiated'
As Donald Trump pivots to the general election battle, he's already walking back his tax plan, the most specific policy proposal he has released during the campaign. "By the time it gets negotiated, it's going to be a different plan," Trump told George Stephanopoulos on ABC News' "This Week." In
Bill Clinton Says He Wants to 'Put the Awful Legacy of the Last 8 Years Behind Us'
At a campaign stop in Spokane, Washington, Bill Clinton raised eyebrows when he made an apparent jab at President Obama’s administration. "If you believe we can all rise together, if you believe we've finally come to the point where we can put the awful legacy of the last eight years behind us and
Super Bowl 50: What Americans Will Be Eating and Spending
It's almost that time of year again when football and non-football fans alike join forces to watch the most popular sporting event of the year: the Super Bowl. Nearly 189 million Americans are expected to tune into the Super Bowl 50 championship game between the Denver Broncos and the Carolina
Top 10 Weirdest Customs Seizures, Including Watermelon-Shaped Marijuana
Customs and Border Protection has released its top ten fascinating/interesting/bizarre finds for 2015. Most of the seizures involve drugs, but there were also bugs, meat and hoverboards. Smugglers got creative this year, stuffing meth into sneakers and making marijuana appear as watermelon. “The
President Obama's Presidential Library to Be Built in Chicago
President Obama has chosen the Windy City to be the home for his presidential library. The Barack Obama Foundation, the president's non-profit organization established in 2014 to oversee the process of selecting and building the library, made the announcement official this morning following months
Glendale not cheering Super Bowl
This story appears in ESPN The Magazine's Feb. 2 Music Issue. Subscribe today! EVERY YEAR CITIES across the country battle for the chance to host the Super Bowl, pledging great sacrifices in exchange for a prize of dubious worth. This municipal dogfight reminds me of my favorite reality show, The
How to Profit From a Stronger Dollar
Investors need to keep abreast of various economic factors that affect the markets, and one of the trickiest among these is currencies. Knowing where the American dollar stands among global currencies can be essential to determining what stocks to own and which ones to avoid. Even though this is a
The Note's Must-Reads for Tuesday, February 18, 2014
The Note’s Must-Reads are a round-up of today’s political headlines and stories from ABC News and the top U.S. newspapers. Posted Monday through Friday right here at www.abcnews.com Compiled by ABC News’ Will Cantine, Jayce Henderson and Jordan Mazza STIMULUS ANNIVERSARY The Los Angeles Times’ ...
Why 2014 Should Be Another Great Year for Stocks
After the U.S. stock market’s strong performance in 2013, the question on everyone’s mind is: Will the pendulum swing back this year? In January, the Dow Jones Industrial average tumbled 5 percent, and the first part of February hasn’t been kind to stocks either. A rocky start to the year has