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Things got uncomfortably awkward after Trump jabbed Clinton at a swanky New York charity dinner

Donald Trump started off on a good note of lighthearted jokes at a charity dinner in Manhattan on Thursday, but the mood turned once he started attacking Hillary Clinton more heavily. The Catholic charity dinner brought both presidential...Show More Summary

Michelle Obama torches Donald Trump: 'You do not keep American democracy in suspense'

Michelle Obama tore into Donald Trump on Thursday over his assertion that he would only accept the outcome of the election if he wins. The first lady also slammed Trump for his claims that the election is "rigged," an assertion for which...Show More Summary

Wells Fargo employees on the front lines say they were so stressed, they were chugging hand sanitizer and having anxiety attacks

The Wells Fargo scandal ousted its CEO John Stumpf, drew Congressional ire, and resulted in a $185 million settlement with federal regulators. But employees who say they were forced to open the 2 million accounts to hit quotas were deeply affected, too. Show More Summary

Donald Trump's nastiness is why so many Republicans love him — and it leaves the GOP with a paralyzing decision

Donald Trump, the nastiest presidential candidate of the television era, on Wednesday night called his opponent "such a nasty woman," which was just another example of him being nasty. Trump's nastiness is one of the reasons he will lose the election. Show More Summary

We spoke to a key figure behind the Donald Trump Facebook Live event that fueled speculation about 'Trump TV'

Several hours before the final presidential debate on Wednesday, Donald Trump told his supporters on social media to tune into his Facebook, teasing "live event coverage." Users who visited Trump's page at 8:30 found a livestream hosted...Show More Summary

Video of Donald Trump trying to vote alongside Billy Bush in 2004 shows how hard it is to commit voter fraud

Donald Trump has suggested that the election will be "rigged" against him — making unsubstantiated claims of past widespread voter fraud. Pressed by moderator Chris Wallace during Wednesday's final presidential debate, Trump said he'd "keep you in suspense" regarding whether he'd accept the results of the election. Show More Summary

Mentally ill woman wrote a heartbreaking essay foreshadowing her own death at hands of police

Four years before she was killed, Deborah Danner wrote an essay referencing the mortal dangers the mentally ill face when dealing with police. Danner, a 66-year-old woman suffering from schizophrenia, was fatally shot by police in New...Show More Summary

Don't forget what happened the one time Trump and Clinton really debated climate change

Wednesday night's presidential debate marked the third and final chance for debate moderators to ask Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton questions about climate change. They didn't. As my colleague Dana Varinsky notes, if you include the...Show More Summary

Animated map shows Clinton has a commanding lead over Trump

With just over two weeks to the 2016 Presidential election, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has a huge lead over Republican nominee Donald Trump in the Electoral College. Using polling data from RealClearPolitics andShow More Summary

OBAMA: Trump's refusal to commit to accepting election results 'dangerous' rhetoric

President Barack Obama admonished Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on Thursday for refusing to say whether he will accept the outcome of the November elections. “That is not a joking matter,” Obama said. “No, no, no. I want...Show More Summary

It's going to be nearly impossible for Hillary Clinton to offer debt-free college without adding 'a penny' to the national debt

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump faced off in their third and final presidential debate Wednesday night. During the 90-minute debate, Clinton touted her debt-free college plan. "I want to make college debt-free and for families making less than a hundred twenty five thousand dollars," Clinton said. Show More Summary

'He should not have his finger on the button': Former nuclear-launch officers warn that Trump can't be trusted with nuclear weapons

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump faced off in the third and final presidential debate on Wednesday evening. During an exchange regarding national security, Clinton discussed how easy it actually is for a president to launch nuclear weapons. "T...Show More Summary

Jeff Bezos thinks Donald Trump is ‘eroding our democracy’

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos said that Donald Trump is "eroding our democracy" during an interview at Vanity Fair's New Establishment Summit on Thursday. Bezos expressed concern over the Republican nominee's accusations of mainstream...Show More Summary

Hillary Clinton beat Donald Trump at his own debate game

Donald Trump's strongest moment suddenly turned into one of his weakest. Hillary Clinton was on the defensive. The candidates were talking about immigration. One of her paid speeches to a Brazilian bank, a transcript of which was released...Show More Summary

Donald Trump’s claim that you can ‘rip the baby out of the womb’ is dangerously wrong

Donald Trump made a grossly inaccurate claim about abortion during Wednesday's third and final presidential debate, saying that according to his opponent, Hillary Clinton, a doctor can "rip the baby out of the womb of the mother just...Show More Summary

TRUMP: I will 'totally accept the results' of the election 'if I win'

? In his first appearance since the final presidential debate, Donald Trump said he would "totally accept the results" of the election — if he wins.  Produced by Noah Friedman. Original Reporting by Pamela Engel. Follow BI Video:  On Twitter Join the conversation about this story »

Hillary Clinton email shows Christiane Amanpour was 'appalled' at CNN and Anderson Cooper 'fiasco'

CNN host Christiane Amanpour didn't approve of the cable news network and colleague Anderson Cooper's reporting from a journal belonging to a murdered ambassador. That's according to an email from Amanpour's husband, James P. Rubin,Show More Summary


With less than 20 days remaining in the presidential race, the electoral map is beginning to harden. And it's looking like a landslide win for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton. Since last week, seven swing states and one congressional district have shifted from our former projection. Show More Summary

Pentagon: A North Korean nuclear attack 'will be met with an overwhelming and effective response'

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Hours after North Korea launched its second missile test in the past week, US Secretary of Defense Ash Carter met with the South Korean Minister of Defense Han Min Koo at the Pentagon on Thursday. "As with previous...Show More Summary

Trump is worried about election fraud, but international observers will be in the US to oversee the voting

In recent weeks, Donald Trump has repeatedly voiced his suspicions that the US presidential vote will be "rigged." The Republican candidate even tweeted, "Of course there is large scale voter fraud happening on and before election day,"...Show More Summary

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