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7/28/2016

President Barack Obama on Wednesday urged Democrats to rally around Hillary Clinton and protect American democracy and values from "homegrown demagogues" like Donald Trump. Obama praised Clinton for her term as secretary of state, reminding voters that she was a key part of the White House crisis team.

7/28/2016

Donald Trump stirred up a fresh foreign-policy controversy Wednesday by asking Russia to find Hillary Clinton's missing emails, in a move that one Bush-era National Security Council official said was "tantamount to treason." Other foreign-policy experts said the comments were without precedent and suggested that a Trump presidency would be a threat to national security.

7/28/2016

The Democratic National Convention is winning a substantially bigger TV audience than the Republican convention did, with the second night drawing 25% more viewers than the same night of the GOP event.

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7/28/2016

As the Wells Fargo Center was being prepared for the Democratic National Convention, some journalists reported that there was a noticeable absence of American flags. Turns out, the Democrats planned to wave the red, white and blue on the stage's giant video screens.

7/28/2016

The new, all-female "Ghostbusters" action figures are a hit, with sales exceeding expectations at Mattel. The toy company says placing the four female characters in the boys' toy aisle also ensured both boys and girls would buy the figures.

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HelloGiggles, Time.com
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7/28/2016

Delegates on Tuesday made history by nominating Hillary Clinton as the first woman presidential nominee of a major party in the country's history. The second night of the Democrat National Convention focused on women, mothers and Clinton being called a "changemaker."

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NBC News
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Hillary Clinton
7/28/2016

Academy award-winning actor Brie Larson confirmed she will take on the role of Captain Marvel after making a surprise appearance at this year's Comic-Con. The film, which will be the first female-led superhero film from Marvel, is set to be released in March of 2019.

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Deadline.com
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Brie Larson, Captain Marvel
7/28/2016

Rosie Perez is among the many famous faces to explain the importance of Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign in a video spot for the grassroots organization Humanity For Hillary. The #ThisIsWhatMyRevolutionLooksLike video also features Taylor Schilling, Uzo Aduba, Lea DeLaria and Lena Dunham, who spoke about the importance of a woman finally getting a seat at the head of the table.

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The Huffington Post
7/28/2016

As the nonprofit business model changes, organizations must focus more on donor engagement, using a three-year goal with measurable metrics.

7/28/2016

Eight nonprofit leaders, including Ford Foundation President Darren Walker and PowerPac+ co-founder Steve Phillips, discuss philanthropy in the 21st century in this piece. "The injection of new ideas, new institutions, new money, and new technology all contribute to my own optimism that our sector will continue to build on the progress of the last several decades," said Walker.

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The Nation
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Darren Walker, Steve Phillips, Ford