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He lost after a law changed; can he win now that it’s changing again?

A landmark court ruling that forces a loosening of Texas voter-ID rules is giving the Democrat in a close congressional race an edge. Pete Gallego, a Latino Democrat running in the majority Latino District 23, is counting on voter turnout to win his old seat back from Will Hurd, an African-American Republican who beat Gallego in 2014. The 800-mile district stretches from San Antonio, along the border, to El Paso.

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Out of jail on charges of attacking flight attendant, he gets engaged

A Lexington, Ky., chef will be in court Aug. 1, accused of drunkenly attacking flight attendants while his American Airlines flight taxied to the gate in Charlotte. Michael Kerr is charged with interfering with a flight crew, a federal offense. His Facebook page says he got engaged the day he got out of the Mecklenburg County Jail.

Politics

A first daughter’s second ride

Chelsea Clinton used to be known for being kept out of the spotlight. This election, she has taken on a much more significant role, and speculation has surrounded where she would fit in the White House.

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Videos

Police officer saves robbery suspect trapped in burning vehicle

A video posted to Facebook by the Fort Worth, Texas, police department shows footage from a police officer's body camera as he helps to rescue a robbery suspect from a burning vehicle.
Fort Worth Police Department via Facebook
Police officer saves robbery suspect trapped in burning vehicle 0:54

Police officer saves robbery suspect trapped in burning vehicle

Women helping women: Pair launch Caribbean crowdfunding campaign to help entrepreneurs 2:02

Women helping women: Pair launch Caribbean crowdfunding campaign to help entrepreneurs

A first daughter’s second ride 3:01

A first daughter’s second ride

Anti-war protesters try to drown out former CIA director during DNC speech 5:25

Anti-war protesters try to drown out former CIA director during DNC speech

Flashback Miami

Miami Shores

In the early 1920s, developer Hugh Anderson decided Miami Shores was the perfect place for a planned community.