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Bernie Sanders supporters shout on the first day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia on July 25, 2016.
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Regrets Years After a Double Hand Transplant

Seven years ago, Jeff Kepner became the first person to receive a double hand transplant in the United States. But Kepner’s transplanted hands have never worked. If he could, Kepner would have them removed, he told TIME in an exclusive interview

Police officers are seen in front of a facility for the disabled where at least 19 people were killed and as many as 20 wounded by a knife-wielding man, in Sagamihara, Kanagawa prefecture, Japan, July 26, 2016.

At Least 19 Dead in Mass Stabbing Outside of Tokyo

At least 19 people were killed and about 20 wounded in a knife attack at a facility for the handicapped in a city just outside Tokyo, in the worst mass killing in generations in Japan. A man turned himself in two hours later, police said

Stef'an Strawder

Teen Basketball Star Killed in Nightclub Shooting

One of the two teenagers killed in a shooting at a Florida nightclub was a talented basketball player who was known by loved ones as the Stephen Curry of his town for his skills on the court, his family said. At least 15 others were injured in the shooting

Hundreds of Pro-European campaigners marched to 10 Downing Street in London on July 23, 2016.

One Month After Brexit Vote, Europe Still Divided on Britain

British Prime Minister Theresa May heard a different message in each European capital she visited last week on how the U.K. should proceed with Brexit. In Berlin, Angel Merkel, suggested patience, while in Paris, Francois Hollande, preached haste

Donald Trump acknowledges the crowd at the end of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland on July 21, 2016.

Trump Gets a Convention Polling Bump

Donald Trump appears to have received a significant bounce after the Republican convention, with one poll giving him a 3-point lead over Democratic rival Hillary Clinton. A separate poll found that 44% of Republican voters view their party as united


Verizon Agrees to Buy Yahoo for About $5 Billion

Verizon will acquire Yahoo’s operating business for about $4.83 billion, according to the telecommunications company. The deal "will put Verizon in a highly competitive position as a top global mobile media company," Verizon chairman and CEO Lowell McAdam said

Business Concepts

The Best Way to Delay Dementia Without Drugs

A new study provides the strongest evidence yet for the power of brain training to reduce the risk of dementia and possibly Alzheimer’s. Researchers compared different types of cognitive training head to head in the new study

Tour de France 2016's winner Great Britain's Christopher Froome celebrates his overall leader yellow jersey on the podium on the Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris, at the end of the 113 km twenty-first and last stage of the 103rd edition of the Tour de France cycling race on July 24, 2016.

Chris Froome Wins Third Tour de France

Sharing beer and Champagne with teammates, Chris Froome celebrated his third Tour de France title in four years. The Kenyan-born British rider finished safely at the back of the main pack during the largely ceremonial final stage

Donald Trump Jr. delivers a speech on the second day of the Republican National Convention on July 19, 2016 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump received the number of votes needed to secure the party's nomination. An estimated 50,000 people are expected in Cleveland, including hundreds of protesters and members of the media. The four-day Republican National Convention kicked off on July 18.

Clinton Team Plans to Attack Trump Like Romney at DNC

As they gather in Philadelphia to nominate Hillary Clinton, Democrats plan to take a lesson, if not outright direction, from their playbook for defeating the last wealthy Republican nominee, Mitt Romney — relentlessly cariacaturing him as an out-of-touch millionaire

Video grab of emergency workers and vehicles following an explosion in Ansbach

ISIS Claims German Festival Suicide Bomber

A suicide bomber has been killed in an explosion in a bar in the German city of Ansbach. Police said 12 people were injured in the blast. "We are assuming it was an intentional explosion," a spokesperson for Bavaria's interior ministry said