New York

Russian Newspaper Calls Hillary Clinton 'The Personification Of Evil,' Praises Trump As 'Fresh Air'Informal surveys of Russia's main outlets suggest that Trump gets plenty of praise -- especially for his "anti-establishment" stance -- and that favorable assessments of Hillary Clinton are comparatively rare.
Bloomberg To Lay Out In DNC Speech Why Trump Administration Would Be Disastrous For US EconomyMichael Bloomberg, elected mayor of New York City as a Republican, will offer a forceful denunciation of fellow New York billionaire Donald Trump on Wednesday at the Democratic convention.
Man Accused Of Tossing Fake Bomb Into NYPD Van Arraigned From BellevueA judge ordered a psych exam Wednesday to see if the man accused of tossing a fake bomb into a police van in Times Square last week is fit to stand trial.
9/11 Worker Pleads For Medical Coverage With Billboards: 'How Much Sicker Do I Have To Get?' A New Jersey man who spent three weeks looking for survivors in the days after the 9/11 attacks is using billboards in a push to have his kidney disease added to the list of covered conditions by a fund to help Ground Zero workers with health problems.
Renovations Complete At Family Home Of Slain NYPD Detective Rafael RamosThe Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation raised money to make over Detective Rafael Ramos's Ridgewood Avenue home in Cypress Hills, where his widow, Martiza, and their two young sons will live.
'Black Iris Project' Tells Stories Of Black Experience Through Classical BalletA new ballet company called The Black Iris Project is making its debut this week.

New Jersey

Child Killed, Mother Critically Injured When Car Hits Them In PlainfieldThe two were struck at around 9 a.m. as they crossed Park Avenue at West Second Street, police said.
Jersey Flub: Trump Mixes Up Clinton's Running Mate And Former NJ GovernorDonald Trump took a shot Wednesday at Hillary Clinton's running mate for doing a terrible job as governor of New Jersey. The problem is that Democratic U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine was governor of Virginia.
Fire Tears Through Home In Linden, NJThe fire broke out before noon on Clinton Street near East 19th Street.
Busy Morning For Port Authority Police At George Washington BridgeIt was a busy morning for Port Authority police officers based out of Fort Lee, New Jersey.
After Tweet, Sen. Cory Booker Says He Prays For Donald TrumpCory Booker on Tuesday responded to a tweet posted by Donald Trump following the New Jersey senator's Democratic convention speech.
Cleanup Underway After Powerful Storms Slam Tri-State AreaThe storms that ripped through the Tri-State area Monday evening flooded streets and downed trees and power lines.

Connecticut

Connecticut Day Care Owner Drops Fight To Keep License After Baby DeathState officials suspended Nydia Carrillo's license a few days after 2-month-old Bella Redondo of New Canaan developed trouble breathing and died hours later at Stamford Hospital on July 12.
$7,000 Radiation Device Stolen From Car In ConnecticutA suspect is in custody after a radiation device was stolen from a car in Bridgeport.
Connecticut Home Invasion Killer Joshua Komisarjevsky Resentenced To Life TermA state judge in New Haven resentenced Joshua Komisarjevsky on Tuesday to six consecutive life terms.
Severe Storms Follow Extreme Heat For Tri-State AreaA severe storm system brought heavy rain and dangerous lightning to the Tri-State Area late Monday, following another day of sweltering heat.
WATCH: Video Shows Small Plane Crashing Into Connecticut HouseNew video has been released showing the moment a small plane crashed into a house in Connecticut.
Safety Hazards Discovered At Conn. Day Care Days After Death Of ChildA surprise inspection at a day care center in Stamford revealed numerous safety hazards, including a work station holding fencing slats with nails sticking out, and a curling iron plugged into a lamp near a sleeping child.

Entertainment

Rihanna, Metallica, Kendrick Lamar To Headline Global Citizen Festival In Central ParkCo-hosts include Chelsea Handler, Neil Patrick Harris, Salma Hayek Pinault, Priyanka Chopra, Seth Meyers, Hugh Jackman and his actress-wife Deborra-lee.
Sarah Silverman: 'To The Bernie Or Bust People, You're Being Ridiculous'Actress and comedian Sarah Silverman laid into Bernie Sanders supporters at the Democratic National Convention Monday night.
Roger Ailes Out At Fox News Following Sexual Harassment AllegationsRoger Ailes is out at Fox News.
Timeline Of Events Leading Up To Roger Ailes' Resignation From Fox NewsHere are the key events leading up to Roger Ailes' resignation from Fox News Channel
Legendary Producer Garry Marshall Being Remembered By Hollywood EliteLegendary Hollywood producer Garry Marshall is being remembered for creating some of the most popular sitcoms and movies.
Gretchen Carlson: 'Forcing Victims Of Sexual Harassment Into Secret Arbitration Proceedings Is Wrong'Former Fox News anchor Gretchen Carlson said sexual harassment victims shouldn't be forced into secret arbitration proceedings.

Politics

Russian Newspaper Calls Hillary Clinton 'The Personification Of Evil,' Praises Trump As 'Fresh Air'Informal surveys of Russia's main outlets suggest that Trump gets plenty of praise -- especially for his "anti-establishment" stance -- and that favorable assessments of Hillary Clinton are comparatively rare.
Bloomberg To Lay Out In DNC Speech Why Trump Administration Would Be Disastrous For US EconomyMichael Bloomberg, elected mayor of New York City as a Republican, will offer a forceful denunciation of fellow New York billionaire Donald Trump on Wednesday at the Democratic convention.
Trump To Russia: 'I Hope You're Able To Find The 30,000 [Clinton] Emails That Are Missing'"This has to be the first time that a major presidential candidate has actively encouraged a foreign power to conduct espionage against his political opponent," said Hillary for America Senior Policy Advisor Jake Sullivan.
Obama Returns To Convention Stage To Make Case For ClintonPresident Barack Obama is returning to the Democratic National Convention Wednesday to implore voters to elect Hillary Clinton as the first woman to occupy the Oval Office.
Bill O'Reilly: Slaves That Built White House Were 'Well-Fed'Bill O'Reilly says the slaves who helped build the White House "were well-fed and had decent lodgings provided by the government."
Sanders Loyalists Warn Of Party Split After Clinton VictoryBernie Sanders loyalists believe the Democratic Party could rupture over Hillary Clinton's nomination after a volatile night that saw Sanders delegates leave the party's national convention in Philadelphia to stage a sit-in.

Health & Well Being

Ice Bucket Challenge Money Leads To ALS DiscoveryThe ALS Association is crediting money raised through the Ice Bucket Challenge for the discovery of a gene they say is among the most common that contribute to the progressive disease.
UPSIT ‘Smell Test’ Could Aid In Early Detection Of Alzheimer’sThere has been a possible breakthrough in the early detection of Alzheimer's and other dementia. It's about how your brain processes and remembers certain smells or odors.
Her Reaction To An ‘American Girl’ Doll Went Viral – Now Texas Girl Has A New Leg Millions of people were moved to tears when they saw a 10-year-old girl filled with joy as she received an American Girl doll with a prosthetic leg.
Doctors Ponder Cause Behind Spike In Kidney Stones Among ChildrenMedical experts had an important reminder for parents Monday, to keep kids well hydrated on hot summer days.
‘Kerr Collar’ Could Protect Football Players From Serious Head And Neck InjuriesConcussion prevention has been centered around protecting the head, but we may have been looking in the wrong place.
Sunscreen Is A Summer Essential – But Which One Is Best For Your Body?The hot weather this weekend will have lots of people heading to parks and beaches, and the UV index is going to be through the roof.

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