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Obana's two speeches: 12 years apart but alike in tone

Watch President Obama's speech on Thursday night next to the one that he deliver 12 years earlier that thrust him onto the national stage.

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Powerball jackpot $422 million after months without winner

The Powerball jackpot has soared to $422 million thanks to nearly three months without a winner of the big prize

Regulators propose huge overhaul of debt collection industry

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has proposed a massive overhaul of the multibillion dollar debt-collection industry

The Latest: Weather aids firefighters on California coast

A scenic stretch of California's Highway 1 is open, but state parks near Big Sur remain closed as crews try to beat back a destructive wildfire that threatens to crest a ridge and make a run toward coastal campgrounds, lodges and redwoods

Obama Thinks Hillary Is More Qualified Than Him (And Her Husband)

He ran against her in 2008 and worked with her in the White House. At the DNC, he made the case for putting her in the Oval Office.

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Man Pulled Over with 2,000 Pounds of Rice in Minivan

A man in the UK was pulled over when his van looked like it was overweight. It was, it was full with close to a ton of rice. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

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Turkey Targets The Media In Latest Post-Coup Attempt Crackdown

It appears the government isn't done issuing arrest warrants in relation to the failed coup earlier this month.

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Indonesia rebuffs UN, EU appeals to halt looming executions

Indonesia has quickly rebuffed appeals from the U.N. human rights chief and the European Union to abandon plans to execute more than a dozen people for drug offenses

1 dead, 8 hurt as car plows into Los Angeles bible group

A car has plowed into the front of a Los Angeles house where a bible study was taking place, leaving one person dead and eight injured

The 'Corpse Flower' Smells Like Rotting Flesh and is Blooming in NYC

A planed dubbed 'The Corpse Flower' earned its name because it smells like rotting flesh when it's in bloom. New York City is about to experience it. Gillian Pensavalle (@GillianWithaG) has more.

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From 'likable enough' to lovefest, Obama to hail Clinton

It was long ago and far away when Barack Obama snippily remarked, "You're likable enough, Hillary." It's a lovefest now

FDA Mulls A Change To Its Policy Against Some Gay Men Donating Blood

The FDA is considering a change to its policy that defers men from donating blood if they've had sex with another man in the past 12 months.

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Spared lobster dies during trip from Florida to Maine

Larry the Lobster gained fame after it was spared from a boiling pot in Florida, but Maine officials say the crustacean didn't make it to retirement

Asian shares slip as investors await Bank of Japan decision

Asian shares were mostly lower Thursday as investors digested an upbeat Fed assessment of the U.S. economy that raised the prospect of further rate hikes

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Police protest Black Lives Matter banner at city hall

Police in Massachusetts are protesting a mayor's refusal to remove a Black Lives Matter banner that's hanging over city hall

The Dad Jokes Are Strong With Tim Kaine

Tim Kaine sounded like a regular 'ol soccer dad during his speech at the Democratic National Convention.

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Tim Kaine impersonates Donald Trump during speech

At the Democratic National Convention, Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine impersonates Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and says he is not trustworthy.

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Samsung reports 2 percent gain in 2Q net profit

Samsung Electronics says its second-quarter earnings rose 2 percent over a year earlier

Obama, Biden, Kaine (the big 3) at the DNC in 90 seconds

Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Tim Kaine and President Barack Obama all gave full-throated support for Hillary Clinton on the 3rd night of the DNC.

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University of Louisville president's resignation accepted

University of Louisville trustees have accepted the resignation of embattled President James Ramsey, whose long tenure was dogged by scandal

Big cats returned to California sanctuary threatened by fire

About a dozen lions, tigers, cougars and other big cats returned Wednesday to a sanctuary north of Los Angeles, four days after they were evacuated in the teeth of an advancing wildfire

Video: Arizona woman killed by officer held medical scissors

Video from an Arizona police officer's body camera shows a woman he fatally shot in March had a pair of medical scissors in her hand

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Joe Biden's DNC Speech Suggests Donald Trump 'Has No Clue'

"He has no clue about what makes America great — actually, he has no clue, period."

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Monkeys Destroy Voter Lists in Thailand

Ahead of a referendum monkeys got into a polling station and destroyed voter lists. Thankfully everything should be back to normal before the vote actually happens. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

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Mexico's Other Border Problem Might Be Its Biggest One

Activists accuse Mexico's Southern Border Program of failing to protect migrants from corruption and extortion by government officials.

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