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Daily News Briefing

July 2016

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A milestone for women

Whatever your political preferences, you saw history made when Hillary Clinton accepted her party's nomination for president.

The Russia factor

Hacking charges against Moscow, if proven, would further complicate the relationship between Russia and the US.

Net neutrality

China clamps down on digital news reporting and shuts off a potential safety valve

Party reform

Whatever the outcome on Nov. 8, both major US political parties will need significant structural changes to rebuild their credibility.

Politics is not just about the candidates. Ultimately it’s about us, the voters. We need to hear and respect each others’ voices in this campaign, even those we will never agree with.

An 'America first' GOP

Donald Trump's view of the US role in the world is a departure from 70 years of Republican and Democratic internationalism.

Russia's tarnished gold

It's not just honest Olympic athletes who were cheated by Russia's massive doping program. Russian athletes were too.

Money talks

A rollback of untraceable campaign funding should be a priority for both presidential candidates.

Grassroots law and order

Police interactions with the public are not always easy, but we need to work together to keep society safe and healthy.

Today's View

Turkey's President Erdogan, the man once seen as an interlocutor between the West and the Muslim world, faces a new challenge: healing his country after a violent attempted coup.