President Barack Obama gave his speech at the Democratic National Convention 2012 on Thursday night, accepting the party nomination and calling on Americans to vote for him. Below is a full transcript text of Obama's speech as well as a video excerpt.
Former U.S. President Bill Clinton delivered his speech on the second day of the Democratic National Convention, first praising President Barack Obama, but then going on to strongly rebuke the Republican presidential campaign.
Usain Bolt has thanked God, saying nothing would have been possible without him, following his victory in the 200 meter sprint final on Thursday. Bolt claimed the gold medal at the London 2012 Olympics, making history by becoming the first man ever to defend the 200M Olympic title following his win in the event four years ago in Beijing.
When young couple Katie and Caleb Medley decided to take one final date together before welcoming their baby son into the world they could not have envisaged how that date would have such a massive affect on the rest of their lives. The couple planned to watch a special midnight premiere screening of the new Batman movie, "The Dark Knight Rises," at their local Aurora movie theater.
A dying man's wish to leave a $500 tip for an unsuspecting waitress to simply surprise them and make them happy has sparked a flood of generosity. The man's touching request was fulfilled following his death, when the family of Aaron Collins went out and left a $500 tip for a waitress.
Andy Murray vs. Roger Federer match in the Wimbledon final 2012 stands at 4-3 to Federer with both players breaking in one game so far and Murray to serve; Murray broke the Federer serve in game 1, but Federer came back to break in game 4.
Andy Murray vs. Roger Federer will take place Sunday in the Wimbledon Final 2012. Murray will be attempting to become the first British player to win the Wimbledon men's singles title since Fred Perry in 1936.
Thousands of people will lose Internet access on Monday when the FBI shuts down a set of temporary Internet servers. For the past year the FBI had set up the servers as a temporary measure to tackle a problem caused by a piece of computer malware called DNS Changer. They had hoped the temporary measure would allow as many people as possible the chance to get their computers fixed.
The Muslim Brotherhood candidate in the Egypt presidential elections, Mohamed Morsi, has been officially declared the winner by election regulators. However, the result has immediately sparked concerns for religious minorities in the country, and whether the Brotherhood will look to build a conservative Islamic state.
A law is being tentatively approved by a Miami county commission to outlaw the sale of the synthetic drug bath salts, following huge amounts of publicity surrounding the drug being connected to zombie-like attacks taking place.
The NBA finals 2012 continues Sunday night with Game 3 between Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Miami Heat. The series is tied at 1-1 after the opening two games, and both sides will be trying to obtain the advantage tonight.
Rodney King has been found dead Sunday; he was aged just 47. King is the man who was seen on a recorded videotape being beating by Los Angeles police officers in 1991; an incident that sparked some of the deadliest race riots in U.S. history.
Watergate's 40th anniversary will be marked Sunday June 17, 2012 and is being remembered as a victory for democracy and as an example of the importance of press freedom. The bungled break-in at Democratic Party headquarters at the Watergate complex in Washington D.C. eventually led to President Richard Nixon's resignation, and changed the political landscape of America forever.
As the World Developers Conference continues in California, speculation continues over a number of Apple products. On Monday the new MacBook Pro line was released, much to the excitement of Apple fans. However, there is another device that is gaining as much if not more attention; the iPhone 5.