National Politics

National Politics

Takeaways: Glass ceiling shattered; 'change agent' hailed

Hillary Clinton became the first female presidential nominee of a major party, and her husband made a personal but forceful case for her to reoccupy the White House — this time from the West Wing.

Business

Orders for durable goods plunged in June

Orders to U.S. factories for long-lasting manufactured goods fell in June by the largest amount in nearly two years, reflecting a big decline in the volatile category of commercial aircraft. The key category that tracks business investment managed a small gain.

Videos

City of Merced scores low on walkability

Mark Wild, 26, of Santa Cruz and a University of California, Merced student, drives his car in Merced Calif., Friday, July 15, 2016. Wild says he is not comfortable riding his bike around Merced and relies on his car to get around the city. According to walkscore.com, Merced's Walk Score is listed at 41.
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City of Merced scores low on walkability 1:33

City of Merced scores low on walkability

Puppy rescue by City of Merced Fire Department 1:42

Puppy rescue by City of Merced Fire Department

Merced migrant students wrap up summer program 1:34

Merced migrant students wrap up summer program

School Stories: Student, community collaboration on display in Merced 1:45

School Stories: Student, community collaboration on display in Merced