With the opening ceremony of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games just a week away, Brazil has stepped up security at the airport, the athlete's village, and other sporting venues, following a rash of bad press surrounding the safety of the city.
Four days later and with Hillary Clinton becoming the first woman to ever top a major-party election ticket, the 2016 Democratic National Convention has come to a close. Here's a look back at some of the highlights from the past 96 hours.
Hillary Clinton made a surprise appearance at the end of day three of the Democratic National Convention, joining President Barack Obama on stage to close out the night. Speeches from Vice President Biden, vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine as well as a performance by Lenny Kravitz rounded out the day.
Chris Froome of Great Britain claimed his third Tour de France title in four years after safely negotiating a rain-soaked penultimate stage in the Alps. Froome celebrated his win on Sunday, July 24, 2016 in Paris.
Members of the public tour a tunnel used for training by the Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades, the military wing of the Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas, during a weapons exhibition at a Hamas-run youth summer camp located east of Gaza City.
Four days later and with Donald Trump and Mike Pence officially topping the GOP ticket, the 2016 Republican National Convention has come to a close. Here's a look back at some of the highlights from the past 96 hours.
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