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.
A member of Code Pink and two men wearing red, white and blue dresses, attempted late in the evening to disrupt the proceedings on day two of the Republican National Convention at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland.
Melania Trump, Duck Dynasty's Willie Robertson, Scott Baio, former Governor Rick Perry and more speak on the first night of the Republican National Convention at Cleveland's Quicken Loans Arena on July 18, 2016.
Reince Priebus, chairman of the Republican National Committee, today opened up the 2016 Republican National Convention at Cleveland's Quicken Loans Arena. The four-day gathering will culminate with Donald Trump formally accepting the Republican Party's nomination for President.
Workers prep the balloons, install backdrops and make last minute adjustments as Cleveland gets ready to host the Republican National Convention, running from July 18-21. Stephen Colbert, host of the The Late Show on CBS, showed up early to record segments for his popular show.
Swedish golfer Henrik Stenson holds the claret jug after overcoming American Phil Mickelson at the 145th Open Golf Championship in Troon, Scotland July 17, 2016. Stenson won the Open by three strokes and a score of twenty under par.
Jennifer Lopez, Jessie J and Rachel Zoe attend the premiere of the motion picture sci-fi comedy "Ice Age: Collision Course" at the Zanuck Theater on the 20th Century Fox Studios lot in Los Angeles on July 16, 2016.
Thousands flood the streets of Istanbul and pray for the dead as they rally in support of the government following a failed coup on July 16, 2016. Turkish authorities said they had regained control of the country after thwarting a military coup against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that claimed more than 250 lives.
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and Indiana Gov. Mike Pence appeared in public together at the New York Hilton on July 16, 2016, for the first time since Trump announced Pence as his running mate.
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