• Melania Trump, wife of Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump waves to the delegates after her speech during the opening day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Monday, July 18, 2016. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

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  • Caitlyn Jenner, right, speaks at an American Unity Fund brunch at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland on July 20, 2016, on the sidelines of the Republican National Convention. Jenner said it was easier to come out as transgender than it was as a Republican. The transgender activist and Olympic gold medalist is speaking at a breakfast at the Republican National Convention to promote LGBT inclusion in the GOP.  On the dais with Jenner is Margaret Hoover of the American Unity Fund.  (AP Photo/Josh Lederman)

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  • Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, walks from the podium after speaking during the Republican National Convention, Wednesday, July 20, 2016, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

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  • Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, walks from the podium after speaking during the Republican National Convention, Wednesday, July 20, 2016, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

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  • A Code Pink activist is covered by American flags during the second day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Tuesday, July 19, 2016. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

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    The United States depicted at the Republican National Convention is a scary place. It is wrenched by economic uncertainty, social upheaval, political dysfunction, runaway immigration, violent streets and existential threats from abroad. Republicans want voters to see the need for drastic change. The nation’s only choice, they say, is Donald Trump.

  • Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Tex., addresses the delegates during the third day session of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Wednesday, July 20, 2016. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

    In bumpy coronation, Trump takes the crown

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    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Two newspapers and an advocacy group have asked a New Mexico district court to make public some settlement documents between Corizon Health and inmates in the state’s prison system.

  • Tiffany Trump, daughter of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, speaks on the second day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Tuesday, July 19, 2016. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

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  • Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump kisses his wife Melania Trump as he introduces her during first day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Monday, July 18, 2016. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

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  • In this combination of photos, Melania Trump, left, wife of Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump, speaks during the opening day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Monday, July 18, 2016, and Michelle Obama, wife of Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., speaks at the Democratic National Convention in Denver, Monday, Aug. 25, 2008. Melania Trump's well-received speech Monday to the Republican National Convention contained passages that match nearly word-for-word the speech that first lady Michelle Obama delivered in 2008 at the Democratic National Convention. (AP Photos)

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