Democratic vice presidential nominee Sen. Kamala Harris of California speaks...

Democratic vice presidential nominee Sen. Kamala Harris of California speaks at the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday from the Chase Center in Wilmington, Del. Credit: Getty Images / Win McNamee

What happened:

  • California Sen. Kamala Harris accepted the Democratic vice presidential nomination. She is the first woman of color on a major party ticket. "In this election, we have a chance to change the course of history. We're all in this fight," she said.
  • Former President Barack Obama gave a blistering rebuke of his successor, President Donald Trump. He warned that the future of American democracy is on the line in the race between Trump and Joe Biden.
  • We also heard on this third night of the Democratic National Convention from 2016 presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, former Arizona Rep. Gabby Giffords and singer Billie Eilish. Kerry Washington emceed.

Wednesday updates

"I have not lost my voice," former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle...

"I have not lost my voice," former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords said at the Democratic convention Wednesday. Credit: DNCC via Edward B. Colby

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Oak Beach Osprey nest … New tax breaks for struggling Port Washington development … Paralympic gold medalist Credit: Newsday

Primary: Voters take to the polls ... Nassau homebuying event ... Hampton Bays man drowns ... Paralympic gold medalist

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