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Saturday, Jul 4, 2015 at 4:05 PM

Presidential Candidates Campaign in July 4 Parades

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Boat Explosion Off Md. Coast Hurts 10, Including 3 Children

22 minutes ago

Stonie Upsets Chestnut at NY Hot Dog Eating Contest

Matt Stonie upset Joey "Jaws" Chestnut to win the July Fourth hot dog eating contest at Nathan's Famous in Coney Island, breaking Chestnut's bid for a ninth straight victory. Stonie, who finished second last year, downed 62 hot dogs and buns on Saturday, beating Chestnut by two. Both are from San Jose, California. The next closest competitor ate 32 hot dogs. Read »
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Deck Collapses During Family Photo Hurting 14 People

4 hours ago

2 of Oldest Pearl Harbor Survivors Reunite

Friday, Jul 3, 2015 at 5:59 AM

Fourth of July: What You Should Know

Saturday, Jul 4, 2015 at 3:43 PM

Panama Drops out of Miss Universe Pageant

4 hours ago

Greece to Vote in Referendum on Whether to Accept Aid

Thursday, Jul 2, 2015 at 6:16 PM
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Obama Thanks U.S. Military: "Freedom Isn't Free"

2 hours ago

Ex-Cuban Leader Fidel Castro Makes Rare Public Appearance

Saturday, Jul 4, 2015 at 5:42 AM
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Saturday, Jul 4, 2015 at 9:50 AM

9 Hurt as Fireworks Hit Crowd in Colo.

Saturday, Jul 4, 2015 at 2:02 PM

Tentative Agreement on Sanctions in Iran Nuclear Talks

2 hours ago

Single-Engine Plane Towing Banner Crashes on San Diego Beach