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Independence Day fast facts

CNN - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 09:06
Here's a look at Independence Day, celebrated on the Fourth of July.
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How combat veterans are coping with July Fourth fireworks

CNN - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 09:05
Independence Day is often celebrated with delicious food, family get-togethers and Fourth of July fireworks that light up the night.
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As temperatures sizzle, fireworks even more risky

CNN - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 09:05
With high temperatures, wicked weather and wildfires across the country, there are more warnings than usual posted about fireworks safety. In addition to harming themselves, people are also in danger of lighting up their entire neighborhoods -- unless you're in one of the cities getting pounded with rain.
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The week in 43 photos

CNN - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 09:00
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Historians baffled by handprint on Declaration of Independence

CNN - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 08:58
It's one of the nation's most important founding documents but the Declaration of Independence -- the document that paved the way for the creation of the United States -- hasn't always been treated with the care you might expect.
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The difference between grilling and barbecue

CNN - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 08:57
After moving to Atlanta from New York years ago, it quickly became evident I had a language problem.
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Tennessee train fire: Evacuated residents to return to homes

CNN - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 08:20
The thousands of people who were evacuated from their homes in eastern Tennessee after a freight train fire released toxic fumes this week probably will be allowed to return Friday, Maryville City Manager Greg McClain told reporters.
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School shootings, mass killings are 'contagious,' study finds

CNN - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 08:19
Mass killings and school shootings spread "contagiously," a new study found, where one killing or shooting increases the chances that others will occur within about two weeks.
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Man arrested in mall with assault rifle, ammo

CNN - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 08:19
Police arrested a man carrying an assault rifle and ammunition at a Fayetteville, North Carolina, mall after officers received multiple reports of an armed man walking through a Macy's department store.
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What's behind all the shark attacks?

CNN - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 04:53
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Van carrying fireworks goes up in flames on busy highway

CNN - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 04:50
A van carrying fireworks erupted into flames along a main highway between Los Angeles and Las Vegas.
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No hate crimes found in 6 black church fires, authorities say

CNN - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 04:49
When six black churches in the Southeast burned in the days following the Charleston church killings, authorities and church members were immediately suspicious.
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Lightning might have caused South Carolina church fire, FBI says

CNN - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 04:49
Federal investigators suspect lightning might have caused the fire at Mount Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church in Greeleyville, South Carolina, senior officials in the FBI said Wednesday morning.
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D.C. Police report 'all clear' at Navy Yard

CNN - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 16:42
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$18 billion BP oil spill settlement historic

CNN - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 15:29
BP has reached a historic agreement with five Gulf States to settle the claims made against the company from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010, resulting in the largest environmental settlement in history.
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Don't be scared of shark attacks

CNN - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 14:46
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Is the July 4th terror threat hyped?

CNN - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 14:23
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Sweat says murderers split up while on the run

CNN - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 12:38
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Bodies thought to be missing couple found in Arizona

CNN - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 11:33
Bodies thought to be of Mike and Tina Careccia, an Arizona couple missing since June 22, have been found and a man has been arrested in the case, Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu said Thursday morning.
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Opinion: Would David Sweat lie about escape details? Come on

CNN - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 11:32
Criminals will say whatever will help themselves. But possibility they'd falsely implicate, say, prison guards doesn't mean prosecutors won't use testimony.
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