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Bet you didn’t know: Fun facts about the Fourth

Even the most patriotic among us can learn something from these little-known facts about Independence Day.

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June payrolls data lifts Dow Jones to record high

Wall Street's holiday-shortened session ended with multiple records on Thursday.

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Pot shops buzz, crime eases as Colo. law hits 6 months

Tax dollars are pouring in, crime is down, and few of the early concerns about social breakdown have materialized - at least so far.

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Pistorius has ‘heightened fight response,’ witness says

Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius has a "heightened fight response" due to his disability, a defense witness claims.

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Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson team up for Western

The former "Hunger Games" stars are teaming up again.

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As Arthur approaches East Coast, tourists head out

The storm is sparking evacuations, closing beaches, and disrupting Independence Day celebrations along the East Coast.

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Janis Joplin honored with U.S. stamp

The "Piece of My Heart" singer will be immortalized by the U.S. Postal Service.

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Ed Sheeran scores No. 1 album

British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran's scored his first top album on the weekly U.S. Billboard 200 chart.

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Unemployment near 6-year low

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits continued to suggest the labor market was steadily improving.

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Lost Bob Dylan recordings unearthed in NY apartment

A treasure trove of forgotten Bob Dylan recordings have been unearthed in the music icon's former apartment in New York.

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REVIEW: Melissa McCarthy loses steam in ‘Tammy’

The road is too much to handle in Melissa McCarthy and Susan Sarandon's latest comedy.

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Richard Pryor’s kids unhappy with Nick Cannon casting

Cannon has sparked speculation that he'll play the late comic icon in an upcoming biopic, but not everyone is happy about it.

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Comedian Katt Williams denies pulling gun on heckler

The troubled comic claims he was threatened by gang members during an L.A. performance.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Thursday, July 3.

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Jersey’s ‘Winnie the Pooh’ gets head stuck in cookie jar

A bear cub who got a cookie jar stuck on his head is recovering after being rescued from 40 feet up in a tree.

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U.S. increases security at overseas airports amid bomb concerns

U.S. officials cited concerns al Qaeda operatives in Syria and Yemen are developing bombs that could be smuggled onto planes.

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Nets hire Lionel Hollins as head coach

Hollins, a former head coach of the Memphis Grizzlies, takes over for Jason Kidd, who left Brooklyn to join the Milwaukee Bucks.

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Klinsmann ready to turn to youth after World Cup exit

U.S. coach Juergen Klinsmann says he will turn to youth after his team’s World Cup ended in a second-round defeat by Belgium.

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Belgium World Cup match draws more viewers than World Series

More people tuned in to the U.S.-Belgium World Cup match than for the sport also known as the national pastime.

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Americans are falling out of love with McDonald’s, Taco Bell

Fast-food titans McDonald's, Taco Bell and KFC are losing to the likes of In-N-Out Burger, Chipotle Mexican Grill and Chick-fil-A.

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Maine’s State, Federal Courts Warn Of Scams

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Maine's state and federal courts have issued warnings about phone and email scams by those trying to trick people into giving them money or steal their identities.

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Snowe, McKernan Among Hosts For LePage Fundraiser

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Former U.S. Sen. Olympia Snowe and her husband, former Gov. John McKernan, are among the hosts for a fundraiser this month for Republican Gov. Paul LePage.

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Investigation Underway At Maine State Prison

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The Maine Department of Corrections is investigating a complaint that says a group of employees has created a hostile work environment at the Maine State Prison.

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Maine Might Add 2 Birds To Its Endangered List

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Maine environmental officials are proposing to add two bird species to the state's list of endangered animals.

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Maine Senators Visiting US-Mexico Border

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Seven U.S. senators, including Susan Collins and Angus King of Maine, have visited the Texas-Mexico border on a fact-finding mission focusing on the immigration crisis.