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America celebrates Independence Day with fireworks, parades
Americans celebrated 239 years as an independent nation on Saturday with extravagant fireworks displays, rock and classical concerts and parades both big and small. Here were some highlights of Independence Day festivities around the nation:... 7/5/2015 6:44 AM

2 people dead, 3 missing after boat capsizes in Ohio River
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- Kentucky authorities say two people were killed and three remain missing after the pontoon boat they were riding in hit the Clark Memorial Bridge and capsized in the Ohio River.... 7/5/2015 1:51 PM

At least 14 hurt after deck collapse at North Carolina beach
EMERALD ISLE, N.C. (AP) -- A deck collapsed at a North Carolina beach house as a family got set to take a group photo, leaving at least 14 people injured with two of those in critical condition, authorities said.... 7/5/2015 6:15 AM

320-acre wildfire threatens homes in Northern California
VACAVILLE, Calif. (AP) -- A wildfire that has burned more than 320 acres is threatening homes in a Northern California city.... 7/5/2015 1:58 PM

Farmers eager for drones, but most can't legally fly them
CORDOVA, Md. (AP) -- Mike Geske wants a drone.... 7/5/2015 12:26 PM

Traders recall the 'rush' and 'roar' as famed pits close
NEW YORK (AP) -- Pete Meegan had every intention of going back to college, but then he got a summer job in the Chicago trading pits and fell in love with the "roar" of the floor, the excitement of "4,000 people yelling, `Buy! Buy! Buy!'" and decided no more classroom for him.... 7/5/2015 2:14 PM

Boy, 7, killed during violent July 4 celebrations in Chicago
CHICAGO (AP) -- Authorities say a 7-year-old boy who was celebrating the Fourth of July with his family was among three people who were shot and killed overnight in Chicago.... 7/5/2015 2:13 PM

Slain woman's parents focused on healing, not sanctuary law
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The parents of a woman killed at a San Francisco pier say they are focused on healing and not on the fact that the man accused of shooting her has been deported five times.... 7/4/2015 11:49 PM

Forgiveness of Charleston church shooter prompts discussion
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) -- Under an outdoor tent a few blocks from Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, Sharon Simmons paused while cleaning up from the previous night's revival to ponder the idea of forgiving the white man accused of killing nine of the historic black church's members, including the pastor.... 7/4/2015 3:57 PM

Diana Douglas, 1st wife of Kirk Douglas, dies at 92
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Diana Douglas, the first wife of Kirk Douglas and mother of Michael Douglas, died Saturday in Los Angeles. She was 92.... 7/4/2015 10:29 PM



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