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Posted on: Saturday, July 6, 2013 - 5:52am
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California roller coaster appears to have been a little too much fun. The Gold Striker at Great America in Santa Clara had to be taken offline this... READ MORE »

Posted on: Saturday, July 6, 2013 - 4:24am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A person throwing a firecracker to the ground caused a scare among the crowds gathered for the Fourth of July fireworks display in downtown Philadelphia, a city official... READ MORE »

Posted on: Saturday, July 6, 2013 - 4:22am
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — A mother and her daughter died of injuries suffered in a house fire, bringing the toll in the blaze to six, authorities said Friday. They were among five victims from... READ MORE »

Posted on: Saturday, July 6, 2013 - 4:01am
SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — When a July Fourth fireworks display exploded and sent red and white bursts into spectators at a Southern California park, Paulina Mulkern saw shrapnel headed... READ MORE »

Posted on: Friday, July 5, 2013 - 4:19am
LOCK HAVEN, Pa. (AP) — Authorities in central Pennsylvania say a man and woman drowned after venturing out on the rain-swollen Susquehanna River on flotation devices and apparently being... READ MORE »

Posted on: Friday, July 5, 2013 - 4:16am
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — A blaze that erupted early Thursday at a central Pennsylvania home killed four people, including two children, and left three other residents critically injured,... READ MORE »

Posted on: Friday, July 5, 2013 - 4:02am
NEW YORK (AP) — Joey Chestnut downed 69 franks and devoured his own record in the men's Fourth of July hot dog eating contest while Sonya Thomas defended her title in the women's... READ MORE »

Posted on: Thursday, July 4, 2013 - 5:34am
GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) — You're a Civil War re-enactor carrying an authentic musket, out on the field with your history-buff buddies making a charge under withering enemy fire. It's great fun... READ MORE »

Posted on: Thursday, July 4, 2013 - 5:27am
DALLAS (AP) — A Texas teacher's streak of wearing the same outfit for his school photograph is coming to an end after 40 years with his retirement. It started as an accident. Dale Irby told... READ MORE »

Posted on: Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - 5:49pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Gasoline prices are on a summer slide, giving U.S. drivers a break as they set out for the beach and other vacation spots for the Fourth of July. The national average for a... READ MORE »

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