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Since Independence Day falls during the work week, members of St. Richard Catholic Church celebrated the holiday on Sunday, June 30, 2013, with a picnic-style outing complete with fireworks that could be seen throughout the northeast Jackson, Miss. neighborhood. The long streamers were recorded in a 13-second time exposure. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

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Fireworks safety tips

Don't be one of the thousands of Americans injured by fireworks on July Fourth. Stay safe and have a happy holiday!

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Hunger groups get creative while school is out for summer

Workers are getting creative at keeping small bellies full when U.S. schools - along with their lunch programs - close for summer.

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More evidence shows moderate drinking heart healthy

Two new studies link moderate alcohol consumption to reduced risk of heart attack.

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3-day weekend will kick-start July 4 travel

More than 40 million Americans will celebrate their Independence by taking a road trip.

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WATCH: The origin of fireworks

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Today in entertainment history: July 4

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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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Allman Bros. biopic director indicted in fatal train crash

Three people associated with the "Midnight Rider" production face charges of involuntary manslaughter and criminal trespass.

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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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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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Ozzy Osbourne attends Swedish AA meeting

The Black Sabbath rocker is so committed to sobriety he went to a meeting he couldn't understand.

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Gerard Way: My Chemical Romance split led to depression

The rocker says the band's breakup plunged him into the worst depression of his life.

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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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