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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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Celebrate safely with these fireworks 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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WATCH: The origin of fireworks

The history behind the July Fourth firecrackers that mark our Independence Day celebrations.

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Miami judge recognizes suspect as middle school classmate

A man charged with burglary is moved to tears when he realizes he went to middle school with the judge assigned to his case.

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Fireworks fill the skies with more than bursts of color

A new study says the staple of America's Independence Day celebrations spew pollution.

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Fourth of July freebies

Celebrate your independence from high prices!

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This cat doesn’t care about your yoga pose

This adorable cat has mastered the art of passive aggressive protest.

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Montana polygamist vows to fight for marriage license

A Montana polygamist featured on the show "Sister Wives" says he will sue if denied the right to legally wed his second wife.

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It’s not the Super Bowl, but World Cup will have its parties

Soccer fans, wild with excitement, will be at World Cup viewing parties in bars, museums and homes across America.

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WATCH: How to shoot fireworks photos with your smartphone

You know you're going to post some of those shots on Instagram ... why not make them look good?

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Probe sees no links among black church fires in South

Officials have found no links among any of several recent fires at African American churches.

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Steph Curry defeats LeBron James again

Curry's jersey is the top seller for the first time.

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Officials warn of potential July 4th terror attacks

Federal authorities are stepping up security and asking Americans to be vigilant ahead of the holiday weekend.

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Home prices climbing steadily amid stronger demand

The average purchase price rose by 4.9 percent, according to the latest figures.

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Ex-NFL player tackles overgrown field for kids

Reggie McKenzie has been hosting a youth football camp for more than 40 years but when his namesake field near Detroit became neglected, McKenzie did what he's always done: he tackled it.

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Ice cream around the world

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream!

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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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Filmmakers bet on ‘Monopoly’ movie

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — “Monopoly” is going Hollywood. Lionsgate says it will turn the classic board game into a…

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18 All-American movies for Independence Day

Enjoy the holiday weekend with some classic American cinema.

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Stronger economy, cheap gas means more people on the road

More than 40 million Americans are expected to hit the road for the long holiday weekend.

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‘Fatal Attraction’ coming to the small screen

The 1987 thriller starring Michael Douglas and Glenn Close is set to be adapted for the small screen.

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REVIEW: ‘Vacation’ is a fun road trip for a new generation

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Rating: R | Run time: 99 min. | Genre: Comedy | Starring: Ed Helms, Christina Applegate, Skyler Gisondo, Steele Stebbins…

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Conan O’Brien accused of stealing jokes

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The late night host is being sued for allegedly lifting gags from Twitter.

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Rolling Stones rocker Keith Richards to be subject of new documentary

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"Keith Richards: Under the Influence" will premiere on Netflix in September.

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‘Empire’ star sued for alleged abuse

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Terrence Howard's ex-wife is suing for assault and battery, and intentional and negligent infliction of emotional distress, and seeking an unspecified amount in damages.