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Google reinstates some links removed after controversial ruling, BBC says

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 11:55pm
Google says it's still learning as it implements ruling from European Union's top court

Beef prices spike in time for July 4th grills

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 9:53pm
Drought, overseas demand drives up prices of burgers, steaks

World's largest underground trampoline opens in Wales

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 8:21pm
The world's largest and first underground trampoline has opened in an enormous cave in Wales, England. It's roughly the size of two basketball courts. Alphonso van Marsh reports.

How a teacher is inspiring greatness in Presidio, Texas

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 7:52pm
The sky's the limit for members of Presidio Rocket Club -- thanks to their teacher

Chowhound Joey Chestnut gets mustard yellow belt and a fiancee

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 7:28pm
Hot dog champ proposed to his longtime girlfriend before winning July Fourth contest

Fourth of July tradition: Nathan's famous hot dog eating competition

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 7:15pm
The Nathan's Hot Dog Eating contest is a Fourth of July tradition going back 99 years. Joey Chestnut finished 61 franks winning the competition for the 8th year in a row. The women's race was won by rookie Miki Sudo from Las Vegas. She polished off 34 dogs and upset the two-time champ. Ko Im reports.

School bus recall for steering issue

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 6:19pm
Blue Bird is recalling more than 2,500 All American school buses and some transit buses to fix a problem that could make steering more difficult

Oldest American celebrates 116th birthday

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 5:56pm
An Arkansas woman now the oldest confirmed living American and second-oldest person in the world

Independence Day 2014

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 5:41pm
Fourth of July celebrations across the United States

Supreme Court sides with evangelical college in birth control case

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 4:21pm
Wheaton College can avoid, for now, complying with provisions that school says would violate its religious beliefs; 3 female justices dissent

Photos of the week

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 2:55pm
The best images from the week's news, June 27 - July 4, 2014

San Diego County wildfires burn homes, threaten more

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 2:29pm
Blaze forces cancellation of a Fourth of July parade and prompts mandatory evacuation of 200 homes in Julian, Calif.

VIDEO: Calif. officer beating woman on roadside

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 1:25pm
A California Highway Patrol officer is being accused of excessive force after cellphone video of him beating a woman who does not appear to resist was uploaded to YouTube

California city is latest immigration flashpoint

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 12:59pm
Murrieta mayor a hero to those seeking stronger immigration policies with his criticism of feds' efforts to handle thousands of immigrants

California chicken producer linked to salmonella issues recall

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 12:32pm
Foster Farms issues recall for 170 chicken products after being linked to outbreak of antibiotic-resistant strain of salmonella

Hurricane Arthur

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 11:38am
First hurricane of the 2014 Atlantic season hits East coast

Drowsy driving an accelerating threat, CDC warns

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 11:02am
Holiday drivers should be aware of road drowsiness, a phenomenon almost as dangerous as drunk driving, CDC warns

Why are so many whales gracing U.S. shores?

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 8:49am
Tiny fish bring massive opportunity for American whale watchers, and scientists trying to solve a mystery of the deep

A slice of Americana: Patriotic parade floats

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 8:40am
Earl Hargrove has crafted floats for the country's biggest political parade for the last 65 years, and his memories are on display at the American Celebration on Parade

Blinding dust storm blankets Phoenix

Fri, 07/04/2014 - 8:02am
Strong, blinding winds, heavy downpours knock out power to thousands, ground flights