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  • Mideast Israel Palest_Rich copy.jpg 6 Jewish suspects arrested in slaying of Arab teen

    Israel arrested six Jewish suspects Sunday in the grisly slaying of a Palestinian teenager who was abducted and burned alive last week — a crime that set off a wave of violent protests in Arab sections of the country.

    July 7, 2014 1 Photo

  • NYC Firefighter Kille_Rich copy.jpg Electric cord sparked fire that killed firefighter

    A high-rise blaze that killed a fire lieutenant started in a pinched electrical cord in a cluttered apartment, fire officials said Sunday, adding that the fire had been ruled accidental.

    July 7, 2014 1 Photo

  • AP7607070211 copy.jpg Today in History for Monday, July 7, 2014

    Today is Monday, July 7, the 188th day of 2014. There are 177 days left in the year.

    July 7, 2014 1 Photo

  • Fatal Row House FIre_Rich copy.jpg Fire kills four kids, engulfs 10 houses

    Fire raced through a row of two-story homes in southwest Philadelphia early Saturday, killing three 4-year-olds and a baby and engulfing at least 10 houses, officials said. A woman and three other children escaped through a second-floor window.

    July 6, 2014 1 Photo

  • Florida Boat Collisio_Rich copy.jpg Four dead in Fla. boat collision

    Three boats collided near a Miami marina around the end of a fireworks display, killing four and injuring a dozen others in a chaotic scene that left bodies and survivors tossed overboard.

    July 6, 2014 1 Photo

  • AP36866022045 copy.jpg Today in History for Sunday, July 6, 2014

    Today is Sunday, July 6, the 187th day of 2014. There are 178 days left in the year.

    July 6, 2014 1 Photo

  • Oldest Living America_Rich copy.jpg At 116, Arkansas woman named oldest American

    A south Arkansas woman celebrated her 116th birthday Friday with cake, a party and a new title — she’s now officially the oldest confirmed living American and second-oldest person in the world, the Gerontology Research Group said.

    July 5, 2014 1 Photo

  • Fourth of July_Rich copy.jpg Fireworks, hot dogs, hurricane help mark July 4th

    The United States marks 238 years as an independent nation as it celebrates the Fourth of July with fireworks, food and music. Nature and politics also play a role this year, with Hurricane Arthur crashing holiday parties along the East Coast and subdued festivities in Moscow amid growing anti-American sentiment over the crisis in Ukraine. Here are some highlights of Independence Day celebrations across the globe:

    July 5, 2014 1 Photo

  • North Carolina coast survives Hurricane Arthur

    Proving far less damaging than feared, Hurricane Arthur left tens of thousands of people without power Friday in a swipe at North Carolina’s dangerously exposed Outer Banks, then brought lousy Fourth of July beach weather to parts of the Northeast as it veered out to sea.

    July 5, 2014

  • AP470705012 copy.jpg Today in History for Saturday, July 5, 2014

    Today is Saturday, July 5, the 186th day of 2014. There are 179 days left in the year.

    July 5, 2014 1 Photo

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