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Matt Stonie tops Joey Chestnut in hot dog eating contest

July 4, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Matt Stonie shocked the competitive eating world Saturday by upsetting Joey "Jaws" Chestnut at the Fourth of July hot dog eating contest at Nathan's Famous in Coney Island,... more »»

Texas wants its gold back inside the state's borders

July 4, 2015

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Forget Fort Knox or the Federal Reserve. Texas has decided to start keeping its gold holdings within in its own borders. more »»

A year on, children caught on border struggle to stay, adapt

July 4, 2015

LOS ANGELES (AP) — At 1-year-old, a wide-eyed, restless Joshua Tinoco faces the prospect of deportation to his native Honduras, one of tens of thousands of children — many unaccompanied — who... more »»

America celebrates July 4 with parades, hot dogs, cold beer

July 4, 2015

The United States marks 239 years as an independent nation on Saturday as it celebrates the Fourth of July with parades, fireworks, food and music. more »»

After year of Washington legal pot sales, taxes top $70M

July 4, 2015

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington launched its second-in-the-nation legal marijuana market with just a handful of stores selling high-priced pot to long lines of customers. more »»

Government faces burden in proving airlines worked together

July 4, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — As the Justice Department launches an investigation into possible collusion in the airline industry, experts say the government faces the burden of proving that carriers were... more »»

America welcomes July 4 with hot dogs, cool music, cold beer

July 4, 2015

As the nation gears up to celebrate America's birthday, here are some Fourth of July highlights from around the country:

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IN AMERICA'S BIRTHPLACE: CONCERTS, A PARADE AND... more »»

Eager eaters weigh-in ahead of NYC July 4 hot dog contest

July 4, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Contestants have hit the scales ahead of the annual July Fourth hot dog eating contest at Coney Island's Nathan's Famous. more »»

Hot dogs, hot music usher in July 4 weekend

July 4, 2015

As the nation gears up to celebrate America's birthday, here are some Fourth of July highlights from around the country:

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NATHAN'S HOT DOG EATING CONTEST

Competitive eaters... more »»

Hundreds of Arizona inmates to be moved following riot

July 4, 2015

KINGMAN, Ariz. (AP) — About 700 inmates at an Arizona prison were being moved to new locations Friday after disturbances on consecutive days left their housing units uninhabitable. more »»

San Francisco: No 'legal basis' to hold shooting suspect

July 4, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A man suspected in the shooting death of a woman at a busy San Francisco tourist destination has seven felony convictions and has been deported five times, most recently in... more »»

Solar plane lands in Hawaii after record-breaking flight

July 3, 2015

KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) — A plane powered by the sun's rays landed in Hawaii Friday after a record-breaking five-day journey across the Pacific Ocean from Japan. more »»

Bubba Watson to remove Confederate flag from 'General Lee'

July 3, 2015

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) — Bubba Watson says he's painting over the Confederate flag on his car made popular in "The Dukes of Hazzard" television series. more »»

San Francisco: No 'legal basis' to hold shooting suspect

July 3, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An attorney for the San Francisco Sheriff's Department says it had no authority to honor an immigration hold when it released a man who's now suspected in shooting death of a... more »»

Feds: San Francisco pier shooting suspect deported 5 times

July 3, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal agency says a man suspected in the shooting death of a woman at a busy San Francisco tourist destination has seven felony convictions and has been deported five... more »»

Jefferson's iconic U.Va. Rotunda amid $58 million face-lift

July 3, 2015

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Thomas Jefferson's Rotunda at the University of Virginia is ensnared in a spider's web of scaffolding these days, the focus of a $58. more »»

 
 

 

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