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Putin congratulates Obama on Independence Day

Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated President Barack Obama on Independence Day and expressed confidence that Russia and the United States can "find…

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Sanders snags key endorsement in New Hampshire

Sen. Bernie Sanders has snagged a key endorsement in New Hampshire that may sting a little for Martin O'Malley's campaign.

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Tentative deal reached on Iran sanctions relief

Experts from the countries involved in the Iran nuclear negotiations have reached a tentative agreement on language dealing with sanctions relief, a source…

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Declaration of Independence: Unknown facts

This Fourth of July will mark the 239th anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence, the document that birthed the nation.

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July 4th fireworks: 5 fun things to know

As night skies boom and crack with fireworks on July Fourth, millions of Americans will gather to gaze at the grand explosions illuminating the skies.

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Some spiders are good sailors, scientists say

Some spiders can sail -- they can harness the wind, weigh anchor and toss a line to a raft. They may even cross vast oceans, scientist say.

Their research could…

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US spied on German media, government

An investigation by the German parliament is raising questions on whether the Obama administration not only spied on journalists in that country, but also…

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Afghan men throw acid into schoolgirls' faces

Attackers on a motorbike threw acid in the faces of three teenage girls on their way to school in Afghanistan's western Herat province on Saturday, an…

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Man killed in Texas alligator attack

A man who apparently mocked alligators, then jumped in the water -- despite warning signs -- is dead after being attacked in Texas.

Nearly 10 million Americans still using tanning beds

Your health: Tanning beds, antipsychotics and more

CNN Health & Wellness takes a look at the potential impact tanning beds and antipsychotics can have on our health, lists ways to cut the risk of heart disease…

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Who's running and who could run in 2016?

Former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb announced his campaign for president Thursday, becoming the fifth Democrat to join the primary contest. Find out who else is running and who some of the other possible candidates are.

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Crisis in Greece: What to know

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is urging a "no" vote in a July 5 referendum on whether to accept a bailout offer from Europe and the International Monetary Fund. Take a look at the latest developments in the Greece financial crisis and how it's affecting the United States.

Oil platform in Gulf of Mexico catches fire

History's 10 worst oil disasters

BP has reached a historic agreement with five Gulf States to settle the claims made against the company from a massive oil spill in 2010. Take a look back at history's worst oil disasters.

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