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Inflation Making 4th of July an Expensive Day

Inflation Making 4th of July an Expensive Day

The price of both food for cookouts and fireworks has gone up this year. We spoke with some consumers about whether inflation is ruining their 4th of July.

July 4th, 5:25 PM EDT by Frank McCaffrey
Ricky Martin Faces Restraining Order in Puerto Rico

Ricky Martin Faces Restraining Order in Puerto Rico

A judge has issued a restraining order against Puerto Rican superstar Ricky Martin, police said Saturday. The order was signed Friday, and authorities visited an upscale neighborhood in the north coastal town of Dorado where the singer lives to try to ser

July 3rd, 4:57 PM EDT by Erin Hatfield
Several Dead in Copenhagen Shopping Mall Shooting

Several Dead in Copenhagen Shopping Mall Shooting

A gunman opened fire inside a busy shopping mall in Copenhagen on Sunday, killing several people and wounding several others, police said. A 22-year-old Danish man was arrested. Police said there was no indication that anyone else was involved in the atta

July 3rd, 7:19 PM EDT by Erin Hatfield
Alpine Glacier Chunk Detaches, Killing at Least 5 Hikers

Alpine Glacier Chunk Detaches, Killing at Least 5 Hikers

A large chunk of Alpine glacier broke loose Sunday afternoon and slid down a mountainside in Italy, sending ice, snow and rock slamming into hikers on a popular trail on the peak, killing at least five and injuring eight, authorities said. It couldn't imm

July 3rd, 2:18 PM EDT by Erin Hatfield
Austrian FM: War in Ukraine Affecting Food Supplies

Austrian FM: War in Ukraine Affecting Food Supplies

The Austrian foreign minister reiterated on Sunday that Russia's aggression is halting the Black Sea's grain exports, and threatening a global food crisis. Alexander Schallenberg made the statement at a joint news conference with his Egyptian counterpart

July 3rd, 1:40 PM EDT by Erin Hatfield
Uvalde Schools' Police Chief Resigns From Council

Uvalde Schools' Police Chief Resigns From Council

The Uvalde school district's police chief has stepped down from his position in the City Council just weeks after being sworn in following allegations that he erred in his response to the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School that left 19 students and t

July 3rd, 2:53 PM EDT by Erin Hatfield

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New evacuations for communities near California forest fire

New evacuations for communities near California forest fire

A Northern California forest fire is chewing through a mountainous area near Sacramento after forcing evacuations in two counties.

16 hrs 56 mins ago
Parade shooting suspect bought 5 weapons despite threats

Parade shooting suspect bought 5 weapons despite threats

A shooter fired on an Independence Day parade from a rooftop in suburban Chicago, spraying the crowd with gunshots initially mistaken for fireworks.

19 hrs 32 mins ago
Deadly July 4 parade: Shots, then a frantic rush to escape

Deadly July 4 parade: Shots, then a frantic rush to escape

For many people, the mass shooting that killed at least seven people and injured 30 others in a Chicago suburb on July 4 was yet another reminder that any place, any event in the U.S. can turn dangerous or deadly.

9 hrs 36 mins ago
Parents of boy, 2, found alone at parade shooting among dead

Parents of boy, 2, found alone at parade shooting among dead

Portraits of the dead are beginning to emerge as investigators search for evidence in the shooting that killed at least seven and wounded 30 in Highland Park, an affluent suburb on Chicago’s north shore.

11 hrs 31 mins ago
West Coast dockworkers still talking after contract expires

West Coast dockworkers still talking after contract expires

A contract between shipping companies and 22,000 West Coast dockworkers has expired.

6 hrs 6 mins ago
Judge won’t block law banning most Mississippi abortions

Judge won’t block law banning most Mississippi abortions

A judge is considering a lawsuit filed by Mississippi’s only abortion clinic, which is trying to remain open by blocking a law that would ban most abortions in the state.

17 hrs 46 mins ago
Funerals begin for 3 Kentucky officers killed in ambush

Funerals begin for 3 Kentucky officers killed in ambush

The first of three Kentucky police officers killed in an ambush last week has been laid to rest.

12 hrs 11 mins ago
Georgia subpoenaing Giuliani, Graham in Trump election probe

Georgia subpoenaing Giuliani, Graham in Trump election probe

The Georgia prosecutor investigating the conduct of former President Donald Trump and his allies after the 2020 election is trying to compel U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham and former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani to testify before a special grand jury.

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