Fourth of July

June 25, 2017 - 4:00 pm
ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Scott Dixon won the IndyCar race at Road America on Sunday to spoil the Team Penske party on the rural road course. Dixon edged Josef Newgarden by 0.57 seconds to claim his first victory at Road America. It also gave the Chip Ganassi Racing veteran his first win since...
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President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump, and their son and Barron Trump walk from Marine One across the South Lawn to the White House in Washington, Sunday, June 11, 2017, as they return from Bedminster, N.J. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
June 24, 2017 - 8:37 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two weeks into her new life as a full-time Washingtonian, Melania Trump is staying true to her reputation as more homebody than social butterfly. Not that she hasn't been busy fulfilling her duties as first lady and first mom. Job One has been settling in 11-year-old son Barron —...
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Players line up prior to a hockey game Thursday, June 22, 2017, in Buffalo, N.Y. From the opening faceoff Thursday night to the final whistle set for the morning of July 3, a group of 40 mostly 40-something Buffalonians will be on the ice playing one continuous game spanning 11 days--or 251 hours, to be exact. Their goal is to raise $1 million for cancer research and break the Guinness World Record mark of 250 hours, 3 minutes, 20 seconds set during an outdoor game in Alberta in 2015. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)
June 23, 2017 - 12:15 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — For Mike Lesakowski and 39 of his hockey-playing friends, it's game on. And on and on and on. From the opening faceoff Thursday night to the final whistle set for the morning of July 3, the group of mostly 40-something Buffalonians will be on the ice playing one continuous game...
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June 22, 2017 - 11:13 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — For Mike Lesakowski and 39 of his hockey-playing friends, it's game on. And on and on and on. From the opening faceoff Thursday night to the final whistle set for the morning of July 3, the group of mostly 40-something Buffalonians will be on the ice playing one continuous game...
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In this Thursday, May 19, 2016, photo, traffic flows out of downtown Atlanta on the Interstate 75/85 Connector, in Atlanta. More people are expected to put down the TV remote and hit the road for the July 4, 2017, weekend. Auto club AAA predicts that 44.2 million people will travel over the holiday period, most of them by car, up 2.9 percent over a year earlier. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
June 22, 2017 - 12:54 am
DALLAS (AP) — Americans are expected to put down the TV remote and hit the road in record numbers for the July 4th weekend. Auto club AAA said Thursday that it expects 44.2 million people will travel at least 50 miles (80 kilometers) from home, a 2.9 percent increase over last year's record for the...
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President Donald Trump speaks before having lunch with Republican Senators and White House staffers in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, June 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
June 13, 2017 - 7:11 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump told Republican senators Tuesday that the House-passed health care bill he helped revive is "mean" and urged them to craft a version that is "more generous," congressional sources said. Trump's remarks were a surprising slap at a Republican-written House...
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This Wednesday, May 24, 2017 shows Carlos Lopez Rosa's "Abriendo Camino" a portrait of Nina Gualinga, located inside the Betsy Ross House in Philadelphia. The "Revolutionary: A Pop-Up Street Art Exhibition" on display until July 4, features 13 artists who created works that challenge the status quo. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
May 28, 2017 - 12:03 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Seeking to appeal to visitors more familiar with the words of "Game of Thrones" heroine Daenarys Targaryen than the writings of James Wilson, Philadelphia museums and historic sites are thinking differently, using creative art exhibitions and adding online components to their...
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A woman waters flowers by grave of a fallen soldier on the eve of memorial Day in Kiryat Shaul military cemetery in Tel Aviv, Israel, Sunday, April 30, 2017. Israel marks the annual Memorial Day in remembrance of soldiers who died in the nation's conflicts, beginning at dusk Sunday until Monday evening. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
April 30, 2017 - 1:46 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel paused to honor its fallen soldiers and victims of terrorism Sunday evening as it began commemorating its annual Memorial Day. Sirens wailed across the country at 8 p.m. prompting Israelis to stop in their tracks and stand silently with heads bowed for a minute to remember...
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