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Fireworks cause issues for veterans with PTSD

The fireworks we've all been hearing as we approach the Fourth of July may be fun for kids, but they can be deeply disturbing for many veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.

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11-year-old arrested for playing with toy gun

While Illinois authorities say they were justified in arresting an 11-year-old boy for playing with a toy gun, his family tells a different story.

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Brash brothers: Chris Christie vs. Donald Trump

CNN's Dana Bash looks at Chris Christie vs. Donald Trump, both straight-talking GOP presidential candidates looking to separate themselves from the pack of 2016 contenders.

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Misty Copeland makes ballet history

Misty Copeland becomes first African-American principal dancer for American Ballet Theatre.

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NY prison escapee Sweat: I was the mastermind

Captured New York prison escappe David Sweat is giving new details to investigators from his hospital bed, allegedly claiming he was the mastermind behind the prison break.

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FBI joins search into church burnings

The FBI has joined the investigation into a fire at an AME Church in South Carolina. At least six black churches have caught fire since the shootings in Charleston two weeks ago.

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Fire guts neighborhood in Washington state

Residents are picking through the charred remains of their homes as officials say 29 homes and one building were destroyed in Wenatchee, Washington after a wildfire fueled by high temperatures and strong winds in the Sleepy Hollow community. 

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On Camera: Time lapse of Sleepy Hollow Fire

A time-lapse video of the Sleepy Hollow Fire shows the Washington city of Wenatchee in the foreground and the fire in the hills.

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US boosting security ahead of Fourth of July

U.S. law enforcement officials are boosting security measures ahead of the Fourth of July holiday.

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Caught on dashcam: Fiery crash

The South Carolina Department of Public Safety releases video of the scene of a fiery crash.


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Looking back: U.S.-Cuba relations

The United States and Cuba are officially restoring diplomatic relations and opening embassies in each other's countries. Get up to speed on the last five decades of American foreign policy toward Cuba.

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America's 20 'highest' states

Recreational marijuana is now legal in Oregon. Find out which state has the highest rate of illicit drug use in the country.

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Celebrity breakups of 2015

Breaking up is hard to do, even for celebrities. Take a look at the notable celebrity splits of 2015.

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