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Packed restaurant deck collapses into Florida bay

One moment, dozens of sports bar patrons were cheering the Miami Heat as they watched the NBA finals on a deck above South Florida's Biscayne Bay on Thursday night.

Salute the American flag!

(CNN) — Get ready to salute! The U.S. observes Flag Day on Friday. The first flag day was observed in Hartford, Connecticut on June 14th, 1861.

Guess who's back at Fox?

Former Alaska Gov.

Police: Four fatally shot in apparent murder-suicide at St. Louis business

A shooting at a St. Louis business Thursday that left four people dead appears to be a murder-suicide, a police official said.

Recovered diary gives rare view into Third Reich

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- It was a mystery for nearly 70 years: What happened to Nazi Party leader Alfred Rosenberg's diary, a valuable document with insights into the Third Reich? Rosenberg was the party's chief ideologue and became a confidante of Ado

Official who inspected collapsed Philadelphia building kills self

The inspector of a downtown building that collapsed last week has killed himself, city officials said Thursday.

Plant explodes in LA, unknown injuries

A “shelter in place” is in effect surrounding the Williams Olefins plant after an explosion. Residents are being asked to stay inside their homes with doors and windows closed.

It's a Noah's Ark at fairgrounds as Colorado blaze looms

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado (CNN) -- A county fairground northeast of Colorado's Black Forest Fire is looking like a Noah's Ark Thursday with animals rescued from raging wildfires.

U.S. Navy adjusts to the times; ditches its ALL CAPS message format

Well, it seems the U.S. Navy finally got the memo: DON'T USE ALL CAPS! IT'S RUDE! The Navy is switching to a new messaging system that's cheaper and more efficient.

NSA hacks China, leaker Snowden claims

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