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Best Places In America To Celebrate The 4th Of July

In celebration of Independence Day, several cities across the nation are hosting fun-filled activities by day and then concluding with spectacular pyrotechnic shows that can be viewed from miles away. Here are five of the best places in America to celebrate the Fourth of July

06/17/2014

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Boston, LA, San Francisco, DC Emerge As U.S. Choices For 2024 Olympics

An American bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics would come from Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco or Washington if the U.S. Olympic Committee decides to put a city in the running.

06/14/2014

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Memorial Day Vacay: Best 3-Day Weekend Getaway Spots

For your Memorial Day mini-vacation, check out these cities with year-round appeal, plus extra holiday happenings.

05/12/2014

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Best Historic Vacations In The US

The early colonial settlements along the Eastern seaboard, including Boston, Charleston, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, DC, are among the best places for an historic vacation in the US.

01/14/2014

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House Votes Down Democrats’ Latest Effort To End Government Shutdown

Republican leaders welcomed the Wednesday afternoon meeting but questioned whether Democrats were ready to deal.

10/02/2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Ray Kelly address the media at city hall on April 16, 2013. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

2 Letters Addressed To Mayor Bloomberg Found To Contain Ricin

Threatening letters addressed to Mayor Michael Bloomberg in both New York and Washington, D.C., have been found preliminarily to contain ricin, police said Wednesday.

05/29/2013

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Top 5 Patriotic Movies

While America does love its movies about sexy bank robbers knocking off banks and street-racers smashing up cop cars, there’s still always an audience for a good patriotic movie. Whether it’s about the US of […]

06/13/2012

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Long Island To Washington Flights To Resume Sunday

More than a decade after 9/11 security fears forced the federal government to discontinue direct flights from Long Island’s MacArthur Airport to Washington, DC, the service is being restored.

03/23/2012

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Direct Flights From MacArthur Airport To Washington, DC Begin In March

Direct flights from MacArthur Airport on Long Island to Washington, D.C., will begin by the end of March for the first time in a decade.

01/03/2012

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Suffolk County Legislator Wants Fees For Paper, Plastic Bags At Grocery Stores

If you are going to put your groceries in a paper or plastic bag, Vivian Viloria-Fisher wants to put a 5-cent charge on every bag you use.

08/16/2011

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Top 5 Patriotic Movies

Celebrate July 4th with one of these patriotic flicks.

06/13/2011

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Rolling Thunder Bikers Stop In NJ On Their Way To DC For Memorial Day Tribute

The Rolling Thunder Ride is rumbling its way into the Nations’ Capitol for a weekend of tributes to the military and a rally.

05/28/2011