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There’s a new top dog in town. In a gut-wrenching upset, Matt “Megatoad” Stonie defeated eight-time reigning hot-dog eating champ Joey “Jaws” Chestnut the 2015 Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest, an event as...
Republican presidential candidate, former Texas Governor Rick Perry, waves from the top of a tractor before participating in the Independence Day parade in Amherst, New Hampshire July 4, 2015. New Hampshire is home of the nation’s first...
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An Uncle Sam figure sits on the hood of a car in a July Fourth parade in the village of Barnstable, Massachusetts July 4, 2014. Photo by Mike Segar/Reuters Here are eight things you might not have known about the Fourth of July. 1. The colonies...
Former United States Secretary of State and Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton smiles on stage during a campaign event in Hanover, New Hampshire, July 3, 2015. In a speech at Dartmouth College on the same day, Clinton told the crowd...
A man updates the chalkboard at the Chicago Board of Trade in Chicago, Illinois in this undated handout photo. July 6 will mark the end of more than eight decades of open-outcry grain futures trading at the landmark Chicago Board of Trade Building....