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American statesman, Patriot, diplomat, Founding Father of the United States, and signer of the Treaty of Paris, John Jay, circa 1785. From an original engraving by H.B. Hall. Photo by Kean Collection/Getty Images KATONAH, N.Y. — The inner...
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...
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....