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New Summertime Ritual: Dining at a Pizza Farm

Some small family farms in America's heartland along the Mississippi River in Minnesota and Wisconsin have begun turning their crops into pizzas, creating the new summertime ritual of the pizza farm. Diners bring lawn chairs, blankets and plates and are served pizzas made from the farm's organic meats, veggies, cheeses and herbs. Show More Summary

Girl Killed by Flying Sturgeon on Florida River

A five-year-old girl was killed Thursday evening after a sturgeon leaped out of Florida's Suwannee River and struck her while she was boating with her family. Jaylon Rippy, her mother and eight-year-old brother all were struck by the fish, which on the Suwannee can grow up to eight feet long and weigh 200 pounds and are known to leap. Show More Summary

14 Injured as Beach Deck Collapses During Family Photo

Fourteen people were injured, two critically, when a deck collapsed at a North Carolina beach house as a family was preparing to take a group photo Saturday evening. The accident occurred at Emerald Isle on a deck about 12 foot square that was around 10 to 12 feet off the ground, said Fire Chief Bill Walker. Show More Summary

Baby in Floating Crib Drifts a Half-Mile Out to Sea

A 10-month-old baby in an inflatable crib drifted over a half-mile out to sea in Turkey but was rescued by the country's coast guard. The parents of Melda Ilgin were vacationing off the coast of Ayvacik and didn't realize she was gone until notified by other beachgoers. Video on YouTube shows the child sleeping in the bright yellow inflatable shortly before her rescue.

Romney Hosts a Sleepover with Rubio, Christie

Senator Marco Rubio, fresh off the heels of a sleepover at Mitt Romney's with Chris Christie, said the summit was "good." "We ate hamburgers and hot dogs, then we went out for ice cream," Rubio said Saturday as he shook hands and greeted potential voters while marching behind Christie at a July Fourth parade in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire. Show More Summary

Some Blacks Are Defenders of Confederate Flag

For many Americans, the Confederate battle flag is an unmistakable symbol of slavery and oppression.But for Karen Cooper, a black woman who was born in New York but later settled in Virginia, the flag embodies something else entirely. Show More Summary

What the Declaration of Independence Claims

Randy Barnett, ((I))Washington Post((/I)): Today, while all Americans have heard of the Declaration of Independence, all too few have read more than its second sentence. Yet the Declaration shows the natural rights foundation of theShow More Summary

Man in Texas Mocks Alligator, Jumps in Bayou, Dies

A 28-year-old man ignored a "no swimming" sign warning of alligators and jumped in the bayou at Burkart's Marina near the Louisiana border Thursday night, was attacked by a gator and killed. Tommie Woodward, 28, and an unidentified woman jumped in. Show More Summary

Immigrant Groups Warn TPP Could Cause More Migration North

Today, another group rose up to voice opposition to the TPP. This time the opposition is based on an unintended consequence of the NAFTA and CAFTA trade deals. While these deals costs jobs and factories in the U.S., they also devastated small farms in northern Mexico, causing a massive forced migration northward. Show More Summary

Entire Clerk's Office Quits over Gay Marriage

Same-sex couples won't be able to marry in Decatur County, Tennessee, now that the entire county clerk's office has resigned. "It's for the glory of God. He's going to get all the glory," said Decatur County Clerk Gwen Pope over herShow More Summary

New Horizons Probe Approaching Pluto

The American New Horizons spacecraft has made its last planned targeting manoeuvre as it bears down on Pluto. The probe is due to scream past the dwarf world on 14 July at almost 14km/s and at an altitude of just 12,500km. New Horizons' 23-second thruster burn will adjust very slightly its speed and arrival time.

Study Finds 2009 Flu Shot in Europe Gave 1,300 Narcolepsy

The 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic left a troubling legacy in Europe: More than 1,300 people who received a vaccine to prevent the flu developed narcolepsy, an incurable, debilitating condition that causes overpowering daytime sleepiness, sometimes accompanied by a sudden muscle weakness in response to strong emotions such as laughter or anger. Show More Summary

Rand Paul Pals Around with Racist Moocher

MSNBC analyst Michael Eric Dyson ripped Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul on Tuesday, saying that Paul's meeting with anti-government rancher Cliven Bundy was a "deal-breaker" in the Tea Party presidential candidate's efforts to connect with black voters. Show More Summary

Soldier Incites Panic Carrying AR-15 at North Carolina Mall

Police arrested a soldier carrying an AR-15 rifle and ammunition at a Fayetteville, North Carolina, mall after officers received multiple reports of an armed man walking through a Macy's department store. Bryan Wolfinger was tracked down within minutes at Cross Creek Mall on Thursday evening, police said. Show More Summary

Book That Inspired ISIS: 'The Management of Savagery'

In 2004, an Al Qaeda ideologue uploaded a book to the Internet that shifted jihadi thinking across the globe. It argued that the way to establish an overarching Sunni caliphate in the Muslim world was not with scattered terrorist attacks on the West but with a sustained campaign of violence in Muslim countries.... Show More Summary

Would You Cook a Steak Directly on Charcoal?

Matt and Ted Lee, New York Times: We've never been the kind of guys to worship outdoor grilling gear and technology.... But recently we picked up a trick from a Dallas chef that has rocked our minimalist approach to its foundation: We cook meats directly on the coals. Show More Summary

Reddit Moderators Are Revolting

Reddit is in revolt, and the front page of the Internet is essentially locked down. Moderators have all but shut down more than 265 subreddits to protest the termination of Victoria Taylor, the site's director of talent. The sudden revolt has thrown one of the world's most popular sites into chaos. It wasn

Cops Catch Suspect in Marsh Using Camera Drone

A Wisconsin man, arrested after police in Middleton used a drone-mounted camera to search a marsh area where he was hiding, was charged Wednesday with stealing a car, robbing a convenience store and fleeing from police. After the robbery,...Show More Summary

Fox's Megyn Kelly Bedeviled by Satanist

Fox News host Megyn Kelly spoke to Satanic Temple co-founder Lucien Greaves about the decision not to erect a statue of Baphomet at the Oklahoma state capitol now that the state Supreme Court ordered the removal of a Ten Commandments monument. Show More Summary

Solar Impulse Plane Lands in Hawaii

Solar Impulse, the airplane powered only by the sun, has landed in Hawaii after making a historic 8,000-kilometer flight across the Pacific from Japan.Pilot Andre Borschberg brought the vehicle gently down onto the runway at Kalaeloa Airport just before 6 a.m. Show More Summary

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