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Cantor's call of Carli Lloyd's long goal (video)

On Telemundo, Cantor took a couple of breaths to draw out for 38 seconds his call of the midfield goooooal! in the U.S. rout of Japan.

Fell Street Blues: The Street Lights That Have Been Burning 24-7 for MONTHS Now Have Company – A New Mystery

TweetHere you go, four streetlights in and around the Golden Gate Park Panhandle. From left to right: 1. ON ALL THE TIME SINCE EARLY 2015, on RPD Property. 2. ON ALL THE TIME SINCE EARLY 2015, on DPW Property. 3. ON ALL THE TIME SINCE THE PAST WEEK, on DPW Property. 4. ON ONLY AT NIGHT, […]

Quick Bites: Ford Fry's Marcel to open, Grand China relocating, and more

Ford Fry’s 8th Atlanta restaurant, a French-themed steakhouse called Marcel, is slated to open Mon., July 6. in the former Abattoir space at 1170 Howell Mill Road.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

At Least 10 Dead, 54 Wounded In Grisly July 4th Weekend Violence

15 minutes agoUnited States / Chicago : Chicagoist

Chicago's July 4th Weekend has a tragic reputation for gun violence and other forms of crime, and this year was no exception. [ more › ]

Woman Fatally Shot While Walking With Her Boyfriend On Sunset Blvd.

31 minutes agoUnited States / Los Angeles : LAist

"The suspect walked up and fired one round with a shotgun then entered a parked car and left the scene." [ more › ]

It's Easier to Celebrate Birthdays Above Ground

Girl to guy holding paper with Haiti headline: Oh my god! That is so ironic, coz yesterday, it was like, Sara's birthday… and she's totally Haitian.–7 TrainOverheard by: Dana

New York's Marine Constituencies Make Nice

I have a dream. A bad dream. In this bad dream--which disturbs my sleep on a regular basis--I am usually trying to intervene in an argument between two people whom I may or may not recognize. As the third person in this scenario, I have...Show More Summary

Man Fatally Shot During Crown Heights Dice Game

35 minutes agoUnited States / New York : Gothamist

A spate of violence over the long weekend left one man dead and three others hospitalized with gunshot wounds from separate incidents. [ more › ]

5 things to do: Memory Tapes

38 minutes agoUnited States / Atlanta : Fresh Loaf

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Boyd K. Packer, leader in Latter-day Saints church, dies at 90

Boyd K. Packer, a Mormon leader who was president of the faith’s highest governing body, died July 3 at his home in Salt Lake City. He was 90.Church spokesman Eric Hawkins announced the death in a statement. The cause was not disclosed.Read full article >>

Person Fatally Struck By Metro Train In Apparent Suicide

Trains are no longer single-tracking, but residual delays may continue. [ more › ]

Photos: Brooklyn Cyclones Celebrate Seinfeld At "Kramerica Industries Park"

47 minutes agoUnited States / New York : Gothamist

  This weekend the Brooklyn Cyclones saluted Seinfeld at MCU Park Kramerica Industries Park, and they didn't stop at the Little Jerry bobblehead giveaway. [ more › ]

Six People Injured In Early Morning Flatbush Apartment Fire

48 minutes agoUnited States / New York : Gothamist

Six people were injured in an apartment fire in Flatbush early this morning, two of whom were reportedly trapped by the blaze, and jumped from the third floor. One of the victims landed on a first story awning next door, and the other landed on a strategically-placed mattress on the sidewalk. [ more › ]

Clock is ticking for Southern Tier casino proposals

Groups interested in bidding for a single available casino license in New York's Southern Tier are up against a deadline. Monday is the last day developers can submit their ideas to state gambling... To view the full story, click the title link.

Fidel Castro Left His House to Get Some Cheese

"But do you seriously think manchego is better than roquefort?" If you want to get Fidel Castro out of his bedroom, apparently all you've got to do is dangle a wedge of Pecorino in front of him. Just days after it was announced thatShow More Summary

Who will have the last laugh during the upcoming presidential campaign?

A presidential campaign is beginning without late-night television hosts who helped us laugh through past ones, both a cultural loss and an opportunity for new voices. David Letterman is gone,... To view the full story, click the title link.

Signs Indicate Chipotle Mania Might Finally Be Dying Down

Meh. Over in Chipotle-land, there have been some bumps in the road: major protein problems (thanks to rising prices of pork and beef), the clear hand in fattening America's waistlines, the pushback over going GMO-free, and who can forget...Show More Summary

Nine holes

I learned something about Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed in June:  He’s a very gracious golfer.  He also has a keen sense of his opponents’ weaknesses, and isn’t shy about attacking them. Last month I played golf with  Reed.  I produced a story about the game, intended as a snapshot character study of a guy we […]

Arrest made in fatal stabbing of American U. grad at D.C. Metro

District police on Monday arrested a man they believe is the suspect being sought in the Independence Day stabbing death of a passenger who was robbed aboard a Metro train, according to D.C. Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier.Read full article >>

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