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July 4th, 2012
06:29 PM ET

Cash-strapped towns canceling fireworks

Some cash-strapped U.S. towns are canceling 4th of July firework celebrations. CNN's Lisa Sylvester reports.

Related video: Gotta Watch: Bizarre fireworks celebrations

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Filed under: Economy • Lisa Sylvester
July 4th, 2012
06:21 PM ET

Pakistan satisfied with Clinton's sorry

CNN's Wolf Blitzer asks Pakistani Ambassador to the U.S. Sherry Rehman about the U.S.-Pakistani relationship.

Related story: Officials: U.S. may repay Pakistan


Filed under: Interviews • Pakistan
July 4th, 2012
06:15 PM ET

Romney: "It's a tax"

RealClearPolitics' Erin McPike discusses Mitt Romney's comments on the Supreme Court health care ruling.


Filed under: Health Care • Interviews • Mitt Romney
July 4th, 2012
12:13 PM ET

Firefighter gets emotional over wildfires

CNN's Jim Spellman talks with Colorado Springs fire department videographer Steve Schopper about the horrific fires.

Related story: Study warns of continued rise in wildfires in western U.S., elsewhere


Filed under: Colorado • fire • Jim Spellman
July 4th, 2012
12:09 PM ET

RNC chairman: I'm not the GOP police

(CNN) – Reince Priebus, the Republican National Committee chairman, said in a Tuesday interview that he would not abandon GOP Rep. Allen West, who said on Sunday that President Barack Obama wanted Americans to be "slaves."

"He does not want you to have the self-esteem of getting up and earning and having that title of American. He'd rather you be his slave," the Florida congressman said of Obama at a rally in Port St. Lucie, according to CNN affiliate WPTV.

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Filed under: Allen West • Interviews • Political Ticker • Politics • Reince Priebus • Republicans
July 4th, 2012
12:06 PM ET

Angry customer trashes T-Mobile store

Caught on camera! Man trashes T-Mobile store and becomes an instant Internet celebrity. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports.

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Filed under: Jeanne Moos
July 4th, 2012
12:04 PM ET

CNN poll: America's view on economy

In a new CNN Poll, President Obama and Mitt Romney are in a dead heat on the number one issue with voters.

Related story: CNN Poll: Economic optimism jumping


Filed under: 2012 election • Barack Obama • Economy • Joe Johns • Mitt Romney • Politics • polls
July 4th, 2012
11:55 AM ET

Study links cat litter box with suicides

Study finds a small subset of suicide attempts by women may be linked to an infection that starts in the litter box.

Related story: Weird science: Kitty litter increases risk of suicide?

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Filed under: Animals • Health • Lisa Sylvester