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Top 10 Great All-American Eclipse Celebrations

Children wear their special solar eclipse viewing glasses.
(Courtesy Mark Margolis / Rainbow Symphony)
Children wear their special solar eclipse viewing glasses. (Courtesy Mark Margolis / Rainbow Symphony)

Communities across the United States are celebrating on a large scale as the countdown is on for when the 2017 solar eclipse turns day into...

  • Democratic State Senator Maria Chappelle-Nadal (KOMUnews [CC BY 2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons)

    Missouri Set to Expel Lawmaker Who Threatened Trump

    The lieutenant governor of Missouri has asked the state senator who threatened President Donald Trump on Facebook to resign from her post by Sept. 14 or... Read more

  • USS Indianapolis in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii in 1937.  (US Navy Photo)

    Wreckage of USS Indianapolis Found 70 Years Later: Reports

    The USS Indianapolis, a Portland-class heavy cruiser belonging to the U.S. Navy that was sunk by a Japanese submarine in World War II, was found,... Read more

  • Lava errupts from the Piton de la Fournaise, the volcano of the French Indian Ocean island of Reunion, which erupted early on July 14, 2017. (RICHARD BOUHET/AFP/Getty Images)

    NASA Pitches Gutsy yet Practical Plan to Save the World From a Supervolcano

    Which threat is greater for humanity than comets and asteroids crashing from outer space? According to one scientist from NASA’s Advisory Council on Planetary Defense,... Read more

  • Natalee Holloway's DNA does not match that of a bone that was recently discovered on Aruba, officials say. Pictured above, her mother Beth Holloway participates in the launch of the Natalee Holloway Resource Center on June 8, 2010 in Washington, DC. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

    Natalee Holloway Case: Aruba Prosecutor Says That ‘No Human Remains’ Found

    The father of missing Alabama teen Natalee Holloway, featured in a new TV series, was questioned by a public prosecutor after the father claimed he... Read more

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    Charlottesville Crash Suspect Faces 5 Additional Charges

    James Alex Fields Jr., the suspect who allegedly drove his car into a group of people in Charlottesville, is facing additional charges, police said. On... Read more

  • A large crowd of people march towards the Boston Commons to protest the Boston Free Speech Rally in Boston, MA, U.S., August 19, 2017. (REUTERS/Stephanie Keith)

    Thousands Take to Streets in Boston Protest Against “Free Speech” Rally

    BOSTON – Thousands of people in Boston protested a “Free Speech” rally featuring right-wing speakers on Saturday, with hundreds of police mobilized to prevent a recurrence of violence... Read more

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    3 Young Girls Found Slain in Maryland Home, Suspect Arrested

    A man was arrested in the deaths of three young girls who were discovered in a suburban Maryland home, according to reports. Antonio Williams, 24,... Read more

  • Kristy Manzanares, who was killed by her husband, Kenneth during an argument on a cruise ship in Alaska on July 25. (Facebook)

    Man Indicted for Murder in Death of Wife on Princess Cruises Ship

    A Utah man who is accused of killing his wife on a cruise ship in Alaska was charged with murder on Wednesday, Aug. 16, it... Read more

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    Six Police Officers Shot, 1 Dead, in 3 US Cities

    Six police officers were shot in three different U.S. cities overnight on Friday, with one officer confirmed dead. Two officers were shot in the line... Read more

  • Jamoneisha Merritt, 11, is in the hospital after some friends poured boiling water on her while she slept. (Screenshot via NY1)

    NYC Girl, Whose Friend Burned Her Face With Boiling Water, Makes Recovery

    A Bronx girl whose friend poured boiling water on her head is recovering, according to reports. Jamoneisha “Jamoni” Merritt, 11, told the New York Daily... Read more

  • Admiral Michael Rogers, Director of the National Security Agency and commander of U.S. Cyber Command, testifies during a House Armed Services Committee hearing on May 23, 2017. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

    Trump Elevates Cyber Command, Looks to Remove NSA Director’s Role

    U.S. Cyber Command is now on an equal plane with other combat branches of the U.S. military, and plans are underway to potentially separate it... Read more

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    Man Who Sustained Permanent Eye Damage From 1962 Solar Eclipse, Warns Others

    A man from Oregon City is warning others about the dangerous risks of looking at the sun without eyewear protection after he damaged his eyes permanently while... Read more

  • Charlottesville Mayor Mike Singer (C) and his wife Emily Blout (L) leave the Paramount Theater following a memorial service for Heather Heyer August 16, 2017 in Charlottesville, Virginia. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

    Charlottesville Mayor Calls for Immediate Removal of Confederate Statue

    The mayor of Charlottesville called for an immediate removal of the Robert E. Lee Confederate statue from the city on Friday, Aug. 18. Mayor Michael... Read more

  • Senator Maria Chappelle-Nadal (Screenshot via Facebook)

    Secret Service Looking Into Senator Chappelle-Nadal’s Trump Assassination Comment

    The United States Secret Service is looking into comments made by Missouri State Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal after she wrote on Facebook that she hoped President Donald... Read more

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    Chicago Activist Who Helped Organize Women’s March Loses US Citizenship and Will Be Deported

    A prominent Chicago activist has lost her U.S. citizenship and will be deported after failing to disclose her convictions for bombings in Jerusalem years ago. U.S... Read more

  • Nicholas Fuentes (Facebook)

    Conservative Student Quits Boston University After Flood of Death Threats

    After months of threats and harassment over his conservative views, a Boston University student has quit the school, fearing for his safety. Nicholas Fuentes, 18,... Read more

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