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Best Places In America To Celebrate The 4th Of July

In celebration of Independence Day, several cities across the nation are hosting fun-filled activities by day and then concluding with spectacular pyrotechnic shows that can be viewed from miles away. Here are five of the best places in America to celebrate the Fourth of July

06/17/2014

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A’s Beat Yankees After Strong Start With Crisp, Norris Homers

Derek Norris and Coco Crisp hit early three-run homers to back a strong start by Jesse Chavez, and the Oakland Athletics beat the New York Yankees 10-5 on Sunday.

06/15/2014

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Best Destinations For The Wine Lover’s Vacation

While Napa Valley deserves to be mentioned on any short list of the country’s top wine destinations, there are several other destinations nationwide that are worthy of merit.

06/10/2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JUNE 08: Tim Lincecum #55 of the San Francisco Giants pitches against the New York Mets during the first inning at AT&T Park on June 8, 2014 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Surging Giants Sweep Mets With 6-4 Win

Gregor Blanco doubled, singled and drove in three runs, and the surging San Francisco Giants beat the New York Mets 6-4 on Sunday for their fifth consecutive win.

06/08/2014

Drew Pomeranz #13 of the Oakland Athletics delivers a pitch in the first inning against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium on June 5, 2014 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Slumping Yankees Cool Off Streaking A’s, 2-1

Masahiro Tanaka tamed the highest-scoring team in the majors and the New York Yankees stopped a four-game skid, beating Oakland 2-1 Thursday and ending the Athletics’ five-game winning streak.

06/05/2014

Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Oakland Athletics hits a home run against the New York Yankees during the sixth inning in a MLB baseball game at Yankee Stadium on June 4, 2014 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

A’s Overcome 4-Run Deficit Against Yankees For 5th-Straight Victory

Yoenis Cespedes homered twice, Josh Donaldson hit a tiebreaking shot in the seventh inning and the Oakland Athletics overcame a four-run deficit to beat the skidding New York Yankees 7-4 Wednesday night for their fifth straight victory.

06/04/2014

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America’s Best High-End Restaurants

New York City has many of the country’s best restaurants but other foodie towns give the city some competition. For instance, Chicago’s Alinea and the Napa Valley’s Restaurant at Meadowood also deserve merit.

06/03/2014

An opossum scurries along the Belmont Park race track during a training run. (NY Racing Association, Inc./YouTube)

California Chrome Crosses Paths With Possible Parasite-Carrying Opossum At Belmont Park

Horse racing Triple Crown contender California Chrome had some small but very dangerous company on the race track last week.

05/28/2014

California Chrome #3, ridden by Victor Espinoza, races to the finishline to win the 139th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 17, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Molly Riley / Stringer)

California Chrome Reportedly Gets OK To Use Nasal Strip In Triple Crown Bid

The three-year-old colt has worn a srip during the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes, and every race during this current six race winning spree, but could have been held from the June 7 Belmont Stakes in New York if not allowed to wear the strips across his nose that helps improve breathing.

05/19/2014

First responders Manny Rodriguez, Pia Hofmann, Det. Anthony Favara, of the NYPD and Lt. Stephen Butler, of the Port Authority Police, speak next to the 'Last Beam' during the dedication ceremony at the National September 11 Memorial May 15, 2014 in New York City. (John Munson-Pool/Getty Images)

September 11 Museum Dedicated In New York

CBS News Correspondent and former KCBS Reporter Jim Taylor describes the feeling after attending the dedication ceremony for the National September 11 Memorial Museum in New York.

05/15/2014

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