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The Greek crisis...in 2 minutes

If you're just catching up to it, here are the latest developments -- and what you need to know. Last updated: July 6, 6:00 am ET (10:00 am GMT).

1) Greeks have voted by a big…

Final Iran nuclear deal hanging in balance

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Deadline looms for Iran nuclear talks

The deadline for a final deal on Iran's nuclear program is looming, and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says tough decisions will need to be made soon.

Kerry was negotiating…

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Romney: Trump's immigration comments hurting GOP

Mitt Romney said Saturday that Donald Trump's comments on Mexico and undocumented immigrants have hurt the Republican Party, making the 2012 presidential nominee the latest…

Donald Trump Miss Universe

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Trump's lawyer: NBC in 'breach' on Miss Universe contract

Donald Trump "will be taking action against NBC" in an arbitration that both sides have agreed to, his top attorney says. The attorney, Alan Garten, accused NBC of violating the…

Ted Cruz at Capitol Hill June 4, 2015 in Washington, DC.

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Cruz campaign announces fundraising haul

Ted Cruz's presidential campaign said Sunday it had raised about $10 million in the second quarter. The sum is fueled by small-dollar donors, they said.

Chris Christie campaigning in NH

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Chris Christie's New Hampshire marathon

When Chris Christie arrived at his first campaign event in Sandown, New Hampshire, on Tuesday, the day he announced his presidential candidacy, there might as well have been a "…

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Expectation of veto aided GOP's legislative wins, some say

After three years of futility, Republicans used their majorities in Pennsylvania's House and Senate to pass their top agenda items.

Donald Trump, June 2015

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Trump's sales pitch includes private jet tour

The new Iowa "jet set," early TV ad and fund-raising calculations, a key Obama legacy, and grumblings about what Republicans call the "Koch primary" -- those stories filled our…

Huckabee to announce

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Huckabee: 'Redefinition of love' threatens marriage

Mike Huckabee says marriage is "in trouble today" because of the "redefinition of love" -- no matter who's in the relationship.

Hillary Clinton

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Clinton campaign corrals media

Hillary Clinton's campaign used a rope to keep journalists away from the candidate on Saturday while she walked in this small town's July Fourth parade.

The ensuing photos of…

Jeb Bush campaigns on July 4

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2016ers descend on NH, Iowa on July 4

For the 2016 presidential candidates, this Fourth of July weekend means a whole lot of barbeques, parades and fireworks -- and, of course, courting voters.

Around a dozen declared…

 

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5 fun facts about Barack Obama

Obama preparing for Tuesday debate

Happy birthday, Mr. President! President Barack Obama turned 53 on Monday. Find out five interesting facts about the commander in chief.

The British Monarchy

Prince George, who is third in line to the British throne, celebrates his first birthday on Tuesday. Take a look at the family tree of the British monarchy and learn a bit about George's great-grandmother, Queen Elizabeth.

The legacy of JFK

JFK side profile

John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum

JFK was assassinated riding in the motorcade in Dallas, Texas 50 years ago.  Years later his legacy still lives on through his influence on the Peace Corps, the Space Race and in Civil Rights.  Take a look at this interactive to review a timeline of important events, as well as, watch and listen to powerful JFK speeches.

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Huckabee speaks about same-sex marriage

Mike Huckabee

Mike Huckabee says marriage is "in trouble today" because of the "redefinition of love" -- no matter who's in the relationship.

President Obama is having a really good month

Barack Obama at rally

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In the waning years of his presidency, President Barack Obama has had an incredible month of victories.

Brash brothers: Chris Christie vs. Donald Trump

Chris Christie presidential announcement

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CNN's Dana Bash looks at Chris Christie vs. Donald Trump, both straight-talking GOP presidential candidates looking to separate themselves from the pack of 2016 contenders.

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    On this day: July 6

    America names it currency, a political party holds its first convention, and a first lady, media mogul, rocker, screen scream queen and religious leader are all born, all on this day.

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Butterflies find sanctuary in Carbon County

Bear Mountain Butterfly Sanctuary
JIM THORPE, Pa.

The owner of the Bear Mountain Butterfly Sanctuary in Jim Thorpe, Mari Gruber, calls herself "the butterfly lady.”

Rainy weather can't stop July 4th Kazoo Parade tradition

July 4th Kazoo Parade goes on
NAZARETH, Pa.

Saturday morning, despite the rain, dozens came out to celebrate not only the 4th of July, but also the 275th anniversary of Nazareth.

Greenwich Twp. approves new public safety director position

Greenwich Twp approves new public safety director position
GREENWICH TWP., N.J.

The Greenwich Township Committee has voted to establish a public safety director for its embattled police department

Eight lives to go? Cat survives ride in car engine

Rescued cat
HACKETTSTOWN, N.J.

You've heard of firemen rescuing kittens trapped in trees, but how about police saving a cat trapped under the hood of a pick-up?

 
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