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How combat veterans are coping with July Fourth fireworks

Military with PTSD group provides vets with signs asking neighbors to "be courteous" with July Fourth fireworks

Independence Day is often celebrated with delicious food, family get-togethers and Fourth of July fireworks that light up the night.

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Long-term life support on Mars should be possible someday, study says

The system would convert some of the water to oxygen for astronauts to breathe

When the first two human colonists land on Mars, they could step into their ready-made living quarters, remove their space helmets and inhale deliciously breathable air.

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Kanye West gets 'Kanye'd' by onstage heckler at Glastonbury

By Emanuella Grinberg

Now Kanye West knows how it feels to get upstaged, even if just for a few seconds. A heckler invaded the stage Saturday night during West's opening song at Glastonbury Festival. It's no secret that more than a few people were unhappy with the decision to make the American rapper the headlining act of the five-day British music festival. At least 15,000 signed a petition to cancel his slot.

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Solar plane faces most dangerous part of around-the-world flight

This is pretty much it: the most dangerous part of a historic solar-powered adventure playing out thousands of feet above the Earth. For folks who haven't been following the around-the-world flight of the experimental Solar Impulse 2 since it began last March, this is probably the part where you'll want to start paying attention.

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'Emotional' robot sells out in a minute

Pepper the humanoid robot is so hot that he sold out within a minute, according to his Japanese creator, SoftBank Robotics Corp. Only 1,000 models were available for the consumer launch on Saturday in Japan. The base price was set at ¥198,000 ($1,600) with an additional ¥24,600 ($200) monthly data and insurance fees.

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Sleep or die -- growing body of research warns of heart attacks, strokes

We have all experienced the aftermath of a bad night's sleep: grogginess, irritability, difficulty carrying out even the simplest of tasks. A growing amount of research suggests that not getting enough shut-eye could also have insidious effects on heart disease, obesity and other conditions.

Are 3-year-olds mind-reading, justice-seeking superheroes?

If you want to learn the building blocks of empathy and a sense of justice, just look to the nearest 3-year-old. While these two traits seem like they might require years of experience and observation to acquire, a new study published in Current Biology reveals that children as young as 3 have a strong sense of restorative justice.

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Johnny Depp's 'private village' up for sale at $26 million

Known for his swashbuckling role in the "Pirates of the Caribbean" movies, actor Johnny Depp has put one of his most treasured items on the market. The actor and musician's 37-acre estate and "private village" in the south of France is for sale. The asking price: $25.76 million.

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Rapper Lupe Fiasco takes on white supremacy

Lupe Fiasco has a message for white supremacists: There is nothing "supreme" about you. The rapper used his Instagram account to post an open letter that began "Dear White Supremacy."

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Trump on the stump: A closer look at The Donald's proposed policies

Real Estate mogul Donald Trump didn't mince words in his presidential announcement Tuesday -- slamming President Barack Obama, some of his 2016 Republican rivals and putting forth some bold policy suggestions on issues ranging from jobs to fighting ISIS to immigration.

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