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    The National September 11 Memorial & Museum is back on track after construction was stalled due to a funding dispute and flooding from Superstorm Sandy. Although the museum site was flooded with 22 million gallons of water, the artifacts were spared damage. The museum is set for a spring 2014 opening.

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    "I feel sorry for the family that came out here to celebrate the Fourth of July. Obviously, their world is turned upside down now.” - Edmond (Okla.) Police Officer James Hamm, talking about the death of an 8-year-old boy who accidentally was run over by his father during a Fourth of July parade Thursday. The father, who was driving a parade float, did not realize his son had fallen off of it.

    Hot video: Egyptian troops open fire on Morsi supporters

    Egyptian troops opened fire Friday on supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi who were marching on a Republican Guard facility.

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