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WATCH: The origin of fireworks

WATCH: The origin of fireworks

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Gunfire, bonfires, and pretty much anything else that could explode. Here’s the history of why we set off fireworks to celebrate our Independence Day.

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A look back on this week's biggest stories and the headlines you may have missed.

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This week’s top sports shots

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A look at some of the biggest plays and best shots in sports this week.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

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A look at this weekend's sports schedule.

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8 dead in Missouri shooting spree

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Investigators say the attacks took place in multiple locations.

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Betting on the Olympics?

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Come summer 2016, when the best of the best athletes climb podiums wearing gold, silver and bronze medals, Las Vegas gamblers could very well be counting their green.