Hurricane Arthur howled through North Carolina's Outer Banks overnight with winds of up to 100 mph, causing flooding and knocking out power to residents and vacationers.
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Celebrate Independence Day by treating your ears to this playlist of American-themed favorites.
At an anonymous sidewalk stall, British graffiti artist Banksy put dozens of his signed spray-painted works up for sale for $60. Only 3 people bought something. Two pieces have been sold at auction.
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Our weekly puzzler for careful listeners: Hear a series of drum fills (and intros) and match them to the song. This week we celebrate our nation's independence with songs that say "America!"
Action, singing and lots of fireworks — American movies celebrate the Fourth of July.
Composer John Williams on Friday debuts a new arrangement of "The Star Spangled Banner". He'll lead the National Symphony Orchestra, the Army Herald Trumpets and two full choirs to update the song.
It's been nearly 200 years since Francis Scott Key wrote the words of "The Star-Spangled Banner" in 1814. Set to the melody of a popular English tune, America's anthem spans one and a half octaves.
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