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Fourth of July

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  • World stocks drift lower ahead of Greek vote; China plunges

    World stock markets mostly drifted lower Friday ahead of Greece's weekend referendum, while China's main stock benchmark plunged as government efforts failed to reassure panicky investors.
  • China stocks plunge as market rout deepens

    China stocks plunge as market rout deepens
    China's main stock benchmark plunged more than 5 percent Friday as government stabilizing measures failed to reassure panicky investors while other Asian indexes fell ahead of Greece's weekend austerity referendum. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite...

    Four for the Fourth: Local beers to drink for July 4

    Four for the Fourth: Local beers to drink for July 4
    Fireworks, apple pie, backyard grilling sessions and beer. It just wouldn’t be Independence Day without at least a couple of those things, and there’s never been a better time to celebrate the Fourth in Los Angeles with locally brewed beer....

    Why some Americans are more 'independent' than others

    To the editor: The Fourth of July means something different to everyone, but not until I read the words of Frederick Douglass and Susan B. Anthony did I realize that the problems that were evident more than 160 years ago are similar to the problems we are...

    Political tug-of-war over Coliseum fireworks show ends with a split

    Political tug-of-war over Coliseum fireworks show ends with a split
    A bitter political tug-of-war over who will host a Fourth of July fireworks show at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum took another turn Friday when City Councilman Bernard C. Parks withdrew his bid to host the show -- and said he would hold a separate...