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Matt Stonie shocked the competitive eating world Saturday by upsetting Joey "Jaws" Chestnut at the Fourth of July hot dog eating contest at Nathan's Famous in Coney Island, thwarting Chestnut's bid for a ninth straight victory.
Mining opened the earth, producing 64 million tons of iron ore, leaving a 200-foot-tall pile of reddish rock and a 300-foot-deep lake, creating a magnet for history-lovers and fossil-seekers.
Police in Newport News, Virginia, say a 23-year-old man was fatally shot by police after he ignored their pleas to put down a sawed-off shotgun.
Gallery: Minnesota's first same-sex couple known to apply for a marriage license are still married today
Tucked into the Supreme Court's ruling for same-sex marriage: "Baker v. Nelson must be and now is overruled." Jack Baker and Michael McConnell, the first same-sex couple known to apply for a marriage license are still married, today, and live in a south Minneapolis home they've restored over the years. They thought their case might be mentioned in the high court's ruling but were surprised by the word "overruled." And they were overcome with the beauty of the opinion's language. "We waited for years, but the question we posed in 1970, they answered."
The union representing Philadelphia police officers is challenging the department's decision to make public the names of officers in police-involved shootings.