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This Day in History for June 14 – Stars & Stripes Adopted and More

Here's a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1777 – The Stars and Stripes is adopted by Congress as the Flag of the United States (More info)

1789 – Whiskey distilled from maize is first produced by American clergyman the Rev. Elijah Craig (More info)

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Pippa Middleton single
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Pippa Middleton Is Single! British Beauty Splits From Alex Loudon

And now for a story that will please every single man in the world: Pippa Middleton is officially single.

So says the Times of London (via PEOPLE), anyway, who quoted sources as saying, "It is common knowledge in their close circle of friends that Pippa" and her boyfriend, 30-year-old professional cricket player Alex Loudon, "have recently split up."

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Survey: Poor Economy Damages Marriages, Faith, Sex

Remember the American dream? Well, it might be a distant memory, if one survey is to be believed.

A new poll of 600 Americans found citizens are upset about several economic issues and that stress and anger is now bleeding out into other areas than our dysfunctional government.

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Rep. Weiner Admits Scandal; Will Not Resign [VIDEO]

A tearful Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-NY9) held a press conference Monday afternoon in New York to address rumors that he had sent a revealing photo of himself to a young woman on his Twitter account.

The disgraced congressman, who previously told reporters that his Twitter had been hacked, admitted he had accidentally sent the photo, adding he was "deeply sorry" and that he takes "full responsibility" for his actions.

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Princess Beatrice of York (Chris Jackson/Getty)
Princess Beatrice of York (Chris Jackson/Getty)

Princess Beatrice To Auction Off Royal Wedding Hat

Would you wear the hat Princess Beatrice wore at last month's royal wedding?

You could, it's being auctioned off on eBay to raise money for UNICEF and Children in Crisis.

Beatrice's mother, Duchess Sarah Ferguson, made the announcement during an appearance on "Oprah" Wednesday according to People magazi

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Microsoft Buys Skype for $8.5 Billion!

Microsoft is set to shell out big bucks – a whopping $8.5 billion – to buy Skype Global, the NY Times is reporting.

According to the report, the deal will allow Microsoft to leverage Skype, which last year had 207 billion minutes of voice and video conversations, on platforms including Xbox 360, Kinect and Outlook.

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World’s Tallest LEGO Tower Now In Brazil [VIDEO]

World\'s Tallest LEGO Tower in Brazil (YouTube)

What can you build out of LEGO's?

In Brazil last weekend they built a record-setting 102 foot, three inch tall tower made out of LEGO's, mostly constructed by

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NBA fans wearing sombreros (Christian Petersen/Getty)
NBA fans wearing sombreros (Christian Petersen/Getty)

What Are We Celebrating On Cinco De Mayo?

There's no shortage of festivities across America on Cinco de Mayo, but do you know what we're celebrating?

It has become a bigger party in the United States than in Mexico, where it's mostly only celebrated in the state of Puebla

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Will Ferrell Spoofs President Bush, bin Laden Death for Funny or Die [VIDEO]

While President Barack Obama was organizing a targeted operation to kill terrorist leader Osama bin Laden, it appears that former President George Bush was taking care of his own business in Texas - well, sort of.

In this hilarious video from Funny or Die, Will Ferrell reprises his Dubya impersonation once again to make a special address from the Sizzler Steak House, where, after gathering his meal, he delivers an important message to our nation.

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Osama bin Laden Dead: Recapping 24 Unforgettable Hours in History [VIDEOS]

A late-night announcement made from the White House's East Room on Sunday set the world aflutter, and news of the death of Osama bin Laden quickly spread across the globe.

President Barack Obama announced Sunday night that bin Laden had been killed and his body taken into U.S. custody in Pakistan.

Word of the death of Al Qaeda's leader quickly spread, and politicians, celebrities and athletes began releasing statements while crowds gathered across the country in celebration of bin Laden's death.

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FBI Updates Most Wanted Lists to Reflect Osama bin Laden’s Death

Now that Osama (Usama) bin Laden has been killed, the FBI has updated its Most Wanted Terrorists list, officially marking him as "DECEASED."

Nine other terrorists remain on the list, including bin Laden's deputy, Ayman Al-Zawahiri.

The FBI also updated its 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list to reflect yesterday's news.

Check out a direct look at the FBI's Most Wanted Terrorists list after the jump.

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Americans React to News That Osama bin Laden Is Dead [PHOTOS]

The world was brought to a standstill late Sunday evening when President Barack Obama confirmed that terrorist leader Osama bin Laden had been killed by U.S. operatives in Pakistan.

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