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India, The Netherlands, Europe, Thailand

AROUND THE WORLD (FOX44) – India, a bus carrying a wedding party plunged into a lake after a bridge collapsed underneath it. The bride was not on the bus but her fiancé, his father, two sisters, and his best man were.

Cell phone use and brain tumors could be linked

NATIONAL (FOX44) - Talking on your cell phone could increase the risk of developing certain cancerous brain tumors. That's the new official stance from scientists with the World Health Organization.

On this day in history, taxi cabs are introduced to the U.S.

1859 - In London, Big Ben went into operation. The name Big Ben initially referred to the bell inside the tower but later came to refer to the tower. 1870 - E.J. DeSemdt patented asphalt.

Heat exhaustion is a big threat this summer season

LOUISIANA (FOX44) - The heat will continue to soar and that can be dangerous. Dehydration is the biggest threat while the sun beats down, you could be getting sick and not even know it.

On this day in history, unidentified soldiers killed in World War II and Korea are laid to rest in Arlington National Cemetery

1783 - The first daily newspaper was published in the U.S. by Benjamin Towner called "The Pennsylvania Evening Post" 1854 – The U.S. territories of Nebraska and Kansas were established.

Piccadilly Circus helping clean up in Joplin

JOPLIN, Mo (FOX44) - In the Joplin disaster zone, clean up crews are getting a little help from the circus. The Piccadilly Circus couldn't perform in the spot they were supposed to because a big pile of rubble was in the way.

President Obama delivers speech at Arlington National Cemetery

ARLINGTON, Va (FOX44) - President Obama spoke at Arlington National Cemetery this Memorial Day. He arrived with the first lady at the Tomb of The Unknown Soldier where he took part in a wreath laying ceremony. In his speech he said,

Shuttle Endeavour undocking from the Space Station for the last time

NATIONAL (FOX44) - The Space Shuttle Endeavour is returning to Earth. Early on the morning of May 30th, the shuttle undocked from the Space Station after nearly two weeks.

Cordova, Alabama residents angered over mayor's response to trailers

Alabama (FOX44) - Tornado victims are being told to ditch their trailers. Cordova was hit hard by last month's tornado outbreak.

National Hurricane Center now has a Facebook page

Hurricanes also affect business along the Gulf Coast States, and the National Hurricane Center wants to keep the public informed. Hurricane Center officials want you to "like" their Facebook page.