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Lisa Bryant contributed to this report from Paris.

The heavily favored United States team defeated Netherlands 2-0 in the women's World Cup soccer final in Lyon, France, on Sunday to secure its fourth title and win back-to-back tournaments for the first time.

The Americans defeated four other European teams -- Sweden, Spain, France and England -- on their way to the final, and dominated Sunday in defeating the reigning European champion Dutch.

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US team celebrates with trophy after winning the Women's World Cup final soccer match between US and The Netherlands at the Stade de Lyon in Decines, outside Lyon, France, July 7, 2019.

President Donald Trump played host Thursday evening in Washington for what he calls "The Show of a Lifetime" to celebrate U.S. Independence Day. 

While U.S. presidents have traditionally sat back to watch Americans celebrate independence in their own way, Trump himself directly took charge of the celebration. He introduced military jet flyovers, patriotic band music and a display of tanks, and made a long speech at the Lincoln Memorial highlighting 243 years of American history, despite steamy weather and the threat of storms.

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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive at an Independence Day celebration in front of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, July 4, 2019.

U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order Monday which he calls a "groundbreaking action" that will increase the "quality, affordability, and fairness" in the U.S. healthcare system.

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President Donald Trump signs an executive order that calls for upfront disclosure by hospitals of actual prices for common tests and procedures to keep costs down at the White House in Washington, June 24, 2019.

ORLANDO, FLA. - Fathers in the U.S. tend to be better educated than men without children, and relatively few men have children over age 40.

These are some of the conclusions in a report released this week by the U.S. Census Bureau, just in time for Father's Day.

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The gunman who killed 12 people inside a Virginia Beach government building on Friday had submitted his resignation hours before carrying out the deadly shooting spree, a local official said.

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Police tape frames a sign at one of the entrances to the municipal government complex where a shooting incident occurred in Virginia Beach, Virginia, June 1, 2019.

The crisis at the U.S. southern border deepens as Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen turns to Congress for help while President Donald Trump threatens again to shut it down.

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FILE - A migrant family from Central America waits outside the Annunciation House shelter in El Paso, Texas, after a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officer drops them off, Nov. 29, 2018.

Michael Avenatti, the pugnacious attorney best known for representing porn actress Stormy Daniels in lawsuits against President Donald Trump, was arrested Monday on charges that included trying to shake down Nike for as much as $25 million by threatening the company with bad publicity.

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Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States attorney for the Southern District of New York, points to a chart during a press conference, outlining details that lead to extortion charges for attorney Michael Avenatti, on March 25, 2019, in New York.

Rich and famous parents who are accused of buying their children entrance to some of the best universities in the U.S. were part of a multilevel, years-long scam that exploited a desire expressed worldwide: to be educated at the best American institutions.

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William "Rick" Singer, front, founder of the Edge College & Career Network, exits federal court in Boston, March 12, 2019, after he pleaded guilty to charges in a nationwide college admissions bribery scandal.

Belatedly following the lead of more than 30 other countries, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has ordered the immediate grounding of the entire Max series of Boeing jetliners.

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A worker walks past an engine on a Boeing 737 MAX 8 airplane being built for American Airlines at Boeing Co.'s Renton assembly plant, March 13, 2019, in Renton, Wash.

A grand jury in Chicago has returned a 16-count felony indictment against television actor Jussie Smollett, accusing him of falsely reporting to police that he was the victim of a hate-crime assault, local media reported on Friday, citing court records.

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'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett leaves Cook County jail following his release, Feb. 21, 2019, in Chicago.

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