Hot dogs gobbled, small-town parades cheered as U.S. marks soggy July 4
People sit and eat hot dogs and look at the Empire State Building after a hot dog eating competition was moved indoors due to bad weather on Independence Day in the Manhattan borough of New York July 4, 2014. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
Contestants (L-R) Tim Janus, men's division winner Joey Chestnut, and Matt Stonie are seen just after finishing the annual Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog-Eating Contest at Coney Island in the Brooklyn borough of New York July 4,...more
A downed sign is pictured after hurricane Arthur passed through in Nags Head, North Carolina July 4, 2014. REUTERS/Chris Keane
The world's best competitive eaters square off in hot dog eating competitions in New York.
Residents along the East Coast hunker down for the first hurricane of the Atlantic season.
An unfinished overpass collapses in the Brazilian World Cup host city of Belo Horizonte.
Top competitive eaters vie to see who can eat the most hamburgers in ten minutes.