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Crews make headway against destructive wildfire

Crews make headway against destructive Northern California wildfire

Teens: We were told to stay on sinking Korean ship

ANSAN, South Korea (AP) — South Korean students who survived April's deadly ferry disaster say they were repeatedly ordered by loudspeaker to...

Court flips US state's ban on same-sex marriage

A federal appeals court Monday struck down Virginia's ban on same‑sex marriage, in a landmark victory for the gay rights movement in the United...

Blackbox reveals 'massive explosive decompression' downed MH17

KIEV Ukraine (Reuters) - Analysis of the black box flight recorders from a downed Malaysian airliner...

Police investigate deaths of family of five in Maine

The state medical examiner plans to conduct autopsies on the bodies of five family members found shot to death in an apartment in southern Maine.

Israeli strikes on Gaza, breaks lull in attacks

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli jets struck three sites in Gaza on Monday after a rocket was launched at Israel, the military said, disrupting a relative...

One dead after lightning affects 14 in California

A 20-year‑old man died after lightning struck or shook up 14 people at a popular Los Angeles beach and a golf course, a coroner's official said...

Downing of flight MH17 'may amount to a war crime': UN

The downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 "may amount to a war crime", the UN said Monday, adding that fighting in east Ukraine has claimed...

SC mom's arrest sparks child care debate

Plenty of working parents can relate to the dilemma Debra Harrell faced when her 9-year‑old daughter asked to play unsupervised in a park this...