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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on fires in the Pacific Northwest (all times local): 7:25 p.m. A wind-whipped wildfire that started Tuesday in a rural farming area east of Portland, Oregon, has now burned 70 square miles (181 kilometers) and prompted additional evacuations...
Iraq War veteran Chris Sheppard fumed as he watched President Trump's joint news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki. The former combat engineer with the U.S. Marine Corps sat glued to his cellphone screen in his downtown Seattle office, watching live on...
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Hawaii (AP) — A manhunt is underway for a suspect wanted for fatally shooting a police officer during a traffic stop on Hawaii's Big Island, officials said Wednesday. The shooting happened near Mountain View, a community south of Hilo, on Tuesday night, Hawaii...
DALLAS (AP) — Authorities didn't search for a Texas man who cut off his ankle monitor in violation of parole terms until a week later when he was linked to a violent rampage that included three shooting deaths over four days, according to state and county officials. The Texas...
CINCINNATI (AP) — The state law that police cited in porn actress Stormy Daniels' arrest should not be enforced, an Ohio city attorney said. Future charges filed under that law will not be prosecuted, wrote Columbus City Attorney Zach Klein Wednesday in a memo to the city's...
CHICAGO (AP) — When a white Chicago police officer fatally shot black teenager Laquan McDonald in 2014, it took more than a year for video of the shooting to be released under court order. When a black man armed with a gun was fatally shot by a white officer on Saturday, it took...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A fast-moving grass fire fueled by gusting winds in the Pacific Northwest has forced dozens of households to evacuate and prompted Oregon Gov. Kate Brown to declare an emergency Wednesday. The flames near the city of The Dalles started Tuesday and expanded...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A measure that would divide California into three parts won't appear on the ballot in November, the state Supreme Court decided Wednesday. The justices ordered the secretary of state not to put the ballot initiative before voters, saying significant...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Having started a trade war with China and enraged U.S. allies with steel tariffs, President Donald Trump is primed for his next fight. He is targeting a product at the heart of the American experience: cars. Trump's latest plan is to consider slapping tariffs...