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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...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio city attorney has recommended that the state law police cited to arrest porn actress Stormy Daniels should not be enforced. In a memo to the city's police chief, Columbus City Attorney Zach Klein says Wednesday that future charges filed under that...
DENVER (AP) — Visitors appear to be steering clear of some U.S. national parks or cutting visits short because of pollution levels that are comparable to what's found in major cities, according to a study released Wednesday. Researchers at Iowa State and Cornell universities...
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A Florida mayor apologized Wednesday to a couple fined thousands of dollars for having their home's exterior painted to emulate Vincent van Gogh's "The Starry Night." The Orlando Sentinel reports the Mount Dora City Council unanimously agreed Tuesday that...
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Scientists studying the world's first submarine to sink an enemy ship said Wednesday that the doomed Confederate crew did not release an emergency mechanism that could have helped the vessel surface quickly. The 1,000 pounds (454 kilograms) of what are...
BALTIMORE (AP) — Restaurants in Baltimore are now officially barred from including sodas and other sugary drinks on kids' menus, according to a city ordinance that went into effect Wednesday. Baltimore is now the biggest U.S. city and the first on the East Coast to pass this...
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Hawaii (AP) — A police officer on Hawaii's Big Island died after a shooting during a traffic stop Tuesday night and a manhunt is underway for the suspect, officials said. Hawaii County Police say the shooting happened near Mountain View, a community about 15 miles...