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A wind-driven, lightning-caused wildfire racing through rural north-central Washington destroyed about 100 homes Thursday and Friday, leaving behind solitary brick chimneys and burned-out automobiles as it blackened hundreds of square miles in the scenic Methow Valley northeast...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The sudden death of a healthy high school senior has ramped up attention on unregulated caffeine powder, leading federal health authorities to warn consumers to stay away from the substance. A recent autopsy found that Logan Stiner, 18, had a lethal amount...
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The only American identified so far as a victim of the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in Ukraine lived in New Jersey as a child and returned to the Netherlands when he was 5. Quinn Lucas Schansman, 19, had dual Dutch-American citizenship. His...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A federal appeals court ruling Friday that Oklahoma's ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional spurred celebration among gay rights activists but sparked sharp anger among Republican leaders in a conservative state that prides itself on being the buckle of...
DENVER (AP) — The discovery of remains on Colorado's Mount Evans has brought an end to weeks of searching for a father and son from Minnesota who disappeared in April after apparently setting out on a hike up one of the state's tallest mountains. Authorities confirmed Friday...
DENVER (AP) — The discovery of remains on Colorado's Mount Evans has brought an end to weeks of searching for a father and son from Minnesota who disappeared in April after apparently setting out on a hike up one of the state's tallest mountains. Authorities confirmed Friday...
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's mayor has called video of a police officer using an apparent choke hold while arresting a man who later died "very troubling." Mayor Bill de Blasio (dih BLAH'-zee-oh) said at a news conference Friday that prosecutors and internal affairs...
DENVER (AP) — Colorado's Supreme Court on Friday ordered Denver's clerk to stop issuing marriage licenses to gay couples while while the state's ban against the unions remains in place. The two-page ruling noted that a judge who earlier this month ruled the ban was...
OTISFIELD, Maine (AP) — Fighting in the Middle East has made for a summer of high tension, tearful phone calls and unlikely friendships between Israelis and Palestinians attending camps in the U.S. that host participants from the region. Seeds of Peace, a lakeside camp in rural...