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SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Wildfires across Washington state burned through brush, forest and grassland amid 100-degree heat as the region braced for more hot weather and the onset of Fourth of July fireworks.A fire near Springdale, northwest of Spok ...more

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CHICAGO (AP) — A woman who has repeatedly tried to sneak aboard airplanes has been arrested in Chicago twice in as many days, the latest incident while trying to get through security without a ticket at O'Hare International Airport.Chicago polic ...more

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DENVER (AP) — An unspecified security threat that led authorities to check a Southwest Airlines plane after it landed at Denver International Airport has been determined to be not credible, the FBI said.Amy Sanders, a spokeswoman for the FBI, to ...more

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Parades, fireworks, naturalization ceremonies, eating contests and music ushered in the Fourth of July as the United States marked 239 years as an independent nation on Saturday. Here were some highlights of Independence Day celebrations:___ ...more

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KINGMAN, Arizona (AP) — A third disturbance within four days broke out Saturday in a private prison in Kingman, authorities said.Units with the Arizona Department of Public Safety and the Mohave County Sheriff's Office were helping the Departmen ...more

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EMERALD ISLE, N.C. (AP) — A deck collapsed at a North Carolina beachhouse as a family got set to take a group photo Saturday evening, leaving at least 14 people injured with two of those in critical condition, authorities said.Emerald Isle Polic ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says U.S. service members make it possible to enjoy the "greatest blessings" in the greatest country on earth.He says "freedom is not free" but is paid for by all the men and women of the military, includ ...more

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MANTECA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities said six teenagers were injured after someone tossed an explosive device into a backyard party in the Northern California city of Manteca.Police officials said about 60 high-school aged teens were at the party ...more

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CARLSBAD, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say two people were injured after a small plane crashed on a crowded beach in Southern California.Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor says the single-engine Piper PA18 lost engine power and hi ...more

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SPRINGFIELD, Ore. (AP) — Some Oregonians woke on the Fourth of July to a significant jolt when a magnitude 4.2 earthquake struck near Springfield and Eugene.Hundreds of people reported to the U.S. Geological Survey that they felt the quake, whic ...more