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TWISP, Wash. (AP) — Mud slides and flash floods triggered by heavy rain falling on wildfire-scarred areas of north-central Washington damaged some homes, blocked portions of at least three highways and stranded motorists, officials say.There wer ...more

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Walk through the tailgate area at a college football stadium, and beer drinking is as common a sight as fans adorned in jerseys of their favorite players.A growing number of schools are bringing the party inside, opening taps in concourses that ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — By rejecting demands for a nine-digit payment to save kidnapped American journalist James Foley, the United States upheld a policy choice that some European and Arab governments have long found too wrenching to make themselves: ruling ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — At the heart of President Barack Obama's quandary over the Islamic State militants is their haven in Syria.The president may continue helping Iraqi forces try to reverse the group's land grabs in northern Iraq by providing more ...more

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FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The streets of Ferguson were peaceful for another night, as protests and tensions were subsiding in the St. Louis suburb where unrest had erupted after a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old.Gov. Ja ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Jell-O has lost its jiggle and nobody knows how to fix it.The dessert was invented more than a century ago and helped popularize a delicacy reserved for the rich into a quick, affordable treat. Americans of all ages are familiar ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — What if Michael Brown's last moments had been recorded?The fatal police shooting of the unarmed black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri, is prompting calls for more officers to wear so-called body cameras, simple, lapel-mounted g ...more

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California's attorney general says she will appeal a federal court ruling that called the state's death penalty unconstitutional.The announcement Thursday by Attorney General Kamala Harris came after U.S. District Judge Corm ...more

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Convicted Alaska serial killer Robert Hansen, who gained the nickname of "the Butcher Baker" for abducting and hunting down women in the wilderness during the state's oil pipeline construction boom in the 1970s, has died at age ...more

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NEW DELHI (AP) — India's most famous prisoner of conscience has been forcibly taken for a medical test by police Friday, days after she was freed after nearly 14 years in prison for fasting to protest against an Indian law that suspends many human righ ...more