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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Secret Service chief has stepped-up security outside the White House after a man with a knife who jumped the fence made it into the presidential residence before being apprehended, officials said Saturday.President Barack O ...more

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POLLOCK PINES, Calif. (AP) — Assessment teams sought Saturday to find out just how many structures have been damaged or destroyed by a massive wildfire that threatens thousands of homes in Northern California.While officials confirmed that sever ...more

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CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) — The suspect in the deadly ambush at a state police barracks in a remote part of northeastern Pennsylvania remained at large for an eighth day Saturday as police appeared to have narrowed their search, largely shutting down the ar ...more

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LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Sen. Pat Roberts of Kansas took his conservative re-election message into the state's swing-voting east Saturday in his latest effort chip away any advantage from independent candidate Greg Orman in a U.S. Senate race that has une ...more

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ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish authorities say they have freed 49 hostages from one of the world's most ruthless militant groups without firing a shot, paying a ransom or offering a quid pro quo.But as the well-dressed men and women captured by t ...more

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EFFORT, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say five people, including children, have died in a multi-vehicle crash in northeastern Pennsylvania.The crash happened Saturday on Route 115 in Effort, in Monroe County, about 35 miles north of Allentown. It's the ...more

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OYSTER BAY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and singer Billy Joel helped pick up trash at a beach on New York's Long Island.Joel joined Cuomo and other elected officials Saturday at the 21st annual Oyster Bay Beach and Harbor Cleanup. ...more

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Nearly 1,000 volunteers, some driven by worry for the safety of their own families, fanned out from the University of Virginia campus Saturday to search for a sophomore who disappeared a week ago.Volunteers met at the ...more

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HONOLULU (AP) — Scientists say lava creeping toward rural communities on Hawaii's Big Island is slowing down.The U.S. Geological Survey's Hawaiian Volcano Observatory said on its website Saturday that the flow front has slowed considerably over ...more

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Authorities were on the hunt Saturday for five men who escaped from a central California jail.The men broke out of the Madera County lockup late Friday night, sheriff's spokeswoman Erica Stuart said. The inmates were gone fo ...more