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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Soccer joined the growing legal debate over head injuries Wednesday after FIFA and some of the sport's governing bodies in the United States were made the target of a lawsuit seeking new safety rules.A group of soccer parent ...more

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FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Federal forest officials say they were trying for a balanced approach in new plan to allow loggers to remove dead wood from a massive California wildfire, but environmentalists are calling it a travesty for trees.The highly ...more

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NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Southern California is seeing the kind of epic surf usually associated with Hawaii or Tahiti. Beaches are thronged with wave riders and crowds are coming to watch the action even as seaside communities try to stave off dama ...more

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READING, Pa. (AP) — On the second day of class at Reading Senior High School, teacher Eric Knorr directs his students' attention to the banners hanging on the wall. Syracuse. Temple. Brown. Penn State. All of them brought back by former students who bu ...more

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WINSLOW, Ariz. (AP) — A dusty, barren field in the shadow of a busy Arizona interstate was for decades a place where children played freely, teenagers spooked themselves on Halloween and locals dumped trash, seemingly unaware of the history beneath the ...more

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WHITING, Ind. (AP) — An explosion at a BP refinery in Whiting, Indiana, has rattled nearby homes. No injuries have been reported and no evacuation has been ordered.A Whiting Fire Department spokesman said the explosion late Wednesday could be he ...more

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Today is Thursday, August 28, the 240th day of 2014. There are 125 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History:On August 28, 1964, two days of race-related rioting erupted in North Philadelphia over a false rumor that white ...more

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TEWKSBURY, Mass. (AP) — Market Basket: Ex-CEO Arthur T. Demoulas to regain control of supermarket chain . ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is trying to determine if a second American fighting with the Islamic State group has been killed in Syria.State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said Wednesday that the U.S. has no independent confirmation of reports ...more

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NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Thundering surf spawned by a Pacific hurricane pounded the Southern California coast Wednesday, causing minor flooding in a low-lying beach town while drawing daredevil surfers and body-boarders into churning, 20-foot waves ...more