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Upscale Idaho town threatened by fire urged to flee homes
UPDATE: A wildfire in northern Idaho has destroyed at least six homes and forced about 200 residents in an upscale lakeside community to evacuate as it ballooned to more than 3 square miles Monday.
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As Republican infighting grows, donors call for calm
Leading Republican donors have begun to call for calm as Republican-on-Republican criticism intensifies in the GOP's 2016 presidential primary contest.
July 06, 2015 04:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fraying family ties cut to heart of theater gunman's defense
UPDATE: They show up in court every day, a visible reminder to jurors that even a killer has parents who love him and don't want him to die.
July 06, 2015 03:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wins, setbacks mark the path to nationwide same-sex marriage
In 2004, when Massachusetts became the first state to allow same-sex couples to marry, President George W. Bush declared support for a constitutional amendment "to protect the institution of marria...
July 06, 2015 01:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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South Carolina Senate votes to remove Confederate flag
UPDATE: The South Carolina Senate has voted to remove the Confederate flag from a pole on Statehouse grounds.
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Condemned Boston Marathon bomber files motion for new trial
Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev filed a motion for a new trial Monday, less than two weeks after he was formally sentenced to death for the 2013 attack.
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Iraqi fighter jet accidentally bombs Baghdad, 12 killed
An Iraqi fighter jet accidentally dropped a bomb on a Baghdad neighborhood Monday, killing at least 12 people on the ground, Iraqi officials said.
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Owner of 'Tetris' rights takes Hawaii home, ranch off grid
High above the bustling city of Honolulu, in a quiet, exclusive hillside neighborhood where some of the island's wealthiest residents live, there is an extravagant home that's not quite like the ot...
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Hundreds of thousands gather for pope Mass in South America
UPDATE: Hundreds of thousands of people filled a park in Ecuador's main port city Monday for Pope Francis' first big event of his three-nation South American tour, hoping for a glimpse of Latin Ame...
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Russian bomber crashes in Pacific region, both pilots killed
A Russian military aircraft crashed Monday while taking off on a nighttime training flight and both pilots were killed, the Defense Ministry said.
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