Firefighter killed, hundreds flee as California blazes burn

Firefighter killed, hundreds flee as California blazes burn

Blazes raging in forests and woodlands across California have taken the life of a firefighter and forced hundreds of people to flee their homes as crews continue to battle the flames from the air and the ground.

Bobby Brown, family mourn the late Bobbi Kristina at funeral

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Bobby Brown, family mourn the late Bobbi Kristina at funeral
R&B singer Bobby Brown emerged from the funeral of his daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown, staring toward the ground before lifting his head up and briefly gazing at the sky.

Hitchhiking robot's cross-country trip in US ends in Philly

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Hitchhiking robot's cross-country trip in US ends in Philly
A hitchhiking robot that captured the hearts of fans worldwide met its demise in the U.S.
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Photos of endangered animals shine on Empire State Building

Dozens of people stopped in Manhattan intersections gazing at photos of endangered animals shining on the side of the Empire State Building.
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Memphis police officer fatally shot during traffic stop

Tennessee police officials say an officer has been fatally shot during a traffic stop in Memphis.
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Obama to require steep emissions cuts from U.S. power plants

President Obama will impose even steeper cuts on greenhouse gas emissions from U.S. power plants than previously expected, White House officials said Sunday, in what the president called the most significant step the U.S. has taken against global warming.
Business
August 1

Verizon workers to stay on job without new contract

Unions representing Verizon workers in nine states say their members will work without a contract as more negotiations are scheduled with the wireless carrier.
Business
August 1

Some Midwest farmers' crops falter in record rains

Weeks of record rainfalls drenched Don Lamb's cornfields this summer, drowning some plants and leaving others yellowed, 2 feet tall and capable of producing little, if any, grain.
August 1

Obama to unveil tough new plan to fight climate change

WASHINGTON — In the strongest action ever taken in the United States to combat climate change, President Obama will unveil on Monday a set of…
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August 1

Winning numbers drawn in 'Hot Lotto' game

The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the "Hot Lotto" game were:
TV & Media
August 1

'Downton Abbey' to get a float in the 2016 Rose Bowl parade

Maggie Smith's character on "Downton Abbey" might find the pomp and circumstance uncomfortable, but the PBS show is getting its own float in the Rose Parade, two days before the premiere of its sixth and final season on Jan. 3.
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August 1

NAACP's 'Journey for Justice' protest march begins in Selma

Protest marches have been part of Selma's civil rights fabric since 1965, but an 860-mile trek to Washington had a minister leaning on the Bible for heavenly support Saturday.
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Winning numbers drawn in 'Powerball' game

The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the "Powerball" game were:
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Subway sandwich artists set world record in Las Vegas

Subway's "sandwich artists" cranked out a record number of their lunchmeat masterpieces in Las Vegas on Saturday.
Music
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Dr. Dre announces release of first album in 15 years

Hip hop super-producer Dr. Dre says the wait is finally over — he's going to release his first album in 15 years.
Business
August 1

Prosecutor: Texas AG indicted for felony securities fraud

A grand jury has indicted Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on felony securities fraud charges that accuse the Republican of misleading investors before he took over as the state's top law enforcement officer, a special prosecutor said Saturday.
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Woman gets probation in boyfriend's death by neglect

A South Carolina woman has been sentenced to five years of probation for fatally neglecting her boyfriend, who died several months after being taken to the hospital with bedsores, mold in his catheter and bug bites.
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NYC health official expects more Legionnaires' disease cases

A New York City health official says it is likely doctors will diagnose more cases of Legionnaires' disease in the Bronx in the coming days, amid an outbreak that has killed four and sickened dozens.
August 1

Baltimore prosecutor won't cooperate with homicide panel

A commission established to review homicides in Baltimore has stalled because its leaders say the city's top prosecutor isn't sharing information that's needed for the program to work.
August 1

Conservative donor Koch urges end to 'corporate cronyism'

Billionaire industrialist and conservative political donor Charles Koch welcomed a group of roughly 450 like-minded fundraisers to one of his twice-annual conferences Saturday by challenging them to advocate for ending "corporate cronyism" - even if those policies help their businesses.
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August 1

Firefighter dies in wind-fueled Northern California wildfire

A firefighter evaluating a Northern California wildfire was killed by the erratic, wind-stoked blaze while he was surveying an area to decide the best way for crews to handle the flames, a U.S. Forest Service official said Saturday.
Variety
August 1

Verizon strike possible as contract deadline looms

Verizon workers in nine states could walk off the job as soon as early Sunday if union negotiators don't reach an agreement over benefits with the wireless carrier.
August 1

Graham says he can win New Hampshire - and McCain agrees

Sen. Lindsey Graham says he's confident he can win the Republican presidential primaries in New Hampshire and his home state of South Carolina, two of the first voting states in the nomination contest.
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