Blazes burn out of control in Colorado
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Three Colorado wildfires fueled by hot temperatures, gusty winds and thick, bone-dry forests have together burned dozens of homes and led to the evacuation of more than 7,000 residents and nearly 1,000 inmates at ...
Iraq hit by wave of attacks
BAGHDAD — A wave of car bombings rocked central and northern Iraq on Monday, killing at least 57 people and extending the deadliest eruption of violence to hit the country in years. Attackers initially targeted market-goers early in the ...
Cleanup after BP oil spill ends in 3 states
NEW ORLEANS — Cleanup work has ended in three of the states affected by BP PLC’s massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, the company said Monday....
Records show turmoil in gunman’s home
SANTA MONICA, Calif.— The mother of a gunman who fatally shot five people during a chaotic spate of violence last week said the shooter’s father threatened to kill her on at least two occasions during their tumultuous marriage, according ...
1 wounded in shooting at Army post
SAN ANTONIO — An instructor at an Army medical training school at a military base in Texas was wounded Monday when a fellow service member shot her outside her office, authorities said. The suspect later surrendered to police, and ...
Police ID suspect in Santa Monica rampage
SANTA MONICA, Calif. — A woman who was critically wounded in the Santa Monica shooting spree died Sunday, bringing the total number of victims killed by the gunman to five....
Obama, Xi signal new start with walk in the desert
PALM SPRINGS, Calif. — It may not have been Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev’s Cold War walk by a frozen lake in Switzerland....
Berries blamed for California man’s Hepatitis A
ENCINITAS, Calif. — Geoff Soza was celebrating his 30th wedding anniversary in Yellowstone National Park when the 64-year-old man learned the hard way that his seemingly healthy breakfast habit of mixing thawed berries with Greek yogurt ...
Slaughterhouse accuses USDA of IRS tactics
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A southeastern New Mexico company’s plans to convert a cattle plant into a horse slaughterhouse has hit another roadblock, this time over an environmental dispute that the company’s attorney blames on the Obama ...
WASHINGTON — Eager to quell a domestic furor over U.S. spying, the nation’s top intelligence official stressed Saturday that a previously undisclosed program for tapping into Internet usage is authorized by Congress, falls under strict ...
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