Crews make gains on massive Washington wildfire
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A destructive wildfire in north-central Washington state grew slightly overnight, but firefighters have made progress in their efforts to get it under control, officials said Tuesday.
FAA tells US airlines not to fly to Tel Aviv
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration told U.S. airlines Tuesday they are prohibited from flying to the Tel Aviv airport in Israel for 24 hours following a Hamas rocket explosion nearby.
Teens could be tried as adults in homeless deaths
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A prosecutor says she expects three teens accused in the brutal slayings of two homeless men in New Mexico to be tried together as adults.
At 101, weather observer gets a place in the sun
BRIDGEHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — It takes only a couple of minutes, twice a day, but 101-year-old Richard Hendrickson is fiercely proud that he has done the same thing for his country and community nearly every day since Herbert Hoover was in the White House in 1930.
Black colleges face hard choices on $25M Koch gift
America's black colleges are struggling for funds. The Republican Party is struggling to attract black voters.
To fight crime, Chicago tries wiping away arrests
CHICAGO (AP) — Desperate to curb the gun violence wracking their city, Chicago lawmakers are leading the way toward a counterintuitive idea — fighting crime by making it easier for young people to wipe away minor arrest records.
Hospitalized Nazi guard suspect, 89, gets bail
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An 89-year-old Nazi war crimes suspect who was jailed while awaiting extradition to Germany has been granted bail after being hospitalized.
Hopkins pays $190M in pelvis exam pix settlement
BALTIMORE (AP) — For Myra James, the process of going to the gynecologist is now too much to bear.
Working-class whites lose voting dominance in Ohio
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Working-class whites are no longer a majority of Ohio's eligible voters, a historic shift in a key Midwestern swing state that has political parties pledging more outreach to a broader coalition of demographic groups.
Appeals court in Va. upholds health care subsidies
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court in Virginia has upheld tax subsidies for low- and middle-income people who buy insurance under the Obama administration's health care reform law.
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