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Crews make gains on massive Washington wildfire
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) -- A destructive wildfire in Washington state has grown slightly but firefighters have made progress in their efforts to get it under control.... 7/22/2014 1:05 PM

Peace talks eyed after Israel, Hamas cease-fire
CAIRO (AP) -- The U.S. and Egypt sought Tuesday to find an end to two weeks of bloodshed in the Gaza Strip, and officials raised the possibility of restarting stalled peace talks between Israel and Palestinian authorities as a necessary step to avoid sustained violence.... 7/22/2014 11:15 AM

Dad: Boys charged in homeless deaths once homeless
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- A man who says he is the father of two of three teens charged with fatally beating two homeless men says that they too were once homeless, and he has no idea what prompted the brutal Friday night attack that police say left the victims unrecognizable.... 7/22/2014 3:15 AM

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.... 7/22/2014 1:11 PM

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.... 7/22/2014 2:06 PM

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.... 7/22/2014 2:07 PM

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.... 7/22/2014 7:35 AM

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.... 7/22/2014 1:56 PM

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.... 7/22/2014 1:00 PM

After 3-year probe, feds to monitor Newark police
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- Newark's police department will undergo independent monitoring after a three-year federal investigation released Tuesday found "a pattern of unconstitutional policing" that included excessive use of force and inadequate accountability.... 7/22/2014 12:56 PM