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Cooler weather helps crews battling California wildfire
LOWER LAKE, Calif. (AP) -- Firefighters were working aggressively to regain control after a raging Northern California fire jumped a highway that had served as a containment line for the massive blaze - one of 20 wildfires burning in California.... 8/4/2015 3:22 AM

Fire sale on stuff that burns: Oil, natural gas, coal down
NEW YORK (AP) -- These days it seems whatever can be burned to power a car, heat a home, make electricity or ship people and goods around the globe is being sold at bargain basement prices.... 8/4/2015 4:54 AM

New Hampshire officials probing tent collapse that killed 2
LANCASTER, N.H. (AP) -- Safety officials in New Hampshire worked through the night investigating the collapse of a circus tent during a severe storm that killed two spectators and injured at least 22 other people.... 8/4/2015 5:43 AM

Suspect in Memphis officer's death says he's no coward
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- The man accused of killing a Memphis police officer had a few words for the department's director when he turned himself in, ending a manhunt that dragged on for two days.... 8/4/2015 8:12 AM

Rugged California area searched in manhunt for gunman
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A manhunt linked to a killing, kidnapping and the wounding of two deputies is focused in a rugged, five-square-mile California area.... 8/4/2015 7:33 AM

Last push begins to sentence Colorado shooter to death
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) -- The jury in the Colorado theater shooting trial will hear even more heart-wrenching testimony from those who lost loved ones in the attack, as prosecutors begin their final push to have James Holmes sentenced to death.... 8/4/2015 7:32 AM

Drought could hurt endangered fish caught in water fight
DIXON, Calif. (AP) -- California's historic drought could wipe out a tiny, endangered fish that's played an outsized role in the state's water wars.... 8/4/2015 5:22 AM

Hearing set in courthouse shooting as revenge motive eyed
CANTON, Miss. (AP) -- A Mississippi man arrested for fatally shooting another man at a courthouse in a possible case of revenge was scheduled for a bail hearing Tuesday.... 8/4/2015 8:40 AM

APNewsBreak: Officials puzzled over Yosemite jumpers' deaths
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) -- World-famous wingsuit flier Dean Potter had strapped his iPhone to the back of his head and hit record before jumping from a cliff in Yosemite National Park in what was to be an exhilarating flight through a V-shaped rocky formation - a route that left little margin for error.... 8/4/2015 7:23 AM

Mormon church to release more documents from founder
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- The Mormon church is taking another step in its push to be more transparent, and is releasing more historical documents that shed light on how Joseph Smith formed the religion.... 8/4/2015 8:10 AM

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