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Q&A on possible extradition for dentist who killed lion
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Zimbabwe has called for an American dentist who killed a lion that was lured out of a national park and caused international outrage to be extradited and face as-yet filed charges. But it isn't clear whether Walter James Palmer, a 55-year-old from Minnesota, can be extradited or, if so, can fight having to go back to the African nation. Palmer has said he relied on his guides to ensure the hunt was legal.... 8/1/2015 6:51 PM

Oklahoma suburb searching for answers after fatal stabbings
BROKEN ARROW, Okla. (AP) -- In the dim of morning, there isn't much to see at the house on Magnolia Court. Garage door's up. There's a Corvette parked inside and a burgundy GMC Yukon XL parked behind it in the driveway.... 8/1/2015 3:09 PM

Suicide spike boosts oversight of California women's prison
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- A spike in suicides and attempted suicides has prompted corrections officials to step up oversight at a California women's prison as inspectors try to pinpoint the cause of the troubling increase.... 8/1/2015 4:06 PM

Abortion supporters get help from courts in video fight
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Abortion rights advocates locked in a public relations battle with abortion opponents over videos of Planned Parenthood leaders discussing the use of aborted fetuses got some good news from two courts in California.... 8/1/2015 5:49 AM

Firefighter died after being trapped in wind-fueled blaze
ALTURAS, Calif. (AP) -- A firefighter killed by a wildfire in Northern California was scouting the area exploring for ways to attack it when he became trapped after erratic winds stoked the blaze, officials said Saturday.... 8/1/2015 7:24 PM

Firefighter killed, hundreds flee as California blazes burn
LOWER LAKE, Calif. (AP) -- 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 an army of firefighters continue to battle them from the air and the ground.... 8/1/2015 1:31 PM

Families struggle 10 years after Ohio Marines killed in Iraq
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Some people look surprised and tell him they just can't believe it's been 10 years already. For Keith Wightman, time hasn't passed quickly at all.... 8/1/2015 3:03 PM

CDC's top modeler makes estimates and courts controversy
ATLANTA (AP) -- Last fall, when Martin Meltzer calculated that 1.4 million people might contract Ebola in West Africa, the world paid attention.... 8/1/2015 4:34 PM

Some Midwest farmers' crops falter in record rains
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- 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.... 8/1/2015 2:58 PM



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