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Obama declares Washington wildfire emergency
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) -- Wetter, cooler weather has helped firefighters make progress in their efforts to get the largest wildfire in Washington state's history under control.... 7/23/2014 11:42 AM

Teacher slaying suspect in court on assault charge
BOSTON (AP) -- A Massachusetts teenager charged with killing his teacher last year after following her into a bathroom similarly followed a worker at a youth detention facility into a locker room last month before choking and beating her, prosecutors said Wednesday.... 7/23/2014 11:37 AM

Arrest linked to gun used after Boston bombings
BOSTON (AP) -- It has been one of the lingering questions since the dramatic manhunt that gripped the Boston area in the days after the marathon bombings: Where did the suspects get the gun that authorities say they used to kill a university police officer?... 7/23/2014 10:08 AM

Porch shooter's lawyer says he feared for his life
DETROIT (AP) -- A suburban Detroit man who killed an unarmed woman on his porch was rocked out of sleep by a series of "boom, boom, boom" pounding sounds outside his home, causing him to grab a shotgun, open the front door and fire, a defense lawyer told jurors during opening statements Wednesday.... 7/23/2014 12:26 PM

Flight bans show skittishness over trouble spots
When U.S. and European airlines quickly canceled flights to Israel on Tuesday, they showed both a skittishness and a new sense of urgency in dealing with global trouble spots following last week's downing of a passenger plane over Ukraine.... 7/23/2014 7:25 AM

With GOP runoff over, Perdue and Nunn face off
ATLANTA (AP) -- Within hours of David Perdue's GOP Senate nomination, he and Democrat Michelle Nunn launched the real battle for Georgia's open Senate seat with attack ads and retail politicking in a match up that could help settle control of the Senate.... 7/23/2014 11:51 AM

Survey finds sharp increase in teen use of HGH
NEW YORK (AP) -- Experimentation with human growth hormones by America's teens more than doubled in the past year, as more young people looked to drugs to boost their athletic performance and improve their looks, according to a new, large-scale national survey.... 7/23/2014 1:11 AM

Seniors share homes for cost saving, companionship
NEW YORK (AP) -- It's not exactly "The Golden Girls," but for Marcia Rosenfeld, it'll do.... 7/23/2014 9:27 AM

Memorial honoring injured veterans under way in DC
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Army Lt. Dawn Halfaker was on patrol 10 years ago in Baqubah, Iraq, when a rocket-propelled grenade tore through her military vehicle and exploded inside.... 7/23/2014 9:23 AM

Federal judge to rule on Colorado gay marriage ban
DENVER (AP) -- A federal judge in Denver is expected to rule Wednesday whether Colorado's same-sex marriage ban should be overturned immediately, or if the issue should be decided by the U.S. Supreme Court.... 7/23/2014 2:27 AM