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The Latest: California wildfire 20 percent contained
LOWER LAKE, Calif. (AP) -- The latest on wildfires burning in California (all times local):... 8/5/2015 1:40 AM

Week-old wildfire wreaks havoc on California vacation spot
MIDDLETOWN, Calif. (AP) -- A predictable but painful summertime ritual played out in half a dozen resort communities near California's largest freshwater lake on Tuesday as an erratic, week-old wildfire that has wiped out dozens of buildings continued to threaten nearly 7,000 more.... 8/5/2015 2:22 AM

Officials probing New Hampshire tent collapse that killed 2
LANCASTER, N.H. (AP) -- It's unclear why after a widespread warning of impending severe weather a circus put on its planned show in a tent that ended up collapsing in a storm, killing a spectator and his 8-year-old daughter, the state fire marshal said Tuesday.... 8/4/2015 10:46 PM

Sheriff: 1 man fires in vicinity of soldiers in Mississippi
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) -- Authorities searched Tuesday for a man who fired gunshots from a vehicle in the vicinity of soldiers at a military facility in Mississippi, although no one was reported wounded, a sheriff said.... 8/4/2015 11:57 PM

Shackling video ignites debate on school discipline
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- The boy sat in a chair, the sound of his whimpering interrupted briefly by the clank of metal handcuffs closing around his arms.... 8/5/2015 12:33 AM

Friends: Slain officer was strong, but avoided confrontation
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Slain police officer Sean Bolton's physical strength and powerful, melon-sized hands served him well in tight situations, like when he subdued two suspects at one time. Still, friends say he avoided confrontation whenever possible, and dedicated his life to protecting others.... 8/5/2015 12:39 AM

Sandra Bland's family sues state trooper, wants answers
HOUSTON (AP) -- The family of a black woman found dead in a Texas jail three days after a confrontation with a white state trooper filed a wrongful-death lawsuit Tuesday against the officer and other officials, saying it was a last resort after being unable to get enough information about the case.... 8/5/2015 12:35 AM

More than 380 in US sickened by cilantro-linked infection
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- More than 380 people in 26 U.S. states have been diagnosed with a stomach illness tied to Mexican cilantro contaminated by human waste, two federal agencies said Tuesday.... 8/4/2015 11:32 PM

Milwaukee archdiocese settles abuse cases for $21 million
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Milwaukee said Tuesday that it will pay $21 million to more than 300 victims of clergy abuse in a settlement that would end a four-year bankruptcy proceeding.... 8/5/2015 1:14 AM

Victim's grieving dad tells Holmes jury of devastating loss
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) -- Jurors struggled to hold back tears Tuesday as a grieving father described how he returns now and then to the Colorado theater where his son was murdered.... 8/4/2015 11:38 PM

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