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Massive California wildfire jumps containment line
MIDDLETOWN, Calif. (AP) -- As firefighters battled a massive Northern California wild land blaze threatening numerous homes, some of the 13,000 people urged to flee their residences were spending what may be just one of many nights in evacuation shelters.... 8/4/2015 9:13 AM

The Latest: Unruly Northern California fire keeping growing
LOWER LAKE, Calif. (AP) -- The latest on wildfires burning in California (all times local):... 8/4/2015 3:11 PM

The Latest: 32 people sent to hospitals in tent collapse
LANCASTER, N.H. (AP) -- The latest on the circus tent collapse in Lancaster, New Hampshire (all times local):... 8/4/2015 2:42 PM

Officials probing New Hampshire tent collapse that killed 2
LANCASTER, N.H. (AP) -- New Hampshire's fire marshal said Tuesday it wasn't clear why a circus operator proceeded with a show minutes after the National Weather Service put out a severe storm warning, as 60 mph winds collapsed the tent, killing two spectators and sending about 32 others to hospitals.... 8/4/2015 3:27 PM

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.... 8/4/2015 3:12 PM

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 2:25 PM

Prosecutors launch last push for theater shooter's execution
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) -- The jury in the Colorado theater shooting trial will hear even more heart-wrenching testimony Tuesday 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 1:55 PM

Q&A: A look at climate change plan and its impact on states
HELENA, Mont. (AP) -- President Barack Obama unveiled the final regulations in his plan to cut nationwide carbon dioxide emissions 32 percent by 2030. Obama touted it as a bold step to slow climate change, while opponents said it was federal overreach that will raise prices for electricity consumers.... 8/4/2015 2:28 PM

The Latest on jail death: Family says it wants information
HOUSTON (AP) -- The latest on the death of Sandra Bland, who was found dead in a Texas jail cell last month (all times local):... 8/4/2015 3:14 PM

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

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