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Oregon wheat farmers try to stop fire that's consuming crops

Oregon wheat farmers try to stop fire that's consuming crops

PORTLAND, Ore. — Farmers rushed to save their livelihoods as a wildfire roared through vast Oregon wheat fields Thursday and crushed their hopes at the peak of what was expected to be one of the most bountiful harvests in years.
Zuckerberg's Holocaust comment puts Facebook on the spot

Zuckerberg's Holocaust comment puts Facebook on the spot

NEW YORK — Denying the Holocaust happened is probably OK on Facebook. Calling for a mob to kill Jews is not.
Trump aims to end automatic protections for some species

Trump aims to end automatic protections for some species

DENVER — The Trump administration on Thursday proposed ending automatic protections for threatened animals and plants and limiting habitat safeguards meant to shield recovering species from harm.
With 'slut' comments, Lewis's radio career flares up again

With 'slut' comments, Lewis's radio career flares up again

ST. PAUL, Minn. — The nation's Republican congressional campaign is sticking with Minnesota Rep.
Ted Williams' Mexican-American heritage explored in PBS film

Ted Williams' Mexican-American heritage explored in PBS film

ALBQUERQUE, N.M. — Ted Williams is the last major league baseball player to hit over .400.

Appeals court hears Florida lawsuit seeking FBI 9-11 records

MIAMI — A Florida online publication asked a federal appeals court Thursday to order a trial be held on its Freedom of Information Act lawsuit seeking FBI documents that may reveal a U.S.-based support network for the 9-11 hijackers.
Flint water crisis prompts call for more federal oversight

Flint water crisis prompts call for more federal oversight

WASHINGTON — A federal watchdog is calling on the Environmental Protection Agency to strengthen its oversight of state drinking water systems nationally and respond more quickly to public health emergencies such as the lead-in-the water crisis in Fli

Cops responding to 911 call find 4-foot gator in building

BATAVIA, N.Y. — Police responding to a 911 hang-up call from an abandoned building in western New York found something they weren't expecting: a 4-foot-long (1.2-meter) alligator.
Comic-Con programming kicks off with 'The Predator'

Comic-Con programming kicks off with 'The Predator'

SAN DIEGO — Actors Sterling K. Brown, Olivia Munn and Keegan-Michael Key have gotten the first day of programming at San Diego Comic-Con off to a lively start Thursday morning with an intense look at "The Predator" sequel.
Ambiguous comments from homeland chief on election meddling

Ambiguous comments from homeland chief on election meddling

ASPEN, Colo. — Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen says she has not seen evidence that the Russians meddled in the 2016 election to help elect Trump, countering the U.S. intelligence agencies assessment on the issue.