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Unattended campfire caused Calif. fire
18 Jun 2013 at 7:53pm
The blaze has led to the evacuations of 1,500 people and 800 homes.
Doctors: Aid Guantanamo hunger strikers
18 Jun 2013 at 4:01pm
"It is clear that they do not trust their military doctors," the physicians said.
Journalist Michael Hastings dead at 33
18 Jun 2013 at 5:23pm
Michael Hastings, the award-winning journalist whose explosive 2010 Rolling Stone profile of U.S. Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal ("The Runaway General") led to McChrystal's resignation, died Tuesday in an early morning car accident in Los Angeles, the magazine said. He was 33. "Hard-charging, unabashedly opinionated, Hastings was original and at times abrasive," Rolling Stone, where he [...]
CBO: Senate Immigration bill would help economy
18 Jun 2013 at 7:52pm
WASHINGTON (AP) ? Sweeping immigration legislation moving toward a vote in the Senate would boost the economy and reduce federal deficits, the Congressional Budget Office said Tuesday, at the same time it would bestow legal status on an estimated 8 million immigrants living in the United States unlawfully.
US, Taliban to start talks on ending Afghan war
18 Jun 2013 at 4:18pm
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) ? The Taliban and the U.S. said Tuesday they will hold talks on finding a political solution to ending nearly 12 years of war in Afghanistan, as the international coalition formally handed over control of the country's security to the Afghan army and police.
10 Things to Know for Wednesday
18 Jun 2013 at 6:00pm
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:
House passes far-reaching anti-abortion bill
18 Jun 2013 at 5:38pm
WASHINGTON (AP) ? The Republican-led House on Tuesday passed a far-reaching anti-abortion bill that conservatives saw as a milestone in their 40-year campaign against legalized abortion and Democrats characterized as yet another example of a GOP war on women.
Military plans would put women in most combat jobs
18 Jun 2013 at 4:05pm
WASHINGTON (AP) ? Declaring "the days of Rambo are over," a top general said Tuesday that cultural, social and behavioral concerns may be bigger hurdles than tough physical fitness requirements for women looking to join the military's special operations units.
3 charged with enslaving disabled Ohio mom, child
18 Jun 2013 at 7:00pm
ASHLAND, Ohio (AP) ? A mentally disabled woman charged with shoplifting a candy bar asked to be jailed because three people "had been mean to her" ? then went on to tell authorities about her time spent in unfathomably cruel servitude, along with her young daughter, at the hands of three people, authorities said Tuesday.
AP EXCLUSIVE: US war games send signal to Assad
18 Jun 2013 at 2:18pm
ZARQA, Jordan (AP) ? Under the watchful eye of stern-faced American advisers, hundreds of U.S.-trained Jordanian commandos fanned across this dusty desert plain, holding war games that could eventually form the basis of an assault in Syria.
Selma Blair abruptly exits 'Anger Management'
18 Jun 2013 at 7:19pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) ? Selma Blair is making a sudden exit from the Charlie Sheen sitcom "Anger Management."
Duncan's 25 gives Spurs halftime lead in Game 6
18 Jun 2013 at 7:26pm
MIAMI (AP) ? Tim Duncan scored 25 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lift the San Antonio Spurs to a 50-44 halftime lead over the Miami Heat in Game 6 of the NBA Finals on Tuesday night.
Police visit home of Patriots TE Aaron Hernandez
18 Jun 2013 at 7:57pm
NORTH ATTLEBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) ? State and local police spent hours at the home of New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez on Tuesday night as another group of officers searched an industrial park about a mile away where a body was discovered the day before.
Award-winning journalist Michael Hastings dies
18 Jun 2013 at 7:38pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) ? Award-winning journalist and war correspondent Michael Hastings died early Tuesday in a car accident in Los Angeles, his employer and family said.
NSA director says plot against Wall Street foiled
18 Jun 2013 at 2:19pm
WASHINGTON (AP) ? The U.S. foiled a plot to bomb the New York Stock Exchange because of the sweeping surveillance programs at the heart of a debate over national security and personal privacy, officials said Tuesday at a rare open hearing on intelligence led by lawmakers sympathetic to the spying.