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Firefighters wary despite gains against California fire

Dec 14, 2017

The fifth-largest wildfire in California history is now 30 percent contained but it still threatens coastal communities and gusty Santa Ana winds that drove the flames continue

The Latest: Largest California fire 30 percent contained

Dec 14, 2017

The fifth-largest wildfire in California history is now 30 percent contained but it still threatens coastal communities and gusty Santa Ana winds that drove the flames continue

Evacuation lifted for South Dakota towns near wildfire

Dec 14, 2017

The wildfire in South Dakota's popular Custer State Park grew rapidly, pushing beyond the park's borders and threatening nearby communities, but evacuation orders for those cities were eventually lifted later in the day

The Latest: Custer park fire in South Dakota grows larger

Dec 14, 2017

Emergency management officials responding to a western South Dakota wildfire say evacuation orders have been lifted for two small cities that had been threatened by the blaze

EPA chief jets to Morocco to help promote fossil fuel use

Dec 13, 2017

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt flew to Morocco to help encourage the North African kingdom to import liquefied natural gas from the United States

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Dec 13, 2017

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the U.S. and abroad

Bermuda Senate votes to end same-sex marriage in territory

Dec 13, 2017

The Senate in Bermuda has voted to end same-sex marriage in the British island territory and allow only domestic partnerships

Republican higher education bill clears first hurdle

Dec 13, 2017

Republican higher education bill that eliminates key student loan subsidies and boosts for-profit colleges passes first major hurdle in House

Rock Hall 2018 class: Nina Simone, Bon Jovi, the Moody Blues

Dec 13, 2017

Iconic singer Nina Simone and New Jersey rockers Bon Jovi lead the 2018 class of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees, which includes four first-time nominees

Trump condo prices falling in Manhattan, report finds

Dec 13, 2017

A report from a real estate company says prices for condos in Trump buildings with his gilded name above the door are falling in the first year of his presidency.

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