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Thousands of Firefighters Battling Raging Wildfire Near LA

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iStock/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) — Firefighters are still working to control the fast-moving wildfire that has scorched 37,473 acres near Los Angeles since last Friday, according to the Los Angeles County FireRead More

Corpse Flowers in DC, New York Set to Release 'Stench of Rotting Flesh' Soon

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — An odor comparable “to the stench of rotting flesh” will soon be released at the New York Botanical Garden (NYBG) in New York City and the UnitedRead More

Truck Overturns, Spills 10,000 lbs of Salmon Onto Alaska Highway

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Juneau Police Department(JUNEAU, Alaska) — A truck carrying a load of seafood overturned and spilled salmon across a busy highway in Juneau, Alaska, according to police. “Egan Drive blocked byRead More

Protesters in Philadelphia Voice Anger With Hillary Clinton and the DNC

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PATRICK T. FALLON/AFP/Getty Images(PHILADELPHIA) — Protests against the Democratic National Committee and Hillary Clinton continued for a second straight day Monday through scorching temperatures on the streets of Philadelphia, asRead More

Man Named Hemingway Wins Hemingway Look-Alike Contest in Key West

Thumbnail for 667819 WEST, Fla.) — Move over “The Old Man and the Sea” — this was many old men in Key West, all vying to be the winner of the 36thRead More

2-Year-Old Boy's Hot Car Death Under Investigation by Dallas Police

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WFAA-TV(DALLAS) — Dallas police said Monday they were still investigating the death of a 2-year-old boy who had been left in a hot car as his family attended church thisRead More

Firefighters Among Families to Lose Homes in Massive LA-Area Blaze

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iStock/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) — Men who have dedicated their lives to fighting fires are among those who lost their homes in a massive Los Angeles-area wildfire that has burned more thanRead More

Dallas Police Applications up 344 Percent Since Deadly Cop Shootings

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Stockbyte/Thinkstock(DALLAS) — Dallas police applications have tripled after five local law enforcement officers were killed in the line of duty by a gunman who said he was angry with police.Read More

Massive LA-Area Fire Burns More Than 33,000 Acres

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iStock/Thinkstock(SANTA CLARITA, Calif.) — A massive Los Angeles-area wildfire has burned more than 33,000 acres, averaging about 10,000 acres a day, said Chief Mike Wakoski, Incident Commander So Cal TeamRead More

Two Teens Identified as Victims in Deadly Shooting Outside Florida Club

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iStock/Thinkstock(FORT MYERS, Fla.) — Two teenagers were identified as the two victims killed in a shooting outside a Florida club early Monday morning. The teens were 14-year-old Sean Archilles andRead More