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California wildfire death toll continues to rise as firefighter killed in crash

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David McNew/Getty Images(SANTA ROSA, Calif.) — A possibly weary, contracted driver of a water truck helping to fight California’s wildfires died Monday morning after his truck veered off the roadRead More

Bowe Bergdahl pleads guilty in desertion, misbehavior case

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Sara D. Davis/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl pleaded guilty on Monday to charges of desertion with intention to shirk duty and misbehavior before the enemy stemming fromRead More

Search for missing worker continues after oil rig explodes in Louisiana

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Erik Hanson(NEW ORLEANS) — A desperate search for a missing Louisiana worker has continued into Monday after an explosion occurred on a large oil rig Sunday night, authorities confirmed toRead More

California firefighters 'turned a corner' on historic blazes after calm weather, massive effort

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David McNew/Getty Images(SANTA ROSA, CA.) — Fire officials in California said they “turned a corner” on one of the deadliest outbreaks of wildfires to ever hit the state after calmRead More

Bowe Bergdahl doubts he could get a fair trial after Trump comments

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Sara D. Davis/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Former Taliban prisoner Bowe Bergdahl is expected to plead guilty to charges of desertion and misbehavior before the enemy in a military hearing thatRead More

Minnesota father of 3 killed worst terror attack in Somalia's history

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A Minnesota father of three was one of more than 270 people who were killed in Somalia over the weekend when a pair of truck bombs wentRead More

Oil possibly leaking in Lake Pontchartrain after rig explosion injures seven; one missing

(KENNER, La. ) –Officials warned that oil may be leaking into Lake Pontchartrain near New Orleans after a large rig explosion injured at least 7 people and left one missingRead More

Manhunt underway after two 'dangerous' prisoners escape from Missouri jail

Thumbnail for 823399, Mo.) — A statewide manhunt is underway in Missouri after two prisoners, accused of violent crimes, escaped from jail just before 2 a.m. on Sunday, according to local authorities.Read More

Family dog found tail wagging after wine country inferno

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Jack Weaver(SANTA ROSA, Calif.) — When one of Northern California’s wildfires began tearing through a Santa Rosa neighborhood Kathy Weaver saw the flames engulfing their house and had to fleeRead More

Winds ease, rain possible, offering hope in California wildfires

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David McNew/Getty Images(SANTA ROSA, Calif.) — For the nearly 11,000 firefighters battling the towering flames from now 15 wildfires around California, there is finally hope in a chance of rain.Read More