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Official: Washington fire likely human-caused

Investigators have "ruled out any natural cause" for the fire that has destroyed at least 29 homes in central Washington state, a sheriff's official told reporters Wednesday.

"There was no lightning that could have caused the fire. So more than likel...

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20 ways to make your Chrome browser better

The Web can be overwhelming, but it doesn't have to be. If you're a Google Chrome user, there are thousands of browser plug-ins called "extensions" that can make it easier to stay on top everything you do online.

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FBI: Lightning may have caused SC church fire

Federal investigators suspect lightning may have caused the fire at Mount Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church in Greeleyville, South Carolina, senior officials in the FBI said Wednesday morning.

The FBI has been working with the National Weather S...

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Apple iPhone 6S photos have been leaked

The iPhone is undergoing a makeover. Even if you can't see it yet.

Leaked images of the new iPhone don't look too different from the current iPhone 6 at first glance, according to photos obtained by 9to5Mac.

President, first lady host Girls Scouts at White House campout

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Girl Scouts evacuated from White House lawn

It started as a dream night for fifty Girl Scouts, who got to be the first scouts in history to camp out on the South Lawn of the White House

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White House lifts photo ban

If you are lucky enough to find yourself on a tour of the White House, you can now take a selfie inside of the President's home, following the White House announcement Wednesday that it was ending its 40-year ban on photos and cameras.

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT)

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Sanders readies for first financial test

Just as Bernie Sanders' presidential bid picks up momentum, his David-versus-Goliath mission against Hillary Clinton is facing up to its first major hurdle as both campaigns tout their first fundraising hauls of the 2016 contest.

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New York State Police

Sweat: I got frustrated with breakout partner

After convicted murderers David Sweat and Richard Matt pulled off their brazen escape from an upstate New York prison, their relationship quickly began to sour, according to a law enforcement official briefed on Sweat's interviews with investigators....

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Obama announces reopening of Cuban Embassy

President Barack Obama announces the re-establishment of full diplomatic relations with Cuba and the reopening of embassies in Washington and Havana.

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10 questions about U.S.-Cuba relations

Havana is getting its first U.S. embassy in more than half a century -- but don't pack your bags just yet.

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White House begins its crackdown on colleges

The Obama administration is cracking the whip on for-profit colleges.

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Macy's dumps Donald Trump merchandise

Macy's is pulling Donald Trump brand merchandise from its stores after the Republican presidential candidate's recent controversial remarks created a public uproar.

The department store has come under intense pressure to cut ties with the real estate...

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NY prison escapee Sweat: I was the mastermind

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FBI joins search into church burnings

The FBI has joined the investigation into a fire at an AME Church in South Carolina…

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Michael Jackson: From head to toe

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Help your dad get in touch with his inner Mr. Fix-It this Father’s Day by helping…

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Grenade-shaped perfume bottle closes Ohio courthouse

A bottle of perfume shaped like a grenade caused a courthouse in Cincinnati to be…

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Man in wheelchair robs bank, gets away

A man in a wheelchair managed to evade authorities after robbing a bank of $1,200,…

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Confection craze: Watermelon bread trending in Taiwan

Watermelon's a great summer snack, but watermelon bread?

Entertainment Headlines

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First look at 'Rocky' spinoff 'Creed'

The first trailer has been released for "Creed," the latest addition to the "Rocky"…

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'Airplane!' celebrates 35 years

"Airplane!" is 35 years old? We know what you're thinking: Surely, you can't be…

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'Dukes of Hazzard' episodes pulled from TV Land

Bo and Luke Duke are no longer flying through Hazzard County on TV Land.

The network…

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SCOTUS: EPA unreasonably interpreted the Clean Air Act

In a loss for the Obama administration, the Supreme Court ruled that the EPA…

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California drought: How greenbacks rip out green lawns

In drought-punished Southern California, with the unceremonious push of a steely…

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Google climbs into renewable energy with new plant

Out with the 20th century, in with the 21st.

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Airline bag and other fees we love to hate

Nobody likes paying airline bag fees. And for U.S. passengers, things are about to…

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Defiant tourists: Tunisia still safe

The June 26 beach resort massacre in Tunisia will deal a massive blow to the…

Connoisseur travelers choose airline based on drink options

Whenever Ben Schlappig travels from his home in Los Angeles to Europe, he flies…

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