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Wildfire In Washington State Threatens Hundreds Of Homes

Wildfire In Washington State Threatens Hundreds Of HomesResidents of 860 homes have been told they should evacuate as a wildfire burns out of control in central Washington state.

CDC Closes Two Labs After Anthrax, Flu Scares

CDC Closes Two Labs After Anthrax, Flu ScaresCiting an anthrax scare and other safety concerns, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has temporarily shut down two of its laboratories.

Desmond Tutu Backs Britain’s ‘Assisted Dying’ Bill

Desmond Tutu Backs Britain’s ‘Assisted Dying’ BillRetired Anglican bishop Desmond Tutu, who describes as "disgraceful" the way former South African President Nelson Mandela was treated in his last, enfeebled days, has thrown his support behind a British assisted-dying bill.

U.N. Urges U.S. To Treat Migrants As Refugees

U.N. Urges U.S. To Treat Migrants As RefugeesPeople who enter the U.S. and nearby countries illegally from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras should not be forced to return home and should be treated as refugees, a U.N. agency says.

Report: Most NSA-Intercepted Data From ‘Ordinary Internet Users’

Report: Most NSA-Intercepted Data From ‘Ordinary Internet Users’A Washington Post analysis revealed that nine out of 10 communications intercepted by the NSA were from ordinary Internet users, not legally targeted foreigners.

Still Off Florida’s Coast, Tropical Storm Arthur Moves Northward

Still Off Florida’s Coast, Tropical Storm Arthur Moves NorthwardForecasters at the U.S. National Hurricane Center In Miami say Tropical Storm Arthur is gaining strength as it moves slowly northward.

Details Of GM Recall Compensation Plan Released

Details Of GM Recall Compensation Plan ReleasedA fund established by GM to pay claims related to defective ignition switches won't limit claim amounts and will include people who have already settled a case with the carmaker.

Obama Administration Seeks Change In Law To Speed Deportations

Obama Administration Seeks Change In Law To Speed DeportationsPresident Obama will ask Congress for about $2 billion in emergency funds and for a change in the law in an effort to stem the tide of Central American immigrants flooding the Southern border, according to a White House official.

Vladimir Putin Asks Parliament To Revoke Power To Use Force In Ukraine

Vladimir Putin Asks Parliament To Revoke Power To Use Force In UkraineRussian President Vladimir Putin has asked his parliament to revoke his authorization to use force in Ukraine.

House Republicans To Vote On Cantor’s Replacement Today

House Republicans To Vote On Cantor’s Replacement TodayRepublicans will vote by secret ballot today in the House of Representatives, as they choose a new majority leader and majority whip to lead them.