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Rocky Wildfire, California

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Thousands evacuated ahead of Calif. wildfire

Thousands of California acres are ablaze as firefighters battle at least 21 wildfires throughout the state, but while many of those fires are small or mostly contained, the wind and heat that are spreading the Rocky Fire in Northern California -- and...


Steelers sign RB Chisholm

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed rookie free agent running back Jawon Chisholm on Sunday. Chisholm was a tryout participant in the team's rookie minicamp in May. He played at Akron. The team also released tight end Michael Egnew and placed ro...


Seahawks release DT McDaniel

The Seattle Seahawks released defensive tackle Tony McDaniel on Sunday. The move was made to help offset a salary-cap crunch after the Seahawks reached long-term extensions with quarterback Russell Wilson and linebacker Bobby Wagner, accord...

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The Chilean miners' miracles: How faith helped them

When Chile's San Jose mine collapsed on August 5, 2010, people around the world were fixated on the fate of the 33 miners trapped 2,300 feet underground.

Researchers say Africa's golden jackal really a wolf

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Study yields new species: African golden wolf

The golden jackals found in Africa, Europe the Middle East and Asia have long been considered the same species. But researchers now say the African species are really wolves.

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Obama to unveil major climate change proposal

The Obama administration will unveil a major climate change plan Monday aimed at a large reduction in greenhouse gas emissions from the nation's coal-burning power plants, a senior administration official told CNN.

Tom Cruise Mission Impossible Rogue Nation

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'Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation' nabs 3rd best Cruise opening

Mission accomplished... well, almost.

Big round gives Merritt part of the lead

Troy Merritt and Kevin Chappell head into the final round of today's Quicken Loans National seeking their first PGA Tour win. 

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