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July 15, 2018 - 12:16 pm
CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average price of regular-grade gasoline in the U.S. fell a penny a gallon over the past three weeks to $2.94. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey said Sunday that the average price is 63 cents higher than it was one year ago. Lundberg says prices at...
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FILE - In this Aug. 26, 2013 file photo, a fire truck drives past burning trees as firefighters continue to battle the Rim Fire near Yosemite National Park, Calif. The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection says a firefighter has been killed while battling a wildfire near Yosemite National Park. Officials say Heavy Fire Equipment Operator Braden Varney was killed Saturday, July 14, 2018, morning while battling the Ferguson Fire. The fire broke out around 10:30 p.m. Friday night in Mariposa County, near the west end of Yosemite National Park and the Sierra National Forest. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
July 14, 2018 - 6:59 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A second-generation California firefighter who was using a bulldozer to prevent a wildfire from spreading was killed Saturday near Yosemite National Park, state fire officials said. Heavy Fire Equipment Operator Braden Varney, 36, died in the morning hours, the California...
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In this Thursday, July 12, 2018 photo, a view of the sea front and the Presidential Palace, in Helsinki, Finland. Officials in Finland said Friday the summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin will be held at one of the Finnish president's official residences in Helsinki. (Timo Jaakonaho/Lehtikuva via AP)
July 14, 2018 - 9:35 am
HELSINKI (AP) — Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin will meet Monday at Finnish presidential palace in Helsinki that overlooks the Baltic Sea — the same venue where two of their predecessors met in 1990. Finnish President Sauli Niinisto's office said the American and Russian leaders will hold their...
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This Thursday, July 12, 2018 photo released by Benji Xie shows a helicopter landing to rescue people from flooding on the Havasupai reservation in Supai, Ariz. Rescue workers were evacuating about 200 tourists Thursday who were caught in flash flooding at a popular campground on tribal land near the Grand Canyon where visitors go to see towering blue-green waterfalls. (Benji Xie via AP)
July 13, 2018 - 7:55 pm
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Hundreds of tourists who booked coveted overnight trips on tribal land deep in a gorge off the Grand Canyon will have to reschedule after heavy flooding forced evacuations and shut down the area for at least a week. Abbie Fink, a spokeswoman for the Havasupai Tribe, said 300...
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July 13, 2018 - 11:11 am
OKEMAH, Okla. (AP) — Woody Guthrie's Oklahoma hometown has doubled in population as thousands gather for a music festival in honor of the "This Land Is Your Land" singer. The Journal Record reports that the town of Okemah jumps from about 3,000 to 6,000 people during the annual Woody Guthrie Folk...
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Emergency responders assist a passenger in Ketchikan, Alaska, Tuesday, July 10, 2018, after the crash of a Taquan Air float plane on Prince of Wales Island's Mt. Jumbo. The chartered Taquan Air flight plane crashed Tuesday on a rocky mountainside near Ketchikan. Everyone survived and were rescued hours later by the U.S. Coast Guard. (Dustin Safranek/The Ketchikan Daily News via AP)
July 12, 2018 - 12:07 am
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Ginny Hacker Eiseman spent the weekend reeling in a bounty of colorful fish at Steamboat Bay Fishing Club on remote Noyes Island in Alaska. She was returning home to Ketchikan when the unthinkable happened. The chartered Taquan Air flight that she and 10 others were on crashed...
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Emergency responders assist a passenger injured in a crash of a Taquan Air plane in mountainous terrain on Prince of Wales Island Tuesday, July 10, 2018, in Ketchikan, Alaska. All nearly a dozen passengers on board survived the incident, and were flown to Ketchikan aboard Temsco helicopters and transferred for medical care. (Dustin Safranek/Ketchikan Daily News via AP)
July 10, 2018 - 9:36 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — All 11 people aboard a plane that crashed Tuesday have been rescued in mountainous terrain on Prince of Wales Island in Alaska, officials said. A Coast Guard helicopter located the crash site and hoisted the pilot and passengers to safety, U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer Charly...
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FILE - In this June 16, 2018 file photo, American Airlines aircrafts are seen at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport in Grapevine, Texas. American Airlines says it will stop using plastic straws and drink stirs and replace them with biodegradable alternatives. American said Tuesday, July 10, 2018, that starting this month in its airport lounges it will serve drinks with straw and wood stir sticks and begin moving to what it called eco-friendly flatware. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File)
July 10, 2018 - 5:36 pm
American Airlines says it will stop using plastic straws and drink stirs and replace them with biodegradable alternatives. American said Tuesday that starting this month in its airport lounges it will serve drinks with straw and wood stir sticks and begin moving to what it called eco-friendly...
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A wildfire burns up a steep canyon Sunday, July 8, 2018, near La Veta, Colo. (Helen H. Richardson /The Denver Post via AP)
July 09, 2018 - 6:17 pm
DENVER (AP) — An illegal campfire likely ignited another destructive blaze in Colorado, an outcome authorities were trying to avoid across the hot, dry U.S. West by enforcing strict fire rules and closing some public lands. Several people have been arrested in two Colorado wildfires that burned...
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A reveller escapes over a barrier as others run next to fighting bulls from the Jose Escolar ranch during the second day of the running of the bulls at the San Fermin Festival in Pamplona, northern Spain, Sunday, July 8, 2018. Revellers from around the world flock to Pamplona every year to take part in the eight days of the running of the bulls. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)
July 08, 2018 - 2:30 am
PAMPLONA, Spain (AP) — The second running of the bulls at this year's San Fermin festival in the northern Spanish city of Pamplona kicked off under heavy rain, with both bulls and runners slipping throughout the race. Two people were injured and taken to the Navarra hospital after being trampled...
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