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  • A look at wildfire hotspots around the West
    Associated Press | June 29, 2015 10:08 pm
  • Openly transgender swimmer at Harvard believed to be a 1st
    Associated Press | June 29, 2015 10:01 pm
    Schuyler Bailar was a star recruit for the women's swimming team at Harvard University, a tough competitor with a shot at winning titles. But Bailar is opting to forgo such honors to join the men's team instead, competing as the first openly transgender swimmer in the NCAA.
  • Man in wheelchair robs bank in New York, makes getaway
    Associated Press | June 29, 2015 9:40 pm
    It may not have been the fastest getaway, but police are searching for a man in a wheelchair who robbed a bank in New York City.
  • Convicted killer thought fellow escapee was slowing him down
    Associated Press | June 29, 2015 9:36 pm
    Two convicted killers who staged a complicated prison break together and then spent more than two weeks roaming in thick New York woods finally split up when one man decided his companion was slowing him down, going their separate ways a few days before one was shot and the other captured, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said.
  • Fire chief says blaze destroys historic stadium in Oregon
    Associated Press | June 29, 2015 9:20 pm
    A spectacular fire destroyed Eugene's historic Civic Stadium on Monday evening and prompted the temporary evacuation of a two-block area, the fire chief said.
  • La. court clerks get OK to issue same-sex marriage licenses
    Associated Press | June 29, 2015 9:08 pm
    Two New Orleans men celebrated what apparently was the first same-sex wedding in Louisiana as the last holdout state began issuing licenses to same-sex couples after the historic U.S. Supreme Court decision that marriage is a fundamental right for all Americans.
  • Gov. Cuomo: Inmates had sights on Mexico but ride backed out
    Associated Press | June 29, 2015 7:52 pm
    Two convicted murderers who eluded a massive manhunt for three weeks planned to drive to Mexico after escaping prison but ended up walking toward Canada when their ride backed out -- finally splitting up in their final days of freedom, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday.
  • California Legislature passes strict school vaccine bill
    Associated Press | June 29, 2015 7:44 pm
    California lawmakers on Monday sent the governor a contentious bill that would impose one of the strictest school vaccination laws in the country in reaction to a recent measles outbreak at Disneyland.
  • Duke Energy CEO getting pay raise year after coal ash spill
    Associated Press | June 29, 2015 7:32 pm
    Duke Energy Corp. CEO Lynn Good is getting a raise a year after the country's largest electric company confronted a coal ash spill that coated 70 miles of a North Carolina river in sludge containing toxic heavy metals, the company said in a regulatory filing Monday.
  • Wisconsin teen accused of killing parents pleads insanity
    Associated Press | June 29, 2015 7:16 pm
    A teenager accused of killing her mother and stepfather has pleaded insanity in a northern Wisconsin courtroom.
  • Crashes in Alaska brought safety steps for tourism flights
    Associated Press | June 29, 2015 6:16 pm
    A federal agency installed weather cameras and took other steps in Alaska in recent years to aid the safety of sightseeing planes like the one that crashed last week and killed all nine people aboard, officials said Monday.
  • Report gives harrowing detail of Nebraska prison 'rampage'
    Associated Press | June 29, 2015 6:16 pm
    A deadly rampage by several hundred inmates at an understaffed Nebraska maximum security prison in May started when too many prisoners were allowed to leave their cells at once to get medication, according to an investigative report released on Monday.
  • Early, weighty choices in 'Frontline' doc 'Growing Up Trans'
    Associated Press | June 29, 2015 6:16 pm
    "Growing Up Trans" explores the transgender phenomenon as younger people than ever (and their parents) now experience it: a frontier of possibilities and unknowns, and a minefield of high-stakes choices for these youngsters as they also navigate the changes adolescence brings.
  • Fight over gumbo spices leads to fatal stabbing in Florida
    Associated Press | June 29, 2015 6:13 pm
    Police say a fight over gumbo spices ended with the fatal stabbing of a Florida restaurant worker and former Florida State mascot.
  • Jack Carter, brash comic, dies at 93
    Associated Press | June 29, 2015 6:12 pm
    Jack Carter, whose brash, caustic comedy made him a star in early television and helped him sustain a career of more than a half-century in TV, nightclubs, movies and on stage, died of respiratory failure at his Beverly Hills, California, home, a family spokesman said.