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Ash covers Oregon cities, wildfire smoke chokes US West

TROUTDALE, Ore. — A growing Oregon wildfire covered parts of Portland's metropolitan area Tuesday with ash and forced the shutdown of a lengthy stretch...

NASA’s space champ returns to Earth, logs 665 days aloft

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Astronaut Peggy Whitson returned to Earth late Saturday, wrapping up a record-breaking flight that catapulted her to first place for...

Facebook to turn over to Congress Russia-linked ads

WASHINGTON — Facebook is planning more measures to increase transparency in advertising as the company provides Congress with more than 3,000 ads linked to...

Officials say Trump’s Afghan plan involves 3,900 more troops

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's plan to end America's longest war and eliminate Afghanistan's rising extremist threat involves sending up to 3,900 additional U.S....
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Wind-whipped wildfires sweep through California wine country

SONOMA, Calif. — More than a dozen wildfires whipped by powerful winds swept through California wine country Monday, destroying at least 1,500 homes and...

Trump rescinding DACA program protecting young immigrants

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Tuesday began dismantling the government program protecting hundreds of thousands of young immigrants who were brought into the...

Sniper in high-rise hotel kills at least 58 in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS — A gunman perched on the 32nd floor of a Las Vegas hotel-casino unleashed a hail of bullets on an outdoor country...

US says some remains of sailors found on USS John McCain

SINGAPORE — Navy divers searching a flooded compartment of the USS John S. McCain found remains of some of the 10 sailors missing in...

North Korea says ‘a nuclear war may break out any moment’

North Korea's deputy U.N. ambassador warned Monday that the situation on the Korean peninsula "has reached the touch-and-go point and a nuclear war may...

President’s criticisms spark more protests at NFL games

President Donald Trump's criticism of players who kneel during the national anthem sparked angry protests around the National Football League Sunday, as about 200...

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