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Prosecutor: Woman’s autopsy revealed no evidence of homicide

The autopsy of a woman who was found dead in a Texas jail revealed no injuries that would suggest she died in a violent homicide, authorities said Thursday.

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Wildfire sends campers fleeing Glacier National Park

A wildfire driven by gusting winds swept down Glacier National Park’s most popular roadway toward a small community at the park’s eastern entrance, while a fast-moving Northern California blaze threatened 200 homes and ranches.

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Bailout talks back in Athens, as tough conditions approved

Discussions over Greece’s third bailout in five years are set to begin in Athens imminently after Greece’s parliament approved Thursday tough new conditions set by European creditors.

IS militants kill Turkish soldier near Syria border

Islamic State militants fired at a Turkish military outpost from Syrian territory on Thursday, killing one Turkish soldier and wounding two others, Turkish officials said. Turkish troops retaliated, killing at least one IS militant.

UPPAbaby recalls 71K strollers and seats due to choking risk

UPPAbaby is recalling 71,000 strollers and seats because of a choking hazard, saying children could bite off a piece of the stroller’s foam crossbar, according to federal regulators.

After 2 deaths, Ikea warns of risks with 27M dressers

A year after Ikea chests tipped over and fatally injured two boys, the Swedish furniture giant and safety regulators say consumers should keep the furniture — 27 million chests and dressers — away from children unless the products are mounted to a wall.

Review: Google photo service is strong on search

Google’s new service for organizing and backing up images blends some of the best of what Apple and Yahoo have rolled out in recent months.

DNA reveals new wrinkle about settlement of Americas

Scientists have discovered a previously unknown source of ancestry for some native peoples in Brazil, suggesting a new wrinkle in the story of the settlement of the Americas.

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‘Say 2016!’ Sisters snag selfies with presidential hopefuls

Addy and Emma Nozell aren’t the first New Hampshire residents to collect photos of themselves with as many presidential candidates as possible. But in the age of selfies, the Merrimack sisters are attracting a lot of attention, so much so that candidates now arrive in the state ready for their close-ups with the teens.

USDA: Bird flu vaccine works on chickens; testing on turkeys

Scientists have developed a vaccine strain that has tested 100 percent effective in protecting chickens from bird flu and testing is underway to see if it also protects turkeys, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack told the House Agriculture Committee at a hearing on Wednesday.

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E.L. Doctorow dies, author of 'Ragtime'

Few minds were as playful and as serious as E.L. Doctorow’s.

Lawmakers: VA hid details as budget crisis loomed

Lawmakers from both parties accused the Department of Veterans Affairs Wednesday of hiding details of a budget crisis that could force the shutdown of some VA hospitals next month.

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Glacier National Park wildfire forces tourists to leave cars

A fast-moving wildfire in Glacier National Park torched a car and forced tourists to abandon their rides on the Montana park’s most popular roadway while officials evacuated hotels, campgrounds and homes near the park’s eastern boundary.

Federal charges including hate crimes for accused SC shooter

The man accused of killing nine black church members in Charleston, South Carolina, was motivated by racial hatred and a desire to commit a “notorious attack” when he opened fire inside a historic house of worship last month, according to a federal grand jury indictment issued Wednesday that makes him eligible for the death penalty.

Department clears Arizona officer who hit armed man with car

The only thing an Arizona police officer did wrong during an encounter in which he used his cruiser to ram an armed suspect was curse at two civilians who got too close to the action, according to reports released Wednesday.

Prosecutors say Holmes deserves to die for theater shootings

James Holmes should be put to death for the Colorado theater shooting because he deliberately and cruelly killed 12 people, including a 6-year-old girl, prosecutors told jurors Wednesday.

After Tennessee shootings, armed citizens guard recruiters

Gun-toting citizens are showing up at military recruiting centers around the country, saying they plan to protect recruiters following last week’s killing of four Marines and a sailor in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

FBI: Too soon to know if Chattanooga gunman was radicalized

The Chattanooga gunman who killed five U.S. troops acted alone without help from anyone else, and investigators are treating him as a “homegrown violent extremist,” the FBI said Wednesday.

McConnell challenges Obama on Iran deal

Backed by Israel, congressional Republicans forcefully challenged President Barack Obama’s nuclear deal with Iran on Wednesday as the White House dispatched a Cabinet-level lobbying team to build support for the agreement to ease sanctions in exchange for concessions on the Islamic nation’s nuclear program.

British university says Quran parchment among oldest

A British university disclosed Wednesday that scientific tests prove a Quran manuscript in its collection is one of the oldest known and may have been written close to the time of the Prophet Muhammad.