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Jefferson County Sheriff's Office

SO: Metolius father kills son, says it was self-defense

A 72-year-old Metolius man said he shot and killed his 45-year-old son at the family's home late Monday night, telling deputies it was in self-defense as their intoxicated son attacked him and his wife, Jefferson County sheriff Jim Adkins said.

Weed, Calif. wildfire aftermath

NBC News

Wildfire burns homes, 2 churches in Weed, Calif.

WEED, Calif. (AP) — Aided by calmer winds and another day of fire-retardant bomber sorties, firefighters are mopping up around a fire in the far Northern California town of Weed.

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Wildfire near Estacada grows by half

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A wildfire in Clackamas County has spread through the night, and authorities said Tuesday its area has grown by about half, to about 3,600 acres.

Jobless report shows growth in Oregon labor force

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon's jobless rate has risen as workers join the labor force in greater numbers than employers create jobs.

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Killing reported in Roseburg; house surrounded

ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) — Authorities in Roseburg say officers have surrounded the house of a person sought in a killing Tuesday at a convenience store.

Chuck Hagel, Martin Dempsey, ISIL map

Kevin Lamarque/Reuters

General open to anti-ISIS U.S. ground troops

President Barack Obama has said there would be no "boots on the ground" in the fight to stamp out ISIS in Iraq and Syria, but the Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman says that he would recommend sending military advisers, already deployed to Iraq, into combat if necessary.

Obama CDC Ebola

REUTERS/Larry Downing

Obama: US ready to take lead in Ebola fight

President Barack Obama on Tuesday called the efforts to combat the Ebola outbreak centered in West Africa "the largest international response in the history of the CDC."

Child sick fever

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12 states confirm Enterovirus D68 cases

Since mid-August, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed more than 100 cases of Enterovirus D68 in 12 states: Alabama, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Missouri, Montana, New York and Oklahoma.

Eric Frein state police shooting suspect

Pennsylvania State Police

Police hunt named suspect in trooper shooting

Law enforcement officials said Tuesday they are hunting for a man they believe ambushed Pennsylvania State Police troopers, killing one and seriously injuring another.

US poverty rate

CNNMoney/US Census Bureau

U.S. poverty rate drops for first time since 2006

There's not much good news for working Americans struggling to rebound from the recession, except perhaps this: the U.S. poverty rate is finally on the decline.

The nation's poverty rate fell to 14.5% in 2013, down from 15% a year earlier, the U.S. C...

Astronaut on spacewalk

NASA

Boeing, Space X land NASA contracts

Boeing and SpaceX have been awarded NASA contracts to transport astronauts to and from the International Space Station, the agency announced Tuesday.

"This wasn't an easy choice but its the best choice for NASA and the nation," said NASA administrator...

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    Astronaut on spacewalk

    NASA

    Boeing and SpaceX have been awarded NASA contracts to transport astronauts to and from the International Space Station, the agency announced Tuesday.

    "This wasn't an easy choice but its the best choice for NASA and the nation," said NASA administrator...

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Rihanna slams CBS for pulling song

Rihanna, 2014 CFDA Awards

Carlo Allegri/Reuters

After a dust-up last week, Rihanna says she doesn't want her performance of the song "Run This Town" to air on "Thursday Night Football" this week.

CBS is saying "fine" -- if you don't want the airtime, we won't give it.

"Beginning this Thursday, we w...

Streisand returns to late night with Fallon

Barbra Streisand

Danny Moloshok/Reuters

Returning to late night after more than half a century earns you an entire evening for yourself.

'Central Perk' opens for 'Friends' 20th anniversary

Central Perk pop-up shop

WPIX

They're the "Friends" who needed no invitation, and for 10 years, viewers welcomed them into their homes, making Rachel, Phoebe, Monica, Chandler, Joey and Ross household names.

'OITNB' writer: Show made me realize I'm gay

Orange is the New Black

Netflix

When "Orange is the New Black" writer Lauren Morelli started working on the series, she didn't realize how much it would also script her future.

Robin Thicke: 'High and drunk' all last year

Singer Robin Thicke

Mario Anzuoni/Reuters

Summer 2013 was blurry for Robin Thicke, according to what the "Blurred Lines" singer told lawyers in April.

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