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Stormy week continues; more lightning fires doused

Fire crews continued to make good progress Thursday as they tackled numerous lightning-caused fire starts from the past two days of thunderstorms -- and await more to come the next few days.

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Update: Wilderness camp walkaway found OK

Searchers on horseback Thursday morning found an Illinois teen who walked away without shoes from a remote wilderness camp in northern Lake County more than 24 hours earlier, officials said.

Fire burns near Crater Lake

16 new wildfires break out near Crater Lake

Crater Lake National Park sees its fair share of wildfires every year, but a 25-acre blaze being fought this week is one of its earliest.

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Lightning continues to spark wildfires in Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Lightning continues to spark wildfires in Oregon, including two new large fires in the southwest and central parts of the state.

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Searchers find no sign of missing Dundee woman

MCMINNVILLE, Ore. (AP) — It's been a week since 38-year-old Jennifer Huston of Dundee disappeared, and searchers are running out of leads.

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Predicting Northwest quakes just got tougher

Nearly forgotten research from decades ago complicates the task of quantifying earthquake hazards in the Pacific Northwest, according to a new report from scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey, the University of Washington and other universities.

Israeli airstrike in Gaza van hit

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3-day cease-fire announced in Mideast conflict

After weeks of fighting and hundreds of deaths, some semblance of peace may be coming to the Middle East -- at least temporarily.

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry announced Thursday that an unconditional humani...

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Agency OKs exports from proposed LNG terminal

WARRENTON, Ore. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Energy has conditionally authorized a proposed liquefied natural gas terminal at Warrenton to export to countries that do not have a free trade agreement with the United States.

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Oregon to pay legal fees for 5 former employees

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Five former Oregon officials involved in building the state's botched health insurance exchange have asked the state to pick up their legal bills in a federal investigation.

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Oregon Medicaid limits costly hepatitis drug

WILSONVILLE, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon Medicaid committee is expected to significantly scale back access to an effective — but expensive — new drug used to treat hepatitis C.

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Portland flushes outdoor toilet business

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The city of Portland is out of the business of selling outdoor potties, but it will still get a cut of the revenue from the solar-powered bathrooms city workers developed.

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    As technology takes over our lives, some people are inserting it in their bodies. Cyborgs are people who use technology to enhance their senses or natural human abilities.


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'Sharknado 2' runaway ratings hit

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The Syfy channel's first "Sharknado" movie last July generated buzz through social media chatter.

The second movie, appropriately titled "Sharknado 2: The Second One," used a different tactic -- getting attention through ample news coverage in the ru...

Michael Rooker has blast turning blue for Yondu in 'Galaxy'

Michael Rooker in 'Guardians of the Galaxy' (photo -- Disney-Marvel)

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Acclaimed actor Michael Rooker talks about playing the bad and good in his new film, Marvel Studio's "Guardians of the Galaxy."

Dave Bautista thrilled to put mind, muscle into 'Galaxy' guardian Drax

Dave Bautista in 'Guardians of the Galaxy'

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"Guardians of the Galaxy" star Dave Bautista talks about the complexities of his character, Drax the Destroyer, in the new Marvel superhero action adventure.

Justin Bieber vs. Orlando Bloom: Feud fuels buzz

Orlando Bloom vs. Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber tweeted "Keeping it positive" just hours after a clash in a Spanish nightclub with Orlando Bloom on Wednesday..

Michael Jackson's Neverland could be sold

Train station at Neverland Ranch

Phil Klein/Reuters

Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch could be put up for sale, according to the investment company that owns a controlling interest in the estate.

The 2,700-acre property, nestled in the rolling hills and cattle ranches of Santa Barbara County, Californi...

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