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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.

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

America's top military officer raised the specter Tuesday of U.S. troops in Iraq taking on a combat role to fight ISIS, a position that was quickly knocked down by the White House.

Gen. Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told ...

NASA astronaut with Boeing capsule

REUTERS/NASA/Handout via Reuters

Boeing, Space X to launch NASA back into space

Boeing and SpaceX have been awarded contracts to become NASA's space taxis, shuttling astronauts to and from the International Space Station, the agency announced Tuesday.

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Curry Co. voters asked for funds to keep jail open

BROOKINGS, Ore. (AP) — Curry County voters will consider a measure to double their property tax rate to raise $1.6 million a year for three years, another in the county's efforts to keep its jail open.

2 veterans sue BPA, allege discriminatory hiring

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Two veterans have filed suit against the Bonneville Power Administration, alleging they're victims of hiring discrimination.

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Matthew Varga, U.S. Air Force

Anheuser-Busch criticizes NFL: 'We are not satisfied'

Anheuser-Busch is the first major National Football League sponsor to publicly criticize how the league is handling domestic violence controversies.

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FBI launches a face recognition system

The FBI can now quickly identify people just by looking at their faces, eyes, voice, palm print and walking stride.

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...

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  • Boeing, Space X to launch NASA back into space

    NASA astronaut with Boeing capsule

    REUTERS/NASA/Handout via Reuters

    Boeing and SpaceX have been awarded contracts to become NASA's space taxis, shuttling astronauts to and from the International Space Station, the agency announced Tuesday.

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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...

Source: Joan Rivers' doc did biopsy, selfie

Joan Rivers

Trae Patton/Turner Entertainment

The cardiac arrest leading to Joan Rivers' death happened as the comedian's personal doctor began performing a biopsy on her vocal cords, a source close to the death investigation told CNN.

Bill Murray drops in again

Bill Murray, 2014 Oscars

Adrees Latif/Reuters

Bill Murray dances to his own music -- or, it turns out, to a good hip-hop tune with strangers.

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.

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