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Authorities report 2 arrests in Portland's drilling protest

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Multnomah County Sheriff's Office says it made one arrest during an effort by protesters to block a Royal Dutch Shell icebreaker from leaving Portland for an Arctic drilling operation.

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SW Ore. wildfire 'blows up' across 6,000 acres, forces evacuations

While firefighters worked in extreme heat to tackle a 2-day-old southwest Oregon wildfire, another one to the south exploded across about 6,000 acres in a matter of hours east of Canyonville on Thursday, prompting evacuations.

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Deschutes County voters may decide ban on pot sites

ALFALFA, Ore. (AP) — Deschutes County may postpone implementing the state's recreation marijuana law until voters can decide on banning pot sales.

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Update on planned Lake Billy Chinook rocket jump

BEND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon officials are considering a southern California man's plan to jump Lake Billy Chinook on a steam-propelled rocket.

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Military still dealing with cyberattack 'mess'

A key military email system remains offline, one week after a cyberattack that one Defense Department official described as "serious."

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Moody's: Drought shouldn't affect local government credit

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Moody's Investors Service says Gov. Kate Brown's drought declarations in 23 Oregon counties should help maintain credit ratings for local governments.

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Drive-by shooting injures 1 in Medford

MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — An 18-year-old woman has been hospitalized after a drive-by shooting in Medford sprayed bullets into two homes.

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Zimbabwe wants dentist's extradition over lion

As outrage grows over the killing of Cecil the lion, Zimbabwe has called on the United States to extradite the American dentist who shot the prized big cat.

Zimbabwe has started extradition proceedings and hopes the United States will cooperate, said ...

Ebola vaccine shot

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WHO: Ebola vaccine highly effective in trial

A newly developed vaccine against the deadly Ebola virus is "highly effective" and could help prevent its spread in the current and future outbreaks, the World Health Organization said Friday.

Trials of the single-dose VSV-EBOV vaccine began in March ...

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Mumps outbreak at University of Illinois

Sixty cases of mumps have been diagnosed in Champaign County, Illinois, since April, according to a local health official, who told CNN on Friday all the cases are linked to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign campus.

Escaped inmate Robert Crissman

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Police: Woman killed by escaped Pa. inmate

An escaped inmate killed a woman in her home before he was captured, according to authorities in western Pennsylvania.

Police said inmate Robert Crissman "walked away" from the Armstrong County Jail on Thursday morning and killed 55-year-old Tammy Lon...

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Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife are expecting a baby girl.

Here are Jon Stewart's final "Daily Show" guests

Jon Stewart to sign off

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Jon Stewart will spend his final week as "Daily Show" host with fellow comedians.

Italian Foo Fighters fans get band's attention

Dave Grohl, Foo Fighters

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If you want to get the attention of a world-famous rock band, try this: Grab hundreds of your closest friends and make a video of one of their songs.

MSNBC cuts three shows to make way for news coverage

Chuck Todd

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MSNBC began clearing the decks for news coverage Thursday, jettisoning three afternoon shows and announcing that Chuck Todd will host an hour-long political show each afternoon.

"Change can be hard," MSNBC President Phil Griffin wrote in an email to t...

Jennifer Beals responds after leaving dog in car

Jennifer Beals, 2013

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Jennifer Beals has been accused of locking her dog in a hot car, a charge she says is just not true.

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