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Washington town evacuated, some homes burned in wildfire

LIND, Wash. (AP) — A small town in Washington state was evacuated due to a fast-moving fire that burned a half-dozen homes, as crews in California made progress against the state's deadliest and large...

Firefighters partially surround deadly California fire

KLAMATH RIVER, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters have gotten their first hold on California’s deadliest and most destructive fire of the year and expected that the blaze would remain stalled through the week...

Deadly California wildfire wipes out scenic river town

KLAMATH RIVER, Calif. (AP) — Roger Derry, 80, and his son have lived together in the tiny scenic hamlet of Klamath River in Northern California for more than 40 years. They know most...

Invisible ink, coded papers add mystery to ID theft case

HONOLULU (AP) — Bobby Edward Fort was 27 when he enlisted in the Coast Guard in 1994 and retired 22 years later with a secret security clearance that allowed him to land a job in Honolulu as a defense...

France right-back Clauss joins Marseille on 3-year deal

MARSEILLE. France (AP) — France international Jonathan Clauss has signed a three-year deal with Marseille. The nine-time French champions said the 29-year-old right-back, who joined ...

Today in History: July 1, Medicare program takes effect

Today in History Today is Friday, July 1, the 182nd day of 2022. There are 183 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 1, 196...

Netflix co-founder helps direct startups amid tech turmoil

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — Longtime Netflix CEO Reed Hastings is renowned for building a video streaming service that has transformed entertainment, but it probably wouldn't have happened if not for hi...

Panel allows Trump pick to run for Wisconsin governor

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin elections officials voted Friday to allow Donald Trump’s endorsed candidate to stay on the Republican primary ballot in the presidential battleground state, pushing asid...

Polish minister forced to resign over postmaster's firing

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A government minister in Poland was forced to resign after demanding the dismissal of local post office chief whom he accused of being aggressive when she complained to him about...

Wisconsin Dems challenge Trump-backed candidate's paperwork

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Democrats are challenging the paperwork Donald Trump's preferred candidate for governor filed to get on the ballot in the GOP primary on technical grounds. ...

Supreme Court order could affect Pennsylvania Senate count

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday temporarily blocked the counting of some mail-in ballots in Pennsylvania, an order that could affect the tight Republican Senate primary betwee...

GOP intervenes in 11th-hour Pa. Senate race ballot lawsuit

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The national and state Republican parties are taking the same side as celebrity heart surgeon Dr. Mehmet Oz in Pennsylvania's neck-and-neck GOP primary contest for U.S. Senate a...

McCormick sues over counting mail ballots in Pa. Senate race

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The campaign of David McCormick, who is in a neck-and-neck Republican primary contest for the U.S. Senate against celebrity heart surgeon Dr. Mehmet Oz, sued in a Pennsylvania c...

Trump sells Washington hotel to Miami-based investor group

NEW YORK (AP) — The lease to the Washington, D.C., hotel run by Donald Trump's family company while he was president, a symbol of his power to GOP politicians who gathered there and of corruption to h...

Bodies found in Lake Mead renew interest in Vegas mob lore

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas is being flooded with lore about organized crime after a second set of human remains emerged within a week from the depths of a drought-stricken Colorado River reservoir jus...