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Hawaii officials warn of possible lava evacuation

HONOLULU (AP) - Hawaii authorities are telling residents near an active lava flow to prepare for a possible evacuation in the next three to give days. Hawaii County Civil Defense said Saturday officials are going door-to door to keep residents informed of the lava's movement. The agency says the lava crossed a country road on the edge of Pahoa town...

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3 hours 21 minutes ago

US to recognize same-sex marriage in 6 new states

WASHINGTON (AP) - The federal government is recognizing gay marriage in six more states, extending federal benefits to those couples. Attorney General Eric Holder says the states are: Alaska, Arizona, Idaho, North Carolina, West Virginia and Wyoming. Saturday's announcement brings the total number of states with federal recognition of same-sex... Read Story

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3 hours 8 minutes ago

Downtown Phoenix hotel evacuated by fire

PHOENIX (AP) - A Phoenix hotel is working to relocate hundreds of guests after a fire triggered an evacuation Saturday morning. Shanna Wolfe, a spokeswoman for Sheraton Downtown Phoenix Hotel, says guests as well as hotel staff were safe after a fire erupted around 11 a.m. Dozens of firefighters responded... Read Story

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3 hours 21 minutes ago

US to recognize same-sex marriage in 6 new states

WASHINGTON (AP) - The federal government is recognizing gay marriage in six more states, extending federal benefits to those couples. Attorney General Eric Holder says the states are: Alaska, Arizona, Idaho, North Carolina, West Virginia and Wyoming. Saturday's announcement brings the total number of states with federal recognition of same-sex... Read Story

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8 hours 55 minutes ago

Arizona lawmakers eye e-cigarette tax

PHOENIX (AP) - Arizona lawmakers are considering taxes on electronic cigarettes as a way to help cover a $1 billion budget shortfall. The Arizona Capitol Times reports legislators are lighting up at the idea of taxing e-cigarettes to cover a huge deficit expected by fiscal year 2017. But regulating the... Read Story

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9 hours 26 minutes ago

Cafeteria worker tried to stop school shooter

MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) - Authorities investigating a deadly shooting at a Washington state high school say a cafeteria worker attempted to stop the gunman. Snohomish County Sheriff's spokeswoman Shari Ireton said in a statement Saturday morning that the on-scene investigation at Marysville-Pilchuck High School north of Seattle was finished. A... Read Story

11 hours 32 minutes ago

Justfab settles lawsuit for $1.8 million

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Online fashion retailer Justfab Inc. has paid $1.8 million to settle a Northern California lawsuit that claimed it misled customers about its subscription fees. Prosecutors in Santa Clara and Santa Cruz counties say the consumer protection case was settled this week. Those counties alleged that... Read Story

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Nurse who overcame Ebola is home

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) - A nurse who became ill with Ebola has returned home virus-free to Texas. Nina Pham arrived just before midnight CDT Friday at a Fort Worth airport after being released from the National Institutes of Health's Clinical Center near Washington. She was exposed to the deadly virus... Read Story

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