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Evacuation lifted for South Dakota towns near wildfire

Dec 14, 2017

The wildfire in South Dakota's popular Custer State Park grew rapidly, pushing beyond the park's borders and threatening nearby communities, but evacuation orders for those cities were eventually lifted later in the day

The Latest: Custer park fire in South Dakota grows larger

Dec 14, 2017

Emergency management officials responding to a western South Dakota wildfire say evacuation orders have been lifted for two small cities that had been threatened by the blaze

EPA chief jets to Morocco to help promote fossil fuel use

Dec 13, 2017

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt flew to Morocco to help encourage the North African kingdom to import liquefied natural gas from the United States

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Dec 13, 2017

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the U.S. and abroad

Rock Hall 2018 class: Nina Simone, Bon Jovi, the Moody Blues

Dec 13, 2017

Iconic singer Nina Simone and New Jersey rockers Bon Jovi lead the 2018 class of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees, which includes four first-time nominees

Mark Ruffalo is 'disgusted' with Trump's monuments decision

Dec 13, 2017

Actor Mark Ruffalo says he is disgusted with President Donald Trump's plan to shrink two sprawling Utah national monuments by nearly two-thirds

Passengers say man removed from JetBlue flight bit others

Dec 13, 2017

Police say an airline passenger who was removed from a Los Angeles-to-New York flight for causing a disturbance that prompted a diversion to Las Vegas last weekend was not charged with a crime

'Mannequin Skywalker' rides Blue Origin's new crew capsule

Dec 13, 2017

Blue Origin's 'Mannequin Skywalker' has finally made it to space, just in time for the newest Star Wars movie

Collision in Switzerland's Gotthard road tunnel kills 2

Dec 13, 2017

Police say a head-on collision between a car and a truck in Switzerland's Gotthard tunnel has left two people dead and forced the temporary closure of the tunnel, a key transit route through the Alps

New political frustrations aired in Tea Party re-enactment

Dec 13, 2017

Some Americans are airing their frustrations with modern politics through an annual re-enactment of the historic Boston Tea Party protest.

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