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Raging wildfires continue to spread in Southern California

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(c) 2017, The Washington Post. OJAI, Calif. - The Golden State burned on Friday, raging wildfires...

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How safe is 'safe enough' to put driverless cars on the nation's roadways?

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. There’s a number that is all the buzz these days in the world of autonomous vehicles: 94 percent. That’s the percentage of car crashes caused by driver error. The implication: Once cars become driverless, there will be hardly any crashes at all. Not so. As fully...


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California fires, moving north, force Santa Barbara evacuations

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. VENTURA, Calif. - Monster fires in Southern California raged for a seventh day on Sunday, edging into Santa Barbara County while leaving residents of neighboring Ventura County to deal with the aftermath of a historic inferno. As hundreds fled for safety in Santa...


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Trump jumps into Alabama Senate race, but it's all about Moore - on both sides

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - President Donald Trump has jumped into a contentious Senate race here in recent days, supporting embattled Republican Roy Moore in an election that neared the finish line Sunday under the glare of a national spotlight. Trump’s 11th-hour imprint was...


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10 Things to Know for Monday

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday: 1. WHO LAYS LOW IN ALA. ELECTION RUNUP Scarred by sexual misconduct accusations, GOP candidate Roy Moore has been a rare sight on the campaign trail ahead of a critical U.S. Senate race. 2....


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The legacy of Newtown: Lockdowns, active-shooter training and school security

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Coy Ferreira stood inside a rural California classroom, more than a dozen 5- and 6-year-olds huddled in the corner as a gunman sprayed bullets at the school and tried to break his way in. Ferreira was terrified that people would die. But the doors were locked and all...


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AP sources: Doctors believe Wentz tore ACL, out for year

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two sources familiar with the injury tell The Associated Press that doctors believe Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz tore his left anterior cruciate ligament in a win over the Rams on Sunday and will miss the rest of the season and playoffs. Wentz, a favorite in the...


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Trump jumps into Alabama Senate race, but it's all about Moore - on both sides

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - President Donald Trump has jumped into a contentious Senate race here in recent days, supporting embattled Republican Roy Moore in an election that neared the finish line Sunday under the glare of a national spotlight. Trump’s 11th-hour imprint was...


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The legacy of Newtown: Lockdowns, active-shooter training and school security

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Coy Ferreira stood inside a rural California classroom, more than a dozen 5- and 6-year-olds huddled in the corner as a gunman sprayed bullets at the school and tried to break his way in. Ferreira was terrified that people would die. But the doors were locked and all...


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California fires, moving north, force Santa Barbara evacuations

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. VENTURA, Calif. - Monster fires in southern California raged for a seventh day on Sunday, edging into Santa Barbara County while leaving residents of neighboring Ventura County to deal with the aftermath of a historic inferno. As hundreds fled for safety in Santa...


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As colleges investigate slavery ties, George Washington University joins in

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. This is a moment that has arrived on so many college campuses already. There is Georgetown University, which has worked to confront its ties to slavery. And the University of Virginia, where officials are planning a memorial to commemorate the contributions of...


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