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Family Fears for Autistic Man After Shooting
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Researcher: Shooters Often Research Role Models
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A wildfire flames from the Sand Fire near northbound Highway 14 near Shadow Pines Boulevard in Canyon Country on Friday, July 22, 2016. A wildfire north of Los Angeles has now burned about 2.3 square miles of bone-dry hillside. The fire erupted shortly after 2 p.m. Friday next to State Route 14 in Santa Clarita. The freeway is partially closed along with a section of Metrolink train track. About 200 firefighters and a half-dozen aircraft are battling the flames in 106-degree heat. (Katharine Lotze/The Santa Clarita Valley Signal via AP)
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Law enforcement personnel guard a water well in Hugo, Colo. Officials told residents of the small Colorado community not to drink or shower in tap water Thursday because one of the town's wells may have been contaminated with THC, marijuana's intoxicating chemical. (Michael Reaves/The Denver Post via AP)
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Heavy smoke from a wildfire is seen from Golden Valley Road and Five Knolls Drive Santa Clarita, Calif., on Saturday, July 22, 2016. The fire in northern Los Angeles County grew, darkening skies with smoke that spread across the city and suburbs, reducing the sun to an orange disk at times. The South Coast Air Quality Management District warned that at times air would reach unhealthy levels. The fire erupted Friday afternoon in the Sand Canyon area near State Route 14 as the region was gripped by high heat and very low humidity. (Katharine Lotze/The Santa Clarita Valley Signal via AP)
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Sid Bail, president of the Wading River Civic Association, poses outside the defunct Shoreham Nuclear Power Plant in Wading River, N.Y. Bail is among those who are opposing a proposal to build a solar energy project on the Shoreham property. The plan, which still needs regulatory approvals, would require cutting down 350 acres of trees.
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Rescuers use a raft to transport people along a flooded street in Shenyang in northeastern China's Liaoning Province. Dozens of people have been killed and dozens more are missing across China after a round of torrential rains swept through the country earlier this week, flooding streams, triggering landslides and destroying houses. (Chinatopix Via AP)
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Village houses and field partially submerged by flood waters in Gaoyang Town, Shayang County, central China's Hubei Province. China says dozens of people have died or gone missing since Monday in massive floods across the country's north. (Xiao Yijiu/Xinhua via AP)
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The sun sets beyond visitors to Liberty Memorial on Thursday, July 21, 2016, as the temperature hovers around 100 degrees in Kansas City, Mo. A high pressure system, sometimes called a "heat dome," will push conditions to their hottest point so far this summer, though record hot temperatures are not expected, according to the National Weather Service.
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Discolored water caused by an algae bloom near the Lindon Marina in Utah Lake in Lindon, Utah. A huge toxic algal bloom in Utah has closed one of the largest freshwater lakes west of the Mississippi River, sickening more than 100 people and leaving farmers scrambling for clean water. The bacteria commonly known as blue-green algae has spread rapidly to cover almost all of 150-square-mile Utah Lake, turning the water a bright, anti-freeze green and leaving scummy foam along the shore. (Rick Egan/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP, File)
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Fla. Official: Possible Local Zika Transmission
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$1B Medicare Fraud Nursing Home Scam, 3 Charged
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Driver Jeff Gordon climbs in to the car during practice for the Brickyard 400 NASCAR auto race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Friday, July 22, 2016.
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Indonesian health officials inject a baby during a revaccination program for children who were earlier given fake vaccines, at a community health center in Jakarta, Indonesia. Vials of counterfeit vaccines filled with saline solution and antibiotics have been discovered at 37 hospitals and clinics in nine cities, according to the Food and Drug Agency. So far, 23 people have been arrested, including three doctors. The number of affected children is still being investigated.
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Marijuana Chemical Taints Colorado Town's Water
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From left to right; Australia's Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester, Malaysia's Minister of Transport Liow Tiong Lai, and China's Minister of Transport Yang Chuantang speaks on the Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 during a join press conference in Putrajaya, Malaysia, Friday, July 22, 2016. Malaysia, Australia and China have agreed to suspend the search for Flight 370 once the current area in the Indian Ocean has been completely scoured for the missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner.
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Nadja Mayerle with the Salt Lake City Mosquito Abatement District looks at a mosquito Tuesday, July 19, 2016, in Salt Lake City. Health authorities in Utah are investigating a unique case of Zika found in a person who had been caring for a relative who had an unusually high level of the virus in his blood. Exactly how the disease was transmitted is still a mystery, though the person has since recovered.
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President Barack Obama, right, meets with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, left, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Friday, July 22, 2016. Nieto, who has said the Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's negative attitude toward Mexicans, including saying they bring drugs and crime to America and calling them rapists, has hurt his country's relations with the U.S.