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Elderly couple dead, 80 homes burn in California wildfire
LAKE ISABELLA, Calif. (AP) -- A vast and voracious wildfire that has burned at least 80 homes in central California killed an elderly couple as they tried to flee, authorities said....

23 dead in West Virginia floods; search and rescue continues
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- As a deluge swamped southeast West Virginia - a disaster that killed at least 23 people - Ronnie Scott's wife called him and told him their house was filling up with water. She fled to the attic with two dogs and a cat and waited. She smelled natural gas....

Officials: No evidence Orlando gunman was gay
WASHINGTON (AP) -- FBI investigators so far have not turned up persuasive evidence that Orlando gunman Omar Mateen was gay or pursuing gay relationships, according to two government officials familiar with the investigation....

Amish in disbelief over parents accused of 'gifting' girl
KIRKWOOD, Pa. (AP) -- Daniel Stoltzfus' Amish mother always viewed him as her prodigal son, the only one of her 13 children to have left the religious order known for its modest dress, plain ways and insular culture....

APNewsBreak: Experts demand more effort to save coral reefs
HONOLULU (AP) -- As the largest international gathering of coral reef experts comes to a close, scientists and policy makers are moving ahead with plans for action to save the world's reefs, which are being rapidly damaged....

Report: Lead levels higher in Flint kids after water switch
DETROIT (AP) -- Flint children under the age of 6 had significantly higher blood-lead levels after the city switched its water source in 2014 to save money, according to a report released Friday by U.S. disease experts....

AP Source: Sabres Kane investigated for harassing 2 women
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- A person familiar with the situation tells The Associated Press that Buffalo police are investigating an allegation that Buffalo Sabres forward Evander Kane physically harassed two women at a downtown Buffalo bar....

Crowds, tight security expected for Cincinnati pride parade
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Organizers expect big crowds and authorities plan tight security for Cincinnati's parade and festival events celebrating Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month....

APNewsBreak: Few vets expelled under 'don't ask' seek remedy
Less than 8 percent of veterans expelled from the military under the "don't ask, don't tell" policy have applied to upgrade their discharges to honorable or strip references to their sexual orientation from their record....

A year after Taiwan water park explosion, recovery continues
MONT VERNON, N.H. (AP) -- A year ago and far away from his hometown in New Hampshire, Alex Haas was fighting for his life after suffering burns to over 90 percent of his body at a water park party in Taiwan....

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Crowds, tight security expected for Cincinnati pride parade

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23 dead in West Virginia floods; search and rescue continues

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Report: Lead levels higher in Flint kids after water switch