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  1. California Wildfires: Death Reported; More Evacuations Ordered

    Some residents are returning to find the blaze razed their homes. Parts of San Marcos were evacuated Thursday night; elsewhere, a fire jumped past its containment line.
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  2. Colorado Symphony to move forward with marijuana-themed concerts

    CSO will hold as private fundraisers a series of pot-themed concerts billed as BYOC, or bring your own cannabis.
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  3. What's The NSA Doing Now? Training More Cyberwarriors

    The military's reliance on cyberspace is outpacing its ability to defend against cyberattacks, according to Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel. Here's how cyberwarriors are being trained.
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  4. U.S. Spinmeisters Gear Up For Big Election... Britain's Election

    Britain has a national election next year and both leading parties have hired U.S. campaign advisers who played prominent roles in President Obama's victories.
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  5. Gay Marriages Cleared In Arkansas, But On Hold In Idaho

    In Little Rock, a judge struck down a prohibition on county clerks' issuing marriage licenses to gay couples. In Boise, a judge temporarily blocked a ruling allowing such marriages.
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  6. Southern Baptist Leaders Seek Softer Approach To Homosexuality

    Though the denomination still considers homosexuality a sin, some leaders of the Southern Baptist Convention are telling pastors to rein in harsh rhetoric and accept that gay people are in their pews.
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  7. Chinese Flock To The Countryside For A More Authentic New Year

    As New Year's celebrations in China grow increasingly commercialized, many city dwellers are seeking a return to tradition. Some head to an ancient town outside Beijing where poor but ingenious blacksmiths created their own fireworks. But even centuries-old customs aren't immune to change.
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  8. 'Nowhere To Go,' Ugandan LGBT Activist Applies For Asylum In U.S.

    The Ugandan government passed a law criminalizing homosexuality in February. John Abdallah Wambere, a prominent gay rights organizer, says he could face jail or even death if he returns home.
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  9. Record Flooding In Balkans Destroys Communities

    It's the worst flooding in Bosnia and Serbia in at least 120 years, triggering dozens of landslides and killing several people.
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  10. Wildfires, floods and retail marijuana drive 2014 Colorado Legislature

    State lawmakers tackle a broad spectrum of issues across 12 major topics in the 2014 legislative session.
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