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Jon Stewart Lashes out at Congress Over 9/11 Victims Fund

WASHINGTON — Comedian Jon Stewart scolded Congress Tuesday for failing to ensure that a victims' compensation fund set up after the 9/11 attacks never runs out of money. The sparse attendance by lawmakers was "an embarrassment to the country and a stain on ...
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McConaughey Gives Back to First Responders in Texas Visit

HOUSTON — Firefighters, police officers and 911 operators in Houston, Texas, got a surprise lunch from a famous local as Oscar-winner Matthew McConaughey showed up with roasted turkey to give thanks on National First Responders Day. "There is a divide there...
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14,000 Fight California Fires, Some From Prisons or Overseas

UKIAH — Firefighters said for the first time Wednesday that they have made good progress battling the state's largest-ever wildfire but didn't expect to have it fully under control until September. The blaze north of San Francisco has grown to the size of L...