Bastrop Daily Enterprise - Bastrop, LA
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TWISP, Wash. (AP) " Like thousands of other college students in the West, Tom Zbyszewski relished summers on the fire lines " it was outdoor work that paid, that was important, that gave him a little swagger when he returned to school in the fall. His parents, who had fought wildfires themselves, weren't even nervous about it.

Updated at 1:53 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " President Barack Obama's nuclear agreement with Iran won an important endorsement Friday from Democratic Rep. Jerrold Nadler of New York, who bucked opposition from fellow New York Jewish lawmakers including his home state's senior...

Updated at 1:46 PM

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) " Three advocacy groups are suing New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie for using taxpayer dollars to pay for his security detail's costs as he travels across the country running for president.

Updated at 1:46 PM

IDOMENI, Greece (AP) " Police clashed Friday with thousands of migrants stuck at the border between Greece and Macedonia, waiting to continue long journeys into European Union countries where they hope to seek asylum.

Updated at 1:44 PM

ROCKAWAY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) " A mama bear and her five cubs decided to beat the heat in a New Jersey backyard pool.

Updated at 1:36 PM

PITTSBURGH (AP) " A Pittsburgh defense attorney got a hearing postponed at the last minute after convincing a judge that his wife's labor was a matter of life " or his death.

Updated at 1:33 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " A federal appeals court has reinstated Obama administration regulations that guarantee overtime and minimum wage protections to nearly 2 million home health care workers.

Updated at 1:15 PM

LONDON (AP) " A century-old message in a bottle, possibly the oldest ever found, has finally reached its destination.

Updated at 1:14 PM

FORT BENNING, Ga. (AP) " Capping their history-making week, the first female soldiers to complete the Army's rigorous Ranger School are graduating Friday, putting a spotlight on the debate over opening all combat roles to women.

Updated at 12:52 PM

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) " A New Hampshire prep school that has educated some of the nation's elite for more than a century and a half is confronting a campus practice of sexual conquest after a senior boy was charged with raping a 15-year-old freshman...

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