Gov. Brown Declares State of Emergency in San Francisco

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-08_e872a96165.jpgKevork Djansezian/Getty Images (SAN FRANCISCO) -- California Gov. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency for the city and county of San Francisco because of a wildfire in Yosemite National Park. Brown said the fire, 150 miles away from San Francisco, is threatening the hydroelectric stations that feed power to the city.

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Fifty Years Later: March on Washington Saturday Honors King

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-08_9e5bd8cd88.jpgAFP/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, civil rights leaders, activists and supporters of racial equality gather at its original site Saturday. Wednesday will mark a half century since Martin Luther King Jr. delivered the iconic "I Have a Dream" speech on Aug. 28, 1963. A rally is planned on the National Mall, and President Obama will speak.

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Cops Hunt Teen Accused of Beating WWII Vet to Death

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-08_7a18aab8b5.jpgiStock/Getty Images (SPOKANE, Wash.) -- A teenager suspected of beating to death an elderly World War II victim was encouraged to surrender Friday after wanted posters were issued for him. Delbert Belton, 88, a veteran and pensioner, died from his injuries Thursday morning following an assault outside an Eagles lodge in Spokane, Wash.

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Chris Lane Murder Suspect Tweeted 'Time to Start Taken Life's'

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-08_8e28d34c9e.jpgSarah Harper/KOCO/ABC News (ADA, Okla.) -- One of the Oklahoma teenagers charged in the murder of Australian baseball player Chris Lane tweeted "time to start taken life's" three days before police said Lane was gunned down by "bored" teens who "wanted to see someone die." James Edwards, 15, is charged with first degree murder in the shooting death of Lane, 22, a baseball standout from Melbourne, Australia.

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Robert Bales Gets Life Without Parole for Afghan Massacre

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-08_3848faead3.jpgUS Army (JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash.) -- Staff Sgt. Robert Bales will have no chance at parole as he spends the rest of his life in prison for the murder of 16 Afghan civilians last year, a jury decided Friday. Bales was sentenced to life in prison without release by a jury at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Fort Lewis, Wash., the Los Angeles Times reported.

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