Oregon fire: 15,000 acres, growing

MEDFORD, Ore. — Wind gusts of up to 20 mph, 100-plus degree temperatures and low humidity have pushed the southern Douglas County wildfire that's overloading the Rogue Valley with smoke to more than 15,000 acres.

Koch warns conservatives must demand smaller government

DANA POINT, Calif. — Billionaire industrialist Charles Koch warned America is “done for” if the conservative donors and politicians he gathered at a retreat this weekend don’t rally others to their cause of demanding a smaller, less-intrusive government.

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Israel vows crackdown on 'Jewish terrorism'

JERUSALEM — Israeli leaders proposed harsh new measures on Sunday to curb "Jewish terrorism," following a wave of extremist violence that left Israeli and Palestinian children dead in knife and arson attacks.

Apps turns smartphones into medical research tools

SAN FRANCISCO — Jody Kearns doesn't like to spend time obsessing about her Parkinson's disease. The 56-year-old dietitian from Syracuse, N.Y., had to give up bicycling because the disorder affected her balance. But she still works, drives and tries to live a normal life.

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