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Sonia Manzano, who played Maria on 'Sesame Street,' retiring

The character Maria owned the neighborhood repair shop with husband Luis.

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Technology: California learns to save water

It's possible to get people to change their ways.

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Honeymoon is over for Greek couple who went penniless in NYC

Honeymoon is over for Greek couple who went penniless in NYC

Reverend Father Vasillios Louros is photographed in the Saint Demetrios Cathedral of Astoria, Thursday, July 2, 2015, in the Queens borough of New York. Newlyweds Valasia Limnioti and Konstantinos Patronis topped "the dream trip of our lives" in New York City, where their three-week honeymoo…

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Technology: California learns to save water

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Sonia Manzano, who played Maria on 'Sesame Street,' retiring

The character Maria owned the neighborhood repair shop with husband Luis.

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Congress' Iran moment as the deadline nears

Congress' Iran moment as the deadline nears

Members will face one of the hardest choices of their careers.

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Police shut down 2 suspected brothels in Las Vegas homes

LAS VEGAS — Police say they have shut down two suspected brothels in a Las Vegas residential neighborhood and arrested a man and woman facing charges of alleged sex-trafficking and prostitution.

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Idaho police arrest man after high-speed chase, river swim

LEWISTON, Idaho — Idaho State Police say they have arrested a man who led them on a wild high-speed chase on U.S. Highway 95 in north Idaho during which he dodged spike strips and police bullets, plunged down an embankment, swam the Clearwater River and ran off into the woods.

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Honeymoon is over for Greek couple who went penniless in NYC

Honeymoon is over for Greek couple who went penniless in NYC

Newlyweds Valasia Limnioti, right, and Konstantinos Patronis walk along 34th Street and 6th Avenue in Midtown Manhattan, Thursday, July 2, 2015, in New York. The couple topped "the dream trip of our lives" in New York City, where their three-week honeymoon turned into a nightmare: Their Gree…

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Honeymoon is over for Greek couple who went penniless in NYC

Honeymoon is over for Greek couple who went penniless in NYC

Newlyweds Valasia Limnioti, right, and Konstantinos Patronis stand along 34th Street and 6th Avenue in Midtown Manhattan, Thursday, July 2, 2015, in New York. Newlyweds Limnioti and Patronis topped "the dream trip of our lives" in New York City, where their three-week honeymoon turned into a…

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World's largest folk art market to open in Santa Fe

World's largest folk art market to open in Santa Fe

This undated image, provided by the International Folk Art Market, shows Janet Nkubana of the Gahaya Links Cooperatives in Rwanda, at the International Folk Art Market in Santa Fe, N.M. This year’s market begins July 10, 2015. (Judith Cooper Haden/International Folk Art Market via AP)

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World's largest folk art market to open in Santa Fe

World's largest folk art market to open in Santa Fe

The three-day event begins July 10.

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World's largest folk art market to open in Santa Fe

World's largest folk art market to open in Santa Fe

This undated image, provided by the International Folk Art Market, shows handwoven baskets from the Wounaan National Congress in Panama at the International Folk Art Market in Santa Fe, N.M. This year’s annual market begins July 10, 2015. (Stephanie Mendez/ International Folk Art Market via AP)

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'Citizen of the year' gets 14 years in California fraud case

'Citizen of the year' gets 14 years in California fraud case

In this April 26, 2005 file photo, former Atascadero Citizen of the Year Kelly Gearhart poses in front of the Printery building in Atascadero, Calif. Gearhart, 53, was sentenced Thursday, July 2, 2015 to 14 years in prison for bilking investors who poured millions of dollars into failed deve…

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'Citizen of the year' gets 14 years in California fraud case

'Citizen of the year' gets 14 years in California fraud case

LOS ANGELES — A former California real estate developer once honored as his city's citizen of the year was sentenced Thursday to the maximum 14 years in prison for bilking investors who poured millions of dollars into failed development projects.

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Colorado camp resort for pot users falls through

DURANGO, Colo. — A planned pot-friendly ranch resort in southwest Colorado has been snuffed before it opened. The 170-acre CannaCamp resort touted weed-friendly activities such as hiking and fishing.

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Brain-eating amoeba kills woman in Eastern Sierra, health officials say

Test results show that a 21-year-old Bishop, California, woman who died last month after waking up from a nap was suffering from a brain-eating amoeba, public health officials said.

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$18.7B deal clears path for BP to close books on Gulf spill

$18.7B deal clears path for BP to close books on Gulf spill

The Deepwater Horizon oil rig burned in April 2010 and spilled nearly 134 million gallons of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico.

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Authorities: Suspect said he was on meth during killings

Authorities: Suspect said he was on meth during killings

In this July 1, 2015 photo, Pinal County sheriff's deputies and investigators dig behind a home in Maricopa, Ariz., looking for clues in the disappearance of Michael and Tina Careccia. The bodies of the couple were recovered from a property near their home. Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu sa…

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Authorities: Suspect said he was on meth during killings

Authorities: Suspect said he was on meth during killings

In this July 1, 2015 photo, a Pinal County Sheriff's deputy waits outside a home in Maricopa, Ariz., as officers look for clues in the disappearance of Michael and Tina Carecola. The bodies of the couple were covered from a property near their home. Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu says offic…

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