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In this July 22, 2015 photo, bridge workers are visible inside a pre-cast segment, one of about a thousand that create the bridge deck driving surface of the St. Croix Crossing bridge under construction near Stillwater, Minn. One of the biggest and most expensive bridge projects in Minnesota history is sparking a hot market for tours. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
Associated Press | August 1, 2015 11:11 am
Tourists flock to gawk at massive highway bridge projects
  • Kerry in Cairo for Egypt security talks
    Associated Press | August 1, 2015 10:30 am

    Secretary of State John Kerry is in Cairo for security talks with Egyptian officials before heading to Qatar to try to ease Arab concerns about the Iran nuclear deal.

  • Feds: Action taken to fix mistakenly awarded work permits
    Associated Press | August 1, 2015 10:26 am

    Problems have been fixed that led to about 2,100 work permits being mistakenly awarded under President Barack Obama’s executive immigration action after a federal judge in Texas had put the plan on hold, the Justice Department said in newly filed court documents.

  • Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin is photographed during an interview with The Associated Press, Thursday, July 30, 2015 at United Nations headquarters.  (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
    Ukraine calls on Russia to negotiate end to war in east
    Associated Press | August 1, 2015 10:12 am

    Ukraine’s foreign minister is calling on Russia to come to “real negotiations” about a cease-fire and stabilization in Ukraine’s war-torn east which will require fair elections that are internationally monitored.

  • Zimbabwean authorities restrict hunting after lion killing
    Associated Press | August 1, 2015 10:11 am

    Zimbabwe has suspended the hunting of lions, leopards and elephants in an area where a lion popular with tourists was killed, and is investigating the killing of another lion in April that may have been illegal, the country’s wildlife authority said Saturday.

  • In this Friday, June 12, 2015 photo, Martin Meltzer sits for a portrait at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. Meltzer, a disease modeler for the nation's pre-eminent public health agency, is wary of proposals for greater collaboration or reliance on non-agency modelers. And more sophisticated models do not interest him. "Accuracy for the sake of accuracy is merely interesting," he said. "And interesting is not good enough." (AP Photo/David Goldman)
    CDC’s top modeler courts controversy with disease estimate
    Associated Press | August 1, 2015 9:40 am

    Last fall, when Martin Meltzer calculated that 1.4 million people might contract Ebola in West Africa, the world paid attention.

  • Pilot killed in display plane crash at festival in England
    Associated Press | August 1, 2015 9:35 am

    An aerobatic stunt plane plummeted to the ground during a routine at a car and music festival in northwest England Saturday, killing the pilot.

  • Suicide spike boosts oversight of California women’s prison
    Associated Press | August 1, 2015 9:08 am

    A spike in suicides and attempted suicides has prompted corrections officials to step up oversight at a California women’s prison as inspectors try to pinpoint the cause of the troubling increase.

  • FILE - In this April 3, 2015, file photo, Ready for Hillary apparel and accessories are packed up at the Ready for Hillary super PAC store in Arlington, Va. Democrats running for president's super PAC filings account for less than 9 percent of the total super PAC haul so far, according to an Associated Press analysis that compared money raised by formal presidential campaigns with what the super PACs say they plan to report having raised on Friday, July 31, 2015. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
    Data: Nearly 5 dozen give a third of all ’16 campaign cash
    Associated Press | August 1, 2015 8:58 am

    It took Ted Cruz three months to raise $10 million for his campaign for president, a springtime sprint of $1,000-per-plate dinners, hundreds of handshakes and a stream of emails asking supporters to chip in a few bucks.

  • This undated photo shows the kitchen of a luxury home in Edwards, Colo. Once considered a last resort to dump a property that was distressed or couldn't sell, auctions have become a viable marketing option for selling luxury homes, mirroring common marketing techniques for high-end art, antiques and collectibles. There are still plenty of foreclosed luxury homes being sold off at cut-rate prices, but the perception of selling a luxury home via auction has started to change. (Ric Stovall/stovallstudio.com via AP)
    Luxury Home Auctions Glance
    Associated Press | August 1, 2015 8:39 am

    generally 3 percent — and all costs for closing the sale. Sellers will typically pay an up-front marketing fee, which ranges from about $45,000 to $250,000. The fee is usually wrapped back into the sale, so the seller gets the money back.

  • This undated photo shows the kitchen of a luxury home in Edwards, Colo. Once considered a last resort to dump a property that was distressed or couldn't sell, auctions have become a viable marketing option for selling luxury homes, mirroring common marketing techniques for high-end art, antiques and collectibles. There are still plenty of foreclosed luxury homes being sold off at cut-rate prices, but the perception of selling a luxury home via auction has started to change. (Ric Stovall/stovallstudio.com via AP)
    Owners turning to auctions to sell their high-end properties
    Associated Press | August 1, 2015 8:28 am

    Bob and Karin Weber built their dream home 14 years ago, creating an 11,000-square-foot mountaintop oasis. Now that the couple is in their 70s, they’re ready to downsize and possibly move to nearby Vail.

  • FILE - In this Thursday, July 23, 2015 file photo, an investigator walks past a tarp covering a body in the front yard of a house in Broken Arrow, Okla., where five family members were discovered stabbed to death by authorities. More than a week later, neighbors in this quiet Tulsa suburb are still coming to grips with how such brutality could happen here. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)
    Oklahoma suburb searching for answers after fatal stabbings
    Associated Press | August 1, 2015 8:15 am

    In the dim of morning, there isn’t much to see at the house on Magnolia Court. Garage door’s up. There’s a Corvette parked inside and a burgundy GMC Yukon XL parked behind it in the driveway.

  • In this July 22, 2015 photo, bridge workers are visible inside a pre-cast segment, one of about a thousand that create the bridge deck driving surface of the St. Croix Crossing bridge under construction near Stillwater, Minn. One of the biggest and most expensive bridge projects in Minnesota history is sparking a hot market for tours. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
    Tourists flock to gawk at massive highway bridge projects
    Associated Press | August 1, 2015 8:03 am

    Jockeying for a rail spot on the third-floor deck of a St. Croix River paddlewheel boat starts an hour before departure. Up there are prime views of the towering piers, protruding concrete segments and barges full of heavy equipment — all elements of one of the biggest, most expensive bridge projects the Upper Midwest has seen.

  • Obama gets early start on 54th birthday celebration
    Associated Press | August 1, 2015 7:56 am

    President Barack Obama is getting a head start on turning a year older.

  • Mark Balma works on a mural of Cecil the lion outside Dr. Walter James Palmer's dental office in Bloomington, Minn., Wednesday, July 29, 2015. Authorities allege that Palmer paid $50,000 to track and kill Cecil, a protected lion, just outside Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)
    Man who studied Cecil the lion for 9 years talks impact
    Associated Press | August 1, 2015 7:50 am

    When Cecil the lion’s carcass was finally found after he was lured out of a Zimbabwe wildlife reserve to be killed by an American hunter, it was a headless, skinless skeleton the vultures had been picking at for about a week.