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CALIFORNIA FIRES
A wildfire east of Los Angeles has grown to 12.5 square miles in less than 24 hours.
Firefighters are dealing with explosive vegetation, nasty conditions and high temperatures
http://www.fire.ca.gov

MANDELA CELEBRATES HIS 95 BIRTHDAY IN THE HOSPITAL
South Africa's most famous political leader has been close to death for weeks with a lung infection.

RELIEF FROM US HEAT WAVE IS DAYS AWAY
A cold front is moving from Canada, but not until the weekend, as residents of the Northeast and Midwest states bake with temperatures in the 90s.

ROLLING STONE MAGAZINE COVER OUTRAGE
In a front page photo, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev looks more like a rock star than the man suspected in the Boston Marathon bombing. Some of those who still were purchasing the magazine are calling for a boycott.

ONLINE SHOWS COMPETE WITH TV FOR EMMY NOMINATIONS
"House of Cards" and "Arrested Development" are exclusive Netflix series vying with some TV favorites like "Homeland" and "Modern Family" for TV's biggest awards.