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This photo combo of file images shows comedian and actress Amy Schumer, left, and New York Democratic Sen. Chuck Schumer. The Schumers, who are cousins, are teaming up, Monday, Aug. 3, 2015, to call for tighter gun control, as the senator unveils a three-part plan that would make it harder for violent criminals and the mentally ill to obtain guns. They cite the July 2015 shooting in a Louisiana movie theater that killed two women and injured nine others during a screening of the movie “Trainwreck,” starring Amy Schumer. (AP Photo)NEW YORK (AP) — Stand-up comedian and actress Amy Schumer is teaming up with New York Sen. Charles Schumer to call for tighter gun control.

Firefighters spray a hose at a fire along Morgan Valley Road near Lower Lake, Calif., Friday, July 31, 2015. A series of wildfires were intensified by dry vegetation, triple-digit temperatures and gusting winds. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)Fire officials called for thousands of evacuations as numerous homes remained threatened.

A year after fatally shooting Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager, in Ferguson, Mo., the former police officer reflects on a year spent in relative seclusion.

This undated photo released by the Memphis Police Department shows Tremaine Wilbourn. According to authorities, Wilbourn is a suspect in the fatal shooting of Memphis Police Officer Sean Bolton during a traffic stop, Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015, in Memphis, Tenn. (Memphis Police Department via AP)MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A manhunt was underway Monday for a suspect who police say fatally shot a Memphis officer after he interrupted a drug deal involving a small amount of marijuana that would have resulted in just a misdemeanor citation and a fine.

Little has changed in the 17 months since the president toured Joe Del Bosque's parched fields.

Donald Trump believes the VP would "do very well" if he entered the Democratic race.

Firefighters watch the Rocky Fire advance in Lake County, CaliforniaBy Curtis Skinner SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A wildfire raging through the foothills and canyons of northern California's coastal mountains more than doubled in size as it roared into its fifth day on Sunday, leaving two dozen homes in charred ruins and displacing thousands of residents. The blaze, which has scorched about 54,000 acres (21,853 hectares) east of Lower Lake, a town about 110 miles (180 km) north of San Francisco, was the fiercest of 20 large fires being battled by 9,000 firefighters across the state, officials said. "This is a very fast-moving wildfire," said Daniel Berlant, a spokesman for the California Department of Forestry and Fire Prevention, or Cal Fire.

A manhunt was under way on Sunday in Tennessee for a parolee suspected of fatally shooting a Memphis police officer who apparently interrupted a drug transaction when he stopped to investigate an illegally parked car, police said. The slain policeman, Sean Bolton, 33, was confronted by the gunman and shot multiple times during a brief scuffle after the officer pulled up to the parked car and shined his spotlight on the vehicle, Memphis police said in a statement. Investigators also recovered a handgun in a field near the shooting scene, the Memphis Commercial Appeal newspaper reported.

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