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"We have additional information about this attack, and that information is being compiled and reviewed together with our partners, and we will provide that information in the days ahead. Our sense of basic humanity is offended not only by this cowardly crime, but also by the cynical attempt to cover it up." - Secretary of State John Kerry, talking Monday about the alleged chemical attack by the Syrian government, which there is “strong” evidence took place. U.N. inspectors also were in Syria today examining the Damascus suburb where chemicals were said to have been used.
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A massive wildfire in Northern California is threatening Yosemite National Park and water sources for San Francisco. The fire is about 234 square miles and threatens at least 4,500 structures, officials reported. More than 3,600 firefighters are battling the blaze.
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Officials at the Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington say a newborn panda is healthy and vibrant. The panda was born Friday and weighs 4.8 ounces.
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