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Around the Nation
7:07 am
Wed July 1, 2015

New Mother, Lost In Calif. Woods, Starts Fire To Get Attention

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Around the Nation
7:07 am
Wed July 1, 2015

Distracted Motorist Drives Over Raised Drawbridge

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The Two-Way
6:17 am
Wed July 1, 2015

Toyota's Top Female Executive Resigns After Arrest

Toyota Motor Corp's Managing Officer and Chief Communications Officer Julie Hamp speaks to media during a news conference in Nagoya, central Japan, in this photo released by Kyodo on June 18.
Kyodo Reuters/Landov

Julie Hamp, Toyota Motor Corp.'s first senior female executive who was appointed head of public relations just weeks ago, has resigned after her arrest for allegedly importing the prescription painkiller oxycodone in violation of the country's narcotics laws.

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The Two-Way
5:47 am
Wed July 1, 2015

Greece Signals It May Accept Terms Of Bailout — With Some Conditions

Originally published on Wed July 1, 2015 6:55 am

Updated at 7:40 a.m. ET

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has told creditors his government is prepared to accept most conditions imposed for a bailout, hours after Greece defaulted on a loan payment to the International Monetary Fund.

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U.S.
5:08 am
Wed July 1, 2015

After Supreme Court Decision, What's Next For Gay Rights Groups?

Carlos McKnight waves a flag in support of same-sex marriage outside the Supreme Court.
Jacquelyn Martin AP

Originally published on Wed July 1, 2015 6:59 am

Having clinched the long-sought prize of same-sex marriage in all 50 states, some long-time advocates are now waking up to the realization that they need to find a new job. At least one major same-sex marriage advocacy group is preparing to close down and other LGBT organizations are retooling.

They have grown from a ragtag group with a radical idea into a massive multi-million dollar industry of slick and sophisticated sellers of a dream. Today, their very success has made their old jobs obsolete.

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