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Authorities say it is likely there are no survivors after a hot air balloon carrying at least 16 people caught on fire and crashed in Central Texas
LOCKHART, Texas (AP) -- A hot air balloon carrying at least 16 people caught on fire and crashed in Central Texas on Saturday, causing what authorities described as a "significant loss of life."...

Accident investigators warned the FAA of the potential for a large number of hot air balloon deaths
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Accident investigators warned the Federal Aviation Administration two years ago of the potential for large numbers of hot air balloon deaths and recommended greater safety oversight of commercial operators. The FAA rejected those recommendations....

A hot air balloon crashed and caught fire Saturday morning in Lockhart Texas, near Austin
A hot air balloon crashed and caught fire Saturday morning in Lockhart, Texas, about 30 miles outside of Austin. Authorities say it's unlikely the 16 people on board survived....

The U.S. Supreme Court has said flag-burning is a protected form of free speech, but an Associated Press analysis found that at least 40 states have similar laws, which occasionally lead to arrests
URBANA, Ill. (AP) -- Champaign County State's Attorney Julia Rietz had just finished walking in a July 4th parade when her assistant told her a central Illinois man had been arrested on suspicion of burning an American flag....

Life for the man who tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan 35 years ago has progressively become more normal as he prepares to permanently live with his mother
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) -- Life for the man who tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan 35 years ago has progressively become more normal, with greater freedom outside a psychiatric hospital, and perhaps nowhere is this more evident than the record store where he whiles away so many hours....

A one-time Ku Klux Klan member convicted in a church bombing that killed four black girls is up for parole in Alabama
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- Thomas Edwin Blanton Jr. was a young Ku Klux Klansman with a reputation for hating blacks in 1963, when a bomb ripped a hole in the side of 16th Street Baptist Church, killing four black girls during the civil rights movement....

A woman says her granddaughter hid in a closet to escape a gunman who killed three people and injured a fourth at a gathering of young adults in suburban Seattle
MUKILTEO, Washington (AP) -- The Latest on a shooting at a gathering of young adults in suburban Seattle (all times local):...

The conflict between religious freedom and gay rights has a new battleground _ California's religious colleges and universities
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- The conflict between religious freedom and gay rights has a new battleground - California's religious colleges and universities....

Florida mosquitoes have likely spread the Zika virus on the U.S. mainland for the first time, and Republican U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio says the tourism-dependent state may face an economic crisis if visitors start canceling plans to come here
MIAMI (AP) -- There's no official warning to stay clear of Florida, but the crowds that usually wander among the bold street murals in Miami's trendy Wynwood arts district may be thinner after reports that mosquitoes in the area have spread the Zika virus on the U.S. mainland for the first time....

The sex assault scandal at Baylor University also revealed a problem with a bedrock of the school's faith-based education: a student conduct code banning alcohol, drugs and premarital sex that may have driven some victims into silence
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- The sexual assault scandal that took down Baylor University's president and revered football coach also found a problem with a bedrock of the school's faith-based education: a student conduct code banning alcohol, drugs and premarital sex that may have driven some victims into silence....

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Authorities say it is likely there are no survivors after a hot air balloon carrying at least 16 people caught on fire and crashed in Central Texas

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A Nevada man whose family was nearly killed by bombs set off by a former colleague says he has no idea why he was a target

A hot air balloon crashed and caught fire Saturday morning in Lockhart Texas, near Austin

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