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Top Stories: Heatwave Continues; Trayvon Martin's Parents Speak

Good morning! Here are our early headlines:

Thousands Flee Calif. Wildfire Moving Toward Populated Area

WATCH: South Africa Celebrates Mandela's 95th Birthday

Trayvon Martin's Mom: Jury Should Have Blamed 'Responsible Adult'

Here are some other stories making news today:

Relief may be in sight from massive, smothering heat wave (CBS)

Indian principal on the run after 22 students die from school lunches (CNN)

Zimmerman jury sequestration included steaks, pedicures (USA Today)

Russian Court Convicts Prominent Opposition Leader (New York Times)

Emmys 2013: Showtime rules as Netflix elbows its way in (Los Angeles Times)

In Senate, emotional appeal to restore 'heart and soul' of Voting Rights Act (Christian Science Monitor)