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Death Toll in Northern California Wildfire Rises to 23

Death Toll in Northern California Wildfire Rises to 23

By Gillian Flaccus, Don Thompson and Paul Elias | Nov 11
Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea said Saturday 14 additional bodies were found, bringing the death toll to 23. The victims have not been identified. Two people were found dead in a wildfire in Southern California.

Stars Join Thousands Waiting to Learn Wildfire's Damage Toll

Stars Join Thousands Waiting to Learn Wildfire's Damage Toll

By Lynn Elber | Nov 10
Rich or not, famous or not, there was no reprieve Saturday from the California wildfires sweeping through towns as different as the star-filled oceanside enclave of Malibu and the modest communities nearby and in the state's north.

Wildfire Torches Famed Movie Site, Sends Celebrities Fleeing

Wildfire Torches Famed Movie Site, Sends Celebrities Fleeing

By Jonathan Landrum Jr. | Nov 10
A fast-moving wildfire in Southern California has scorched a historic movie site recently used by the HBO series "Westworld" and forced numerous celebrities to join the thousands fleeing flames that have claimed homes.

Calmer Winds Offer Chance to Slow Southern California Fire

Calmer Winds Offer Chance to Slow Southern California Fire

By Jonathan J. Cooper and Brian Melley | Nov 10
Firefighters hoped a narrow window of calm Saturday would give them a chance to block Southern California wildfires that have marched on an inexorable path of destruction toward the sea, burning everything from mobile homes to mansions.

Whitaker Led Group That May Have Violated Tax-Exempt Status

Whitaker Led Group That May Have Violated Tax-Exempt Status

By Jeff Donn | Nov 10
Matthew G. Whitaker, the nation's new acting attorney general, repeatedly chided presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in public statements during 2016.

Fires Besiege California City Reeling from Mass Shooting

Fires Besiege California City Reeling from Mass Shooting

By Jonathan J. Cooper and Brian Melley | Nov 10
A city reeling from the tragedy of a mass shooting was under a siege of a different sort Friday as raging wildfires on both sides of the city forced widespread evacuations and shut down part of the main freeway to town.

At Least 9 Dead as Fire Incinerates N. California Town

At Least 9 Dead as Fire Incinerates N. California Town

By Don Thompson and Gillian Flaccus | Nov 10
A fierce wildfire in Northern California incinerated most of a town of about 30,000 people with flames that moved so fast there was nothing firefighters could do, authorities said Friday.

Trump Blames Mental Illness in California Bar Massacres

Trump Blames Mental Illness in California Bar Massacres

By Krysta Fauria and Jonathan J. Cooper | Nov 9
As investigators worked to figure out why an ex-Marine slaughtered 12 people at a country music bar, President Donald Trump on Friday blamed mental illness, describing the gunman as "a very sick puppy" who had "a lot of problems."

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Out of Hospital After Fall

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Out of Hospital After Fall

Nov 9
The Supreme Court says 85-year-old Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is home after being released from the hospital. She had been admitted for treatment and observation after fracturing three ribs in a fall.

Midwest About to Gain Its First Openly Gay Sheriff? Looks Like It!

Midwest About to Gain Its First Openly Gay Sheriff? Looks Like It!

By Kilian Melloy | Nov 9
The race was whisker-close, and the results have yet to be officially certified, but it looks to be the case that in Minnesota an openly gay candidate for the office of Hennepin County Sheriff prevailed over a three-term incumbent.

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