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Town's evacuation chaotic

MAGALIA, Calif. – Ten years ago, as two wildfires advanced on Paradise, residents jumped into their vehicles to flee and got stuck...

November 16, 2018 1:00 am


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Killer says he was part of 90 slayings

DALLAS – A man convicted of three California murders and long suspected in numerous other deaths now claims he was involved in...

November 16, 2018 1:00 am


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Northern California fire death toll at 63; over 630 missing

MAGALIA, Calif. – Ten years ago, as two wildfires advanced on Paradise, residents jumped into their vehicles to flee and got stuck...

November 15, 2018 10:47 pm


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Inmate confesses to 90 deaths; investigators corroborate 30

A man convicted of three California murders and long suspected in numerous other deaths now claims he was involved in about 90 killings...

November 15, 2018 3:50 pm


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Report: Design flaws caused cracks before Florida span fell

Federal investigators say design flaws caused cracking in a pedestrian bridge that collapsed near Miami in March.

November 15, 2018 3:40 pm


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The Latest: Florida hits deadline for recount results

Florida counties have reached the deadline for submitting the results of their election recounts.

November 15, 2018 3:30 pm


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Gobble gobble: Low turkey prices cut Thanksgiving meal cost

Low food prices have driven the cost of a Thanksgiving feast down to its lowest level since 2010.

November 15, 2018 3:10 pm


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Couple, homeless man charged in charitable scam

A feel-good tale of a homeless man using his last $20 to help a stranded New Jersey woman buy gas was actually a complete lie.

November 15, 2018 3:10 pm


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John Lennon's killer says he feels more shame every year

The man who killed John Lennon told a parole board he feels "more and more shame" every year for gunning down the former Beatle outside his...

November 15, 2018 3:00 pm


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Judge delays ruling about White House press pass

WASHINGTON -- A federal judge has delayed until Friday a ruling on whether the Trump administration has to return the White House press...

November 15, 2018 2:20 pm


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Democrat flips US House seat in Maine

AUGUSTA, Maine -- A Democrat who finished behind Republican Rep. Bruce Poliquin in the first round of balloting has come from behind to...

November 15, 2018 2:00 pm


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FDA to crack down on menthol cigarettes, flavored vapes

A top U.S. health official pledged Thursday to try to ban menthol from cigarettes, outlaw flavors in all cigars and tighten rules governing...

November 15, 2018 1:50 pm


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Iowa National Guard soldiers told to return overpaid wages

DAVENPORT, Iowa -- Hundreds of Iowa National Guard soldiers have been told they were overpaid after a year-long deployment to the Mideast...

November 15, 2018 1:50 pm


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Missing Indiana woman found dead outside Michigan home

NILES, Mich. -- An Indiana woman has been found dead outside a house in southern Michigan two days after relatives reported her missing.

November 15, 2018 1:20 pm


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Federal judge: Florida is 'laughing stock of the world'

A federal judge slammed Florida for repeatedly failing to anticipate election problems.

November 15, 2018 11:00 am