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Instagram famous firehouse cat gets stuck in drain pipe

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 7:02am

A stray cat that made a home of a South Carolina fire department and became Instagram famous got himself stuck in a drain pipe beneath the station.

Family to get US medals of Irish soldier killed in WWI

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 6:56am

A U.S.-based organization that returns lost Purple Heart medals and other military decorations is presenting a Purple Heart to relatives of an Irish soldier killed in France while fighting for America during World War I.

Utah trooper intercepts wrong-way driver on freeway

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 6:47am

The Utah Highway Patrol says a trooper successfully intercepted a wrong-way driver on a Salt Lake City-area freeway early Friday morning.

White supremacist gang members charged in gun, drug ring

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 6:31am

Authorities say 39 white supremacist gang members have been arrested in a gun and drug-trafficking operation.

Former IRS employee in Georgia sentenced for identity theft

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 6:18am

A former employee for the Internal Revenue Service in Atlanta has been sentenced to two years in prison after she pleaded guilty to aggravated identity theft.

Crews break wall to rescue 6 in Chicago skyscraper elevator

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 6:05am

Firefighters broke through a wall in one of Chicago's tallest skyscrapers to rescue six people who were trapped in an elevator.

Sale of racist memorabilia banned at Kentucky fairgrounds

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 6:04am

The Kentucky State Fair Board has banned the sale of racist memorabilia at the Louisville fairgrounds including Ku Klux Klan and post-World War II Nazi items.

APNewsBreak: Abrams preparing new challenge in Georgia race

Bill Barrow and Kate Brumback, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 4:03am

Stacey Abrams' campaign is preparing an unprecedented legal challenge in the unresolved Georgia governor's race that could leave the state's Supreme Court deciding whether to force another round of voting.

Pelosi sees vocal opposition to her return as House speaker

Lisa Mascaro and Matthew Daly, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 16th - 1:18am

If it was up to most of the Democratic Party, Nancy Pelosi would be the obvious choice to become speaker of the House. But within the ranks of the chamber's Democratic majority, there's a small but persistent group pushing to topple her return as the first woman with the gavel.

Trump to honor donor's wife with presidential award

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 11:14pm

Miriam Adelson is a doctor, philanthropist and humanitarian, but is perhaps best known as the wife of Sheldon Adelson, a Las Vegas casino magnate considered one of the nation's most powerful Republican donors. She gets to add a new title Friday when President Donald Trump honors her with the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

California GOP ponders way forward after stunning losses

Michael R. Blood, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 10:54pm

In a speech to fellow Republicans in May, U.S. Rep. Mimi Walters issued an ominous warning about the coming election — California Democrats, she said, were "coming for all of us."

Ruling expected in CNN White House credentials case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 10:49pm

A judge is expected to announce Friday whether he will order the Trump administration to return the White House press credentials of CNN reporter Jim Acosta.

Fire death toll hits 63; sheriff says hundreds still missing

Kathleen Ronayne and Brian Melley, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 10:48pm

At least 63 people are now dead from a Northern California wildfire, and officials say they have a missing persons list with 631 names on it in an ever-evolving accounting of the victims of the nation's deadliest wildfire in a century.

Florida school massacre: Panel to look at medical response

Terry Spencer and David Fischer, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 10:44pm

For months, members of the panel investigating Florida's high school massacre have called the sheriff's deputy assigned to guard the campus "a coward" for hiding and not rushing inside in an attempt to stop the shooter.

Remembering the sweet life of a town wiped out by wildfire

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 10:39pm

Paradise, California, literally went up in smoke in the deadliest, most destructive wildfire in California history.

Remembering the sweet life of a town wiped out by wildfire

Martha Mendoza, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 10:34pm

There's a sweet legend about this town: On a blazing summer day in the 1850s, a lumber mill crew with wagon and ox took a break under a grove of tall evergreens. The air was cool, the pine needles fragrant.

AP source: Mueller probe to go on, Whitaker tells Graham

Mary Clare Jalonick and Mike Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 10:22pm

Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker has told Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham in a meeting that special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation will proceed, according to a person familiar with the meeting.

Trump backs criminal justice reform legislation that Sen. Mike Lee helped write

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Nov 15th - 9:43pm

President Donald Trump has thrown his support behind bipartisan criminal justice reform legislation that Utah Sen. Mike Lee helped write.

Sheriff says seven more bodies found in wreckage of Northern California wildfire, bringing death toll to 63

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 7:34pm

Sheriff says seven more bodies found in wreckage of Northern California wildfire, bringing death toll to 63.