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Time's up: Deadline reached in Florida's close election

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 10:02am

Florida counties have hit the deadline for submitting official results in this year's contentious midterm elections.

Death toll rises to 76 in California fire with winds ahead

Sudhin Thanawala and Terence Chea, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 9:48am

Northern California crews battling the country's deadliest wildfire in a century were bracing for strong winds Sunday that could erode gains they have made in containing the fearsome blaze, which has killed at least 76 and leveled a town.

The Latest: Governor says Trump 'got our back' in wildfires

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 9:22am

The Latest on California's wildfires (all times local):

Explosion at Idaho hazardous waste site kills 1, injures 3

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 9:03am

An explosion Saturday at a hazardous waste site in southwestern Idaho killed one worker, injured three others and heavily damaged a building, officials said.

Ed Department investigates claims against women's programs

Maria Danilova, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 8:19am

At home in Turkey, Kursat Pekgoz considered himself a feminist. In the world of American higher education, where he is now pursuing a doctorate in English literature, the 30-year-old activist says it is men who are being treated unfairly.

Georgia makes election results final by certifying votes

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 7:55am

Georgia has certified its Nov. 6 election results, finally ending the contentious race for governor.

The Latest: Senator: 'Smoking gun' against prince would help

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 7:48am

The Latest on the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi (all times local):

Trump on Khashoggi death tape: 'No reason for me to hear it'

Deb Riechmann and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 17th - 11:34pm

President Donald Trump said he would not listen to a recording of the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi even as an upcoming report on the slaying threatens to put him in a diplomatic bind: how to admonish Riyadh for the slaying yet maintain strong ties with a close ally.

Trump muses staffing changes, won't commit to keeping Kelly

Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 17th - 10:58pm

President Donald Trump isn't committing to a previous pledge to keep chief of staff John Kelly for the remainder of his term, part of widespread speculation about staffing changes that could soon sweep through his administration.

Prison inmate death after run-in with staff ruled homicide

John O'Connor, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 17th - 9:48pm

The death of an inmate following an "altercation with correctional staff" at Western Illinois Correctional Center in May has been ruled a homicide, according to an autopsy report provided to The Associated Press under a Freedom of Information request.

The Latest: Crashed WW II plane was part of museum event

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 17th - 8:50pm

The Latest on the crash of a vintage World War II fighter plane in Texas (all times local):

Sheriff says human remains of five more people found in Northern California wildfire rubble, bringing death toll to 76.

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 17th - 7:25pm

Sheriff says human remains of five more people found in Northern California wildfire rubble, bringing death toll to 76.

Northern California sheriff says nearly 1,300 remain on list of unaccounted for in the wake of deadly wildfire.

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 17th - 7:23pm

Northern California sheriff says nearly 1,300 remain on list of unaccounted for in the wake of deadly wildfire.

Instead of fighting wildfires, one Lone Peak Fire crew member stays in the water

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted Nov 17th - 4:55pm

Lone Peak firefighters bought Brian the betta fish during a trip to Walmart during the Mendocino wildfires this past summer. The fish recently traveled with them to Southern California to help fight fires.

2 dead in vintage World War II fighter crash after flyover

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 17th - 4:30pm

A privately-owned vintage World War II Mustang fighter airplane that had participated in a flyover for a museum event crashed into the parking lot of a Texas apartment complex Saturday, killing the pilot and a passenger, authorities said.

Fire at apartments for seniors traps some people; 13 hurt

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 17th - 3:54pm

A fire in a suburban Denver apartment complex for seniors created smoke so thick it trapped some people in their homes early Saturday, injuring more than a dozen people, including three seriously, authorities said.

Man sentenced to 25 years in robbery heart attack death

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 17th - 3:29pm

A man whose armed robbery of a Madison Culver's restaurant led to a bystander's fatal heart attack has been sentenced to 25 years in prison.

Prison inmate death after incident with staff ruled homicide

John O'Connor, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 17th - 3:26pm

The death of an inmate following an "altercation with correctional staff" at Western Illinois Correctional Center in May has been ruled a homicide, according to an autopsy report provided to The Associated Press under a Freedom of Information request.

Pet lovers meet pet stars at Manhattan's PetCon

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 17th - 3:04pm

Pet lovers are getting to meet some pet stars from social media this weekend at PetCon in New York City, a convention dedicated to all things linked to beloved animals.

Utah mayor killed in Afghanistan honored at funeral

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 17th - 2:50pm

A Utah mayor killed while serving in the National Guard in Afghanistan is being remembered at a public funeral as a man of commitment, confidence, conviction and compassion.