Michael Balsamo, Associated Press | Updated Nov 12th - 6:14pm
Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker will consult with Justice Department ethics officials about "matters that may warrant recusal" amid pressure from Democrats to step aside from overseeing the special counsel's Russia investigation.
Christopher Weber and Brian Melley, Associated Press | Updated Nov 12th - 6:06pm
The sky was black and flames on the next ridge were fast approaching when Paul Rasmussen, his pregnant wife and 6-year-old daughter fled their mountainside Malibu home Friday for what they thought might be the last time.
Gillian Flaccus and Don Thompson, Associated Press | Updated Nov 12th - 6:04pm
The dead were found in burned-out cars, in the smoldering ruins of their homes, or next to their vehicles, apparently overcome by smoke and flames before they could jump in behind the wheel and escape. In some cases, there were only charred fragments of bone, so small that coroner's investigators used a wire basket to sift and sort them.
Federal investigators said they have probable cause to believe a Mississippi priest fraudulently received donations by falsely telling people he had cancer and that his diocese knew that and concealed it.
Matthew Brown, Associated Press | Posted Nov 12th - 5:56pm
U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke says he's "100 percent confident" no wrongdoing will be found in pending ethics investigations that stirred speculation he could get ousted from President Donald Trump's Cabinet.
Matthew Lee, Associated Press | Updated Nov 12th - 4:58pm
U.S. analysts said Monday they have located 13 secret North Korean missile development sites, underscoring the challenge that the Trump administration faces in trying to reach its promised broad arms control agreement with Pyongyang.
Don Babwin, Associated Press | Updated Nov 12th - 4:44pm
A police officer fatally shot an armed security guard who was wearing a hat with "security" emblazoned across the front and holding a man down following a shooting inside the suburban Chicago bar where the guard worked, an attorney for the guard's family said Monday after filing a federal lawsuit.
Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press | Updated Nov 12th - 3:56pm
Congress returns to a changed political landscape Tuesday as newly-elected lawmakers arrive in Washington, the parties elect new leadership and incumbents square off for one final legislative sprint before House Democrats take power.
Matthew Pennington, Associated Press | Updated Nov 12th - 3:32pm
The president of Afghanistan told a U.S. audience Monday that his country is not losing the war to the Taliban and is not at risk of collapse amid escalating attacks by the militant group and an expansion of the territory it controls.