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Another House win caps Democratic rout in California

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Democrat Gil Cisneros wins GOP-held US House seat in Southern California, cements stunning political realignment that leaves vast swath of Los Angeles metro area under Democratic control. More>>

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In year of Democratic hopes, GOP comes out on top in Florida

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In the year Florida's Democrats talked ambitious of ending 20-year journey in political exile, Republicans come out on top for governor and even pick up a US Senate seat. More>>

Rain could hinder search for victims of California wildfire

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Rain in the forecast could bring relief for those working to tame a devastating Northern California fire and frustration for those searching for remains of victims. More>>

Migrants get cool reception in Mexican border town

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Many of the nearly 3,000 migrants who have reached the border with California say they do not feel welcome in the Mexican city of Tijuana. More>>

In smoldering wildfire ruins, life goes on for a hardy few

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A small group of residents who survived the deadliest U.S. wildfire in a century are staying put and trying to live amid the ashen ruins. More>>

Rhodes scholar class features plenty of women, immigrants

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The latest group of U.S. Rhodes scholars includes 21 women, the most ever in a single Rhodes class, and almost half of the 32 winners are immigrants or first-generation Americans. More>>

1st black Democratic nominee for Florida governor concedes

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'Stay tuned': Andrew Gillum, Florida's first black nominee for governor, concedes hard-fought race against Republican Ron DeSantis but vows to remain politically active. More>>

Prison inmate death after run-in with staff ruled homicide

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The death of an inmate following an incident at Western Illinois Correctional Center in May has been ruled a homicide. More>>

Bloomberg donates 'unprecedented' $1.8B to Johns Hopkins

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Former New York City Mayor and businessman Michael Bloomberg is donating nearly $2 billion to his alma mater, Johns Hopkins University. More>>

Tijuana protesters chant 'Out!' at migrants camped in city

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Hundreds of Tijuana residents have protested the thousands of Central American migrants who have arrived via caravan in hopes of a new life in the U.S. More>>

Yemeni rebels say they will halt rocket fire at Saudi Arabia

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Yemeni rebel leader says group will halt rocket fire into Saudi Arabia for the sake of peace efforts. More>>

Finland's president rakes memory for source of Trump remark

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Finland's president says that he briefed U.S. President Donald Trump on how the Nordic country effectively monitors its substantial forest resources with a well-working surveillance system. More>>

Israel avoids early elections as coalition is kept intact

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Israel's prime minister says it would be 'irresponsible' to dissolve government, call early elections. More>>

Neighbors wage shadow campaigns in New Hampshire for 2020

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Neighbors wage shadow campaigns in New Hampshire as 2020 presidential contest looms. More>>

Turbulent stock market spooks some older workers, retirees

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Recent turbulence in the U.S. stock markets is spooking some older workers and retirees, a group that was hit particularly hard during the most recent financial crisis. More>>

Bears beat Vikings 25-20, tighten grip on NFC North

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Khalil Mack had a sack and fumble recovery, Eddie Jackson returned an interception for a touchdown and the Chicago Bears tightened their grip on the NFC North with a 25-20 victory over the second-place Minnesota Vikings on Sunday night. More>>

Trump says 'no reason' for him to hear Khashoggi death tape

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Slaying of Saudi journalist, the subject of an upcoming government report, a dilemma for Trump. More>>

Will Kelly stay or won't he? Trump praises, criticizes aide

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White House chief of staff receives praise and criticism from Trump, but not a pledge to keep him on the job. More>>

UK leader warns ousting her won't make Brexit talks easier

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Britain's former Brexit secretary has slammed Prime Minister Theresa May for lacking political will and resolve when dealing with the European Union over Brexit negotiations. More>>

Macron, Merkel seek common approaches to Trump, euro

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French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, both limping in the polls, are looking for common approaches to Donald Trump and fixing the flaws in the euro currency. More>>

Pence, Xi trade barbs in speeches at Pacific summit

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China's president says the world faces a choice of cooperation or confrontation in a speech to a summit of leaders that is divided by tensions stemming from increased U.S. protectionism. More>>

Pope decries that 'wealthy few' feast on what belongs to all

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Pope Francis is praying with thousands of poor people in St. Peter's Basilica and decrying that the "few rich" grow even wealthier. More>>

Barack Obama surprise guest at Michelle Obama's book show

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Barack Obama surprise guest at Michelle Obama's book show. More>>

Wildfire-charred movie ranch to be rebuilt over 2 years

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More residents are being allowed to return to homes they fled during the rapid spread of Southern California's huge wildfire. Authorities on Friday reopened more areas in Los Angeles and Ventura counties. More>>

AP Top 25: No. 23 Army ranked for 1st time since 1996

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Army ranked for 1st time since 1996, moving into AP college football poll at No. 23. More>>

In defeat, Abrams emerges as leading voting-rights advocate

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Indignant over loss, Georgia's Stacey Abrams emerges as leading advocate for voting rights. More>>

Pacific summit ends with no communique as China, US differ

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A meeting of world leaders in Papua New Guinea highlighted divisions between global powers the U.S. and China and a growing competition for influence in the usually neglected South Pacific. More>>

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

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Death of Saudi journalist, the subject of an upcoming government report, a dilemma for Trump. More>>

Trump pondering Kelly's status, 3-5 Cabinet changes

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Trump acknowledges Californians suffering from twin tragedies, devastating wildfires and a mass shooting at a bar. More>>

Trump says report on Khashoggi's death coming in 2 days

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U.S. intelligence officials have concluded that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi. More>>

Farm animals may soon get new features through gene editing

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'Castration-free' pigs and hornless dairy cows are the farm animals being brought to life by a gene-editing company. More>>

Smoke spreading from California fires sparks health concerns

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Recurring wildfires are sparking concern among medical experts about potentially major health consequences. More>>

Meditation helps vets with post-traumatic stress disorder

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Meditation worked as well as traditional therapy for military veterans with PTSD in a small experiment. More>>

Jennie-O recalling ground turkey in salmonella outbreak

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Jennie-O-Turkey is recalling more than 91,000 pounds of raw turkey in an ongoing salmonella outbreak. More>>

Latest: Sheriff: List of missing after fire drops to 1,000

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California's governor is expressing optimism that President Donald Trump will support the state as it deals with raging wildfires. More>>

As Florida recount ends, Sen. Nelson concedes race to Scott

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Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson, a Florida political icon whose career highlight may have been a trip on the space shuttle, conceded his bitterly close re-election bid to Republican Rick Scott on Sunday. More>>

Searchers in California wildfire step up efforts; 77 dead

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Northern California crews braced for strong winds, with gusts up to 50mph, that could erode gains they've made against the country's deadliest wildfire in a century. More>>

In defeat, Abrams casts aside traditional expectations

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Stacey Abrams broke the rules of politics until the very end. More>>

Reid machine keeps humming in Nevada, even in his retirement

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Harry Reid may no longer lead Senate Democrats in Washington, but the political machine he built in Nevada has Republicans on the run. More>>

Taliban hold talks with US envoy in Qatar

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The Taliban have held three days of talks with U.S. envoy Zalmay Khalilzad in the Gulf state of Qatar, where the Afghan insurgent group has a political office. More>>

The Latest: Macron addresses Germany's parliament

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French President Emmanuel Macron has taken part in a wreath-laying ceremony at Germany's memorial to the victims of war and dictatorship. More>>

Election shows how gerrymandering is difficult to overcome

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The midterm elections have provided a case study on the consequences of how congressional and state legislative districts are drawn. More>>

The Latest: DeSantis: No reaction to race he declared 'over'

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Democrat Andrew Gillum is officially ending his bid for Florida governor, congratulates Republican opponent Ron DeSantis. More>>

1 dead, scores injured in fuel tax protests around France

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French drivers plan to block roads to protest rising fuel taxes and President Emmanuel Macron's policies. More>>

Recount adds to Florida's reputation for bungling elections

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Latest Florida recount adds to state's reputation for bungling elections. More>>

No. 3 Notre Dame slams Syracuse 36-3 at Yankee Stadium

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Ian Book returns, leads No. 3 Notre Dame past No. 12 Syracuse 36-3 at Yankee Stadium. More>>

Private funeral held for Stan Lee, more memorials in works

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A small, private funeral has been held to mourn Marvel Comics mogul Stan Lee, and his company is making more plans to memorialize him. More>>

Amazon's would-be NY neighbors: Cynicism, some hope for jobs

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Residents of the housing project near the Queens location where Amazon would make its New York City home have mixed reactions to the global behemoth coming to the neighborhood. More>>

GOP Legislatures try to curb Democratic governors' power

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Braced for a new era of divided government, lame-duck Republicans who have long controlled two upper Midwest states are priming last-ditch laws to advance their conservative agenda or to weaken the influence of Democratic governors-elect. More>>

Utah mayor killed in Afghanistan had 'loved Afghan people'

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A Utah mayor killed while serving in the National Guard in Afghanistan has been remembered at a public funeral as a man of commitment, confidence and compassion. More>>

Take a weight off: Tears, joy as kilo gets historic update

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The so-called "Grand K" kilogram, a cylinder of polished platinum-iridium alloy that has been the world's sole true kilo since 1889, is to be retired. More>>

Fight over dinosaur fossils comes down to what's a mineral

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A fight over who owns the fossils of two dinosaurs that appear to have died while locked in battle hinges on the legal definition of "mineral". More>>

Space station supplies launched, 2nd shipment in 2 days

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A rocket has blasted off from Virginia with space station supplies, the second shipment in as many days. More>>

Next generation of biotech food heading for grocery stores Video included

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First foods made from gene-edited plants getting close to the grocery aisles, a different technology than today's GMOs but will shoppers buy?. More>>

Transit riders, drivers brace for influx of Amazon employees

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New York and Washington's clogged streets and creaky subway systems are about to feel more pain as 50,000 more people descend on the two metro areas when Amazon opens its second headquarters there. More>>

Electronic driving systems don't always work, tests show

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Testing by AAA shows that electronic driver assist systems on the road today may not stay in their lanes or spot stationary objects in time to avoid a crash. More>>

Britain says Russian contractors have no say in visa process

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Britain's Home Office says that the company contracted to collect visa applications in Russia has "absolutely no involvement with the decision-making process.". More>>

Democrats gear up for more digital spending in 2020

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One of the largest outside Democratic groups says ramped-up spending on digital advertising played a key role in battleground races where seats were taken away from Republicans during the recent midterms. More>>

Facebook says it's better at detecting rule violations

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Facebook says it is making progress on deleting hate speech, graphic violence, fake accounts and rooting out other violations of its rules, including detecting them before they are seen by users. More>>

UK leader fights back against critics amid Brexit upheaval

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British Prime Minister Theresa May is fighting back against critics of her Brexit deal, telling her Conservative opponents that their alternative plans for Britain's departure from the European Union wouldn't work. More>>

UN envoy: Warring parties in Yemen agree to meet in Sweden

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The U.N. envoy for Yemen says the country's internationally recognized government and Houthi Shiite rebels have agreed to attend talks in Sweden aimed at ending their three-year war, which has the Arab world's poorest country on the brink of famine. More>>

2 dead in vintage World War II fighter crash after flyover

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The FAA says a vintage World War II small plane with two people aboard has crashed into the parking lot of an apartment complex in Fredericksburg, Texas. More>>

Kemp asks for unity in Georgia as Abrams promises lawsuit

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Democrat Stacey Abrams has ended 10 days of post-election drama in Georgia's closely watched race for governor. More>>

Beloved toy store FAO Schwarz makes its comeback

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FAO Schwarz reopens 3 years after Fifth Avenue flagship store closed amid financial problems. More>>

APNewsBreak: Obama's memoir sells more than 725,000 copies

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APNewsBreak: Michelle Obama's "Becoming" is already well on its way to selling a million copies after selling more than 725,000 copies on its first day. More>>

Florida's 1st black nominee for gov challenged GOP dominance

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With just hours to go, most Florida counties had finished their hand recount in the state's contentious U.S. Senate race. More>>

Trump sees wildfire areas, consoles those harmed by shooting

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The killer wildfire in Northern California and the recent country-music bar shooting hundreds of miles south are drawing President Donald Trump to the state on Saturday. More>>

Death toll rises to 76 in California fire as Trump visits

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President Donald Trump heads to Northern California to visit site of deadliest U.S. wildfire in a century as confusion reigns over how many are missing in the tragedy. More>>

Democrat Cisneros nabs GOP House seat in Southern California

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Democrat Gil Cisneros captures a Republican-held U.S. House seat in Southern California, capping a Democratic rout in which the party picked up six state congressional seats. More>>

The Latest: US intel says prince ordered Khashoggi killing

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U.S. intelligence officials have concluded that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi. More>>

Trump says written responses go to Mueller team next week

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President Donald Trump says he has answered written questions from special counsel Robert Mueller but hasn't yet submitted them. More>>

Trump jumps in to offer aid to Democrat Pelosi's speaker bid

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Nancy Pelosi faces opposition from a small, but vocal group of House Democrats in her bid to return as speaker of the House. More>>

Kyrie Irving scores 43, Celtics beat Raptors 123-116 in OT

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Kyrie Irving had a season-high 43 points to lead the Boston Celtics to a 123-116 victory over the Toronto Raptors. More>>

New black officers, court officials rethinking US policing

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A new wave of black law enforcement officers and court officials elected in the midterms could help bring changes to the U.S. justice system. More>>

Paradise is reduced to ash, but memories survive the flames Video included

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Paradise, California, reduced to ash in deadly wildfire, was everything its name implies: charming, friendly and historic. More>>

Rail cars fall from Georgia overpass; no injuries reported

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A small Georgia town is being evacuated after multiple train cars derailed and fell from a bridge onto a highway. More>>

William Goldman, Oscar winner for 'Butch Cassidy,' has died

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Oscar-winning screenplay writer of "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" and "All the President's Men" William Goldman has died at age 87. More>>

Migrants won't see armed US soldiers on border

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As thousands of migrants in caravan of Central American asylum-seekers converge on doorstep of US, they won't find armed soldiers standing guard. More>>

Number of missing hard to peg in deadly California wildfire

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Northern California officials have struggled to get a handle on the number of missing from the deadliest U.S. wildfire in a century. More>>

CNN's Acosta back at White House after judge's ruling

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

Florida starts painstaking hand recount in US Senate race

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Bitter US Senate battle in Florida headed to legally required hand recount, while contest for Florida governor appears to be over. More>>

The Latest: Kemp says Georgia race over, state to look ahead

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Democrat Stacey Abrams says she can't win the Georgia governor's race, effectively ending her challenge to Republican Brian Kemp. More>>

Judge: John Hinckley can move out of his mother's house

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A judge has ruled that the man who tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan can move out of his mother's house. More>>

Finger pointing, frustration in eastern US storm's aftermath

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The first snowfall of the season lingered in the Northeast as thousands of exhausted commuters pointed their fingers at politicians and meteorologists for leaving them creeping along highways or stuck in mass transit hubs. More>>

As wildfires grow deadlier, officials search for solutions

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Creating fire buffers between housing and dry brush and burying spark-prone power lines underground would give people a better chance of surviving wildfires, experts say. More>>

Florida high school massacre panel considers recommendations

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Commission investigating Florida school massacre expected at hearing Friday to learn more about medical response to the rampage. More>>

Lawyer for WikiLeaks' Assange says he would fight charges

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US court filing raises questions about charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. More>>

US official: US intel says prince ordered Khashoggi killing

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Funeral prayers have been held in Istanbul for journalist Jamal Khashoggi more than a month after his slaying at the Saudi Consulate. More>>

The Latest: 1 killed, 47 injured in France gas protests

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French interior ministry officials say that one protester has been killed and 47 injured as demonstrators block roads around France to protest gas price increases. More>>

Social media eases worries for migrants, families back home

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Thousands of migrants in the caravan traveling through Mexico have relied on social media, text messages and brief phone calls to connect with worried loved ones back home as they traverse a country that can often be deadly for migrants. More>>

California GOP ponders way forward after stunning losses

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A string of stunning losses has set off a fresh round of Republican soul-searching in California, where the party has been drifting toward irrelevance for years. More>>

Skulls reveal Neanderthals, humans had similarly harsh lives

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Skull fossils suggest Neanderthal life was no more risky than what our own species faced in ancient times. More>>

Allies rally to UK's May amid leadership woes over Brexit Video included

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British Prime Minister Theresa May is appealing directly to voters to back her Brexit plan, as she waits to see whether rivals within her party have gained enough support to launch a leadership challenge. More>>

Dem struggle over Pelosi bid, with no end game in sight Video included

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Pelosi claims "overwhelming support" among fellow Democrats for 2nd act as House speaker. More>>

Amazon ends suspense over HQ by picking New York, DC suburb

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Amazon says it will split its much-anticipated new offices between New York and a suburb of Washington, DC. More>>

Abrams ends Georgia governor bid, says she'll file lawsuit

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Democrat Stacey Abrams is considering 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. More>>

Trump says he 'very easily' answered Mueller questions

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President Donald Trump says he has answered written questions from special counsel Robert Mueller; Hasn't yet submitted them. More>>

DeVos proposes overhaul to campus sexual misconduct rules

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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is proposing overhauling the way colleges handle complaints of sexual misconduct. More>>

WikiLeaks' Assange faces charges; lawyer says he'd fight

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The Justice Department inadvertently named Julian Assange in a court filing in an unrelated case that raised immediate questions about whether the WikiLeaks founder had been charged under seal. More>>

Fire deaths rise to 71 ahead of Trump's California visit Video included

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At least 63 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 missing. More>>

FDA to crack down on menthol cigarettes, flavored vapes

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FDA pushes for ban on menthol in cigarettes and tightened rules to prevent sale of flavored e-cigarettes to kids. More>>

Free speech threat seen in prosecuting WikiLeaks' Assange

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Academics, civil rights lawyers and journalists worry that an attempt to put Assange behind bars could damage America's First Amendment protection for free speech. More>>

North Korea deports American even as it boasts of new weapon

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North Korea to deport American detained as it boasts of new weapon. More>>

Tijuana mayor: Caravan influx to last at least 6 months

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Nearly 2,000 caravan migrants have reached the U.S. border in Mexico's northwestern corner, with more coming in a steady trickle of buses. More>>

The Latest: CNN's Acosta returns to White House after ruling

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A federal judge in Washington is ordering the Trump administration to immediately return the White House press credentials of CNN reporter Jim Acosta. More>>

Mrs. Obama says 'Access Hollywood' tape led her to speak out

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Michelle Obama says she felt anxious before giving her emotional New Hampshire speech two years ago condemning President Donald Trump for bragging about sexually assaulting a woman. More>>

Last Khmer Rouge leaders guilty of genocide, get life terms

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Tribunal judging former Khmer Rouge leaders for the deaths of an estimated 1.7 million Cambodians has opened its session to deliver its verdicts on charges of genocide and other crimes. More>>

Groups protest plans for possible lease sale in Beaufort

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Environmental groups are protesting federal plans for a possible offshore petroleum lease sale in Alaska's Beaufort Sea. More>>

Jorge Drexler dominates Latin Grammys with 3 wins

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J Balvin has everything to gain at this year's Latin Grammy Awards. More>>

Boston's Betts, Milwaukee's Yelich win MVP Awards

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Milwaukee outfielder Christian Yelich was a runaway winner for the National League Most Valuable Player award after helping the Brewers return to the playoffs for the first time in seven years. More>>

Wilson caps Seattle's rally past Green Bay for 27-24 win

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Russell Wilson threw for 225 yards and his 15-yard touchdown pass to Ed Dickson with 5:08 left was the difference in the Seattle Seahawks' 27-24 victory over the Green Bay Packers. More>>

The Latest: US official: American on plane from North Korea

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A U.S. official says an American citizen detained last month by North Korea has been deported and is on a flight back to the United States. More>>

Rare conservation win: Mountain gorilla population ticks up

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After facing near-extinction, the total number of mountain gorillas is slowly rebounding. More>>

Amazon's growing pains in Seattle offer lessons to new hosts

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As Amazon turns its attention to setting up new homes in Long Island City, New York and Arlington, Virginia, experts and historians in Seattle say both places can expect a delicate relationship with the world's hottest online retailer. More>>

After midterms success, Democrats develop 2020 strategies

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Their campaigns are not yet official, but some Democrats are beginning to frame the 2020 fight on their terms. More>>

The Latest: Hamas abides by cease-fire, restrains protests

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's main coalition partner is seeking elections "as soon as possible" and wants a date set on Sunday. More>>

Kim Porter, Diddy's former longtime girlfriend, dies at 47

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Kim Porter, Diddy's former longtime girlfriend and the mother of three of his children, has died. More>>

William Goldman, Oscar winner for 'Butch Cassidy,' has died

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Oscar-winning screenplay writer of "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" and "All the President's Men" William Goldman has died. More>>

Netanyahu's main coalition partner pushes for early election

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Netanyahu's main coalition partner calls for early elections, seeks consultations on date as early as Sunday. More>>

Fire refugees camp in Walmart parking lot amid uncertainty

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Hundreds of fire survivors are camping in a Walmart parking lot as uncertainty hangs over them like smoke still clouding the sky. More>>

The Latest: Landmark change to kilogram approved

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The so-called "Grand K" kilogram, a cylinder of polished platinum-iridium alloy that has been the world's sole true kilo since 1889, is to be retired. More>>

The Latest: UK's May fills Brexit-related Cabinet vacancies Video included

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France's finance minister is calling some British politicians "liars" who fooled voters into thinking leaving the EU would be easy and in their interests. More>>

Roy Clark, country guitar virtuoso, 'Hee Haw' star, has died

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Country star Roy Clark, the guitar virtuoso and singer who headlined the cornpone TV show "Hee Haw" for nearly a quarter century, has died. He was 85. More>>

Passengers in Zimbabwe caught in bus fire; 40 killed

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Police in Zimbabwe say more than 40 people have been killed in a bus accident. More>>

The Latest: At least 55,000 ballots in Senate hand recount

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A federal judge is giving thousands of voters in Florida until this weekend to fix their ballots due to mismatched signatures. More>>

The Latest: Last Khmer Rouge leaders get life sentences

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Two former Khmer Rouge leaders have been found guilty of genocide for killings during the group's brutal rule of Cambodia in the late 1970s. More>>

North Korea tests new weapon amid stalled nuclear diplomacy

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North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un has observed a successful testing of a "newly developed high-tech tactical" weapon. More>>

North Korea to deport American it detained for illegal entry

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North Korea says it will deport an American citizen it recently detained for illegally entering the country. More>>

Snowstorm slows evening commute in New York City

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A pre-winter storm slammed parts of the South and lower Midwest on Wednesday, causing five deaths on slippery roads and stranding travelers for more than eight hours on an icy Arkansas interstate. More>>

UK's defiant May tells critics it's her Brexit deal or chaos Video included

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European Union chief Donald Tusk calls for Nov. 25 summit to endorse draft Brexit deal. More>>

Bangladesh scraps Rohingya return, says no one wants to go

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Bangladesh authorities say repatriation of some Rohingya Muslims will begin Thursday as scheduled if people are willing to go despite calls for the refugees' safety in Myanmar to be verified first. More>>

AP source: Whitaker told Graham that Mueller probe to go on

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AP source: Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker told Sen. Lindsey Graham that special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation will proceed. More>>

Saudi Arabia to seek death penalty in Khashoggi killing Video included

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Saudi Arabia's top prosecutor seeks death penalty for 5 charged with ordering, killing Saudi writer Khashoggi. More>>

Judge allows Mueller case against Russian company to proceed

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A federal judge has refused to dismiss a special counsel indictment against a Russian company accused of interfering in the 2016 presidential election. More>>

California fire has claimed 63 as missing list grows to 631

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Hundreds of people are combing through the charred remains of towns incinerated by a Northern California wildfire that already has claimed 56 lives. More>>

Homeless Samaritan tale raised $400K. Police say it's a lie

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Authorities say a homeless man who benefited from a GoFundMe page set up by a New Jersey couple they said helped them with a disabled car is now in custody. More>>

Bitter battle for Florida Senate seat goes to hand recount

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Florida's bumpy recount election reaches a pivotal point Thursday as most counties across the state complete reviews that could determine the next senator and governor in one of America's top political battlegrounds. More>>

Absentee ballots reviewed in heated Georgia governor's race

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Over protests by Democrats, Republican Brian Kemp claims an 'insurmountable lead in race to be Georgia's next governor. More>>

More caravan migrants arrive in Tijuana, brace for long stay

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The first members of a caravan of Central Americans to reach the U.S. border are sleeping in overcrowded shelters and in tents with a view of U.S. Border Patrol agents, with many saying they will wait for other migrants to arrive before their next move. More>>

Women elected in record numbers in state legislative races

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State legislatures across the country will include more than 2,000 women for the first time next year, and women could be the majority of lawmakers in the lower chambers in both Colorado and Nevada. More>>

Video: GOP senator spoke of 'difficult' voting for liberals

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A black Democratic challenger says a white Republican U.S. senator from Mississippi needs to fully explain her comment about a "public hanging.". More>>

Chris Stapleton wins big at CMAs, Keith Urban nabs top prize

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Carrie Underwood will be working triple-duty at the 2018 Country Music Association Awards as co-host, performer and nominee. More>>

CIA considered using 'truth serum' on post-9/11 detainees

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CIA considered giving a 'truth serum' to post-9/11 detainees, creating another ethical dilemma for medical personnel. More>>

Forest Service chief vows to rid agency of sexual harassment

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The new chief of the U.S. Forest Service faced tough questions from a congressional panel over her plan to curb abuse within its ranks. More>>

US, China rivalry challenging entwined Asia-Pacific region

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U.S. Vice President Mike Pence says America seeks cooperation, not control, in its commitment to the Indo-Pacific region. More>>

Days after cease-fire, Gaza border demonstrations to resume

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Israeli police: Knife-wielding Palestinian sneaks into Jerusalem police station, lightly wounds police officers. More>>

South Korea dismantles guard posts with dynamite, excavators

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South Korea dismantles guard posts with dynamite, excavators as part of tension-reduction agreements with North Korea. More>>

Prosecutor: Ohio suspects talked revenge vs. investigators

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Two women who are the mothers of two suspects in the massacre of a family, and the grandmothers of the other two, have pleaded not guilty to misleading investigators. More>>

Judge delays ruling on CNN reporter's White House credential

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Justice Department tells court that Acosta deserves to lose White House credentials, but CNN calls it censorship. More>>

Dartmouth sued following professor misconduct allegations

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Dartmouth College has been sued for allegedly allowing three psychology professors to sexually harass and abuse scores of female graduate students for years, including two who said they were raped. More>>

Hate-crime indictments returned in Kentucky grocery killings

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A federal grand jury in Kentucky has charged a white man with three hate crimes in the shooting deaths of two African-Americans last month at a grocery. More>>

Trump visits Marines, talks at veterans' event

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President Donald Trump is paying a visit to the Marine Barracks in Washington to meet with troops who responded to a September fire at a public housing complex. More>>

Inmate confesses to 90 deaths; investigators corroborate 30

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A Texas prosecutor says a man convicted in three California murders but long suspected in dozens of deaths now claims he was involved in about 90 killings nationwide. More>>

The Latest: Post urges independent probe in columnist slay

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The Latest: Turkey unhappy with Saudi indictments in Khashoggi's killing, says suspects should be tried in Turkey. More>>

The Latest: UK's May vows 'to see this through' on Brexit Video included

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British Prime Minister Theresa May will start on a campaign to sell a Brexit deal agreed with the European Union to Britain's divided Parliament. More>>

Nielsen's DHS replacement to face same border challenges

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Kirstjen Nielsen's eventual replacement at the Department of Homeland Security still won't be able to get around immigration law and court challenges that thwart Trump's hard-line agenda. More>>

Correction: Media-CNN vs Trump story

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President Donald Trump's administration claims it has "broad discretion" to regulate access to the White House as it fends off a legal challenge from CNN and other outlets over the revocation of journalist Jim Acosta's "hard pass.". More>>

Florida man pleads not guilty in political pipe bombs case

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The Florida man accused of sending pipe bombs to prominent critics of Republican President Donald Trump has pleaded not guilty to charges carrying a potential mandatory penalty of life in prison. More>>

After arrest, Michael Avenatti denies LA domestic violence Video included

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Stormy Daniels' lawyer Michael Avenatti is denying allegations that he committed domestic violence. More>>

BTS's agency apologizes over band member's A-bomb shirt

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The agency for the South Korean band BTS has apologized for a member wearing a T-shirt depicting an atomic bombing. More>>

Juul halts store sales of some flavored e-cigarettes

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E-cigarette company Juul halts sales of flavors at stores to help keep them from kids. More>>

More US kids get paralyzing illness, cause is still unknown

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More children have been diagnosed with a mysterious paralyzing illness, and U.S. health officials still aren't sure what's causing it. More>>

Marie Antoinette pearl reaps record $36 million, with fees

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A large, drop-shaped natural pearl pendant sold for a hammer price of $32 million at an auction of jewelry that once belonged to French queen Marie Antoinette, which Sotheby's is calling a record price for a pearl at auction. More>>

After midterms, Democratic hopefuls eye early-voting states

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Following the midterm elections, Democrats pondering 2020 presidential bids are pivoting from campaigning for other candidates across the country to refocusing on their own efforts, including making moves in early-voting states like South Carolina. More>>

Hearing reveals chilling details of fatal Southwest flight

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Federal safety board hearing into deadly Southwest Airlines flight will focus on jet-engine fan blades. More>>

France seizes jet at takeoff after Ryanair doesn't pay bill

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French authorities have seized a Ryanair plane and forced 149 passengers to disembark because of a dispute over subsidies to the Irish airline. More>>

Identifying wildfire dead: DNA, and likely older methods too

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Authorities doing the somber work of identifying the victims of California's deadliest wildfire are drawing on leading-edge DNA technology, but experts say older scientific techniques and deduction could also come into play. More>>

No accounting for these tastes: Artificial flavors a mystery

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Food companies have been ordered to remove six "artificial flavors" from their products. More>>

Bitter Florida recount: Lawsuits pile up, machines overheat Video included

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Florida's recount battle will head back to a courtroom on Wednesday as lawyers for Democrats ask a federal judge to set aside the state law that mandates that a vote be thrown out if signatures on mail ballot envelopes don't match signatures on file. More>>

After intense wrangling, UK backs a Brexit deal. Now what?

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Like white smoke from the Vatican announcing a new pope, the signal from Britain's Cabinet table says: We have a decision. More>>

May wins Cabinet backing for Brexit deal but pitfalls remain

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British Prime Minister Theresa May is set to face her divided Cabinet in a bid to win support for a draft Brexit deal with the European Union. More>>

Storm: 2 dead, 44 hurt in bus crash on icy road near Memphis

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Authorities: 2 dead, several hurt as tour bus overturns on icy highway ramp south of Memphis as storm rakes parts of South with sleet, light snow. More>>

Defense chief's resignation pushes Israel toward election

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The Israeli military says it has shot at and captured a Palestinian who approached the Gaza perimeter fence and hurled grenades into Israel. More>>

Experts: California wildfire is deadliest in last 100 years

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Experts say the wildfire burning in Northern California is the deadliest since 1918, when an estimated 1,000 people were killed in a fire that tore through northern Minnesota. More>>

Catholic bishops' meeting nears end, no vote on abuse plan

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Numerous U.S. Roman Catholic bishops are calling for a formal repudiation of Theodore McCarrick, the ex-cardinal facing multiple allegations of sexual misconduct over a long stretch of his career. More>>

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  • Bears beat Vikings 25-20, tighten grip on NFC North

    Bears beat Vikings 25-20, tighten grip on NFC North

    Sunday, November 18 2018 11:51 PM EST2018-11-19 04:51:29 GMT
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    (AP Photo/David Banks). Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky (10) runs during the first half of an NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, in Chicago.(AP Photo/David Banks). Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky (10) runs during the first half of an NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, in Chicago.
    Khalil Mack had a sack and fumble recovery, Eddie Jackson returned an interception for a touchdown and the Chicago Bears tightened their grip on the NFC North with a 25-20 victory over the second-place Minnesota...More >>
    Khalil Mack had a sack and fumble recovery, Eddie Jackson returned an interception for a touchdown and the Chicago Bears tightened their grip on the NFC North with a 25-20 victory over the second-place Minnesota Vikings on Sunday night.More >>
  • Joey Logano spoils Big Three party to win NASCAR title

    Joey Logano spoils Big Three party to win NASCAR title

    Sunday, November 18 2018 7:01 PM EST2018-11-19 00:01:51 GMT
    Monday, November 19 2018 2:32 AM EST2018-11-19 07:32:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky). Joey Logano (22) and Martin Truex Jr. (78) drive on the track during the NASCAR Cup Series Championship auto race at the Homestead-Miami Speedway, Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, in Homestead, Fla.(AP Photo/Lynne Sladky). Joey Logano (22) and Martin Truex Jr. (78) drive on the track during the NASCAR Cup Series Championship auto race at the Homestead-Miami Speedway, Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, in Homestead, Fla.
    Joey Logano busted up The Big Three and captured an improbable first NASCAR title by soundly beating a trio of champions.More >>
    Joey Logano busted up The Big Three and captured an improbable first NASCAR title by soundly beating a trio of champions.More >>
  • McManus' FG as time expires lifts Broncos over Chargers

    McManus' FG as time expires lifts Broncos over Chargers

    Sunday, November 18 2018 7:41 PM EST2018-11-19 00:41:20 GMT
    Monday, November 19 2018 2:32 AM EST2018-11-19 07:32:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez). Los Angeles Chargers wide receiver Keenan Allen catches a touchdown pass against the Denver Broncos during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, in Carson, Calif.(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez). Los Angeles Chargers wide receiver Keenan Allen catches a touchdown pass against the Denver Broncos during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, in Carson, Calif.
    Brandon McManus kicked a 34-yard field goal as time expired to give the Denver Broncos a 23-22 win and snap the Los Angeles Chargers' six-game winning streak.More >>
    Brandon McManus kicked a 34-yard field goal as time expired to give the Denver Broncos a 23-22 win and snap the Los Angeles Chargers' six-game winning streak.More >>
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  • Bloomberg donates 'unprecedented' $1.8B to Johns Hopkins

    Bloomberg donates 'unprecedented' $1.8B to Johns Hopkins

    Sunday, November 18 2018 5:01 PM EST2018-11-18 22:01:16 GMT
    Monday, November 19 2018 4:54 AM EST2018-11-19 09:54:22 GMT
    Former New York City Mayor and businessman Michael Bloomberg is donating nearly $2 billion to his alma mater, Johns Hopkins University.More >>
    Former New York City Mayor and businessman Michael Bloomberg is donating nearly $2 billion to his alma mater, Johns Hopkins University.More >>
  • Reports say Nissan's Ghosn questioned over financial reports

    Reports say Nissan's Ghosn questioned over financial reports

    Monday, November 19 2018 4:21 AM EST2018-11-19 09:21:34 GMT
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    (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File). FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2017, file photo, Carlos Ghosn, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., speaks at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Japanese media are report...(AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File). FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2017, file photo, Carlos Ghosn, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., speaks at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Japanese media are report...
    Japanese media: Carlos Ghosn, Nissan Motor Co. chairman, questioned by Tokyo prosecutors over suspected false financial reporting.More >>
    Japanese media: Carlos Ghosn, Nissan Motor Co. chairman, questioned by Tokyo prosecutors over suspected false financial reporting.More >>
  • Turbulent stock market spooks some older workers, retirees

    Turbulent stock market spooks some older workers, retirees

    Monday, November 19 2018 1:31 AM EST2018-11-19 06:31:34 GMT
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    (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey). Attorney Mark Patterson poses in his law firm's offices Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. The recent turbulence in the U.S. stock markets is spooking older workers and retirees, a group that was hit particularly har...(AP Photo/Mark Humphrey). Attorney Mark Patterson poses in his law firm's offices Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. The recent turbulence in the U.S. stock markets is spooking older workers and retirees, a group that was hit particularly har...
    Recent turbulence in the U.S. stock markets is spooking some older workers and retirees, a group that was hit particularly hard during the most recent financial crisis.More >>
    Recent turbulence in the U.S. stock markets is spooking some older workers and retirees, a group that was hit particularly hard during the most recent financial crisis.More >>
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  • Another House win caps Democratic rout in California

    Another House win caps Democratic rout in California

    Sunday, November 18 2018 12:00 AM EST2018-11-18 05:00:59 GMT
    Monday, November 19 2018 4:55 AM EST2018-11-19 09:55:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File). FILE - In this Monday, Nov. 5, 2018 file photo, Gil Cisneros, a Democratic candidate who is running for a U.S. House seat in California's 39th District, speaks during a campaign stop in Buena Park, Calif. Cisneros captur...(AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File). FILE - In this Monday, Nov. 5, 2018 file photo, Gil Cisneros, a Democratic candidate who is running for a U.S. House seat in California's 39th District, speaks during a campaign stop in Buena Park, Calif. Cisneros captur...
    Democrat Gil Cisneros wins GOP-held US House seat in Southern California, cements stunning political realignment that leaves vast swath of Los Angeles metro area under Democratic control.More >>
    Democrat Gil Cisneros wins GOP-held US House seat in Southern California, cements stunning political realignment that leaves vast swath of Los Angeles metro area under Democratic control.More >>
  • In year of Democratic hopes, GOP comes out on top in Florida

    In year of Democratic hopes, GOP comes out on top in Florida

    Monday, November 19 2018 12:23 AM EST2018-11-19 05:23:18 GMT
    Monday, November 19 2018 4:55 AM EST2018-11-19 09:55:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Steve Cannon, Phelan M. Ebenhack). This combination of November 2018 photo shows Andrew Gillum, left, the Democratic candidate for governor, and  Republican candidate Ron DeSantis. On Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, Gillum ended his hard-fought camp...(AP Photo/Steve Cannon, Phelan M. Ebenhack). This combination of November 2018 photo shows Andrew Gillum, left, the Democratic candidate for governor, and Republican candidate Ron DeSantis. On Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, Gillum ended his hard-fought camp...
    In the year Florida's Democrats talked ambitious of ending 20-year journey in political exile, Republicans come out on top for governor and even pick up a US Senate seat.More >>
    In the year Florida's Democrats talked ambitious of ending 20-year journey in political exile, Republicans come out on top for governor and even pick up a US Senate seat.More >>
  • Rain could hinder search for victims of California wildfire

    Rain could hinder search for victims of California wildfire

    Monday, November 19 2018 12:21 AM EST2018-11-19 05:21:49 GMT
    Monday, November 19 2018 4:55 AM EST2018-11-19 09:55:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Sudhin Thanawala). A volunteer member of an El Dorado County search and rescue team photographs the orange spray paint that marks the ruins of a home to show that no human remains were found at the location in Paradise, Calif., Sunday, Nov. 1...(AP Photo/Sudhin Thanawala). A volunteer member of an El Dorado County search and rescue team photographs the orange spray paint that marks the ruins of a home to show that no human remains were found at the location in Paradise, Calif., Sunday, Nov. 1...
    Rain in the forecast could bring relief for those working to tame a devastating Northern California fire and frustration for those searching for remains of victims.More >>
    Rain in the forecast could bring relief for those working to tame a devastating Northern California fire and frustration for those searching for remains of victims.More >>