• Death toll rises to 76 in California fire with winds ahead

    CHICO, Calif. (AP) — Volunteers in white coveralls, hard hats and masks poked through ash-covered debris Sunday, searching for the remains of victims of the devastating Northern California wildfire before rains that are forecast for this week complicate their efforts.

    Updated: 4:06 pm

  • The Latest: Counties hit deadline for reporting vote count

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Florida’s election recount (all times local):

    Updated: 2:13 pm

  • US Sen Nelson concedes to Gov. Scott as Florida recount ends

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — 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, ceding a razor-thin race to the outgoing governor after a tense and sometimes turbulent recount.

  • 1st Black Democratic nominee for Florida gov gives up race

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Andrew Gillum, who tried to energize Florida’s young and minority voters through a Democratic coalition seeking to end two decades of Republican control of the governor’s office, ended his hard-fought campaign Saturday as the state’s first black nominee for the post.

    Updated: 6:08 am

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    Trump consoles Californians suffering from twin tragedies

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  • GOP seeks last-ditch laws in states where its power slipped

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — With their grip on power set to loosen come January, Republicans in several states are considering last-ditch laws that would weaken existing or incoming Democratic governors and advance their own conservative agendas.

  • The Latest: Democrat Gillum ends campaign for governor

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Florida’s U.S. Senate and gubernatorial recounts (all times local):

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    Trump sees wildfire areas, consoles those harmed by shooting

  • Trump takes helicopter tour of scorched California landscape

    PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Saturday acknowledged Californians suffering from twin tragedies, walking through the ashes of a mobile home and RV park in a small northern town all but destroyed by deadly wildfires and privately consoling people grieving after a mass shooting at a popular college bar outside Los Angeles.