• Southern California city mourns in wake of bar massacre

    THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — The gunman who killed 12 people at a country music bar in Southern California went on social media during the attack and posted about his mental state and whether people would believe he was sane, a law enforcement official said Friday.

  • Kemp: I’m Georgia’s next governor. Democrats: Prove it

    ATLANTA (AP) — Volunteers spread out Friday trying to find any ballots that could help Democrat Stacey Abrams close the gap against Republican Brian Kemp in their unsettled, too-close-to-call race for Georgia governor.

  • Stocks skid as oil plunge continues; tech sector also falls

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks fell Friday as a combination of weak economic data from China and disappointing earnings hurt technology and internet companies. Crude oil prices fell for the 10th day in a row.

  • The Latest: No active elections-fraud investigation

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

  • Despite loss, Beto O’Rourke’s run reveals a changing Texas

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Beto O’Rourke didn’t turn Texas blue. But for the first time in decades, it’s looking much less red.

  • US stocks skid as oil plunge continues and tech falls

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are falling Friday as technology and internet companies take steep losses.

  • A year apart, some country music fans face 2 mass shootings

    THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Barely a year after surviving a massacre at a country music festival in Las Vegas, Brendan Kelly found himself in a terrifyingly familiar scene.

  • Officer killed in California bar shooting described as hero

    THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — One was a veteran police officer who didn’t hesitate to run toward danger. Another was an art student who worked with children at her church. Others were a Navy veteran, an a cappella singer who worked as a caregiver, and a security guard with a “big personality” who was known for making sure everyone got home safely.

  • California gunman was volatile but passed mental assessment

    THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Neighbors of Ian David Long described the man who shot and killed 12 people at a country music bar as distant in public but combative with his mother inside the suburban Los Angeles home the two shared.

  • Tens of thousands flee fast-moving Northern California fire

    PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Tens of thousands of people fled a fast-moving wildfire Thursday in Northern California, some clutching babies and pets as they abandoned vehicles and struck out on foot ahead of the flames that forced the evacuation of an entire town and destroyed hundreds of structures.