• Devastation as deadly California blaze tallies grim stats

    PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — 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.

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  • Mishaps, protests and litigation overshadow Florida recount

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — After Republicans, including President Donald Trump, made unsubstantiated accusations of illegal activity, a judge on Monday urged the warring sides in the Florida recount to “ramp down the rhetoric,” saying it eroded public confidence in the election for Senate and governor.

  • New blazes fan fresh fears in California as some return home

    MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — 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.

  • Kemp-Abrams feud highlights new landscape in divided Georgia

    ATLANTA (AP) — His election still undecided, Republican Brian Kemp is proceeding as a victorious candidate and promising to be a governor for all Georgians. That might not be so easy.

  • The Latest: Senators ask feds to investigate Georgia vote

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  • Travelers can find tools to weigh safety of foreign airlines

    International air travel has become remarkably safe in recent years, with deadly accidents like last month’s Lion Air crash in Indonesia becoming more rare.

  • The Latest: Scott wants judge to impound voting machines

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the Florida election recount of 2018 (all times local):

  • High school coach says California gunman was ‘sadistic’

    MONTCLAIR, Calif. (AP) — A second high school coach of the gunman who killed 12 people at a Southern California bar recalled him on Sunday as volatile and intimidating, and said that repeated complaints to school administrators about his behavior failed to prompt any discipline.

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