• The Latest: Recovery efforts at warehouse complete

    Emergency crew workers walk in front of the site of a warehouse fire in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016. The fire erupted Friday, Dec. 2, killing dozens. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the Oakland warehouse fire (all times local):

  • Official: Refrigerator potential source of deadly fire

    Emergency crew workers walk in front of the site of a warehouse fire in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016. The fire erupted Friday, Dec. 2, killing dozens. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The fire that killed 36 people during a party at an Oakland warehouse started on the ground floor and quickly raged, with smoke billowing into the second level and trapping victims whose only escape route was through the flames, federal investigators said Wednesday.

  • Spread by trade and climate, bugs butcher America’s forests

    In this Oct. 5, 2016 photo, distressed and dying hemlock trees are seen at Harvard University's research forest in Petersham, Mass. Forests from New England to the West Coast are jeopardized by invasive pests that defoliate and kill trees. Scientists said the pests are driving some tree species toward extinction and causing billions of dollars a year in damage. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

    PETERSHAM, Mass. (AP) — In a towering forest of centuries-old eastern hemlocks, it’s easy to miss one of the tree’s nemeses. No larger than a speck of pepper, the Hemlock woolly adelgid spends its life on the underside of needles sucking sap, eventually killing the tree.

  • LA authorities boost security after threatened rail attack

    A commuter has his bag checked by a Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputy at the Universal City Red Line station in Los Angeles on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016. Heavily armed sheriff's deputies are guarding the station and other parts of Los Angeles County's transit system following a threat, which the FBI says specified the attack would occur Tuesday. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The FBI said Tuesday it found no evidence that a bomb threat which prompted heightened security at a Los Angeles subway station was real and the anonymous caller who made it may have reported similar phony threats in the past.

  • California tops Princeton 62-51 in Pearl Harbor Invitational

    HONOLULU (AP) — Charlie Moore scored 15 points to lead four players in double figures and California pulled away from Princeton 62-51 in the Pearl Harbor Invitational Tuesday.

  • Death toll stands at 36 in Oakland warehouse fire

    A crowd holds candles during a vigil in memory of victims of a warehouse fire at Lake Merritt on Monday, Dec. 5, 2016, in Oakland, Calif. Family members and friends are being notified as firefighters continue a painstaking search for victims of the Oakland warehouse fire. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — As crews searched the Oakland warehouse for more bodies, the founder of the arts collective stood near the gutted building Tuesday morning and said he was “incredibly sorry” and that everything he did was to bring people together.

  • Alaska Airlines gets US approval to buy Virgin America

    In this Monday, Nov. 14, 2016, photo, fueling manager Jarid Svraka looks on as he fuels an Alaska Airlines Boeing 737-800 jet with a new, blended alternative jet fuel, at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in SeaTac, Wash. On Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016, Alaska Airlines said it has won government approval to buy rival Virgin America after agreeing to reduce its flight-selling partnership with American Airlines. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Alaska Airlines has won government approval to buy rival Virgin America after agreeing to reduce its flight-selling partnership with American Airlines.

  • Colin Kaepernick to start vs Jets after benching in Chicago

    San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, right, hugs San Francisco 49ers linebacker Nick Bellore (50) before an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears, Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Colin Kaepernick is keeping his starting job after getting benched during one of the worst performances of his career.

  • Google hits renewable energy goal in quest to pare pollution

    This photo provided by Google shows windmills at a wind farm in Minco, Okla., that provides Google with some of its renewable energy. Google says it believes that beginning in 2017, it will have amassed enough renewable energy to meet all of its electricity needs throughout the world. (Tim Boyles Photography/Google via AP)

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is crossing a milestone in its quest to reduce pollution caused by its digital services that devour massive amounts of electricity.

  • The 2017 Boxing Hall of Fame class

    CANASTOTA, N.Y. (AP) — A look at the nine people to be inducted June 11, 2017 into the International Boxing Hall of Fame and Museum: