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The Latest: Sheriff: Death toll rises to 56 in wildfire

Nov. 14, 2018 9:33 PM EST

CHICO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the wildfires in California (all times local): 6:30 p.m. Authorities have reported eight more fatalities from a blaze in Northern California, bringing the total number of fatalities so far to 56 in the deadliest wildfire in state history. The announcement came Wednesday...

3rd body found in Southern California fire zone

Nov. 14, 2018 9:14 PM EST

MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — A body was found in a burned home Wednesday, and authorities were investigating to determine if it's the third victim of a huge wildfire in Southern California that destroyed hundreds of homes. Two deaths were previously linked to the weeklong blaze in Ventura and Los Angeles counties...

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

Nov. 14, 2018 8:44 PM EST

BYHALIA, Miss. (AP) — An Alabama tour bus bound for a Mississippi casino overturned Wednesday on an icy highway, leaving two people dead and 44 others aboard with injuries, authorities said, as a pre-winter storm blasted parts of the South and lower Midwest. The National Weather Service says snow and ice...

The Latest: Dead identified in bus crash near Memphis

Nov. 14, 2018 7:38 PM EST

The Latest on the winter storm hitting parts of the South (all times local): 6 p.m. A Mississippi official is identifying two women killed in a tour bus crash on an icy road near Memphis, Tennessee. DeSoto County Coroner Joshua Pounders says the dead are 70-year-old Betty Russell and 61-year-old Cynthia Hardin,...

Authorities say 44 hurt, 2 dead when tour bus overturns in northern Mississippi, crash called weather-related

Nov. 14, 2018 5:32 PM EST
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say 44 hurt, 2 dead when tour bus overturns in northern Mississippi, crash called weather-related.

Mississippi coroner says 2 are dead, several hurt after tour bus overturns on icy highway ramp near Memphis

Nov. 14, 2018 4:26 PM EST
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Mississippi coroner says 2 are dead, several hurt after tour bus overturns on icy highway ramp near Memphis.

Houston skyscrapers may have worsened Hurricane Harvey rain

Nov. 14, 2018 1:44 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Humans helped make recent devastating U.S. hurricanes wetter but in different ways, two new studies find. Hurricane Harvey snagged on the skyscrapers of Houston, causing it to slow and dump more rain than it normally would, one study found. The city's massive amounts of paving had an even...

Ukrainian PM blames local officials for heating crisis

Nov. 14, 2018 8:29 AM EST

MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine's prime minister on Wednesday accused local officials of causing a crisis that has left hundreds of thousands without heating in freezing weather. Several towns, and neighborhoods in two big cities, were left without heating after national gas company Naftagaz raised prices that some...

Trump calls on Florida Democrat to concede, implies fraud

Nov. 13, 2018 10:16 PM EST

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump sought to intervene in Florida's legally mandated vote recount Tuesday, calling on the state's Democratic senator to admit defeat and again implying without evidence that officials in two pivotal counties are trying to steal the election. "When will Bill...

Southern California wildfire roars to life in wilderness

Nov. 13, 2018 10:15 PM EST

MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — Southern California's huge wildfire roared to life again Tuesday in a mountain wilderness area. But in a sign of significant progress against the blaze, more neighborhoods were reopened to thousands of residents who fled last week. A massive plume rose suddenly at midmorning in the...