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FILE - In this April 24, 2014, file photo, then-Iowa Republican senatorial candidate and former U.S. Attorney Matt Whitaker watches before a live televised debate in Johnston, Iowa. Maryland is challenging the appointment of Matthew Whitaker as the new U.S. acting attorney general. A draft filing obtained Tuesday by The Associated Press argues that President Donald Trump sidestepped the Constitution and normal procedure by naming Whitaker to the position in place of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.   (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
Appointment of acting attorney general challenged in courtMaryland is challenging the appointment of Matthew Whitaker as the new U.S. acting attorney general
The Associated Press18 minutes ago
Search and rescue workers search for human remains at a burned out trailer park from the Camp fire, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in Paradise, Calif. (AP Photo/John Locher)
Families mourn as first victims of California fire are namedSheriff's officials have identified the first victims of the deadliest, most destructive wildfire in California history
The Associated Press32 minutes ago
This undated images released by the Ohio Attorney General's office, shows Edward "Jake" Wagner, one of four family members that has been arrested in the slayings of eight members of one family in rural Ohio two years ago, authorities announced Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018. (Ohio Attorney General's office via AP)
Authorities: Custody dispute played role in slaying of 8Authorities announcing the arrest of four people say a custody dispute over a young child played a role in the 2016 killings killing of eight people in southern Ohio
The Associated Press34 minutes ago
Bishop David Zubik, of Pittsburgh, participates in a morning prayer during the USCCB's annual fall meeting, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Bishops weigh anti-abuse strategy after delay set by VaticanA Roman Catholic bishop at a meeting of his U.S. colleagues has suggested a nonbinding vote to convey a sense of their aspirations regarding anti-abuse efforts
The Associated Press36 minutes ago
A K-9 team walks past people waiting to enter Brooklyn federal court, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in New York. Opening statements at the trial of the notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman are to begin Tuesday morning under tight security. The evidence will include the testimony of more than a dozen cooperating witnesses who prosecutors say are risking retribution by taking the stand. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
US trial of Mexican drug lord "El Chapo" gets underwayThe high-security trial of infamous Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman gets underway
The Associated Press8 minutes ago
A empty building in the Crystal City area of Arlington, Va., that will be demolished so Amazon can build part of their new headquarters, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018. The $ billion project was cited as a key reason Amazon selected Virginia for a new headquarters. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
Amazon goes bicoastal: will open HQs in New York, DC suburbAmazon says it will split its much-anticipated new offices between New York and a suburb of Washington, DC
The Associated Press8 minutes ago
FILE - In this May 22, 2018, file photo, Tyler Barriss, of California, appears for a preliminary hearing in Wichita, Kan. Barriss is accused of making a hoax phone call that led police to fatally shoot an unarmed man in Wichita, Kan., in December 2017. Barris is set to change his plea in federal court. (Bo Rader/The Wichita Eagle via AP, File)
The Latest: Suspect in fatal Kansas hoax call pleads guiltyA California man has admitted making a hoax call that ultimately led S to fatally shoot a Kansas man following a dispute between online gamers over $1.50 bet in a Call of Duty WWII video game
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Melted trash bins stand in front of a home burned down by the Woolsey Fire Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in Agoura Hills, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Southern California wildfire roars to life in wildernessSouthern California's huge wildfire roared to life in a mountain wilderness area while some residents elsewhere returned to neighborhoods
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Broward County Supervisor of Elections Brenda Snipes, right, shows a ballot box that was found in a rental car after the elections and turned out to only contain election day supplies, as election employees sort ballots and prepare to count them, Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, in Lauderhill, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
Florida official known for missteps in recount cross hairsAt the center of Florida's vote recount storm is an elections supervisor with a checkered past whose Democratic-dominated county has been the target of protests and accusations, including by President Donald Trump, that something fraudulent is afoot
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Manny's Blue Room Lounge in Robbins on Monday, Nov. 12, 2018. A police officer fatally shot an armed security guard while responding to an early-morning shooting at a suburban Chicago bar, investigators said. Officers responded shortly after 4 a.m. Sunday to a call of shots fired at Manny's Blue Room in Robbins, just south of Chicago. An officer from nearby Midlothian shot the security guard, who was later identified as 26-year-old Jemel Roberson, according to Cook County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Sophia Ansari. (Zbigniew Bzdak/Chicago Tribune via AP)
Death of black security guard brings call for investigationAlderman seeks investigation into fatal shooting of black security guard by white police officer
The Associated Press2 hours ago
This 2014 electron microscope image made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows numerous, spheroid-shaped Enterovirus-D68 (EV-D68) virions. Doctors have suspected a mysterious paralyzing illness, acute flaccid myelitis, might be tied to a kind of enterovirus, such as EV-D68 or EV-A71. A spike in EV-D68 illnesses coincided with the first mysterious wave of paralysis cases in 2014. (Cynthia S. Goldsmith, Yiting Zhang/CDC via AP)
More US kids get paralyzing illness, cause is still unknownMore children have been diagnosed with a mysterious paralyzing illness, and U.S. health officials still aren't sure what's causing it
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - This Tuesday, April 10, 2018 file photo shows vaping devices, including a Juul, center, that were confiscated from students at a high school in Marshfield, Mass. On Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, San Francisco-based Juul Labs Inc. announced it had stopped filling orders for its mango, fruit, creme and cucumber pods but not menthol and mint. It will sell all flavors through its website and limit sales to those 21 and older. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
Juul halts store sales of some flavored e-cigarettesJuul halts store sales of some of its flavored electronic cigarettes to help keep them from kids
The Associated Press3 hours ago
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