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LOWER LAKE, Calif. (AP) — The latest on wildfires burning in California: 2:10 p.m. Evacuated residents say a massive wildfire burning in Northern California flared up and spread fast. The fire about 100 miles north of San Francisco in the Lower Lake area roughly tripled in size...
MIAMI (AP) — Jeb Bush outlined plans Monday to improve security of the nation's borders and enforcement of its existing immigration laws, calling both a requirement before any president could begin to address the status of the estimated 11 million people living in the country...
ATLANTA (AP) — Former President Jimmy Carter is expected to make a full recovery after having an operation Monday to remove a small mass in his liver, according to a spokeswoman. Carter Center spokeswoman Deanna Congileo called the procedure "elective" in a statement released...
McKINNEY, Texas (AP) — Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton was booked Monday on securities fraud charges accusing him of misleading investors in a tech startup, including a state lawmaker, before he took office in January. Paxton, a 52-year-old Republican, was fingerprinted and...
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Jurors in the Colorado theater shooting trial declined to rule out the death penalty Monday as they move toward sentencing James Holmes, finding his defense failed to persuade them to show him mercy. The decision clears the way for a last plea from both...
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The Republican Party's jam-packed presidential class faces off Monday night in New Hampshire, where more than a dozen White House hopefuls aim to warm up for the first full-fledged debate of the primary season. The forum will bring together almost all of...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police at Los Angeles International Airport are looking for a Special Olympics athlete who vanished just hours after another missing competitor turned up safe 350 miles away in Northern California. Police spokesman Rob Pedregon says Shion Isimel of the Ivory...
ATLANTA (AP) — The Carter Center says former President Jimmy Carter has undergone a medical procedure to remove a small mass in his liver, and that he's expected to make a full recovery. A statement released by Carter's spokeswoman Deanna Congileo described Monday's operation at...
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Jurors in the Colorado theater shooting trial reached a decision Monday on whether to keep the death penalty as an option for gunman James Holmes. The jury deliberated for less than three hours, starting Thursday after Holmes' parents made an emotional...