Saturday, December 16, 2017

National News

The Latest: Burns, smoke killed California firefighter

The Latest: Burns, smoke killed California firefighter

A firefighter killed battling a wildfire northwest of Los Angeles died from burns and smoke inhalation
Updated: 7 minutes ago
Winds fuel California fire toward celebrity-packed Montecito

Winds fuel California fire toward celebrity-packed Montecito

Surging Santa Ana winds on Saturday drove an enormous wildfire toward this wealthy community in the coastal mountains northwest of Los Angeles and left fire crews working in a pall of smoke
Updated: 16 minutes ago

Kayaker trying to conquer 5 Great Lakes stops due to weather

A Missouri kayaker who's trying to paddle around all five Great Lakes has stopped her journey because of the rigors of winter weather
Updated: 21 minutes ago
The one that got away: Not the fish, but the $2.8M prize

The one that got away: Not the fish, but the $2.8M prize

For the last two years, the most dramatic moments of the White Marlin Open have been on dry land _ not off the coast of Ocean City, Maryland
Updated: 26 minutes ago
The Latest: Trump defends tax cuts as good for middle class

The Latest: Trump defends tax cuts as good for middle class

President Donald Trump is defending the Republicans' tax cut plan, pushing back against criticism that it will benefit the wealthy more than the middle class
Updated: 1 hour ago

AP Top News at 1:06 p.m. EST

AP Top News at 1:06 p.m. EST
Updated: 1 hour ago
For GOP, tax bill's most visible win may be averting failure

For GOP, tax bill's most visible win may be averting failure

The most potent political victory that Republicans would savor by pushing their tax bill through Congress next week may well be what it averts _ another big GOP legislative failure in the age of Trump
Updated: 1 hour ago
Major media players start commission for sexual misconduct

Major media players start commission for sexual misconduct

Hollywood executives and other major players in entertainment have established a commission to be chaired by Anita Hill that intends to combat sexual misconduct and inequality across the industry
Updated: 1 hour ago

Georgia theme park offers free tickets for eating crickets

Georgia theme park offers guests a free ticket if they eat a cricket
Updated: 1 hour ago
More than $600,000 spent on police gear for pipeline protest

More than $600,000 spent on police gear for pipeline protest

Authorities in North Dakota spent more than $600,000 to equip officers policing protests of the Dakota Access pipeline
Updated: 1 hour ago