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Holiday travel chaos ahead after Atlanta airport outage

9 hours 54 min ago
ATLANTA (AP) -- While power has been restored to the world's busiest airport, the travel woes will linger for days....

Flames threaten coastal communities as firefighters mourn

11 hours 20 min ago
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Thousands of firefighters tried Sunday to shield coastal communities from one of the biggest wildfires in California history while a funeral procession rolled past burn-scarred hillsides in honor of one of their colleagues who was killed battling the flames....

Trump says he isn't considering firing Mueller over emails

11 hours 56 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump says he is not considering firing special counsel Robert Mueller, but that didn't stop him from adding to the growing conservative criticism of Mueller's acquisition of thousands of emails sent and received by Trump officials before the start of his administration....

Trump to unveil 'America First' national security strategy

12 hours 19 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Prioritizing national sovereignty over alliances, President Donald Trump is poised to outline a new national security strategy that envisions nations in a perpetual state of competition, reverses Obama-era warnings on climate change, and de-emphasizes multinational agreements that have dominated the United States' foreign policy since the Cold War....

Lifesaver or distraction? Police split on anti-overdose drug

16 hours 9 min ago
BATAVIA, Ohio (AP) -- The sheriff of Clermont County firmly believes it's a call of duty for his deputies to carry a nasal spray that brings people back from the brink of death by drug overdose. Less than 50 miles away, his counterpart in Butler County is dead set against it, saying it subjects deputies to danger while making no lasting impact on the death toll....

The Latest: Trump says he isn't considering firing Mueller

16 hours 12 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):...

'Celebration of life' for San Francisco mayor who died at 65

Sun, 12/17/2017 - 20:10
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee was remembered Sunday for his humility, integrity and infectious smile during a public celebration of his life at City Hall, attended by family members, former staff, politicians and residents....

Burners beware: California pot sold Jan. 1 could be tainted

Sun, 12/17/2017 - 13:59
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- That legal weed you'll be able to buy in California on New Year's Day may not be as green as it seems....

Lack of transparency clouds Texas spending after Harvey

Sun, 12/17/2017 - 10:53
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) -- Texas has been awarded billions in federal aid to help recover from Hurricane Harvey and the devastating flooding that followed, but it's unclear how the state is spending its share of the money....