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Death toll stands at 36 in Oakland warehouse fire

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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Some people managed to text loved ones goodbye and "I love you" before they died in an Oakland warehouse fire that cl... Full Story

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  • Death toll stands at 36 in Oakland warehouse fire
    Death toll stands at 36 in Oakland warehouse fire

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Some people managed to text loved ones goodbye and "I love you" before they died in an Oakland warehouse fire that claimed three dozen lives, officials said, as heart-rending reports of victims' last moments emerged from the most lethal building fire in the U.S. in more than decade.

  • Music therapist, teacher, teens among warehouse fire victims
    Music therapist, teacher, teens among warehouse fire victims

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A therapist who used music to help kids cope with trauma. A woman who taught at a Montessori school. An energetic artist who could make friends with anyone.

  • Colleagues paint caustic portrait of artist colony founder

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The founder of a ramshackle Oakland artists' colony where dozens of people burned to death saw himself as a kind of guru and loved to surround himself with followers but showed chilling disregard for their well-being, according to relatives, neighbors and acquaintances.

  • Fake news rings alarm bells from restaurant to White House
    Fake news rings alarm bells from restaurant to White House

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The bizarre rumors began with a leaked email referring to Hillary Clinton and sinister interpretations of pizza parties. It morphed into fake online news stories about a child sex trafficking ring run by prominent Democrats operating out of a Washington, D.C., restaurant.

  • Justices uphold Katrina fraud verdict against State Farm

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A unanimous Supreme Court has upheld a jury verdict that State Farm Fire and Casualty Co. committed fraud against the federal government after 2005's Hurricane Katrina.

  • Rhode Island School of Design works with NASA on Mars suit
    Rhode Island School of Design works with NASA on Mars suit

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — When scientists are trying to figure out how to live in near-isolation in a dome to simulate a Mars mission, the last thing they'll need is an ill-fitting space suit. So one of the nation's top design schools has come to the rescue.

  • Michigan starts recount; Pennsylvania awaits federal ruling
    Michigan starts recount; Pennsylvania awaits federal ruling

    DETROIT (AP) — The presidential recount in Michigan expands Tuesday to its largest county, which includes Detroit, and five other large counties, with the fate of a statewide recount push in Pennsylvania awaiting action in federal court.

  • Math a concern for US teens; science, reading flat on test
    Math a concern for US teens; science, reading flat on test

    WASHINGTON (AP) — American students have a math problem.

  • Chinese volleyball game in the crosshairs of development
    Chinese volleyball game in the crosshairs of development

    BOSTON (AP) — A modest asphalt court that served as a nursery for a unique style of volleyball played by Chinese immigrants across the country now stands in the way of development, touching off a battle over preservation.

  • Virtual sleigh rides, light shows: Mall Santas get makeover
    Virtual sleigh rides, light shows: Mall Santas get makeover

    NEW YORK (AP) — Hop on a virtual sleigh ride to the North Pole. Stand on the "Naughty or Nice O'Meter." Snap a selfie and see your face on a dancing elf. The Santa experience has gotten a makeover as many malls install shows and games they hope will lure shoppers who are buying more online.

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