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In this Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018 file photo, a home burns as the Camp Fire rages through Paradise, Calif. Authorities say the fire is 95 percent contained Thursday, Nov. 22.
AP Photo/Noah Berger, File
November 23, 2018 - 12:34 pm
By John Rogers LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The so-called Camp Fire in Northern California in many ways has become the worst wildfire in the history of a state whose topography and climate have long made it ripe for devastating blazes. With terrain ranging from steep, tree-topped mountains to dry, brush-...
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Band bus rolls over
KCPQ, Tribune, University of Washington, Washington State Patrol
November 23, 2018 - 7:40 am
By Nicole Chavez and Dave Alsup, CNN (CNN) -- A charter bus carrying members of the University of Washington marching band rolled onto its side Thursday, leaving nearly 40 people injured, state police said. The Husky Marching Band was traveling in a caravan of six buses to Pullman, Washington, for...
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Gunman dead in Alabama shopping mall shooting
WBRC, CNN
November 23, 2018 - 6:44 am
By Joe Sutton and Madeline Holcombe (CNN) -- A Thanksgiving night shooting at Alabama's largest enclosed mall that left a gunman dead and two people -- including a 12-year-old girl -- injured sent terrified shoppers running for safety. The incident at the Riverchase Galleria in the Birmingham...
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James Comey
Photo credit: Jack Gruber-USA TODAY NETWORK
November 22, 2018 - 9:14 pm
By Karl de Vries and Paul LeBlanc, CNN (CNN) -- An attorney for former FBI Director James Comey said Thursday his client will fight a subpoena to privately testify before Congress next month about FBI actions in the 2016 campaign. House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte officially issued subpoenas...
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Train cars detach
Chuck Reeves/AP via CNN
November 22, 2018 - 8:02 pm
By Madeline Holcombe, CNN (CNN) -- Hundreds of passengers on an Amtrak train that became disconnected had quite a story to tell around the Thanksgiving table. The Montreal to New York train was traveling below Albany, New York, at about 7:20 p.m. Wednesday when two cars separated, Amtrak spokesman...
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President Donald Trump
AP Photo/Susan Walsh
November 22, 2018 - 7:32 pm
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump used a Thanksgiving Day call to troops deployed overseas to pat himself on the back and air grievances about the courts, trade and migrants heading to the U.S.-Mexico border. Trump's call, made from his opulent private Mar-a-Lago club, struck an...
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President Donald Trump
AP Photo/Susan Walsh
November 22, 2018 - 6:52 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Incensed by a ruling against his migrant asylum policy, President Donald Trump on Thursday demanded "some common sense" from America's judges and directed his ire at a liberal-leaning appeals court. He professed respect for Chief Justice John Roberts, with whom he is engaged in a...
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Jamal Khashoggi
AP Photo/Hasan Jamali, File
November 22, 2018 - 2:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday disputed that U.S. intelligence officials had concluded that the de facto leader of American ally Saudi Arabia ordered the killing of a U.S.-based journalist critical of the kingdom's royal family. Citing vehement denials by the crown prince and...
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President Donald Trump asks if reporters can hear the audio as he talks with troops via teleconference from his Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Fla., Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018.
AP Photo/Susan Walsh
November 22, 2018 - 1:34 pm
By Jill Colvin, Associated Press PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump made a Thanksgiving Day threat to close the U.S. border with Mexico for an undisclosed period of time if his administration determines that its southern ally has lost "control" on its side. Trump also said he has given...
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wine with dinner
Yuliya Yesina | Dreamstime.com
Justin Udo
November 22, 2018 - 12:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Thanksgiving ranks as one of the most popular drinking days of the year, and a few spirits stand out above the rest. Turkey and stuffing usually help complete the traditional holiday dinner. And afterwards, many people opt for a slice of pie or two. But in some homes...
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