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Chris and Nancy Brown embrace while searching through the remains of their home, leveled by the Camp Fire, in Paradise, Calif., on Monday, Nov. 12, 2018.
AP Photo/Noah Berger
November 13, 2018 - 7:09 am
UPDATED: 11:35 a.m. ___ By Martha Mendoza and Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities moved to set up a rapid DNA-analysis system and bring in cadaver dogs, mobile morgues and more search teams in an intensified effort to find and identify victims of the deadliest...
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Displayed is Alexander Hamilton's Society of the Cincinnati Eagle insignia by Douglas Hamilton, his fifth great-grandson, at the Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia, Monday, Nov. 12, 2018.
AP Photo/Matt Rourke
November 12, 2018 - 10:26 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The fifth great-grandson of Alexander Hamilton loaned some family heirlooms, including a ring that has a lock of his hair inside, to the Museum of the American Revolution Monday. Douglas Hamilton was in Philadelphia to give the artifacts to the museum to be featured as part of...
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A sign still stands at a McDonald's restaurant burned in the Camp Fire, Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, in the northern California town of Paradise.
AP Photo/John Locher
November 12, 2018 - 9:20 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California utilities again are facing severe financial pressures from the possibility that their equipment sparked catastrophic wildfires, including two that are now burning at either end of the state. The pressure comes even though Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation in...
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FILE - In this June 12, 2018, file photo, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, and U.S. President Donald Trump shake hands at the conclusion of their meetings at the Capella resort on Sentosa Island in Singapore.
AP Photo/Susan Walsh, Pool, File
November 12, 2018 - 7:33 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. analysts said Monday they have located 13 secret North Korean missile development sites, underscoring the challenge that the Trump administration faces in trying to reach its promised broad arms control agreement with Pyongyang. The administration has said it is hopeful about...
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Preston, a therapy dog, provides comfort in Michigan.
Sarah Lehr/Lansing State Journal via USA TODAY NETWORK
Tim Jimenez
November 12, 2018 - 8:23 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A team of comfort dogs and their humans from the Tri-State K-9 Response Team out of Cherry Hill, N.J., are in California to help those affected by the wildfires and the mass shooting in Thousand Oaks. The nonprofit was initially sending the dogs to help the people...
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As the Camp Fire burns nearby, a scorched car rests by gas pumps near Pulga, Calif., on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018.
AP Photo/Noah Berger
November 12, 2018 - 6:43 am
PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — The dead were found in burned-out cars, in the smoldering ruins of their homes, or next to their vehicles, apparently overcome by smoke and flames before they could jump in behind the wheel and escape. In some cases, there were only charred fragments of bone, so small that...
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An American flag is draped over the charred remains of an old pickup truck entering Point Dume along the pacific coast highway in Malibu, Calif., on Sunday Nov. 11, 2018.
AP Photo/Richard Vogel
November 12, 2018 - 6:35 am
By Christopher Weber, Associated Press MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — Relief and heartache await those starting to return home to a Southern California wildfire zone. Eager to know the status of his house, 69-year-old Roger Kelly defied evacuation orders Sunday and hiked back into Seminole Springs, his...
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November 11, 2018 - 9:53 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Bruno Mars will mark the end of his massive "24K Magic World Tour" by providing meals to 24,000 Hawaii residents in need for the Thanksgiving holiday. The Hawaiian-born singer announced Sunday he has donated money for the food to the Salvation Army's Hawaiian and Pacific Islands...
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Mary Altaffer/AP, File
November 11, 2018 - 3:37 pm
(AP) — From New York to New Mexico, residents in a number of states can expect a leftward push for expanded health care coverage, gun control, education funding and legalized recreational marijuana as Democrats who gained new or stronger powers in the midterm elections seek to put their stamp on...
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November 11, 2018 - 2:06 pm
(CNN) -- In an exclusive interview on "Fareed Zakaria GPS," French President Emmanuel Macron said he prefers "having direct discussion" rather than discussing diplomacy through tweets with President Donald Trump. His remarks came hours after Trump, who had just landed in Paris, used twitter to...
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