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Oakland officials say murder charge possible in warehouse fire that killed at least 36

The investigation continues into the cause of the deadliest structure fire in California since the 1906 San Francisco earthquake.
  • Dec 6, 2016

‘It was a tinderbox’: Site of Oakland warehouse fire was jammed with flammable objects

Even two days after the fire, crews had only gone through 20 percent of the building.
  • Dec 4, 2016

‘It was heartbreaking’: Oakland warehouse fire leaves 33 dead, officials say

The three-alarm fire swept through a building Friday night that was previously cited by city officials.
  • Dec 4, 2016

Twitter user posts image of neo-Nazi ad hours after company outlined steps to limit abuse

Chief executive Jack Dorsey called the ad a “mistake” and apologized.
  • Nov 18, 2016

Fla. ‘loud music’ murder: Firing into car full of teens playing rap music not ‘self-defense,’ court rules

A panel of judges rejected Michael Dunn's claim that he acted in self-defense when he killed 17-year-old Jordan Davis in 2012.
  • Nov 18, 2016

China tells Trump climate change is not a Chinese hoax

The Chinese vice foreign minister said Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush started the global warming conversation in the late 1980s.
  • Nov 17, 2016

Chicago police charge man with killing lactose-intolerant toddler who cried after drinking milk

“He kind of just snapped and couldn't deal with it anymore,” said Chicago Police Cmdr. Kevin Duffin.
  • Nov 16, 2016

Earliest intact stone version of the Ten Commandments goes up for auction

The tablet weighs 115 pounds and is thought to be at least 1,200 years old.
  • Nov 16, 2016

George W. Bush’s Election Day surprise: He and Laura Bush adopted a puppy

Former president George W. Bush adopted a puppy on Election Day and named him Freddy.
  • Nov 15, 2016

Despite Trump’s threat to cut federal funding, mayors pledge to protect undocumented immigrants

Mayors across the United States have vowed not to help Donald Trump and federal law enforcement officials deport undocumented immigrants.
  • Nov 15, 2016