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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. These were some of the people killed when flames ripped through a converted Oakland warehouse during a dance party Friday night. The death toll from the fire climbed to 36 on Monday. Alameda County Sheriff Gregory Ahern told The Associated Press he didn't believe more bodies would be found. The...

Updated at 12:05 AM

NEW YORK (AP) " Donald Trump chose retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson on Monday to be secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, raising fresh concerns about the lack of experience some of Trump's Cabinet picks have with agencies...

Updated at 11:53 PM

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) " Terry Ewing was among the anxious family and friends who received confirmation Monday of what he already knew in his heart: His girlfriend was among the three dozen killed in the Oakland warehouse fire. Authorities...

Updated at 11:30 PM

CHENNAI, India (AP) " Jayaram Jayalalithaa, the hugely popular south Indian actress who later turned to politics and became the highest elected official in the state of Tamil Nadu, died Monday. She was 68. The Apollo Hospital in the...

Updated at 11:25 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump (all times EST): 7:20 p.m. President-elect Donald Trump is having dinner at one of his favorite New York restaurants: 21 Club. Trump was dining Monday night with his...

Updated at 10:56 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube are joining forces to more quickly identify the worst terrorist propaganda and prevent it from spreading online. The new program announced Monday would create a database of unique...

Updated at 10:56 PM

PITTSBURGH (AP) " A state prosecutor's office in Pennsylvania was among hundreds of thousands of victims of a now-shuttered international cybercrime operation, paying nearly $1,400 in a bitcoin ransom to free up its infected computer network,...

Updated at 10:54 PM

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Updated Dec 5, 2016 at 10:09 PM

NEW YORK (AP) " Don't count on smartphone health apps in an emergency: A review shows many don't warn when you're in danger. The study published Monday in the journal Health Affairs found problems even with apps considered to be among the...

Updated at 9:57 PM

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) " A federal appeals court Monday upheld the conviction of Mohamed Mohamud, the Somali American sentenced to 30 years in prison for plotting to bomb downtown Portland during the annual lighting of a Christmas...

Updated at 9:56 PM

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) " A South Carolina judge declared a mistrial Monday after a jury deadlocked in the murder trial of a white former police officer charged in the shooting death of an unarmed black motorist. A panel of one black and 11...

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