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Reuters US News
Nov 18, 2018

Fiery mailboxes and dogs in bags: fleeing California's wildfire
Nicole Montague and her 16-year-old daughter Destiny noticed a red glow on the horizon as they drove to school in Paradise, California, that Thursday morning. They did not think much of it as they had seen fires nearby in the past.

Reuters US News
Nov 18, 2018

Rain on the way as search for missing continues after California wildfires
Rain is on the way for fire-scorched and smoke-choked northern California, forecasters said on Sunday, as the search for the dead and missing continued after the state's most destructive wildfires.

Reuters US News
Nov 17, 2018

Search on for 1,276 now missing after California's deadliest wildfire
The number of people missing after California's deadliest and most destructive wildfire jumped on Saturday to 1,276, despite authorities locating hundreds of people who scattered when the Camp Fire tore through the mountain town of Paradise.

Reuters US News
Nov 17, 2018

Republican DeSantis secures Florida governor's seat after rival Gillum concedes
Democrat Andrew Gillum, who had sought to become Florida's first black governor, conceded on Saturday, after a recount showed he had no way of catching his Republican rival Ron DeSantis, an ally of President Donald Trump.

Reuters US News
Nov 17, 2018

Democrat Gillum concedes Florida governor's race, congratulates DeSantis
Democrat Andrew Gillum, who had sought to become Florida's first black governor, conceded on Saturday as a recount of ballots neared its end, and he congratulated rival Republican Ron DeSantis, an ally of President Donald Trump.

Reuters US News
Nov 17, 2018

Evacuation plan 'out the window' when fire hit California town
When a "megafire" engulfed Paradise, California, officials and residents had to abandon their evacuation plans and improvise new ways to save lives, learning lessons that could help the growing number of U.S. communities at risk to wildfires.

Reuters US News
Nov 17, 2018

When 'megafire' blocked escape plan, California town had to think fast
When a "megafire" engulfed Paradise, California, officials and residents had to abandon their evacuation plans and improvise new ways to save lives, learning lessons that may help the growing number of U.S. communities at risk to wildfires.

Reuters US News
Nov 17, 2018

Rain storms could bring more misery for California fire evacuees
Thousands of people displaced by California's most destructive wildfire, including hundreds living in tents and cars, face heavy rains next week that could trigger dangerous floods and mudslides, while helping douse the flames.

Reuters US News
Nov 17, 2018

Teams search for 1,000 missing in California's deadliest wildfire
Forensic recovery teams searched for more victims in the charred wreckage of the northern California town of Paradise on Saturday as the number of people listed as missing in the state's deadliest wildfire topped 1,000.

Reuters US News
Nov 17, 2018

U.S. Coast Guard seizes $500 million worth of cocaine
U.S. authorities seized about 18.5 tons of cocaine with a street value of $500 million in the eastern Pacific Ocean, the U.S. Coast Guard said on Friday.

Reuters US News
Nov 16, 2018

California searches for 1,000 missing in its deadliest fire
Recovery teams with cadaver dogs pressed on with their search for more victims in a flame-ravaged northern California town on Friday as authorities sought clues to the fate of more than 1,000 people reported missing in the deadliest wildfire in state history.

Reuters US News
Nov 16, 2018

U.S. prosecutors talking with accused Russian agent to resolve case
U.S. prosecutors and lawyers for accused Russian agent Maria Butina are engaging in negotiations, both sides said in a court filing on Friday, raising the possibility the case could be resolved with a plea deal.

Reuters US News
Nov 16, 2018

California presses search for fire victims, number of missing soars
Recovery workers with cadaver dogs pressed on with their search for more victims in a flame-ravaged northern California town on Friday as authorities sought clues to the fate of more than 600 people reported missing in the deadliest wildfire in state history.

Reuters US News
Nov 16, 2018

Abrams admits defeat in hard-fought Georgia governor race
Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams admitted defeat in her effort to become the first black female U.S. governor on Friday, but said she planned to sue the state over voting problems and "gross mismanagement" of the election.

Reuters US News
Nov 16, 2018

Tight U.S. Senate race in Florida hangs on hand recount of ballots
Florida election officials on Friday were slogging through a hand recount of ballots to determine who won a hard-fought U.S. Senate contest, with about a dozen high-profile races across the country remaining unresolved more than a week after elections.

Reuters US News
Nov 16, 2018

Judge eases Reagan shooter Hinckley's release conditions
A federal judge on Friday eased travel and other restrictions on the activities of John Hinckley, who shot former U.S. President Ronald Reagan in a 1981 assassination attempt.

Reuters US News
Nov 16, 2018

Grim fiscal forecast awaits Illinois' new governor
Illinois' new governor faces a budget deficit that could triple in size, as well as a backlog of unpaid bills that could surpass the state's record high, according to a new five-year fiscal forecast from outgoing Governor Bruce Rauner.

Reuters US News
Nov 16, 2018

Eleventh child dies from viral outbreak at New Jersey facility
An 11th child has died in less than four weeks at a New Jersey rehabilitation center, one of 34 young patients with compromised immune systems to have been infected by a viral outbreak, state health officials said on Friday.

Reuters US News
Nov 16, 2018

'I brace myself': anxious search for the missing in California fire
Rose Farrell was an independent-minded 99-year-old determined to live by herself in Paradise, California. A caregiver checked on her daily and she relied on a walker, but still had her car in her driveway.

Reuters US News
Nov 16, 2018

Amid progress against California blaze, number of missing soars
Family members and survivors on Friday sought news of the 630 people considered missing after the deadliest wildfire in California history reduced much of the town of Paradise to ash and charred rubble, and killed 63.

Reuters US News
Nov 16, 2018

California state senator says 'too soon' to speculate about utility legislation
California state Senator Bill Dodd said on Friday it was "too soon" to speculate about future legislation affecting utility PG&E's ability to recover costs related to potential liabilities from wildfires.

Reuters US News
Nov 16, 2018

Louisiana can enforce ban on strippers under 21: U.S. appeals court
A federal appeals court said Louisiana can enforce a law banning nude dancing in strip clubs by people under age 21, overturning an injunction against the ban and reversing its own ruling that the law might be unconstitutional.

Reuters US News
Nov 16, 2018

Prosecutors in talks with accused Russian agent to resolve case: filing
Prosecutors and defense lawyers are in talks potentially to resolve a criminal case accusing gun-rights activist Maria Butina of acting as a Russian agent to infiltrate a pro-gun rights organization in the United States and influence U.S. foreign policy toward Russia.

Reuters US News
Nov 16, 2018

U.S. judge orders White House to restore press pass to CNN's Acosta
A U.S. judge on Friday ordered the White House to temporarily restore CNN correspondent Jim Acosta's press pass, which was revoked after a contentious press conference last week with President Donald Trump.

Reuters US News
Nov 16, 2018

Trump threatens to return to court if journalists do not follow rules
U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday threatened to return to court if journalists do not follow White House rules, after a judge ordered the White House to restore a CNN reporter's access.

Reuters US News
Nov 16, 2018

Top Kentucky court upholds state's 'right-to-work' law
The Kentucky Supreme Court has upheld the state's so-called "right-to-work" law, which makes it illegal to require workers to join unions and bars the collection of fees from private-sector workers who choose not to become union members.

Reuters US News
Nov 16, 2018

Families anxious to learn fate of hundreds missing in California fire
Family members and survivors of the deadliest wildfire in California history sought news on Friday on the missing 630 people - 10 times the number of confirmed dead - from the fast-moving blaze that reduced much of the town of Paradise to ash and charred rubble.

Reuters US News
Nov 16, 2018

Tight Senate race in Florida hangs on hand recount of ballots
Florida election officials on Friday were slogging through a hand recount of ballots to determine who won a hard-fought U.S. Senate contest, with about a dozen high-profile races across the country remaining unresolved more than a week after elections.

Reuters US News
Nov 16, 2018

White House will temporarily reinstate CNN reporter's access
The White House said on Friday it will temporarily reinstate access for CNN correspondent Jim Acosta, after a U.S. judge restored Acosta's press credentials for the time being, saying they had been revoked without due process.

Reuters US News
Nov 16, 2018

Kentucky supermarket murder suspect charged with federal hate crimes
A white man from Kentucky suspected of killing a black man and woman in a racially motivated shooting attack at a supermarket last month has been charged with federal hate crimes and firearm charges, according to federal officials.

Reuters US News
Nov 16, 2018

U.S. judge temporarily restores White House press pass to CNN's Acosta
A U.S. judge on Friday temporarily restored White House press credentials to CNN correspondent Jim Acosta, which were revoked following a contentious press conference with President Donald Trump, saying there should be a due process in place for limiting a journalist's access to the White House.

Reuters US News
Nov 16, 2018

Relatives seek news as California wildfire missing numbers rise
Family members and survivors of the deadliest wildfire in California history sought news on Friday on the 630 people missing a week after the fast-moving blaze reduced much of the town of Paradise to ash and charred rubble.

Reuters US News
Nov 16, 2018

Toll of dead, missing rises in wildfire-ravaged California town
Family members and survivors of the deadliest wildfire in California history sought news on Friday on the 630 people missing a week after the fast-moving blaze reduced much of the town of Paradise to ash and charred rubble.

Reuters US News
Nov 16, 2018

Dead, number of missing rise in wildfire-ravaged California town
Rescue teams sifted through burned homes and vehicles on Friday for the remains of victims in the northern California town of Paradise, as the number of those missing in the state's deadliest wildfire spiked to 630 people.

Reuters US News
Nov 16, 2018

Forced out, Bolton aide Ricardel expresses admiration for Trump, Melania
Forced out of the White House in a feud with first lady Melania Trump, Mira Ricardel on Friday expressed admiration for U.S. President Donald Trump and his wife as a tumultuous week ended for the former deputy national security adviser.

Reuters US News
Nov 16, 2018

Wildfire that destroyed California town leaves 63 dead and 630 missing
Rescue workers searched on Friday for 630 people reported missing in a northern California town reduced to ashes by the deadliest wildfire in state history.

Reuters US News
Nov 16, 2018

North Korea to deport U.S. citizen held since October: state media
North Korea will deport a U.S. citizen detained since October after he entered illegally from China and told his captors he was controlled by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), the North Korean state news agency reported on Friday.

Reuters US News
Nov 16, 2018

Captain says U.S. military does not view Central American migrants as 'enemies'
A captain with the U.S. forces deployed in San Diego to fortify the southern border said he does not view the migrants from a Central American caravan amassing in Mexico as "enemies" after President Donald Trump described them as an "invasion."

Reuters US News
Nov 16, 2018

North Korea to deport U.S. citizen detained since October: state news agency
North Korea has decided to deport a U.S. citizen detained since October, state news agency KCNA said on Friday.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2018

Commander says U.S. military does not view Central American migrants as 'enemies'
The commander of U.S. forces deployed in San Diego to fortify the southern border said he does not view the migrants from a Central American caravan amassing in Mexico as "enemies" after President Donald Trump described them as an "invasion."

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2018

Tally of missing in California's deadliest blaze surpasses 600
A search for victims of a catastrophic blaze that reduced a northern California town to ashes intensified on Thursday, as authorities expanded to 630 the number of those reported missing in the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in state history.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2018

Crews search for California fire victims as list of missing passes 600
The search for victims of a catastrophic blaze that reduced a northern California town to ashes intensified on Thursday and authorities said the list of those reported missing had expanded to more than 600 in the deadliest wildfire in California history.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2018

NiSource lapses led to deadly Massachusetts blast: federal agency
The National Transportation Safety Board said on Thursday that utility company NiSource Inc failed to adequately draft and oversee natural gas pipeline work orders and those lapses led to deadly blasts in three Massachusetts communities in September.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2018

PG&E shares surge 40 percent on report regulator wants to avoid bankruptcy from wildfire
PG&E Corp shares soared 40 percent in after-hours trade on Thursday after a report that a regulatory official told investors the agency does not want the utility to go into bankruptcy should it be found responsible for this month's deadly wildfire in northern California.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2018

Hand recount ordered in Florida's divisive U.S. Senate race
Florida election officials on Thursday ordered a hand recount of ballots in the closely fought U.S. Senate race between Democratic incumbent Bill Nelson and his Republican challenger, Governor Rick Scott, after a machine recount showed them divided by a razor-thin margin.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2018

PG&E shares up 37 percent on report regulator does not want bankruptcy
PG&E Corp shares soared 37 percent in after-hours trade on Thursday after a report that a California regulatory official told investors that the agency does not want the utility to go into bankruptcy.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2018

Crews search for California fire victims as list of missing grows
The search for victims of a catastrophic blaze that reduced a northern California town to ashes intensified on Thursday as authorities posted an expanded list of nearly 300 people reported missing in the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in California history.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2018

John Lennon's killer recalls inner 'tug of war' before the murder
Before he pulled the trigger that ended the life of rock icon John Lennon nearly 38 years ago, his killer remembers being in a "tug of war" with himself over what he was about to do, and even praying for a way out of carrying out his plan.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2018

California regulator says agency does not want PG&E to go bankrupt: Bloomberg
A California Public Utilities Commission official told investors on a conference call that the agency does not want PG&E Corp to go into bankruptcy, Bloomberg reported, citing a person familiar with the matter.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2018

Judge overturns Montana man's conviction in tribal bond scheme
A federal judge on Thursday overturned the conviction of a Montana man on charges that he helped run a scheme to defraud a Native American tribe and multiple pension funds through the issue of $60 million worth of tribal bonds.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2018

Florida to recount ballots by hand in tight U.S. Senate race
Florida election officials on Thursday ordered a hand recount of ballots in a closely fought U.S. Senate race between Democratic incumbent Bill Nelson and his Republican challenger, Governor Rick Scott.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2018

Florida U.S. Senate race triggers hand recount
Florida's hotly contested contest for the U.S. Senate appeared headed on Thursday toward a hand recount with the results still too close to call, the state elections website indicated.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2018

'Design errors' faulted in Florida bridge collapse: U.S. agency
The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board said on Thursday that "design errors" were found in a pedestrian bridge that collapsed in March at Florida International University, killing six people and injuring eight.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2018

Florida Democrat Nelson sues state to force hand recount of ballots
Democratic U.S. Senator Bill Nelson's campaign on Thursday said it had sued Florida election officials seeking a hand recount of ballots in liberal-leaning Palm Beach County in his re-election contest against Republican Rick Scott.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2018

Crews search for California fire victims, Trump to visit
The search for victims of the deadliest wildfire in California history expanded on Thursday, as the White House said that President Donald Trump, who has blamed the state's fires on mismanagement by forestry officials, would visit on Saturday.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2018

U.S. regulators ease banking rules in light of California fires
Banks that operate in fire-blasted regions of California will not be punished if they ease loan terms or miss some federal reporting requirements, federal banking regulators said on Thursday.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2018

Labor unions file pension lawsuit against Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico violated a law meant to safeguard the pensions of its public-sector workers who have been unable to invest the more than $300 million they contributed to a new retirement plan, according to a lawsuit filed against the U.S. commonwealth's government and others by two labor unions on Thursday.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2018

Jurors in 'El Chapo' trial told of Mexico's drug wars, corruption
A key prosecution witness in the U.S. trial of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman on Thursday told jurors that there were "a lot of deaths" as the accused Mexican drug lord and his associates built the Sinaloa Cartel in the 1990s through bloody conflict with rival drug traffickers.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2018

Still counting: Uncalled U.S. federal and state elections
Democrats took control of the U.S. House of Representatives in the Nov. 6 elections and Republicans held onto a majority in the U.S. Senate, but 12 federal and two state gubernatorial races remain undecided more than a week later.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2018

Pentagon fails its first-ever audit, official says
The Pentagon has failed what is being called its first-ever comprehensive audit, a senior official said on Thursday, finding U.S. Defense Department accounting discrepancies that could take years to resolve.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2018

PG&E's stock deepens slump as wildfire fans liability fears
Shares of PG&E Corp sank 30 percent on Thursday, bringing the loss in its stock market value to nearly $16 billion since the breakout of a deadly wildfire in northern California that investors fear will be blamed on the utility.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2018

Florida races to complete recount in U.S. Senate, governor races
Florida election officials on Thursday were racing toward a deadline to finish a recount of ballots in close races for the U.S. Senate and governor's seat, and a federal judge expressed frustration with an election system he called "the laughing stock of the world."

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2018

Crews still searching for bodies a week after fire destroys California town
Firefighting crews made progress against the deadliest wildfire in California history on Thursday amid concerns that the death toll of 56 would rise as search teams work their way through the burned-out town of Paradise in the state's north.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2018

Pentagon fails its first ever audit, official says
The Pentagon has failed what is being called its first-ever comprehensive audit, a senior official said on Thursday, finding U.S. Defense Department accounting discrepancies that could take years to resolve.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2018

California taps war-zone DNA specialists after wildfire
Paradise looked like a war zone when authorities decided to turn to a team of combat-trained DNA specialists to quickly identify human remains believed to be in the charred ruins left after a wildfire incinerated the northern California town.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2018

Florida judge bemoans 'laughing stock' election recount system
U.S. judges in Florida and Georgia on Thursday cleared the way for more ballots to be counted in undecided Senate and governor races, with the Florida jurist expressing frustration with an election system he called "the laughing stock of the world."

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2018

U.S. mail bomb suspect pleads not guilty to all charges
The man charged with mailing bombs to prominent Democrats and other critics of U.S. President Donald Trump pleaded not guilty on Thursday to all 30 charges against him in a federal court in New York.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2018

Proposed U.S. Space Force budget could be less than $5 billion: deputy defense secretary
The proposed U.S. Space Force, a new military service backed by President Donald Trump, could have an initial budget of less than $5 billion, the deputy defense secretary said on Thursday.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2018

Troops sift through California wildfire ruins amid fears death toll will rise
Firefighting crews made progress against the deadliest wildfire in California history on Thursday amid concerns that the death toll of 56 would rise as search teams work their way through the burned-out town of Paradise in the state's north.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2018

FDA to ban flavored e-cigarettes at U.S. convenience stores
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday announced sweeping new restrictions on flavored tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes popular among teenagers in an effort to prevent a new generation of nicotine addicts.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2018

'Design errors' faulted in Florida bridge that collapsed: agency
The National Transportation Safety Board said Thursday that "design errors" were found in a bridge that collapsed in March at Florida International University, killing six and injuring eight.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2018

FDA will ban flavored e-cigarettes at U.S. convenience stores
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday announced sweeping new restrictions on flavored tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes popular among teenagers in an effort to prevent a new generation of nicotine addicts.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2018

Troops sift through ruins as California wildfire death toll rises
U.S. National Guard troops fanned out to scour the ruins of the devastated town of Paradise on Thursday for remains of victims as 130 people remained listed as missing in California's deadliest wildfire on record, whose death toll has risen to 56.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2018

U.S. judge gives Florida voters until Saturday to resolve signature challenges
A U.S. federal judge on Thursday gave voters in Florida whose signatures on ballots were rejected by county election officials until Saturday afternoon to resolve the challenges as a recount continues in close-fought races for a U.S. Senate seat and governor of the state.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2018

Troops search ruins as California wildfire death toll climbs
U.S. National Guard troops fanned out to scour the ruins of the devastated town of Paradise on Thursday for remains of victims as 130 people remained listed as missing in California's deadliest wildfire on record, whose death toll has risen to 56.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2018

After 2,000 miles they crossed the U.S. border; then tragedy struck
The 911 emergency call came in to the U.S. Border Patrol's Tucson station around midnight.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2018

DNA firm schooled in war zones helps ID California fire victims
The remains of victims charred beyond recognition in the California wildfires are being identified by a pioneering DNA analysis company that primarily works in war zones and crime scenes.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2018

Troops search for 130 missing in California wildfire, death toll climbs to 56
U.S. National Guard troops scoured the ruins of the town of Paradise on Thursday for any sign of 130 people still missing in California's deadliest wildfire on record as authorities said the death toll had risen to 56.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2018

Exclusive: U.S. troop levels at Mexico border likely at peak - commander
The number of U.S. troops at the border with Mexico may have peaked at about 5,800, the U.S. commander of the mission told Reuters, noting he would start looking next week at whether to begin sending forces home or perhaps shifting some to new border positions.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2018

Texas executes Mexican who killed his family 26 years ago
Authorities in Texas executed a Mexican man on Wednesday for bludgeoning to death his 42-year-old wife and two children, using a sledgehammer at their home in 1992, the state said.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2018

Mexican man executed in Texas for killing family 26 years ago
A Mexican man was executed in Texas on Wednesday for bludgeoning his 42-year-old wife and two children to death with a sledgehammer at their home in 1992, the state said.

Reuters US News
Nov 14, 2018

At least 56 killed, 130 missing in California's deadliest wildfire
National Guard troops joined the grim search on Wednesday for more victims in the ruins of an incinerated northern California town while the death toll climbed to 56 in the most deadly and destructive wildfire in the state's history.

Reuters US News
Nov 14, 2018

Mexican man executed in Texas for bludgeoning death of family
A Mexican man was executed in Texas on Wednesday for bludgeoning his 42-year-old wife and two children to death with a sledgehammer at their home in 1992, the state said.

Reuters US News
Nov 14, 2018

Texas executes Mexican man for bludgeoning to death his family
A Mexican man was executed in Texas on Wednesday for bludgeoning his 42-year-old wife and two children to death with a sledgehammer at their home in 1992, the state said.

Reuters US News
Nov 14, 2018

At least 56 killed, more than 100 missing in California wildfire
The remains of eight more victims were found on Wednesday in and around a northern California town overrun by flames last week, raising the death toll to 56 in a wildfire disaster that ranks as the most lethal and destructive in the state's history.

Reuters US News
Nov 14, 2018

Cadaver dogs lead grim search for victims in California fire
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Reuters US News
Nov 14, 2018

Two killed, dozens injured in Mississippi bus crash
Two people were killed and more than 40 others injured on Wednesday when a tour bus overturned on an icy roadway in northern Mississippi just across the state line from Memphis, Tennessee, officials said.

Reuters US News
Nov 14, 2018

Chicago's focus turns to pensions after budget approval
The Chicago City Council on Wednesday gave overwhelming approval to the final budget proposed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel, who leaves office next year, and who said he will address looming pension funding challenges in December.

Reuters US News
Nov 14, 2018

Michael Avenatti arrested in Los Angeles on suspicion of domestic violence
Attorney Michael Avenatti, who represents adult film star Stormy Daniels in her legal battles with U.S. President Donald Trump, was arrested in Los Angeles on Wednesday on suspicion of domestic violence, a police spokesman said.

Reuters US News
Nov 14, 2018

Brother of Sinaloa Cartel leader testifies against 'El Chapo'
Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was a top leader of Mexico's Sinaloa Cartel along with drug lord Ismael Zambada for years and personally invested in massive cocaine shipments to the United States, Zambada's brother told jurors on Wednesday.

Reuters US News
Nov 14, 2018

Citizenship query will not cause U.S. census undercount: official
The U.S. Census Bureau's top scientist on Wednesday insisted the bureau can get a full count of American residents during the 2020 census, despite the Trump administration's addition of a question on citizenship.

Reuters US News
Nov 14, 2018

'Progress is being made' against California's deadliest wildfire
Fire crews in northern California seized on improved weather conditions on Wednesday in their six-day-old battle to suppress the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in state history as National Guard troops were called in to help search for victims.

Reuters US News
Nov 14, 2018

Possible witnesses against 'El Chapo' revealed at U.S. trial
A defense lawyer for Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman on Wednesday named some of the former close associates of the Mexican drug lord -- including his alleged head of operations in Central America -- who will likely testify against him at a U.S. trial.

Reuters US News
Nov 14, 2018

Mexican man faces execution in Texas for bludgeoning death of family
A Mexican man was due to be executed in Texas on Wednesday for bludgeoning his wife and two children to death at their home in 1992, as his attorneys continued to plead that his case be reexamined, according to state officials and court documents.

Reuters US News
Nov 14, 2018

Mattis defends Mexico border deployment in first troop visit
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis defended the deployment of thousands of troops to the border with Mexico as he traveled there on Wednesday, saying the mission was "absolutely legal" and justified, and that it was improving military readiness.

Reuters US News
Nov 14, 2018

National Guard to search for victims of California's deadliest fire
The wildfire raging in northern California spread on Wednesday as National Guard troops joined the search for its victims and lawyers filed a lawsuit blaming the blaze, the state's deadliest, on poor maintenance by the area's utility company.

Reuters US News
Nov 14, 2018

Search intensifies for victims of California's deadliest wildfire
The search for remains of victims in the charred ruins of the northern California town of Paradise was set to intensify on Wednesday, while firefighters stepped up their nearly week-long efforts to contain the state's deadliest-ever wildfire.

Reuters US News
Nov 14, 2018

U.S. safety board holds hearing on fatal Southwest engine explosion
The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board opened an investigative hearing on Wednesday into the fatal engine explosion on a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 that killed one passenger.

Reuters US News
Nov 14, 2018

U.S. seeks to strike El Chapo lawyer's opening statement
U.S. prosecutors on Wednesday asked a federal judge to strike the opening statement made a day earlier by the lawyer for accused Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman on the first day of his trial in Brooklyn for drug smuggling.

Reuters US News
Nov 14, 2018

Search grows for victims of California's deadliest wildfire
The search for remains of victims in the charred ruins of the northern California town of Paradise was set to expand on Wednesday, while firefighters stepped up efforts to contain the state's deadliest-ever wildfire.

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