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Kabul blast kills 50, injures at least 75 — The bombing of a crowded religious … Read more

Today in history, and birthdays

It’s Wednesday, Nov. 21, the 325th day of 2018. There are 40 days left in the year.

Highlight: In 1980, 87 people died in a fire at the MGM Grand Hotel in … Read more

Featured obituary: Ripston was a civil rights crusader

When Ramona Ripston was being interviewed in 1972 to be executive director of the ACLU … Read more

Romaine lettuce is not safe to eat, CDC warns US consumers

Romaine lettuce is unsafe to eat in any form, the Centers for Disease Control and … Read more

Federal judge blocks Trump’s proclamation targeting some asylum-seekers

A federal judge on Monday ordered the Trump administration to resume accepting asylum claims from … Read more

Ivanka Trump used personal email for government business

Ivanka Trump repeatedly used a personal email account to conduct government business in 2017, a … Read more

3 senators sue over Whitaker appointment as acting attorney general

WASHINGTON — Three Democratic senators asked a U.S. District Court judge Monday to issue an … Read more

California fire toll: 79

The Butte County sheriff said two more sets of human remains were found Monday, bringing … Read more

16 House Democrats vow to support new leadership

WASHINGTON — Sixteen Democrats who have opposed Nancy Pelosi’s quest to become speaker released a … Read more

Unearthed in ancient Pompeii: sensual bedroom art, still intact

ROME — Archaeologists have found a fresco in an ancient Pompeii bedroom that depicts a … Read more

Today in history, and birthdays

It’s Tuesday, Nov. 20, the 324th day of 2018. There are 41 days left in the year.

Highlight: In 1945, 22 former Nazi officials went on trial before an international war crimes … Read more

Around the world

Shooting at Chicago hospital — A gunman opened fire Monday at a Chicago hospital, killing … Read more

Featured obituary: Martha’s Vineyard photographer

OAK BLUFFS, Mass. — ­Peter Simon, a longtime photographer on Martha’s Vineyard, has died at … Read more

Gridlock, no warnings led to California’s deadliest fire

PULGA, Calif. — Before there was a spark, there was the wind. On the morning … Read more

Trump wouldn’t overrule limits on investigation

Acting attorney general could curtail the Mueller probe

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said he wouldn’t stop acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker if … Read more

Florida recount confirms Scott Senate win

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida Gov. Rick Scott won the U.S. Senate race over incumbent Democrat … Read more

Clues lead to unearthing of lost Trojan city in Greece

LONDON — First, the archaeologist and her team uncovered a sarcophagus from a village in … Read more

Where Venezuelan immigrant children can’t go to school

When Ruth Navarro set her sights on the picturesque and wealthy islands of Trinidad and … Read more

Taliban hold talks with U.S. envoy

The Taliban have held three days of talks with U.S. envoy Zalmay Khalilzad in the … Read more

Today in history, and birthdays

It’s Monday, Nov. 19, the 323rd day of 2018. There are 42 days left in the year.

Highlight: In 1863, President Abraham Lincoln dedicated a national cemetery at the site of the … Read more

Around the world

Trump defends prince on Khashoggi — As evidence piles up pointing to the Saudi crown … Read more

Trump consoles those affected by fires

PARADISE, Calif. — President Donald Trump on Saturday acknowledged Californians suffering from twin tragedies, walking … Read more

Gillum concedes in governor’s race

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Andrew Gillum, the Democratic nominee and mayor of Tallahassee, conceded the Florida … Read more

Mystery of lost Argentine sub ends

BUENOS AIRES — In the year since 44 Argentine sailors vanished aboard a submarine, some … Read more

Scientists plot rover’s exploration of Mars

LOS ANGELES — In three years, a new explorer will touch down on the Red … Read more

With homes lost, fire refugees create communities

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — As searchers sift through dirt and ash for remains of the dead … Read more

Official involved in sanctions resigns

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A top White House official responsible for U.S. policy toward Saudi Arabia … Read more

Today in history, and birthdays

It’s Sunday, Nov. 18, the 322nd day of 2018. There are 43 days left in the year.

Highlight: On Nov. 18, 1978, U.S. Rep. Leo Ryan, D-Calif., and four others were killed … Read more

Assange is secretly charged in U.S., prosecutors mistakenly reveal

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department has secretly filed criminal charges against the WikiLeaks founder, Julian … Read more

House votes to drop gray wolf rules

WASHINGTON — The Republican-controlled House passed a bill Friday to drop legal protections for gray … Read more

DeVos releases sexual assault regulation

WASHINGTON — Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Friday released her long-awaited rewrite of rules governing … Read more

NASA receives European powerhouse for moonship

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA has accepted delivery of a key European part needed to … Read more

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