Malibu mountain lion gets reprieve after alpacas killed

MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — A California mountain lion placed under a death sentence for killing nearly a dozen alpacas owned by a Malibu woman was granted a reprieve when the woman announced she wouldn't act on a state-issued permit giving her the right to kill the animal.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Search continues for any survivors of Tennessee wildfires

GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) — Crews made "significant progress" in their search for any survivors in the rubble of wildfires that torched hundreds of homes and businesses near the Great Smoky Mountains, and the death toll remains at seven, officials said Thursday.

  • Written by ADAM BEAM, Associated Press; JONATHAN MATTISE, Associated Press

For Americans, Trump's tariffs on imports could be costly

WASHINGTON (AP) — American consumers and businesses would pay — literally — if President-elect Donald Trump followed through on his campaign pledge to slap big taxes on imports from China and Mexico.

  • Written by PAUL WISEMAN, Associated Press; JOE McDONALD, Associated Press