Obama, urging unity, says he's rooting for Trump's success

WASHINGTON (AP) — In an awkward political ritual, President Barack Obama urged the nation Wednesday to join him in rooting for President-elect Donald Trump's success, even as he and his shell-shocked aides prepared to watch a successor undo much of their work.

  • Written by JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press KATHLEEN HENNESSEY, Associated Press

Official: Hot bulb hitting cardboard sparked massive NY fire

LACKAWANNA, N.Y. (AP) — More than 100 firefighters struggled to contain a massive blaze at a former Bethlehem Steel site that is believed to have broken out early Wednesday when a hot light bulb fell onto cardboard inside a business, authorities said.

  • Written by CAROLYN THOMPSON, Associated Press

Bodies found on suspected serial killer's land identified

Two bodies found on the rural property of a South Carolina man linked to five other deaths were a couple who had a history of panhandling and had been buried there for nearly a year, authorities said Wednesday.

  • Written by SEANNA ADCOX, Associated Press