Wildfires ravage Northern California with shocking speed

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — An onslaught of wildfires across a wide swath of Northern California broke out almost simultaneously then grew exponentially, swallowing up properties from wineries to trailer parks and tearing through both tiny rural towns and urban subdivisions.


  • Written by By JEFF CHIU and ELLEN KNICKMEYER , Associated Press

Police: Student confessed to killing Texas Tech campus cop

DALLAS (AP) — A Texas Tech University student confessed to killing a campus police officer who had been booking him on a drug possession charge, telling detectives he had done "something illogical" and that "he was the one that shot their friend," an investigator said.



Gun-control group sues 'bump stock' makers, sellers

ATLANTA (AP) — One of the nation's leading gun-control groups has filed a lawsuit against the makers and sellers of "bump stocks," the devices used by the gunman in what is now the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.

  • Written by By LISA MARIE PANE , Associated Press

Paltrow, Jolie join flood of allegations against Weinstein

NEW YORK (AP) — An avalanche of allegations poured out Tuesday against Harvey Weinstein in on-the-record reports that detailed claims of sexual abuse and included testimonies from Gwyneth Paltrow and Angelina Jolie, further intensifying the already explosive collapse of the disgraced movie mogul.

  • Written by JAKE COYLE , AP Film Writer

Trump lashes 'Liddle Bob Corker' as senators call for calm

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump lashed out at Sen. Bob Corker as "Liddle' Bob Corker" on Tuesday, continuing a feud with the Tennessee Republican who's dubbed the White House an "adult day care center" and charged that Trump could be setting the nation on the path toward World War III.

  • Written by By ERICA WERNER , AP Congressional Correspondent