Report details firefighters' harrowing work in Paradise

On the first day fighting the deadly Northern California wildfire that destroyed the city of Paradise last month, a crew setting a back burn to stop the blaze was suddenly overrun by flames when erratic winds suddenly shifted.

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  • Written by By BRIAN MELLEY , Associated Press

Scandal-plagued CBS grants $20M to 18 women's rights groups

 

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS on Friday pledged to give $20 million to 18 organizations dedicated to eliminating sexual harassment in the workplace as the network tries to recover from a scandal that led to the ouster of its top executive, Les Moonves.

  • Written by By ALEXANDRA OLSON , AP Business Writer

Ballot security was a worry long before disputed House race

BLADENBORO, N.C. (AP) — Six months ago, election officials in rural North Carolina's Bladen County resolved to tighten security at their headquarters and protect the ballots stored there by installing an alarm and video cameras and securing an unlocked door that leads to another government office.

  • Written by By MICHAEL BIESECKER and EMERY P. DALESIO, Associated Press