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Judge orders White House to return Acosta pass

CNN had asked that Acosta's credentials be returned while a lawsuit over their revocation goes forward.

Dem power players want Pelosi but centrists push back

If it was up to most of the Democratic Party, Nancy Pelosi would be the obvious choice to become speaker of the House. But within the ranks of the chamber’s Democratic majority, there’s a small but persistent group pushing to topple her return as the first woman with the gavel.

Fire death toll hits 63; sheriff says hundreds still missing

At least 63 are now dead from a Northern California wildfire, and officials say they have a missing persons list with 631 names on it in an ever-evolving accounting of the missing after the nation’s deadliest wildfire in a century.

Authorities: 631 people unaccounted for in fire

Authorities say that 631 people are still unaccounted for after last week's deadly wildfire in Northern California.
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Indiana woman pleads not guilty in students’ bus stop death

A northern Indiana woman accused of hitting and killing three children with a pickup truck as they crossed a highway to board a school bus entered a preliminary not guilty plea Thursday.

Couple, homeless man charged in charitable scam

All three are charged with theft by deception and conspiracy to commit theft by deception.

Northern California fire death toll at 56; 130 missing

As the scope of a deadly Northern California wildfire set in, the sheriff said more than 450 people had now been assigned to comb through the charred remains in search for more bodies. The blaze has killed at least 56 people and authorities say 130 are unaccounted for.

Deadlines looming in pivotal, rancorous Florida recounts

Florida’s bumpy election recount reaches a pivotal point Thursday as most counties across the state complete reviews that could determine the next senator and governor in one of America’s top political battlegrounds.

Wildfire death toll rises as search for missing continues

A message board at a shelter for the many people who fled California’s deadliest wildfire is filled with photos of the missing, as well as pleas for any information about relatives and friends.

Big question for Amazon’s 2 chosen cities: Will it pay off?

The awarding of Amazon’s second headquarters to two affluent localities has fanned intense speculation around a key question: For the winning cities, will the economic payoff prove to be worth the cost?

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