Tue, 06 Dec 2016 08:14:21 -0500OAKLAND, Calif. (Reuters) - The death toll rose to 36 on Monday from a blaze that engulfed a converted warehouse during a dance party in Oakland, California, the greatest loss of life from a U.S. fire in over a decade, as searchers sifted charred ruins being treated as a crime scene.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 03:54:59 -0500LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Federal and Los Angeles officials said on Monday they had been alerted by authorities in another country to a "specific" threat against the city's Red Line commuter rail system, prompting them to beef up security and alert the public.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 08:33:25 -0500ATLANTA (Reuters) - Georgia plans to execute on Tuesday a man who shot to death his father-in-law in a 1990 murder, then handcuffed and kidnapped his estranged wife and her sister.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 00:38:07 -0500CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) - A South Carolina judge declared a mistrial on Monday after jurors weighing a murder charge against a white former South Carolina police officer who shot and killed a black motorist said they were deadlocked.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 03:11:04 -0500SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) - Lawmakers in Democrat-controlled California are already laying the groundwork to fight President-elect Donald Trump's conservative populist agenda.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 00:27:27 -0500CANNON BALL, N.D. (Reuters) - A Native American leader asked thousands of protesters to return home after the federal government ruled against a controversial pipeline, despite the prospect of President-elect Donald Trump reversing the decision after he takes office.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 09:05:09 -0500BOSTON (Reuters) - Hedge fund manager Mick McGuire on Tuesday took his fight for change at casual restaurant chain Buffalo Wild Wings directly to franchise owners, saying they could have better access to innovations and grow more if his ideas were applied.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 17:36:50 -0500SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A California state senator introduced a bill on Monday that would mandate reporting of antibiotic-resistant infections and deaths and require doctors to record the infections on death certificates when they are a cause of death.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 19:43:42 -0500(Reuters) - Comedian Bill Cosby has lost a bid to keep Pennsylvania prosecutors from using his own words against him at his criminal sexual assault trial, currently scheduled to begin no later than June.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 18:53:51 -0500NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. authorities are investigating other domestic suspects in a probe that involves evidence to be used in the case against the man accused of injuring more than two dozen people in September bomb attacks in New York and New Jersey, a federal prosecutor said on Monday.