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Smoke and haze from wildfires obscures the Embarcadero Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, in San Francisco. Recurring wildfires are sparking concern among medical experts about potentially major health consequences. Worsening asthma, lung disease and even heart attacks in heart disease patients have all been linked with previous fires. But blazes that used to be seasonal are happening nearly year-round and increasingly spreading into cities. That's exposing many more people to choking smoke that contains many of the same toxic ingredients as urban air pollution. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
November 16, 2018 - 1:22 am
MAGALIA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on wildfires in California (all times local): 10:20 p.m. An out-of-state firefighter battling a massive Southern California blaze has been struck by a truck. But authorities say his injuries aren't life-threatening. KIRO-TV in Seattle reports that 46-year-old Terry...
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November 16, 2018 - 1:07 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a speech to fellow Republicans in May, U.S. Rep. Mimi Walters issued an ominous warning about the coming election — California Democrats, she said, were "coming for all of us." She was right. The congresswoman's stunning defeat Thursday in the heart of Orange County, once a...
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Denver Nuggets forward Juan Hernangomez, left, drives to the rim past Atlanta Hawks guard Kevin Huerter in the second half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, in Denver. The Nuggets won 138-93. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
November 16, 2018 - 1:00 am
DENVER (AP) — Criticized by their coach for slow, stagnant play, the Denver Nuggets reverted to a fast-break style that carried their offense to new highs. Juancho Hernangomez scored a season-high 25 points to lead seven Nuggets in double figures and Denver set the tone for a runaway victory with a...
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Connecticut guard Christian Vital (1) goes to the basket against Syracuse forward Marek Dolezaj (21) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in the 2K Empire Classic, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, at Madison Square Garden in New York. Connecticut won 83-76. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
November 16, 2018 - 12:58 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Unranked teams made a statement at the 2K Classic. Jordan Bohannon scored 16 points to lead Iowa to a 77-69 upset of No. 13 Oregon in the second semifinal of the 2K Classic on Thursday night. Luka Garza added 12, and Ryan Kriener finished with 11. The Hawkeyes (3-0) will play UConn...
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Arizona Coyotes goaltender Darcy Kuemper (35) gets some help from Coyotes center Brad Richardson (15) on a shot by Nashville Predators center Ryan Johansen (92) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
November 16, 2018 - 12:49 am
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Darcy Kuemper might not have imagined that by the end of Thursday night, he'd have played in as many games as the goalie he backs up, the injured Antti Raanta. Kuemper had a career-high 44 saves in his sixth straight game in net, and the Arizona Coyotes held off the Western...
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Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) scrambles away from Green Bay Packers defensive back Josh Jones (27) during the first half of an NFL football game Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)
November 16, 2018 - 12:42 am
SEATTLE (AP) — After a shaky beginning, Russell Wilson got hot in the fourth quarter, Bobby Wagner and Seattle's defense stymied Aaron Rodgers and the Seahawks stayed in the middle of the NFC playoff race. "We've been through so much throughout this season it was time to get over the hump," Wagner...
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Florida Senator Lauren Book, left, and Ryan Petty, the father of shooting victim Alaina Petty listen to videos from the school shooting during the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commission meeting Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, in Sunrise, Fla. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
November 16, 2018 - 12:42 am
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — A panel investigating Florida's high school massacre is to continue meeting Friday, expected to learn more about the medical response to the Feb. 14 attack that claimed the lives of 14 students and three staff members. The panel has been meeting periodically since April and has...
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Palm Beach County Supervisor Of Elections Susan Bucher, left, speaks to employees before starting a recount at the Supervisor of Elections office, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, in West Palm Beach, Fla. A federal judge slammed Florida on Thursday for repeatedly failing to anticipate election problems, and said the state law on recounts appears to violate the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that decided the presidency in 2000. Bucher said the machines underwent maintenance right before the election, but "I don't think they were designed to work 24/7." (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
November 16, 2018 - 12:10 am
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Florida's election recount (all times local): 7 p.m. Election offices across Florida will have to hand count at a bare minimum almost 54,000 ballots in the U.S. Senate race. A survey of 64 of Florida's 67 counties by The Associated Press put the number of...
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November 16, 2018 - 12:01 am
BALTIMORE (AP) — A man laced the atmosphere of a Baltimore theater with menace when he began shouting "Heil Hitler! Heil Trump!" during intermission of a classic play set in a Jewish village in czarist Russia. The patron's outburst during a Wednesday night production of "Fiddler on the Roof" sent...
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November 16, 2018 - 12:00 am
When things go sour in the NFL, QBs often are changed Wilson caps Seattle's rally past Green Bay for 27-24 win Boston's Betts, Milwaukee's Yelich win MVP Awards Rockets "parting ways" with 10-time All-Star Anthony Potential classic on Monday night in Chiefs-Rams, now in LA Baseball owners extend...
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