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Vigil for Northern California fire victims

November 19, 2018

More than 50 people gathered on Sunday at a memorial for the victims of the Northern California wildfire at a church in Chico. 77 people are known dead and more than 1,000 are unaccounted for. (Nov. 19)

Nelson concedes Fla. Senate race to Scott

November 19, 2018

Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson has ended his bitterly close re-election bid on Sunday by conceding the race to Republican outgoing Governor Rick Scott. Official results submitted Sunday showed Nelson trailing by more than 10,000 votes. (Nov. 19)

Today in History for November 19th

November 19, 2018

Highlights of this day in history: President Abraham Lincoln delivers Gettysburg Address; Egypt's Anwar Sadat becomes first Arab leader to visit Israel; Ford halts Edsel production; Bandleader Tommy Dorsey and actress Jodie Foster born. (Nov. 19)

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November 18, 2018

Here are the top stories for Sunday, November 18th: Trump comments on Saudi role in Khashoggi death; Result reached in Florida Senate recount; A WWII fighter plane crashes; A snow day for a panda in Washington.

2 dead in vintage World War II fighter crash

November 18, 2018

Two people were killed when a vintage World War II fighter plane crashed into the parking lot of an apartment complex in Fredericksburg, Texas. (Nov. 18)

Trump stresses Saudi crown prince’s denial

November 18, 2018

President Donald Trump says the crown prince of U.S. ally Saudi Arabia has told him directly that he had nothing to do with the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, but Trump says he wonders "will anybody really know." (Nov. 18)

Fire evacuees hopeful, skeptical over Trump visit

November 18, 2018

Residents who fled the deadliest U.S. wildfire in a century expressed hope and skepticism over President Trump's visit to Northern California (Nov. 17)

Democrat Gillum ends campaign for Fla. governor

November 17, 2018

Democrat Andrew Gillum says he is ending his hard-fought race for Florida governor and has congratulated Republican Ron DeSantis (Nov. 17)

Trump sees Calif. wildfire devastation up close

November 17, 2018

President Donald Trump says he traveled to the heart of California's killer wildfire to fully grasp the scale of the devastation wrought on the landscape (Nov. 17)

Trump arrives in California to tour fire areas

November 17, 2018

President Donald Trump arrives in California to tour the devastation caused from the nation's deadliest wildfire in a century (Nov. 17)

Kemp congratulates Abrams, says he’s moving on

November 17, 2018

Republican Brian Kemp congratulates Democrat Stacey Abrams on a hard-fought campaign for Georgia governor, but says it's time to put the race behind him and focus on leading the state (Nov. 17)

Trump to visit Calif. fire scene as deaths rise

November 17, 2018

President Donald Trump heads to Northern California to see firsthand the grief and devastation from the deadliest U.S. wildfire in a century (Nov. 17)

Palm Beach prioritizes races to get recount done

November 17, 2018

Palm Beach County Election board announced it prioritized the order it would continue its recount focusing on the Senate race first to meet the Sunday deadline. (Nov. 16)

Troops fortify US-Mexico border with razor wire

November 17, 2018

As hundreds of exhausted people in a caravan of Central American asylum seekers reached the U.S. border in Mexico on Friday, American troops worked to fortify the fence and port of entry separating the two countries with strands of razor wire. (Nov. 16)

Aretha Franklin’s ‘Amazing Grace’ film hits theaters

November 16, 2018

More than 40 years after it was filmed, a documentary detailing the making of Aretha Franklin's groundbreaking and best-selling album "Amazing Grace" has been released. (Nov. 16)

Frank Grillo explores international fight cultures in ‘FightWorld’

November 16, 2018

Most travelers to new places usually aren’t looking for a fight. Frank Grillo definitely is in his new Netflix series "Fightworld." (Nov. 16)

US, Ukraine discuss Russia, security matters

November 16, 2018

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discussed economic and security matters with Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin in Washington Friday. Pompeo told reporters, "We will never accept Russia's attempted annexation of Crimea. (Nov. 16)

Abrams says she will sue over Georgia election

November 16, 2018

Democrat Stacey Abrams says she will file a federal lawsuit to challenge the "gross mismanagement" of Georgia elections. (Nov. 16)

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November 16, 2018

Here's the latest for Friday, November 16th: CNN Reporter Jim Acosta received his White House credentials back; President Trump said he answered written qestions from Robert Mueller; Florida begins manual ballot recount; FAO Schwarz reopens in New York.

Brandon Micheal Hall goes from ‘God Friended Me’ to ‘The Mayor’

November 16, 2018

Brandon Micheal Hall talks about his new series "God Friended Me" and what he learned from the cancellation of "The Mayor." (Nov. 16)

Wildfire evacuees mixed on upcoming Trump visit

November 16, 2018

Wildfire evacuees expressed mixed feelings about President Donald Trump's planned visit to Northern California where a massive wildfire has killed at least 63 people and destroyed nearly 10,000 homes. (Nov. 16)

Clergy demand investigation into guard’s shooting

November 16, 2018

A group of clergy and activists are calling for an independent investigation into a bar security guard's fatal shooting by a suburban Chicago police officer. (Nov. 16)

Brandon Michael Hall goes from ‘God Friended Me’ to ‘The Mayor’

November 16, 2018

Brandon Michael Hall discusses his new sitcom "God Friended Me" and what he learned from cancellation of "The Mayor." (Nov. 16)

NYC mayor ‘frustrated’ by snowstorm

November 16, 2018

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says he understands why people are frustrated that city officials were caught off guard by a snowstorm that caused major problems. De Blasio said the city will do a full audit into what happened. (Nov. 16)

Trump awards ‘extraordinary Americans’ with honors

November 16, 2018

President Donald Trump has recognized seven "extraordinary Americans" with the Presidential Medal of Freedom. It's the highest honor America gives a civilian. Recipients included doctor and Republican Party donor Miriam Adelson. (Nov. 16)

Trump honors Elvis, Babe Ruth, Staubach, Page

November 16, 2018

President Donald Trump presents the Presidential Medal of Freedom to football stars Roger Staubach and Alan Page as well as posthumous medals to American legends Elvis Presley and Babe Ruth (Nov. 16)

Pelosi meets with her potential rival, Fudge

November 16, 2018

Nancy Pelosi met privately Friday with her top potential rival for House speaker, Rep. Marcia Fudge, who said the two had a frank and open discussion, including "the feeling in the caucus of people who are feeling left out and left behind." (Nov. 16)

Toy store FAO Schwarz makes its NYC return

November 16, 2018

Three years after it closed its beloved toy store on Fifth Avenue, FAO Schwarz is making a return to New York City. A new FAO opened Friday in Manhattan's Rockefeller Center. (Nov. 16)

Kellie Pickler brings Christmas in July to Graceland

November 16, 2018

Country star Kellie Pickler battled with humidity in July to shoot her new Hallmark Channel film, “Christmas at Graceland,” which was shot at Elvis Presley’s home in Memphis, and airs Nov. 17. (Nov. 16)

Acosta; ‘This was a test and we passed the test’

November 16, 2018

CNN White House correspondent Jim Acosta says all he wants to do is go back to work covering "the guy in there," referring to President Donald Trump. Acosta said the court case to get credentials back 'was a test and we passed the test' (Nov. 16)

WikiLeaks chief Assange could see charges

November 16, 2018

The DOJ inadvertently named Julian Assange in a court filing in an unrelated case, suggesting they have prepared charges against the WikiLeaks founder under seal. Any charges could shed light on whether Russia coordinated with Trump's campaign.(Nov. 16)

Trump: Reporters must ‘behave’ in the White House

November 16, 2018

President Donald Trump says his staff is "writing up rules and regulations" for reporters after a judge ordered the administration to restore credentials for CNN reporter Jim Acosta. (Nov. 16)

Trump signs act creating cybersecurity agency

November 16, 2018

US President Donald Trump signed an act on Friday creating a national cybersecurity agency designed to protect the nation's infrastructure. (Nov. 16)

Fireball lights up night sky over Texas

November 16, 2018

Dozens of people reported seeing a fireball as it streaked across the sky over Central Texas. The non-profit American Meteor Society says it was also seen from Louisiana and Oklahoma. (Nov.16)

Trump: I answered Mueller’s questions very easily

November 16, 2018

President Donald Trump says he has answered written questions from special counsel Robert Mueller but hasn't yet submitted them. Trump told reporters Friday he answered the questions "very easily" but added, "you have to always be careful." (Nov. 16)

Northeast snowstorm cripples commute

November 16, 2018

The first snowfall of the season lingered Friday in the Northeast leaving thousands of exhausted commuters. (Nov. 16)

Judge: White House must return CNN’s Acosta’s pass

November 16, 2018

A federal judge on Friday ordered the Trump administration to immediately return the White House press credentials of CNN reporter Jim Acosta. (Nov. 16)

ShowBiz Minute: Porter, Latin Grammys, Schumer

November 16, 2018

Kim Porter, Diddy's former longtime girlfriend, dies at 47; Uruguayan Jorge Drexler owns the Latin Grammy Awards; Amy Schumer hospitalized for severe nausea, cancels Dallas show. (Nov. 16)

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November 16, 2018

Here's the latest for Friday November 16th: Hundreds more listed as unaccounted for in Northern California; Central American migrants reaching Tijuana; County Prosecutor shot in Alabama; Hand recount ordered for Florida US Senate race.

J Balvin: ‘I’m not a saint’

November 16, 2018

At the Latin Grammy Awards, J Balvin talks about his social responsibility as an artist, while Karol G and Steve Aoki discuss the growing popularity of Latin music. (Nov. 16)

Alabama prosecutor shot, suspect killed

November 16, 2018

A county prosecutor was shot and wounded in rural western Alabama before officers fatally wounded the suspect, a former state trooper who once was questioned in another shooting, authorities said Thursday. (Nov. 16)

Steve Aoki: ‘I find all my crazy outfits in Japan’

November 16, 2018

At the Latin Grammys, Steve Aoki reveled in a colorful outfit, while Lele Pons, Thalia, Inna, Karol G and more brought some glamor to the red carpet. (Nov. 16)

Twin manatees returned to Florida Keys waters

November 16, 2018

Rare twin manatees Millennium and Falcon have been released back to their home in the Florida Keys. They were found in October 2016, after their mother was accidentally killed by a boat strike. (Nov. 16)

Volunteers look for remains in burned homes, cars

November 16, 2018

Search and rescue workers, including many volunteers, fanned out across fire-ravaged in search of the remains of victims who perished in California's deadliest wildfire. At least 63 people are known dead. (Nov. 16)

Migrants face armed agents, razor wire at border

November 16, 2018

More buses of exhausted people in a caravan of Central American migrants reached the U.S. border Thursday. Migrants crowded Tijuana streets and looked on as officials fortified the border with razor wire and heavily armed agents stood guard. (Nov. 16)

Northern Calif. fire: 63 dead, 631 unaccounted for

November 16, 2018

63 people are now known dead in the Northern California wildfire, while the number of unaccounted for has gone higher than 600. The number of homes and structures destroyed is more than 9,000. (Nov. 16)

4th-generation Paradise resident mourns fire loss

November 16, 2018

A fourth-generation resident of Paradise who saved his home from the devastating wildfire tours the destroyed town and mourns the wildfire losses (Nov. 16)

Today in History for November 16th

November 16, 2018

Highlights of this day in history: Dr. Sam Sheppard acquitted of murder in new trial; U.S. and U.S.S.R. form diplomatic ties; Second anthrax letter found sent to Capitol Hill; Actor William Holden dies; 'Sound of Music' hits Broadway. (Nov. 16)

Battle for Fla. Senate seat goes to hand recount

November 16, 2018

Florida's battle for the U.S. Senate is headed to a legally required hand recount (Nov. 15)

Drone video shows destruction from NorCal wildfire

November 16, 2018

As the search continues for more victims, drone video shows the extent of destruction from a wildifire that struck Paradise, California. Nearly 8,800 homes were destroyed in the community popular with retirees. (Nov. 15)

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