Graffiti asking for President Donald Trump's help on a damaged building after Hurricane Michael in Callaway, Fla., Oct. 14, 2018. (Emily Kask/The New

Trump to visit Florida, Georgia; search ongoing for missing

Upon touring the damage in several towns along Florida's Panhandle, Federal Emergency Management Agency chief Brock Long called the destruction left by Hurricane Michael some of the worst he's ever seen.

25 hospitalized, 5 serious, after Los Angeles highway crash

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This aerial image made from video provided by KABC-TV shows the wreckage of a bus accident along Interstate 405 in Los Angeles on Sunday, Oct. 14, 201
Twenty-five people were taken to hospitals with mostly minor injuries following a series of crashes involving at least two cars and a bus that crashed through a concrete divider on a Los Angeles highway, authorities said.

Trump says climate change not a hoax, not sure of its source

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President Donald Trump is backing off his claim that climate change is a hoax but says he doesn't know if it's manmade and suggests that the climate will "change back again."
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APNewsBreak: US eyes military bases for coal, gas exports

The Trump administration is considering using West Coast military bases or other federal properties as transit points for shipments of U.S. coal and natural gas to Asia as officials seek to bolster the domestic energy industry and circumvent environmental opposition to fossil fuel exports, according to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and two Republican lawmakers.
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7 in Amish buggy are injured after car rear-ends it

Authorities say a driver in Ohio hit an Amish buggy and injured all seven people in the horse-drawn vehicle.
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The Latest: Hedge fund ESL backs Sears' bankruptcy move

The Latest on the filing for bankruptcy protection by the Sears Holding Corp. (all times local):
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Body of missing toddler found in Waupaca County river

The body of a missing toddler has been found in a Waupaca County river.
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Michael lays bare Panhandle's weaker building codes

Unlike in South Florida, homes in the state's Panhandle did not have tighter building codes until just 11 years ago; it was once argued that acres of forests would provide the region with a natural barrier against the savage winds of a hurricane.
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Hurricane Michael adds to hardship of Florida's poor

Mary Frances Parrish is expecting to be without electricity for several weeks, or roughly the same time the terminally ill son she's caring for is expected to live.
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Trial beginning on suit alleging Harvard admissions bias

One side says Harvard University's admissions process unfairly excludes academically talented Asian-Americans in favor of students from other races.
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, file photo, U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks during a town hall-style gathering in Woburn, Ma. A DN

Warren DNA analysis points to Native American heritage

Responding to years of derision by President Donald Trump and other critics, Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Monday released a report on a DNA analysis that provides strong evidence she does, in fact, have Native American heritage.
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AP-NORC Poll: Many caregivers neglecting their own health

Skipping your checkup but not grandma's? Caring for an older loved one is a balancing act, and a new poll shows that too often it's the caregivers' health that's neglected.

Principal who asked student to remove Trump jersey replaced

A North Carolina school district has replaced a high school principal for asking a student to remove a jersey with "Trump" on the back.

Man charged in shooting deaths of 3 inside Detroit eatery

A 29-year-old man has been charged with murder in the deaths of three men who were gunned down inside a fast-food restaurant in Detroit .

Deputies use Doritos to lure wayward pig back home

Deputies in California have used Doritos to lure a pig "the size of a mini horse" back home.

Overextended: Why schools rush to extend coach contracts

Coming off a division title that included a victory against its archrival, Auburn faced the prospect of losing its coach.Who knows whether Gus Malzahn really…
A Sears store is seen, Tuesday, July 5, 2016, in Salem, N.H.

Sears files for Chapter 11 amid plunging sales, massive debt

Sears filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday, buckling under its massive debt load and staggering losses.

Skydiver killed when parachute fails to deploy

Authorities say a skydiver is dead after her parachute failed to deploy over California's Central Valley.

Items owned by Colonel Sanders to be auctioned next month

Some items given to Colonel Harland Sanders' driver and friend are being auctioned next month, including one of the Kentucky Fried Chicken founder's white suits and matching Stetson hat.

Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame and Museum opening in Kentucky

The Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame and Museum is opening this week in Kentucky.
FILE - In this Aug. 31, 2017, file photo, shoppers walk by the sign at a Sears store in Pittsburgh.

Sears through the years: From watch seller to tower builder

Sears got its start as a watch seller more than 130 years ago and grew to become one of the world's largest retailers. But the company has struggled in recent years and on Monday filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

Episcopal Church confronts past role in sexual exploitation

With striking displays of candor, the Episcopal Church is acknowledging the potency of the #MeToo movement by officially lamenting its past role in sexual exploitation and pledging steps to combat it.
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Ex-'American Idol' competitor accused of distributing heroin

A former contestant on "American Idol" and "Fear Factor" is accused of distributing heroin.