- Death toll hits 30 in inferno at art studio 'horror house'
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The death toll from a fire that tore through a warehouse hosting a late-night dance party jumped to 30 on Sunday as firefighters painstakingly combed through rubble for others believed to still be missing.
- Former tenant: Oakland warehouse was unsafe makeshift space
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Shelley Mack, a one-time tenant of the converted warehouse dubbed the "Ghost Ship" found the rental in an ad on Facebook. She paid about $700 a month in rent, along with a security deposit of the same amount and a one-time contribution of about $700 to a fund meant to go toward improvements. She said none were ever made.
- Trump expands list of candidates to head State Dep't
WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump is expanding his pool of candidates for secretary of state, leaving unclear whether former CIA Director David Petraeus' guilty plea for leaking classified information disqualifies him to serve as the nation's top diplomat.
- Gun-rights backers vow to 'go on offense' during Trump years
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Firearms enthusiasts who embraced Donald Trump's campaign and his full-throated support of the Second Amendment are expecting a sweeping expansion of gun rights under his administration and a Congress firmly in Republican hands.
- Fidel Castro laid to rest in private ceremony in east Cuba
SANTIAGO, Cuba (AP) — A wooden box containing Fidel Castro's ashes was placed by his brother and successor on Sunday into the side of a granite boulder that has become Cuba's only official monument to the charismatic bearded rebel who seized control of a U.S.-allied Caribbean island and transformed it into a western outpost of Soviet-style communism that he ruled with absolute power for nearly half a century.
- Playoff Pairs: Alabama-Washington and Ohio State-Clemson
In the end, true chaos never came to college football this season. Four teams that started near the top of the College Football Playoff rankings will play for the national championship.
- The Latest: Virginia Tech, Arkansas accept bids to Belk Bowl
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the College Football Playoff and bowl selection (all times local):
- Berry's 2 picks carry Chiefs to 29-28 win over Falcons
ATLANTA (AP) — Eric Berry returned an interception for a touchdown, and then brought back another pick for a 2-point conversion that gave the Kansas City Chiefs an improbable 29-28 victory over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday.
- Brady breaks QB wins record, Patriots beat Rams 26-10
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady became the NFL's career leader in victories by a quarterback, earning his 201st by throwing for 269 yards and a touchdown to lead the New England Patriots past the struggling Los Angeles Rams 26-10 on Sunday.
- Roby's Pick 6 helps Broncos beat Jaguars 20-10
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Bradley Roby returned an interception 51 yards for a touchdown, helping the Denver Broncos beat the mistake-prone Jacksonville Jaguars 20-10 on Sunday and gain ground in the AFC playoff picture.