Death toll in warehouse fire rises to 24, with more expected
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The death toll in a late-night dance party fire at a converted Oakland warehouse rose to 24 on Sunday as firefighters dug slowly through the charred remnants of the building in their search for what they expect will be more victims.
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.
Vets asked to help protesters, not clash with officials
CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — Tribal elders have asked the military veterans joining the large Dakota Access pipeline protest encampment not to have confrontations with law enforcement officials but instead to help out those who've dug in against the four-state, $3.8 billion project, an organizer with Veterans Stand for Standing Rock said Sunday.