As Florida Recount Ends, Sen. Nelson Concedes Race To Scott

By GARY FINEOUT , Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Sen. Bill Nelson, a Florida political icon who first arrived on Capitol Hill in the decades when Democrats dominated this presidential battleground state, conceded his bitterly close re-election bid to Republican Rick Scott on Sunday after a bruising recount left Nelson thousands of votes short…

Death Toll Rises to 76 in California Fire as Trump Visits

CHICO, CA (AP) — Nearly 1,300 people remain unaccounted for and the death toll from the country’s deadliest wildfire in a century climbed to 76, authorities said Saturday, hours after President Donald Trump surveyed what remained of a decimated Northern California community. Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea pleaded with fire evacuees to check the roster…