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Residents flee as flames approach wealthy California enclave

Residents flee as flames approach wealthy California enclave

MONTECITO, Calif.
'A Prairie Home Companion' name becomes 'Live from Here'

'A Prairie Home Companion' name becomes 'Live from Here'

NEW YORK — "A Prairie Home Companion" has been given a new name — "Live from Here" — in the wake of creator Garrison Keillor's acrimonious split with Minnesota Public Radio.

Boy, 2, fatally shot at Miami-Dade apartment complex

MIAMI — Police say a 2-year-old boy sitting with his mother in the courtyard of a Florida apartment complex was fatally shot.

Landslide in southern Chile leaves 3 dead, 15 missing

SANTIAGO, Chile — A landslide fueled by heavy rains swept over a village in southern Chile on Saturday, leaving at least three people and 15 missing, officials said.
Ex-wife of Lorenzen Wright charged with murder in 2010 death

Ex-wife of Lorenzen Wright charged with murder in 2010 death

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The ex-wife of former NBA player Lorenzen Wright has been charged in his slaying, more than seven years after his body was found in a field in his hometown of Memphis.
Egypt reopens ancient library in Sinai after renovations

Egypt reopens ancient library in Sinai after renovations

ST. CATHERINE'S, Egypt — Egypt reopened on Saturday an ancient library which holds thousands of centuries-old religious and historical manuscripts at the famed St. Catherine Monastery, a UNESCO World Heritage site, in South Sinai.
South Africa ruling party's fight for its future kicks off

South Africa ruling party's fight for its future kicks off

JOHANNESBURG — The fight to replace South Africa's scandal-prone President Jacob Zuma began Saturday as thousands of delegates of the ruling African National Congress gathered to elect a new leader, with Zuma acknowledging "failures" that have threat
Ethnic holiday events draw crowds to Omaha

Ethnic holiday events draw crowds to Omaha

OMAHA, Neb. — Tourists wanting to experience the holidays around the world are finding festivities just a bus ride away — to Omaha, Nebraska.
'This is happening': GOP revels in all-but-certain tax deal

'This is happening': GOP revels in all-but-certain tax deal

WASHINGTON — Republicans working to execute their first major legislative achievement of Donald Trump's presidency appear to have secured the votes to pass a massive tax overhaul that Trump hoped to present to the American people for Christmas.
Tax bill boosts oil, gas drilling  -  and renewable energy

Tax bill boosts oil, gas drilling - and renewable energy

WASHINGTON — The Republicans' tax package would boost traditional forms of energy such as oil and gas while also supporting renewable energy such as wind and solar power — and even extend a hand to buyers of electric cars.