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CHICO, Calif. (AP) — With the confirmed death toll standing at 63 in the Northern California wildfire, authorities on Friday struggled to determine how many of the more than 600 people listed as missing have turned up, or whose remains could still be in the ashes.

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ATLANTA (AP) — Democrat Stacey Abrams ended her challenge to Republican Brian Kemp in the Georgia governor's race on Friday, but pledged to fight the former secretary of state's "gross mismanagement" of the elections with a federal lawsuit.

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TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — With about 3,000 Central American migrants having reached the Mexican border across from California and thousands more anticipated, the mayor of Tijuana said Friday that the city was preparing for an influx that will last at least six months and may have no end in sight.

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SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The state commission investigating the Florida high school massacre began discussions Friday on what recommendations it will make regarding student safety, mental health and steps to prevent future school shootings.

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KANSAS CITY, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 16, 2018--EPR Properties (NYSE:EPR) today announced that its Board of Trustees has declared its monthly cash dividend to common shareholders. The dividend of $0.36 per common share is payable December 17, 2018 to shareholders of record on November 30, 2…

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Westwood Elementary School's pre-K classes held their Thanksgiving programs Nov. 16. A special thanks to Mrs. Jacobs and Lewis for welcoming us to their classes.

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NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 16, 2018--CAT NMS, LLC (CAT NMS) announced the initiation of reporting by exchanges and Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. (FINRA, and together with the exchanges, the SROs – self-regulatory organizations) of order and transaction data to the Consoli…

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SAN DIEGO (AP) — As thousands of migrants in a caravan of Central American asylum-seekers converge on the doorstep of the United States, what they won't find are armed American soldiers standing guard.

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HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 16, 2018--The Fiscal Year 2019 Operating and Capital Budget was approved Tuesday during the Annual Budget Workshop, a special meeting of the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority. Projecting solid growth of revenues at 6 percent fueled by container te…

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DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 16, 2018--MJardin Group, Inc. (“ MJardin ” or the “ Company ”) (CSE: MJAR), a leader in cannabis management, today announced that it will host a conference call to discuss the recently announced merger (the “ Proposed Acquisition ”) with GrowForce Holdings Inc. (…

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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Friday proposed a major overhaul to the way colleges and universities handle sexual misconduct complaints, adding protections for students accused of assault and harassment and narrowing which cases schools would be required to investigate.

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HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 16, 2018--The Board of Directors of Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE:WLK) declared today a regular dividend distribution of $0.2500 per share. This dividend will be payable on December 11, 2018, to stockholders of record on November 27, 2018.

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NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 16, 2018--Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB and VIA) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.20 per share on both its Class A and Class B common stock. The dividend will be payable on January 2, 2019 to stockholders of r…

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Volunteers gathered around folding tables Friday to begin a painstaking hand recount in Florida's acrimonious U.S. Senate contest, with a goal of determining the intent of about 93,000 voters whose ballots for Republican Gov. Rick Scott or Democratic Sen. Bill Ne…

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New Union Elementary School held its STEM Family Science Night Nov. 15, attended by a huge turnout. Community sponsors, presenters and guests all worked to bring Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematic concepts to the students and their families.

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TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--nov. 16, 2018--JTB Communication Design Co., Ltd a mené un projet pilote en vue de la réalisation d’un « Événement accessible », événement dont pourront profiter les touristes au Japon et les personnes handicapées, sans aucune barrière.

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NEW YORK (AP) — William Goldman, the screenwriter and Hollywood wise man who won Academy Awards for "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" and "All the President's Men" and summed up the mystery of making a box office hit by declaring "Nobody knows anything," has died. He was 87.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — North Korea on Friday deported an American citizen it says it detained for illegal entry, a U.S. official said, an apparent concession that came even as the reclusive nation announced the test of a newly developed but unspecified "ultramodern" weapon that will be seen as a …

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A late afternoon wave of buying moved U.S. stocks higher Thursday. Even so, the market was on course to finish with a steep weekly loss. Gains in health care and energy companies powered the market higher. It also got a brief boost earlier after President Donald Trump expressed optimism that…

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CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Prosecutors have dropped charges against an ex-Tennessee radio host who police say swung a tomahawk at the windshield of another driver during a road rage incident and then got shot in the arm.

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PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — There's a sweet legend about this town: On a blazing summer day in the 1850s, a lumber mill crew with a wagon and ox took a break under a grove of tall evergreens. The air was cool, the pine needles fragrant.

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BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 16, 2018--On November 16, 2018, Tekla Healthcare Investors declared a stock distribution of $0.51 per share. The record date for the stock distribution is November 28, 2018 and the payable date is December 31, 2018. The Fund will trade ex-distribution on November…

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BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 16, 2018--On November 16, 2018, Tekla Life Sciences Investors declared a stock distribution of $0.42 per share. The record date for the stock distribution is November 28, 2018 and the payable date is December 31, 2018. The Fund will trade ex-distribution on Novem…

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FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Volkswagen intends to invest 44 billion euros ($50 billion) in the electric and autonomous car technologies expected to reshape the industry — and said it would make battery-powered vehicles more accessible to mass-market auto buyers by selling its new I.D. compact …

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FRANKLIN, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 16, 2018--Waybill in collaboration with Dwight Anderson, Founder of Ospraie Management, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Small Tube Products from Quilvest Private Equity. Small Tube Products (ST Products) is the leading U.S. redrawer of niche, sma…

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BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — In a story Nov. 15 about bombings in Argentina, The Associated Press misspelled the police chief's family name as Roncaglica. It is Roncaglia.