Daily Updates

Badgers blow 21-point lead to Penn State in Big Ten title game stunner

INDIANAPOLIS — Trace McSorley threw four touchdown passes Saturday night and No. 8 Penn State stunned No. 6 Wisconsin 38-31, rallying from a 21-point first-half deficit

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Death toll could hit 40 in Oakland dance party blaze

OAKLAND, Calif. — Fire tore through an Oakland warehouse converted into artist studios during a late night dance party, killing at least nine people, and officials said

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Green Party drops bid for statewide Pa. recount

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Green Party-backed voters dropped a court case Saturday night that had sought to force a statewide recount of Pennsylvania’s Nov. 8 presidential

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Trump shrugs off fuss over Taiwan phone call

BEIJING — President-elect Donald Trump is unapologetic about roiling diplomatic waters with his decision to speak on the phone with Taiwan’s leader, a breach of

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Hobbled or not, Rodgers on roll for Packers, who host Texans today

GREEN Bay - While Aaron Rodgers’ sore left hamstring might affect his mobility, the quarterback’s right arm seems as strong and accurate as ever.

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UW-Whitewater professor on conservative watch list

WHITEWATER — Part of the truth is not the same as the whole truth.

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Fire destroys warehouse, killing 9; dozens more feared dead

OAKLAND, Calif. — Fire tore through an Oakland warehouse converted into artist studios during a late night dance party, killing at least nine people, and officials said

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USC campus in shock over stabbing death of professor; student arrested

LOS ANGELES — A graduate student arrested on suspicion of stabbing to death the professor who oversaw his work at the University of Southern California was being held

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Bergdahl seeks pardon from Obama to avert desertion trial

WASHINGTON — U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the former prisoner of war who’s accused of endangering comrades by walking off his post in Afghanistan, is asking

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Death at King veterans home affects high federal rating

KING — Six weeks after the King veterans homes received the federal government’s highest ratings for the first time, the assessment has been downgraded because of

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1 killed, 7 hurt in cheerleader bus crash

BIG SPRING, Texas — Authorities say a woman was killed and seven others were injured when a semitrailer crashed into a bus carrying a group of West Texas high school

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Emergency officials: We won't let pipeline protesters freeze

FARGO, N.D. — The head of North Dakota’s emergency management services says the state is prepared to respond to Dakota Access pipeline protesters who may need

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Professor fatally stabbed on USC campus, student arrested

LOS ANGELES — A student stabbed a professor to death on the University of Southern California campus in Los Angeles on Friday in what was a personal dispute,

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Trump phone call risks ire of Chinese

TAIPEI, Taiwan — President-elect Donald Trump spoke Friday with the president of Taiwan, a move that will be sure to anger China.

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Judge denies immediate halt to Wis. recount

MADISON — Federal District Judge James Peterson late Friday denied a request from President-elect Donald Trump’s supporters seeking an immediate, temporary halt

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