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A fire burns after an explosion at the Marathon Refinery in Carson on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020. (Scott Varley/The Orange County Register via AP)
Los Angeles firefighters respond to massive refinery fireLos Angeles County firefighters responded to a large refinery fire that temporarily closed all lanes of the 405 Freeway Tuesday night in the city of Carson
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2020, file photo, Attorney General William Barr speaks at the National Sheriffs' Association Winter Legislative and Technology Conference in Washington. Barr will be a featured speaker Wednesday, Feb. 26, at the National Religious Broadcasters convention in Tennessee. U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and Jay Sekulow, one of the attorneys defending President Donald Trump during his impeachment trial, are also on the schedule. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
Barr, DeVos, Sekulow speak at religious broadcasters forumU.S. Attorney General William Barr is speaking at the National Religious Broadcasters convention in Tennessee on Wednesday
The Associated Press6 hours ago
In this Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, photo, Jason Meek, whose Northern California wine country home was destroyed in 2017, stands by a fountain in the backyard amidst the remains of his home in Santa Rosa, Calif. A $13.5 billion settlement between victims, including Meek, of California's catastrophic wildfires and Pacific Gas & Electric was supposed to bring some peace and hope to people still reeling from the devastation. Instead, it has sparked confusion, resentment, suspicion and despair as the victims, government agencies, and lawyers grapple for their piece of the settlement fund. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
California wildfire victims fear they'll be last in payoutA $13.5 billion settlement between victims of California's catastrophic wildfires and the utility blamed for causing them was supposed to bring some peace and hope to people still reeling from the devastation
The Associated Press6 hours ago
FILE- In this July 1, 2013 file photo, is the exterior of the Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals office in St. Louis. The generic drugmaker Mallinckrodt has a tentative $1.6 billion deal to settle lawsuits over its role in the U.S. opioid crisis, it announced Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020. The deal is intended to end hundreds of lawsuits faced by the company over opioids. (Whitney Curtis/AP Images for Mallinckrodt, File)
Generic drugmakers sold most opioids during overdose crisisThe maker of OxyContin is often seen as the key villain in the opioid crisis that has claimed hundreds of thousands of American lives, but makers of generic drugs shipped far more of the powerful prescription painkillers
The Associated Press11 hours ago
FILE - This July 12, 2019 file photo shows former opera singer Patricia Wulf, recounting her experiences, during an interview at her home in Virginia. Wulf has described repeated, unwanted propositions by Placido Domingo when she sang with him at Washington Opera in 1998. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
Placido Domingo apology prompts new accuser to step forwardPlacido Domingo’s apology to the women who say he sexually harassed them prompted a new accuser to come forward and drew mixed reactions from other women
The Associated Press11 hours ago
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