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"Ghost Ship," a warehouse and artist's space in the Fruitvale neighborhood of Oakland, Calif., burned down on Friday. It was the deadliest fire in Oakland history.

Recovery Efforts At Burned Oakland Warehouse Paused Over Fear Of Collapse

Firefighters have temporarily halted efforts to recover bodies from the site of a devastating fire in Oakland, Calif., citing concerns that part of the building might collapse.

The "Ghost Ship" — a warehouse that was used as an artists' collective — burned down Friday night during a dance party. It was the deadliest fire in Oakland history.

At least 36 people are dead, authorities said Monday, and they expect the number of fatalities to rise when recovery efforts resume.

What Qualifies Ben Carson To Run HUD? 'His Life,' Says Longtime Adviser

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Comet Ping Pong, a pizzeria in Washington, D.C., has been made the center of a bizarre online conspiracy theory — with real-world consequences.

Man Fires Rifle Inside D.C. Pizzeria, Cites Fictitious Conspiracy Theories

A man with a rifle who claimed to be "self-investigating" a baseless online conspiracy theory entered the Washington, D.C., pizzeria Comet Ping Pong on Sunday, according to local police.

The man allegedly pointed the gun at a restaurant employee, who managed to escape, then fired the weapon inside the restaurant. There were no reports of injuries, police say. A North Carolina man has been charged with assault with a dangerous weapon in connection with the shooting.

Local television news displays Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaking to reporters at his official residence in Tokyo on Monday, as he announced he will become the first Japanese prime minister to visit Pearl Harbor.

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Will Become First Japanese Leader To Visit Pearl Harbor

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit Pearl Harbor later this month, becoming the first Japanese head of state to ever visit the site of the surprise attack.

President Obama will accompany Abe on the visit, which is scheduled for Dec. 27. The 75th anniversary of the attack is this Wednesday.

Earlier this year, Obama became the first sitting U.S. president to visit Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, where he laid a wreath at a monument to those killed when the U.S. dropped atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

Standing with his son Eric, wife Melania, and daughters Tiffany and Ivanka, Donald J. Trump cuts the ribbon for his latest property, the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 26.

Trump's Businesses And Potential Conflicts: Sorting It Out

Trying to understand the Trump Organization is a daunting task. President-elect Donald Trump has not released tax documents, so the best clues about his privately held business interests come from a financial disclosure form he released in May.

The document covers scores of pages with small type, and suggests he is financially involved with hundreds of companies, including some that simply license his name.

Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson waves while arriving at Trump Tower last month. The Trump transition office announced early Monday Carson will be nominated to be HUD secretary.

Trump Taps Ben Carson For Secretary Of Housing And Urban Development

President-elect Donald Trump has chosen Dr. Ben Carson to lead the Department of Housing and Urban Development in his incoming administration.

"Ben Carson has a brilliant mind and is passionate about strengthening communities and families within those communities," Trump said in a statement released Monday. "We have talked at length about my urban renewal agenda and our message of economic revival, very much including our inner cities."

Army Will Search For Another Route For Dakota Access Pipeline

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North Dakota Congressman Addresses Pipeline Controversy

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In European Votes, Italy's Prime Minister To Step Down, Austria Elects Leftist

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The Politics Of Trade Under Trump

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