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AP Top U.S. News at 12:47 a.m. EDT

By The Associated Press
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Utility: Winds too weak to cut power before California fire
A Southern California electric utility is investigating if its electric lines started a fire that drove tens of thousands of people from homes in Orange County
12:48AM ( 16 minutes ago )
Anxiety 2020: Voters worry about safety at the polls
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Pompeo brings anti-China roadshow to Indian Ocean islands
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U.S. News
The Latest: Dodgers' Turner tests positive for coronavirus
Justin Turner was removed from the Dodgers’ World Series-clinching victory after testing positive for the coronavirus
12:37AM ( 27 minutes ago )
Tanzania votes for president amid fears of violence, fraud
Voters in Tanzania are going to the polls for a presidential election that the opposition warns is already deeply compromised by manipulation and deadly violence
12:34AM ( 30 minutes ago )
Fitting finale: Dodgers win title, lose Turner to COVID-19
Justin Turner was removed from Los Angeles’ 3-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays in Game 6 after registering Major League Baseball’s first positive test in 59 days and wasn’t on the field as the Dodgers enjoyed the spoils of a title earned during a most unusual season
12:34AM ( 30 minutes ago )
Associated Press (AP)
Best Betts: Dodgers win first World Series title since 1988
Mookie Betts scored the go-ahead run and later hit a home run as the Los Angeles Dodgers won their first World Series title since 1988 with a 3-1 win over the Tampa Bay Rays in Game 6
11:51PM ( 1 hour ago )
Biden vows to unify and save country; Trump hits Midwest
Joe Biden has traveled to the hot springs town where Franklin Delano Roosevelt coped with polio to declare the U.S. is not too politically diseased to overcome its health and economic crises
11:17PM ( 1 hour ago )
Collins votes against Barrett, heads home to save Senate job
Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine is back on the campaign trail after another controversial vote on another of President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominees
10:54PM ( 2 hours ago )
AP National News
NXIVM sex-cult head Raniere gets 120 years in prison
Keith Raniere, a self-improvement guru whose organization, NXIVM, attracted millionaires and actresses among its adherents, was sentenced Tuesday to 120 years after convictions that he turned some followers into sex slaves branded with his initials
4:58PM ( 8 hours ago )
Philadelphia victim's kin: We sought ambulance, not police
A lawyer says the family of a Black man who was killed under more than a dozen police-fired rounds in Philadelphia had called for an ambulance to get him help with a mental health crisis, not for police intervention
4:43PM ( 8 hours ago )
Wind a risk as California fires keep tens of thousands away
Crews are trying to beat back two out-of-control wildfires in Southern California that have kept tens of thousands of people out of their homes
4:01PM ( 9 hours ago )
Top U.S. News short headlines
Utility: Winds too weak to cut power before California fire
A Southern California electric utility is investigating if its electric lines started a fire that drove tens of thousands of people from homes in Orange County
12:48AM ( 16 minutes ago )
Anxiety 2020: Voters worry about safety at the polls
Americans are worried about the Nov. 3 election, an anxiety many haven't carried during years of largely peaceful displays of democracy
12:15AM ( 49 minutes ago )
Pompeo brings anti-China roadshow to Indian Ocean islands
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is bringing the Trump administration's anti-China campaign to Indian Ocean islands considered particularly at risk for what American officials allege is Chinese exploitation
11:21PM ( 1 hour ago )
Philadelphia victim's family sought ambulance, not police
A lawyer says the family of a Black man who was killed under more than a dozen police-fired rounds in Philadelphia had called for an ambulance to get him help with a mental health crisis, not for police intervention
10:24PM ( 2 hours ago )
Woman injured in police shooting says cops let boyfriend die
A woman injured in a police shooting in suburban Chicago says she begged officers to help her boyfriend, who was also shot and eventually died
10:18PM ( 2 hours ago )