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KIRKUK, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi Kurdish officials said early Monday that federal forces and state-backed militias have launched a "major, multi-pronged" attack aimed at retaking Kirkuk, as fighting erupted just outside the disputed northern city....

KIRKUK, Iraq (AP) -- The Latest on Iraq, where federal forces have moved into the disputed northern city of Kirkuk as Kurdish forces have pulled out (all times local):...

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:...

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) -- The death toll from a truck bombing in Somalia's capital has risen above 300, the director of an ambulance service said Monday, as the fragile Horn of Africa nation reeled from the deadliest single attack it's ever experienced....

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) -- With the winds dying down, fire crews gained ground as they battled the wildfires that have devastated California wine country and other parts of the state over the past week, and thousands of people got the all-clear to return home....

LISBON, Portugal (AP) -- Wildfires in Portugal killed at least 27 people, injured dozens more and left others missing in the country's second such tragedy in four months, officials said Monday. In neighboring Spain, four deaths were reported....

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A key moderate Republican is urging President Donald Trump to support a bipartisan Senate effort to reinstate insurer payments, calling his move to halt the subsidies an immediate threat to millions of Americans who could now face rising premiums and lost health care coverage....

PORT ARTHUR, Texas (AP) -- The church was empty, except for the piano too heavy for one man to move. It had been 21 days since the greatest storm Wayne Christopher had ever seen dumped a year's worth of rain on his town, drowning this church where he was baptized, met his high school sweetheart and later married her....

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) -- Barking dogs, loud snorers and a woman who appears to have dementia crying out every night. Trying to sleep on a cot in a shelter for fire evacuees is not easy....

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- Pro-government candidates have swept to an unforeseen victory in Venezuelan gubernatorial races according to official results that have quickly been challenged by the country's opposition....

Alan Brunacini, a former Phoenix Fire Chief for 28 years, died and held every sworn position in the Phoenix Fire Department.         

An Anne Frank Halloween costume was pulled off a Halloween costumes website after social media criticism.         

Arizona Department of Health Services' new database for death and birth certificates is holding up funerals amid technical glitches, little training.         

Colorado River Indian Tribes in western Arizona could profit by leasing their Colorado River water to other users in the state.         

The mourners gathered to light candles and tell stories of Cathryn Gorospe, the missing schoolteacher police said had likely been found dead         

Former Mexican President Vicente Fox talked about the need for marijuana legalization during the Southwest Cannabis Conference and Expo in Phoenix.         

Four Arizona Republic and USA TODAY NETWORK staff members won two Rocky Mountain Emmy Awards from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences on Saturday.         

The pursuit began about 8 a.m. Saturday in Tempe before moving west into Phoenix.         

A researcher at the University of Arizona is experimenting with a new therapy to help treat rattlesnake bites.         

The Nature Conservancy and the Forest Service plan to work together on a new approach to thinning Arizona's overgrown forests.         

Wishes for Teachers puts donations directly into classroom teachers' hands.         

Here are the traffic delays along Interstates 10 and 17 that you should know about for the weekend starting Oct. 13.         

There are some important moves to make before the year ends that can help your personal finances, but many such tips really can be done at any time.         

An image of a man who stole an SUV in Paradise Valley on April 24, 2017, was captured in a traffic-camera photo. Police hope to use it to ID down.         

A 19-year-old woman died Sunday morning after an unknown suspect fired at a west Phoenix house party, police said.         

A man was arrested Saturday. Phoenix police allege he ran over a pedestrian with his car and ran home before trying to report the car stolen.         

Authorities say a woman created a fake charity for a boy with cancer, but used the funds for her own benefit.         

Two hikers at Camelback mountain requested medical evaluation and rescue after reports of dehydration and exhaustion.         

Flagstaff police have located remains believed to be those of Cathryn Gorospe, the Glendale kindergarten teacher reported missing a week ago.         

Sheriff Penzone on Friday announced an opioid counseling program would take over Tent City, and Gov. Ducey wants a state rehabilitation site there.         

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