2 will go to trial over 36 deaths in Oakland warehouse fire

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Attorneys Tyler Smith, left, and Tony Serra, right, representing defendants Max Harris and Derick Almena, who face involuntary manslaughter charges in the fire at the Oakland Ghost Ship warehouse last year, speak with reporters outside a courtroom Thursday in Oakland, Calif.

OAKLAND, Calif. — Two California men will go to trial on involuntary manslaughter charges in the deaths of 36 partygoers in the worst building fire in the U.S. in more than a decade, a judge ruled Thursday.