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Southern California fire weather less dire than prediction

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Southern Californians already dealing with a siege of destructive wildfires were warned to be ready for extreme fire potential early Thursday, but conditions turned out to be less dire than predicted even though strong Santa Ana winds were blowing.
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Smoke from Southern California fires causes haze in Bay Area

Smoke from Southern California fires causes haze in Bay Area

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The fires raging across Southern California are having an impact here in the Bay Area - there's a haze in our atmosphere thanks to smoke billowing from the five major wildfires.
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Californians who fled fire reflect after losing everything

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VENTURA, Calif. - They had run for their lives by the thousands when the devastating wildfires raced across a huge swath of brush-covered Southern California hillsides, and they had survived. But hundreds had to flee so quickly they left literally everything behind. On Wednesday, heartbroken people began to take stock of everything they lost in a manner of minutes, from their beloved four-legged companions who got separated from them during the chaos to a lifetime of memories encapsulated in photos, jewelry and other keepsakes.
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'Firefighters taking a beating' as Santa Ana winds rage

'Firefighters taking a beating' as Santa Ana winds rage

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Dry weather and merciless winds threaten to intensify the already devastating Southern California wildfires.
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Some Southern California farms remain open despite air hazards, exposing workers to wildfire ash

Some Southern California farms remain open despite air hazards, exposing workers to wildfire ash

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As a series of massive wildfires threatens to engulf residential neighborhoods in Southern California and authorities instruct people to stay home because of hazardous air quality conditions, many farmworkers are continuing to work in fields without proper equipment.
Dozens of volunteers with Central Coast Alliance United for a Sustainable Economy - an organization working to improve the lives of low-income and immigrant youth communities - handed out about 500 N95 masks Thursday to farmworkers on various farms across the Ventura and Santa Barbara regions to guard against the cancerous...
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Parents arrested aftrer kids found chained in California home

Parents arrested aftrer kids found chained in California home

A 17-year-old girl called police after escaping from her family's home where she and her 12 brothers and sisters were locked up in filthy conditions, some so malnourished... Read more ...

Officials: 4 law enforcement officers shot in South Carolina

Officials: 4 law enforcement officers shot in South Carolina

Four South Carolina law enforcement officers were shot early Tuesday morning. Read more ...

Incredible video: Firefighter catches child dropped from burning building

Incredible video: Firefighter catches child dropped from burning building

Newly released helmet-cam video shows a child being thrown from a third-story balcony and landing in the arms of a firefighter. Read more ...

Japan public broadcaster falsely reports N. Korean missile launch

Japan public broadcaster falsely reports N. Korean missile launch

Japanese media outlet NHK has apologized for issuing a false report of a North Korean missile launch Tuesday evening local time. Read more ...

Martin Luther King III: Trump's comments are 'extremely racist'

Martin Luther King III: Trump's comments are 'extremely racist'

On what would have been his father's 89th birthday, Martin Luther King III said Monday that he believes President Donald Trump's vulgar and demeaning language to describe... Read more ...

Mom convicted in daughter's drowning charged in death of second baby

Mom convicted in daughter's drowning charged in death of second baby

A Michigan woman facing charges in the 2016 death of her infant daughter was convicted nearly seven years ago after another daughter died while taking a bath with her in Oklahoma. Read more ...

MLK remembered in Seaside, Santa Cruz

MLK remembered in Seaside, Santa Cruz

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s message of nonviolence still resonates and inspires. The civil rights leader is regarded as one of America's greatest orators. Read more ...

Authorities identify passenger who died after Gulf Coast boat fire

Authorities identify passenger who died after Gulf Coast boat fire

A female passenger on a casino shuttle boat that was consumed by a huge fire off Florida's Gulf Coast has died Read more ...

Nearly 80 injured after floor collapses at Jakarta stock exchange

Nearly 80 injured after floor collapses at Jakarta stock exchange

At least 77 people were injured when a walkway inside the Indonesian Stock Exchange collapsed suddenly, causing widespread damage to the building's main lobby area. Read more ...

Water main break closes part of MLK Jr. Blvd. in Raleigh

Water main break closes part of MLK Jr. Blvd. in Raleigh

Authorities closed part of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Raleigh while crews work to repair a broken water main. Read more ...