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What Makes Each Fire Different?

6 monthes ago   |   By

A Cal Fire spokeswoman, Lynne Tolmachoff, describes the unique characteristics of six of the fires ravaging Northern California.
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Dog Head Fire victim: I started to cry, it's a horrible loss

Dog Head Fire victim: I started to cry, it's a horrible loss

6 monthes ago   |   By

The June 2016 fire destroyed Janet Youngberg's home plus her two brothers' homes. She's praying for everyone in northern California who must be feeling scared and overwhelmed.
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In California, Fires So Fast Hesitation Proved Lethal

6 monthes ago   |   By

As stories emerged of how people died in the wind-driven fires that have ravaged Northern California, the element common to each tragedy was how quickly it happened.
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NASA Satellites Monitor California's Blazing Wildfires from Space

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As high winds and hot weather continue to fuel the wildfires in Northern California, NASA satellites are keeping an eye on the blazes from space.
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Will tourists return to wine country after the Northern California fires?

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Most vineyards and wineries in Northern California's wine country have been spared by several days of firestorms, but it isn't clear yet whether the nearly 24 million tourists who visit the region each year will want to return to charred hillsides. Tourism officials remain optimistic, saying huge...
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Hundreds Missing In Northern California Where Fires Continue To Burn

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Fire rescue workers in Northern California are searching for hundreds of people who've gone missing since the start of evacuations. Some may be in shelters. But others may not have survived.
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Arizona Teachers Vote To Strike, Sparking First-ever Statewide Walkout

Arizona Teachers Vote To Strike, Sparking First-ever Statewide Walkout

The governor's plan to raise teachers' salaries by 20 percent is meeting with resistance from critics who say it is unrealistic. Read more ...

Minnesota Woman Suspected of Killing Her Husband and Another Woman Has Been...

Minnesota Woman Suspected of Killing Her Husband and Another Woman Has Been Captured in Texas

A Minnesota woman suspected of killing her husband and then a woman in southwest Florida was captured Thursday night at a South Texas resort. A U.S. Marshals Service statement... Read more ...

COMEY MEMO: Trump said Putin boasted that Russia had 'some of the most...

COMEY MEMO: Trump said Putin boasted that Russia had 'some of the most beautiful hookers in the world'

President Donald Trump "brought up the 'Golden Showers thing'" during a conversation he had with former FBI director James Comey, according to a leaked copy of Comey's memos... Read more ...

Joel Embiid's loud, dominant return is just what 76ers, NBA playoffs needed

Joel Embiid's loud, dominant return is just what 76ers, NBA playoffs needed

76ers star Joel Embiid finished with 23 points, seven rebounds, four assists and three blocked shots in a 128-108 win over the Heat, reminding everyone how good he can be. Read more ...

Texas man charged with trying to have 4 people killed

Texas man charged with trying to have 4 people killed

A 54-year-old man with no criminal record in Texas is now charged with trying to have four people killed, allegedly all because his ex-girlfriend rejected him. Read more ...

Brother of man shot, killed by Sacramento​ police arrested on threat charge​

Brother of man shot, killed by Sacramento​ police arrested on threat charge​

The brother of Stephon Clark, who was shot and killed by Sacramento police, was arrested Thursday morning on a felony threat charge, according to Sacramento County Jail records. Read more ...

Florida authorities offer condolences to neighboring county after 2 deputies...

Florida authorities offer condolences to neighboring county after 2 deputies fatally wounded

Officials confirmed the deputies died as a result of gunshot wounds but the details surrounding the incident haven't been made readily available. Read more ...

NFL schedule 2018: Sunday, Monday, Thursday night games, kickoff times, TV

NFL schedule 2018: Sunday, Monday, Thursday night games, kickoff times, TV

The schedule of prime-time NFL games for 2018 is set. Read more ...

Lance Armstrong To Pay U.S. Government $5 Million To Settle Fraud Claims

Lance Armstrong To Pay U.S. Government $5 Million To Settle Fraud Claims

Authorities said the disgraced cyclist had defrauded his sponsor, the U.S. Postal Service, out of millions. He faced $100 million in possible penalties - but this settlement... Read more ...

5 Politicians Who Brought Their Babies to Work Like Sen. Tammy Duckworth Did...

5 Politicians Who Brought Their Babies to Work Like Sen. Tammy Duckworth Did Today

Illinois Senator Tammy Duckworth made history today-again. Earlier this month, she became the first sitting senator to give birth while in office. Today she was poised to be... Read more ...