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As the fire neared, this 93-year-old knew she had to get out. Then her garbageman showed up.
Sat, 17 Nov 2018 21:30:15 GMT
When Margaret Newsum saw the news that the Camp Fire was not far from her home, the 93-year-old knew she'd have to evacuate.
How California's deadliest wildfire unfolded
Sat, 17 Nov 2018 19:06:41 GMT
What started as the wind-driven wildfires common in California escalated into fast-moving infernos, roaring through homes and sending thousands fleeing in the middle of the night.
Trump: Not raking weeds contributing to fires
Sat, 17 Nov 2018 11:40:40 GMT
In an interview with Fox News, President Donald Trump suggests poor land management is more to blame for raging wildfires in California than climate change.
At least 71 people are dead and more than 1,000 are missing
Sat, 17 Nov 2018 22:29:54 GMT
More than 1,000 people are unaccounted for and thousands of survivors are living in cars and tents as California's deadliest wildfire enters a second week.
California now has the world's most polluted cities
Sat, 17 Nov 2018 16:34:30 GMT
Due to the wildfires raging in Northern California, San Francisco, Stockton and Sacramento were the world's three "most polluted cities" on Friday morning, according to Berkeley Earth, a nonprofit that aggregates data from air-quality monitoring sites.
See Paradise before and after Camp Fire
Sat, 17 Nov 2018 09:36:55 GMT
These images show the extent of devastation from the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in California history.
In pictures: Wildfires tear across California
Sat, 17 Nov 2018 13:00:02 GMT
Major wildfires in California have destroyed a record number of buildings and displaced more than 300,000 people.
How you can help
Sat, 17 Nov 2018 15:35:55 GMT
Three massive wildfires are burning across the state of California.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez calls out journalist who called her 'girl' and judged her clothing
Sat, 17 Nov 2018 12:18:41 GMT
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the new Democratic representative-elect from New York, seized on a social media smear to show she's not afraid to call out sexism or define herself on her own terms.
'Star Trek' and Godzilla: Meet the colorful judge at the center of Florida's recount lawsuits
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 11:04:19 GMT
A federal courthouse is rarely a place for "Star Trek" references. But Chief US District Judge Mark Walker isn't a normal jurist.
Michelle Obama opens up about her friendship with George W. Bush
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 02:30:23 GMT
Former first lady Michelle Obama said that her oft-admired friendship with former President George W. Bush serves as a reminder of how relationships should be during a time when America only sees all the "nasty parts" of political discourse.
Pentagon spends $500 million to fix problems found in audit
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 09:10:38 GMT
The Defense Department's first ever agency-wide financial audit discovered problems that cost approximately $559 million to fix, the Pentagon said Thursday.
A tired dad and his hungry infant led to a radical new baby bottle
Fri, 26 Oct 2018 17:25:30 GMT
It was the middle of the night and Ayal Lanternari was rushing to warm up refrigerated breast milk for his three-month-old baby.
A new app can help you stop buying bottled water
Tue, 23 Oct 2018 14:40:44 GMT
A new startup called Tap has a bold ambition: convince people to stop buying plastic bottles of water.
How to get started in alternative investments
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 15:46:49 GMT
I want to put some money into alternative investments, but I'm not sure where to begin. What's the safest alternative for an average investor?
Support matters in cancer treatment
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 15:46:49 GMT
Woman goes into labor during sandstorm
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 15:46:49 GMT
Infant suffers brain damage after cocaine exposure
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 15:46:49 GMT
Farmers help restaurant owners persevere
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 15:46:49 GMT
Resident mistakes fire alarm for movie sound effects
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 15:46:49 GMT
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Republican DeSantis secures Florida governor's seat after rival Gillum concedes
Sat, 17 Nov 2018 18:47:09 -0500
Republican DeSantis secures Florida governor's seat after rival Gillum concedesGillum, the 39-year-old liberal mayor of Tallahassee, had initially conceded the race on the night of the Nov. 6 election to DeSantis, a conservative former congressman. This fight for Florida continues." DeSantis, 40, said on Saturday on Twitter, "This was a hard-fought campaign. Now it's time to bring Florida together." After a machine recount ended on Thursday, official results showed DeSantis with a lead of 33,683, or 0.41 percent.
Teams search for 1,000 missing in California's deadliest wildfire
Sat, 17 Nov 2018 16:58:49 -0500
Teams search for 1,000 missing in California's deadliest wildfireForensic recovery teams searched for more victims in the charred wreckage of the northern California town of Paradise on Saturday as the number of people listed as missing in the state's deadliest wildfire topped 1,000. President Donald Trump visited the devastated small community in the Sierra foothills, 175 miles (280 km) north of San Francisco, where authorities say the remains of at least 71 people have been recovered. "Nobody could have thought this would ever happen," Trump told reporters amid the charred wreckage of the town's Skyway Villa Mobile Home and RV Park.
Evacuation plan 'out the window' when fire hit California town
Sat, 17 Nov 2018 14:14:02 -0500
Evacuation plan 'out the window' when fire hit California townAs strong winds sent flames roaring into Paradise at 2 miles per minute, emergency personnel and locals realized their escape plans, crafted after a 2008 blaze, would not work. "The lessons we had learned in the past kind of went out of the window due to the sheer speed and intensity of this fire," Paradise Emergency Operations Coordinator Jim Broshears said in a phone interview. The small mountain town was facing the so-called Camp Fire, one of a series of recent "megafires" fueled by drought, erratic winds and overgrown forests that quickly torch over 100,000 acres.
California searches for 1,000 missing in its deadliest fire
Sat, 17 Nov 2018 11:47:09 -0500
California searches for 1,000 missing in its deadliest fireForensic recovery teams pressed their search for more victims in the flame-ravaged northern California town of Paradise on Friday as authorities sought clues to the fate of about 1,000 people reported missing in the state's deadliest wildfire on record. Remains of at least 71 people have been recovered in and around a Sierra foothills hamlet that was home to nearly 27,000 residents before the town, 175 miles (280 km) north of San Francisco, was largely incinerated by the deadly Camp Fire on the night of Nov. 8.
Rain storms could bring more misery for California fire evacuees
Sat, 17 Nov 2018 09:31:53 -0500
Rain storms could bring more misery for California fire evacueesThousands of people displaced by California's most destructive wildfire, including hundreds living in tents and cars, face heavy rains next week that could trigger dangerous floods and mudslides, while helping douse the flames. At least 300 people who fled the Camp Fire were sheltering on Friday in the flood-prone parking lot of a Walmart in Chico, about 15 miles (24 km) west of where the blaze consumed the mountain town of Paradise on Nov. 8. A rain storm is forecast to hit next week and so authorities are asking people to leave the Walmart lot by Sunday afternoon, said Bryan May, a spokesman for the California Office of Emergency Services.
U.S. Coast Guard seizes $500 million worth of cocaine
Sat, 17 Nov 2018 00:34:57 -0500
U.S. Coast Guard seizes $500 million worth of cocaineThe cocaine was taken off the Coast Guard cutter James in the Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale on Thursday after it was confiscated from 15 drug smuggling vessels in the international waters, the Coast Guard said. Multiple U.S. Coast Guard cutters helped seize the drugs of Mexico, Central and South America, it said. Some 49 suspects were also arrested and will be prosecuted in southern Florida, the Miami Herald reported.
U.S. prosecutors talking with accused Russian agent to resolve case
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 19:30:29 -0500
U.S. prosecutors talking with accused Russian agent to resolve caseU.S. prosecutors and lawyers for accused Russian agent Maria Butina are engaging in negotiations, both sides said in a court filing on Friday, raising the possibility the case could be resolved with a plea deal. Butina, a former graduate student at American University in Washington who has publicly advocated for gun rights, was charged in July wit