Wildfires

Dog lost in Camp Fire reunited with family 101 days later

Dog lost in Camp Fire reunited with family 101 days later

1 day ago   |   New York Post

A dog who went missing amid the devastating Northern California wildfire was reunited with his family this week - more than 100 days after the blaze. “He's a true survivor,”...
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Tiny Homes For Homeless Get The Go-Ahead In The Wake of California's Worst Wildfire

Tiny Homes For Homeless Get The Go-Ahead In The Wake of California's Worst Wildfire

2 days ago   |   NPR

California's deadliest wildfire worsened an already bad housing crisis in rural Butte County. But the fire has jump-started a local effort to build a tiny home community for...
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez dunked on 'nonsense' conservative claims that she employs her boyfriend

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez dunked on 'nonsense' conservative claims that she employs her boyfriend

4 days ago   |   Business Insider

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has debunked claims that she employs her boyfriend, Riley Roberts. Conservatives seized on records that show Roberts has a staff email...
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California governor accuses Trump of keeping disaster money from wildfire survivors

5 days ago   |   CNBC

California Gov. Gavin Newsom blasted President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency Friday and accused him of forgetting about the "real emergency" needs of...
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Trump picks former Alabama official to lead FEMA

5 days ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump says he will nominate a former Alabama official to head the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Jeffrey Byard held several positions with...
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Tasmania fires risk 'wiping out' ancient species

6 days ago   |   Al Jazeera

Wildfires have scorched more than 205,000 hectares in the southwest, centre and northwest of the Australian island.
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California Utility Tied To Devastating Wildfires To File For Bankruptcy

California Utility Tied To Devastating Wildfires To File For Bankruptcy

6 days ago   |   The Huffington Post

Pacific Gas and Electric faces billions of dollars in claims stemming from recent infernos, including the Camp wildfire.
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Australia's Burning, Flooding, Disastrous New Normal

6 days ago   |   NY Times

We are a land of proudly resilient people. But in an age of climate change, we can't just hike up our Stubbies and move on.
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California considers insurance to help with wildfire costs

California considers insurance to help with wildfire costs

6 days ago   |   KCRA

California should get insurance to help cover taxpayers' costs in bad wildfire seasons, a solution that could help stem losses as climate change contributes to more destructive...
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Judge critical of PG&E's wildfire role demands more answers

6 days ago   |   Miami Herald

A U.S. judge who has berated Pacific Gas & Electric Co. for its role in California wildfires is demanding more answers from the utility. In a court filing Thursday, Judge...
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Former President Barack Obama wishes Zion Williamson a 'speedy recovery'

Former President Barack Obama wishes Zion Williamson a 'speedy recovery'

Williamson suffered a knee sprain 36 seconds into Duke's 88-72 loss to North Carolina on Wednesday. Read more ...

Coast Guard officer accused of stockpiling weapons for planned attack

Coast Guard officer accused of stockpiling weapons for planned attack

Federal agents arrested a self-proclaimed white nationalist and lieutenant in the Coast Guard on gun and drug charges, accusing him of plotting a massive domestic terror attack... Read more ...

'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett accused of filing false police report

'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett accused of filing false police report

Jussie Smollett is accused of filing a false police report, a felony, according to Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi. Read more ...

Father dies trying to save children from house fire

Father dies trying to save children from house fire

A cousin of the father told WISN 12 News he got his youngest son out safely, went back for the other children and never came out. Read more ...

Duke star Williamson sprains knee after Nike shoe blows out

Duke star Williamson sprains knee after Nike shoe blows out

DURHAM, N.C. - Freshman sensation Zion Williamson was knocked out of the North Carolina-Duke rivalry game with a knee sprain after his Nike shoe blew out during the top-ranked... Read more ...

Backes scores shootout winner, Bruins top Golden Knights 3-2

Backes scores shootout winner, Bruins top Golden Knights 3-2

LAS VEGAS - David Backes scored in the sixth round of a shootout to lift Boston to a 3-2 win over the Vegas Golden Knights on Wednesday night for the Bruins' season-high... Read more ...

Justice Department preparing for Mueller report as early as next week

Justice Department preparing for Mueller report as early as next week

The Justice Department preparations are the clearest indication yet that Mueller is nearly done with his almost two-year investigation. Read more ...

Fire in old part of Bangladesh's capital kills at least 69

Fire in old part of Bangladesh's capital kills at least 69

DHAKA, Bangladesh - A devastating fire raced through buildings in an old part of Bangladesh's capital and killed at least 69 people, officials and witnesses said Thursday... Read more ...

Officer says he followed ‘the trail of soda' to catch man who stole...

Officer says he followed ‘the trail of soda' to catch man who stole 18-wheeler Pepsi truck

Police said it wasn't difficult to track down the 45-year-old suspect. Read more ...

New York Times responds to Trump's attack: 'It's not just false, it's dangerous'

New York Times responds to Trump's attack: 'It's not just false, it's dangerous'

The New York Times publisher recently spoke with President Trump about this very issue during an Oval Office interview, who responded by claiming that he thinks he is a great... Read more ...