Wildfire

PG&E warns of possible power shutoffs in 3 North Bay counties due to wildfire risk

5 hours ago   |   ABC

PG&E has warned thousands of people in the North Bay that their power could be turned off today to reduce wildfire risks.
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As police and firefighter numbers fall, officials urge prep

1 day ago   |   Star Tribune

With natural disasters increasing in frequency and intensity, first responders are finding it more difficult to reach and rescue the thousands of victims of floods, hurricanes...
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Communities search for ways to live with growing fire threat

2 days ago   |   Star Tribune

Unless it's Sunday, Kelly Loew is steering her rusty red Jeep down the same mail route in Shingletown, as she has six days a week for the last seven years. But she delivers...
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Hot, dry weather increases wildfire risk prompting PG&E power shutoff warning starting Monday

2 days ago   |   ABC

POSSIBLE POWER SHUTOFF: Due to the expected hot, windy, and dry weather conditions the next few days, Pacific Gas and Electric issues a warning for "Public Power Safety...
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A Wildfire In Alaska Has Cost $46 Million to Fight, and It's Still Burning

2 days ago   |   Time

The nation's most expensive wildfire this year is one that has been burning for months on Alaska's Kenai Peninsula. The Swan Lake Fire has so far cost about $46 million to...
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I'm Not Only Striking for the Climate

3 days ago   |   NY Times

Thousands of students like me are protesting today. We know that we can't solve the climate crisis without addressing the root causes of oppression.
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As Amazon Burns, Major Investors Warn That Companies Run ‘Systemic' Risks If They Don't Fight Deforestation

4 days ago   |   Fortune

Some of the world's largest asset managers and institutional investors called on companies in an open letter Wednesday to tackle the risks associated with deforestation...
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Fire and hail push insurers to rethink climate change risks

4 days ago   |   Reuters

By the time David Kaisel got back from selling his flour at a farmers' market, a wildfire in California's Capay Valley had burned both his tractor and the shipping container...
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Residents seek backup power as storms, fires cause blackouts

5 days ago   |   Star Tribune

Climate change has led to deadlier wildfire seasons in the American West and more severe hurricanes and storms barreling up the Southern and Eastern coasts. The dramatic...
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Rams team up with Habitat for Humanity to help people affected by wildfires

5 days ago   |   ABC

As part of the NFL's 100th season celebration, the Rams and Habitat for Humanity teamed up to help families affected by last November's wildfires.
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Police: Transgender woman's shooting being treated as hate crime

Police: Transgender woman's shooting being treated as hate crime

Police are treating the shooting of a transgender woman as a hate crime, saying the suspect in the attack shouted transphobic slurs before shooting the victim. Read more ...

New York police investigating thefts of jewelry worth over $350,000 from...

New York police investigating thefts of jewelry worth over $350,000 from Trump Tower

The New York Police Department is investigating thefts of jewelry valued at over $350,000 from Manhattan's Trump Tower. Read more ...

Apple will build new Mac Pros in Texas amid tariffs

Apple will build new Mac Pros in Texas amid tariffs

Apple's insanely expensive new desktop computer will be made in the United States - not China, the company announced Monday. The $6,000 Mac Pro will be built at Apple's Austin... Read more ...

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The SEC just announced a settlement in a compensation-fraud case against...

The SEC just announced a settlement in a compensation-fraud case against former Nissan-Renault chairman Carlos Ghosn

The SEC announced a settlement in an investigation into a $140 million compensation-fraud scheme involving former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn , Nissan director Greg Kelly, and... Read more ...

Melania Trump rings opening bell at New York Stock Exchange

Melania Trump rings opening bell at New York Stock Exchange

President Trump routinely touts the surging stock market as one of his accomplishments, but on Monday First Lady Melania Trump went to the floor of the New York Stock Exchange... Read more ...

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Week 4 Fantasy Football TE Rankings

George Kittle is on a Week 4 bye, so some fantasy football owners will need to find the right sleeper tight end, perhaps on the waiver wire, to fill in. Check out our Week 4... Read more ...

Climate change protesters disrupt rush hour traffic in DC with boats, 'fire'...

Climate change protesters disrupt rush hour traffic in DC with boats, 'fire' and twerking at intersections

Climate change activists disrupted rush hour traffic in downtown Washington DC with protests, installations and some twerking on Monday. Their actions coincided with UN Climate... Read more ...

When will Dwayne Haskins start? Redskins must take cue from rival Giants...

When will Dwayne Haskins start? Redskins must take cue from rival Giants, Daniel Jones

Washington is wasting time with its rookie quarterback, especially as teams like New York are getting head starts on the future. Read more ...

Hedge funds could reap as much as $250 million from the collapse of British...

Hedge funds could reap as much as $250 million from the collapse of British tour operator Thomas Cook

While the bankruptcy of British tour operator Thomas Cook has left hundreds of thousands of travelers stranded , a group of hedge funds are poised to make as much as $250... Read more ...