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PARADISE, Calif. (Reuters) – Firefighters struggled on Tuesday to contain the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in California history as a further 8,000 acres burned and search teams resumed sifting through charred wreckage in a hunt for human remains. The “Camp Fire,” raging about 175 miles (280 km) north of San Francisco, has expanded to
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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) sign is seen on the podium at EPA headquarters in Washington, U.S., July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Ting Shen WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Monday will announce plans to propose new rules to significantly decrease emissions of smog-forming nitrogen oxide from diesel highway heavy-duty trucks and engines,
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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) sign is seen on the podium at EPA headquarters in Washington, U.S., July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Ting Shen (Reuters) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Monday will announce it plans to propose new rules to significantly decrease smog-forming nitrogen oxide emissions from diesel highway heavy-duty trucks and engines, an
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PARADISE, Calif. (Reuters) – Crews on Saturday fought two massive, out of control wildfires burning at both ends of California, including a blaze now considered the most destructive in state history and a conflagration menacing the tony beach colony of Malibu. At least nine people were killed in and around the Northern California community of
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(Reuters) – Updated U.S. guidelines on heart health advise more personalized assessment of risk as well as two newer types of cholesterol-lowering drugs for people at particularly high risk of heart attack or stroke. A monitor shows a three-dimensional image of a human heart at the Klaus-Tschira-Institute for Integrative Computational Cardiology, department of the Heidelberg
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Jubilant New Yorkers took to the streets when the Great War ended at the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918, my late grandmother’s ninth birthday. FILE PHOTO: A crowd in Times Square hold up copies of newspapers with a headline about the signing of the Armistice to end
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(Reuters) – Florida will hold a machine recount of votes in its neck-and-neck races for the U.S. Senate and governor, with results due by 3 p.m. (2000 GMT) on Thursday, its secretary of state said on Saturday. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Senator Bill Nelson speaks in Orlando, Florida, U.S., June 12, 2016 and Florida Governor Rick
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FILE PHOTO – Street banners line Elvis Presley boulevard near Graceland in Memphis, Tennessee, May 28, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Blake WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump will award the 2018 Presidential Medal of Freedom to Elvis Presley, George Herman “Babe” Ruth, Jr. and five other individuals, the White House said in a statement on Saturday.
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A photo obtained via social media shows members of the SBC 5-engine & one Battalion Chief Strike Team fighting the Woolsey Fire in Calabasas, California, U.S. November 9, 2018. Battalion Chief David Neels/Santa Barbara County Fire via REUTERS PARADISE, Calif. (Reuters) – Four additional fatalities have been discovered in a Northern California wildfire, authorities said
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PARADISE, Calif. (Reuters) – Three fast-moving wildfires burned in California on Friday morning, including one that spurred the evacuation of 75,000 homes near a city that was still reeling from a mass shooting. Voluntary evacuations of 75,000 homes were called for because of the Woolsey Fire that affected parts of Thousand Oaks in Ventura County
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PARADISE, Calif. (Reuters) – A fast-moving wildfire roared through a Northern California town on Thursday, with deaths reported as it burned a hospital, hundreds of homes and sent tens of thousands of people fleeing flames in cars and on foot, authorities said. Vehicles are seen during evacuation from Paradise to Chico, in Butte County, California,
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(Reuters) – Eleven people were shot and wounded, including a deputy, after a man walked into a Southern California bar and restaurant on Wednesday night and started shooting, police said. “I can confirm 11 victims, people that were shot,” said Capt. Garo Kuredjian of the Ventura County Sheriff’s Department. “I don’t know the severity of
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