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In our news wrap Monday, suicides in the U.S. military are up 20 percent this year over last year. Air Force and Army officials say the stress of COVID-19 and isolation may be partly to blame, and the Army says…
The California Office of Emergency Services said Black Hawk and Chinook helicopters were used for the rescues that began late Saturday and continued overnight. At least two people were severely injured and 10 more suffered moderate injuries.
By Associated Press
In our news wrap Tuesday, some hopeful news on the COVID-19 pandemic. Johns Hopkins University reports new infections have slowed to 43,000 per day nationwide -- down more than 20 percent from early August. Also, Texas and Louisiana ordered more…
With more than 550 fires burning across California, three clusters of fires in Northern California are causing the most damage. So far, more than 900,000 acres have been scorched and more than 100,000 people are under evacuation orders. In some…
By Matt Volz, Kaiser Health News
Thousands of firefighters from across the U.S. have converged on the West as the wildfire season enters its peak.
By Janie Har, Associated Press
Gov. Gavin Newsom declared an emergency Tuesday over wildfires burning throughout California as the state's power grid operator pleaded for continued conservation to avoid rolling blackouts.
By Daisy Nguyen, Associated Press
California Gov. Gavin Newsom's opposition to Pacific Gas & Electric's restructuring plan just a week after it struck a $13.5 billion settlement with fire victims is forcing the nation's largest utility to go back to the negotiating table and come…
In our news wrap Tuesday, violence gripped Iraq as three bombings across Baghdad killed at least five people and wounded more than a dozen. Meanwhile, clashes between protesters and security forces left three demonstrators dead. Also, in the West Bank,…
During California’s recent wildfires, the intentional blackouts PG&E implemented to reduce danger frustrated residents. The utility’s poorly maintained infrastructure is blamed for at least five previous fires. Now, the mayors of over a dozen California cities are suggesting PG&E should…
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