Tens of thousands of homeless in Southern California are struggling to escape smoke as wildfires tear through the region.
At least a half dozen blazes are burning across Southern California. The largest one, which has swept across Ventura County, has burned at least 430 homes and other buildings. To the south, a fire that ignited Thursday in San Diego…
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Tuesday, the Senate voted 62 to 37 to confirm Kirstjen Nielsen to lead the Department of Homeland Security. Nielsen served under the previous chief, John Kelly, before he moved to the White House as chief of…
By Lauren Sommer, KQED Science
A Southern California utility routinely powers down sections of the grid during extreme winds.
As many as 1,600 trained inmates have fought California's recent wildfires, the latest chapter in a long history of prison labor.
By PBS NewsHour
Wednesday on the NewsHour, what to expect from the second 2016 Republican debate. Also: the science behind the rampant wildfires in the West, senior intelligence officials are accused of altering reports on the Islamic State, India’s “Henry Ford” of heart…
California's Gov. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency in Lake and Napa counties Sunday, as a rapidly growing wildfire blazed a path of destruction.
The U.S. House passed a revised version of legislation aimed at expanding the State Children's Health Insurance Program Thursday, but not by the two-thirds margin necessary to override a promised presidential veto.
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