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By PBS NewsHour
Wildfires in northern California have caused about 95,000 residents to evacuate and killed at least 35 people, making them the deadliest in the state’s history. As firefighters make progress containing the flames, some residents are returning home to ruins. PBS…
The death toll from the ferocious wildfires making their way across California has climbed to at least 32. With 8,000 firefighters deployed across wine country, containment numbers are up for several fires, but the high winds forecast for the weekend…
Firefighters have not been able to contain the more than 20 fires raging across the state of California that have forced thousands to evacuate. At least 21 people have died but hundreds are unaccounted for, and Northern California residents are…
Wildfires are being blamed for 15 deaths in Northern California and more than 2,000 homes and buildings have burned down. President Trump promised federal support for the victims, but California already awaits backlogged disaster assistance. Special correspondent Tonya Mosely of…
By Jennifer Hijazi, Joshua Barajas
One Cal Fire official called this multiplicity of fires “unprecedented.”…
In our news wrap Monday, EPA administrator Scott Pruitt confirmed that he will sign a new order ending President Obama's Clean Power Plan, which limited carbon emissions from coal-fired power plants. Also, more than a dozen wildfires swept across Northern…
By Ariel Min
A massive wild fire that started last Wednesday in Northern California grew quickly to 60,000 acres Monday, according to California’s Department of Forestry and Fire Protection website. So far, it’s only 12 percent contained.
The government's response to the California wildfires evoked comparisons with Hurricane Katrina, while the United States imposed new sanctions against Iran. Analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss the week's news.
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