A new poll finds 74 percent of Americans say extreme weather in the past five years — hurricanes, droughts, floods and heat waves — has influenced their opinions about climate change.
By Ellen Knickmeyer, Hannah Fingerhut, Emily Swanson, Associated Press
Schools in the county had been closed since Nov. 8, when the blaze swept through the town of Paradise and surrounding areas, destroying nearly 14,000 homes and killing at least 85 people in the nation's deadliest wildfire in a century.
By Jonathan J. Cooper, Associated Press
The overall damage to the state after the 2018 wildfire season has been predicted, by one estimate, to top $400 billion, which could make it the most expensive slew of natural disasters in the history of the United States.
By Vicky Stein
It’s been three weeks since the devastating Camp Fire swept through California, leaving at least 88 people dead. In its aftermath, forensic anthropologists comb through mountains of ash in search of human remains. At the same time, law enforcement and…
California’s deadliest wildfire, the Camp Fire, is now fully contained, but its death toll has climbed to 88, and more than 200 people are still missing. How are the people still searching for loved ones, and the thousands of residents…
By John Rogers, Associated Press
Figuring out just how bad a wildfire is requires taking into account several statistics.
Survivors and rescue workers were committed to creating some semblance of normalcy, which meant a Thanksgiving feast -- turkey, stuffing and potatoes included -- provided entirely by volunteers.
In our news wrap Wednesday, rain fell across California for the first time since wildfires started raging in several areas of the state. The precipitation brings welcome relief but also new challenges during the recovery process. Also, the humanitarian group…
In the areas of California hit hard by recent wildfires, displaced residents are struggling to find shelter. In some of these places, like Chico, there was already a housing shortage even before the fires hit. What resources are available to…
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