Tens of thousands of people in Oregon have evacuated as wildfires continue to blaze across parts of California and the Pacific Northwest. Oregon Public Broadcasting reporter Emily Cureton joins Christopher Booker to discuss the latest on rescue efforts in the…
By PBS NewsHour
A major overnight fire swept through Greece's largest refugee camp, which had been placed under COVID-19 lockdown.
By Derek Gatopoulos, Associated Press
The blaze was reported shortly after midnight as people living in the boats were sleeping, and consumed the wooden dock and an aluminum roof that covered many of the vessels, cutting off escape routes and raining debris into the water.
By Associated Press
Australia has been suffering a summer of extreme weather and dire consequences. Thunderstorms and hail have been pelting eastern sections of the country, while strong winds have produced dust storms. Plus, drought conditions and devastating bushfires remain a major problem.
By Miles O'Brien
Firefighters in Australia are finally getting some help from nature, in the form of lower temperatures and rain. But many fires are still burning, and millions of acres have been lost. The blazes have also caused tremendous damage to the…
By Kylie Morris, Independent Television News
The devastation from wildfires in Australia is on a scale that is difficult to comprehend. More than 20 million acres have burned, destroying 2,000 homes and killing potentially hundreds of millions of animals, as well as 27 people. Although the…
As devastating bushfires continue to burn across Australia, how is the country’s government responding? William Brangham speaks with David Littleproud, Australia’s minister for natural disaster and emergency management, about fighting fires while also embarking upon a recovery effort, whether the…
By Tristan Lavalette, Associated Press
Australia’s most populous state was paralyzed by “catastrophic” fire conditions Saturday amid soaring temperatures, while one person died as wildfires ravaged the country’s southeast, officials said.
By Paul J. Weber, Associated Press
“We are in a position to say it’s contained. We feel comfortable with the efforts that have been made by our firefighters,” Jefferson County Judge Jeff Branick said at a news conference.
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