Nation Jul 31

A blackened landscape is shown from wildfire damage near Keswick, California, July 27, 2018. Photo by Alexandria Sage/Reuters
California wildfires threaten 10,000 homes

Twin wildfires tearing through vineyards and brushy hills threatened some 10,000 homes in Northern California Tuesday — yet another front in the seemingly endless summer of wildfires that have ravaged some of the most scenic areas of the state.

Nation Aug 13

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Why California’s fires are burning longer and harder

High temperatures, unpredictable winds and extremely dry conditions caused by the relentless drought have made managing this summer's blazes particularly challenging and unpredictable in California. The NewsHour's Cat Wise reports from Lake County, one of the state's hardest hit areas.

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