In other news, five U.S. soldiers died in a suicide bombing in Mosul, Iraq, and clashes between U.S. forces and the Taliban in Afghanistan left 27 insurgents dead.
In other news of the day, the price of oil plunged after the energy department predicted shrinking demand, and General Motors announced it will cut 10,000 jobs.
The death toll has reached 166 in Australia's worst wildfires in its history, and police suspect arsons might have caused some of the fires in the southeastern part of the country. A reporter provides an update from Sydney.
The death toll has risen in Australia's worst wildfire disaster in history, and the extremely fast-moving fires caught many off-guard. Independent Television News correspondent Libby Weiner reports.
Warmer temperatures and a longer summer drought season in Montana are expected to have significant impacts on the state's trout fishing industry and ecosystem. In a special report, Heidi Cullen of Climate Central examines how climate-related changes are affecting Montana.
Despite efforts to contain a massive wildfire in Arizona, firefighters say it's only a matter of time before flames overtake the 7,700-person town of Show Low.
A long-time U.S. Forest Service worker was charged today with starting the worst wildfire in Colorado history, which scorched over 103,000 acres of land and destroyed more than 22 homes southwest of Denver…
Changing wind patterns and cooler temperatures helped slow a 77,000-acre wildfire's approach toward Denver early Tuesday. Despite the encouraging signs, authorities urged some 13,000 residents to move out of the blaze's possible path.
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