Utilities say there’s no one best way to safeguard the millions of miles of U.S. power lines and that doing so would cost many billions of dollars.
By Ellen Knickmeyer, Jocelyn Gecker, Associated Press
In our news wrap Tuesday, the House approved a short-term spending bill to prevent a government shutdown. The deal funds federal agencies through December 20th and is on track to be passed by the Senate. Also, Amnesty International says it…
In our news wrap Monday, the UN’s nuclear watchdog raised new concerns about Iran’s violations of its 2015 nuclear deal. Inspectors discovered manmade uranium particles that Tehran hadn’t previously declared. Also, Turkey has begun sending captured foreign members of the…
Fires in New South Wales state have claimed three lives, destroyed more than 150 homes and razed more than 1 million hectares (3,800 square miles) of forest and farmland since Friday.
By Rod McGuirk, Associated Press
By Adam Beam, Associated Press
Californians on Friday commemorated the day when a terrifying blaze blew through the town and prompted a panicked evacuation that forced some people to abandon their cars as the fire closed in on gridlocked roads.
By Don Thompson, Associated Press
About 3,000 people have come back, and nearly 200 grocery stores, restaurants and businesses have reopened in Paradise, California.
By Christopher Weber, Associated Press
About 70 percent of the Maria wildfire near Los Angeles is contained.
Although California’s battle with wildfires eased a bit Friday, officials warn that the concern is far from over. Firefighters faced a fast-moving brush fire north of Los Angeles overnight, fueled in part by the flammable oil in the eucalyptus trees…
By Brian Melley, Marcio Jose Sanchez, Associated Press
The latest blazes erupted in the heavily populated inland region east of Los Angeles as strong, seasonal Santa Ana winds continued to blow with gusts of up to 60 mph.
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