Human-made climate change doubled forest fires over the last three decades, a new study says. Here's what people can and can't do to fight these blazes in the future.
By Mori Rothman and Hannah Yi
A fire that burned through 58 square miles and destroyed 103 residences in southern California last week is now 83 percent contained, even as six other wildfires continue burning around the state. The NewsHour Weekend's Mori Rothman reports the toll…
By Courtney Norris
More than 80,000 people have been evacuated from their homes as a wildfire continues to blaze in Southern California.
By Larisa Epatko
A wildfire engulfed the town of Fort McMurray in western Canada’s sprawling Alberta province on Wednesday, forcing residents to leave with basically the clothes on their backs, reported Chester Dawson of The Wall Street Journal.
By PBS NewsHour
Raging wildfires this season in Russia have turned the shores of Lake Baikal, the world's largest and deepest freshwater lake in Siberia, into an inferno. NewsHour's Stephen Fee reports.
By Lisa Desjardins
In nearly every “clean” temporary spending bill, especially in this era of permanently governing with temporary bills, there are at least a few changes attached.
By PBS NewsHour
The West’s potentially record-breaking wildfire season has burned more than 650,000 acres in California alone. Science correspondent Miles O’Brien joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss the science behind the flames.
In our news wrap Monday, two wildfires swept across Northern California, destroying at least 400 homes and killing one. Also, in Afghanistan, Taliban fighters stormed a prison with a car bomb, allowing 355 prisoners to escape.
California's Gov. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency in Lake and Napa counties Sunday, as a rapidly growing wildfire blazed a path of destruction.
By Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Forest Service spent a record $243 million last week battling forest fires around the country, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said Thursday.
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