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'Mega-fires' are the new normal in California

Paradise, California, had long prepared for wildfires. But only in its worst nightmares did it imagine the kind of "mega-fire" that last week destroyed most of the town — and is becoming a common occurrence in the state. Born of tinder-dry conditions and erratic winds, the Camp Fire was the latest ...

Southern California wildfire roars back to life, but away from homes

World Nov 14, 2018

Southern California wildfire roars back to life, but away from homes

Southern California's huge wildfire roared to life again Tuesday in a mountain wilderness area, but in a sign of significant progress against the blaze, more neighborhoods were reopened to thousands of residents who fled last week. A massive plume rose suddenly at midmorning in the ...

Macron joins growing list of U.S. allies to be insulted by Trump

World / Politics Nov 14, 2018

Macron joins growing list of U.S. allies to be insulted by Trump

President Donald Trump's Twitter-lashing of his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron, is only the latest insult by the U.S. leader against longstanding allies. Here are some memorable barbs from Trump, who has brazenly defied traditional diplomatic convention not to speak ill of allies in public: FRANCE Trump had ...

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