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Bone fragments found in gutted, smoldering Rio museum provide some hope

Sep 5, 2018

Bone fragments found in gutted, smoldering Rio museum provide some hope

Firefighters found bone fragments from a collection in the still-smoldering National Museum, an official said Tuesday, raising hopes that a famed skull might somehow have survived a massive blaze that turned historic and scientific artifacts to ashes. Flames tore through the museum Sunday night, and ...

Crews finally slow spread of huge California wildfire near Yosemite

Jul 24, 2017

Crews finally slow spread of huge California wildfire near Yosemite

Crews contending with triple-digit temperatures slowed the spread of an aggressive wildfire that destroyed dozens of homes in a rural area of California near Yosemite National Park, officials said Sunday. The blaze burning for a week has scorched just over 118 sq. miles (305 sq. ...

Residents seek answers in wake of London high-rise blaze

Jun 15, 2017

Residents seek answers in wake of London high-rise blaze

With smoke still rising from the charred remains of Grenfell Tower in west London, residents and community leaders demanded to know Wednesday how a ferocious fire could have swept through the high-rise apartment block with such speed that it killed at least 30 people ...