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California inferno gives rise to family-reuniting 'Angels'

World Dec 11, 2018

California inferno gives rise to family-reuniting 'Angels'

They have become known as the Angels of Paradise. But there is nothing ethereal about them. They are online sleuths who know how to find people, and they have been putting their skills to use in the aftermath of California's catastrophic wildfire. In the dark days ...

Mountain lion that crossed freeways fell victim to California wildfire

World Dec 8, 2018

Mountain lion that crossed freeways fell victim to California wildfire

A Southern California mountain lion that crossed freeways dozens of times, evading potentially deadly traffic, has died after burning its paws during a wildfire, officials said on Friday. The 4-year-old mountain lion, which biologists had tracked with a GPS collar and had named P-64, was ...

Trump tours California areas hit hard by deadly wildfire

World Nov 18, 2018

Trump tours California areas hit hard by deadly wildfire

From the ashes of a mobile home and RV park, President Donald Trump said Saturday he came to the heart of California's killer wildfire to fully grasp the scale of the desolation wrought on the landscape. "We're going to have to work quickly. ... Hopefully ...

'Mega-fires' are the new normal in California

World Nov 14, 2018

'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, ...