California wildfires

Eric Darling and his dog Wyatt are part of a search team from Orange County in Southern California who are among several teams conducting a second search of a mobile home park after the deadly Camp Fire in Paradise, Calif., Friday, Nov. 23, 2018.
(AP Photo/Kathleen Ronayne)
November 24, 2018 - 9:12 pm
PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — The catastrophic wildfire in Northern California is nearly out after several days of rain, but searchers are still completing the meticulous task of combing through now-muddy ash and debris for signs of human remains. Crews resumed the grim work Saturday as rain cleared out...
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John Locher, AP File
November 21, 2018 - 11:47 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Light right falling Wednesday in some areas of Northern California could aid crews fighting a deadly wildfire while raising the risk of flash floods and complicating efforts to recover the remains of those killed. Heavier rain was expected later in the day in the Paradise...
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In this Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, photo, Charlie Miles peers up at state forestry officers and state parks rangers after being arrested for trying to go home on a desolate stretch of Skyway Road between Paradise and a Chico church he was sleeping at.
Renee C. Byer/The Sacramento Bee via AP
November 20, 2018 - 2:58 pm
CHICO, Calif. (AP) — It's been 12 days since Christina Taft started the frantic search for her mother Victoria, who refused to evacuate their Paradise home as flames neared, and six days since she gave authorities a cheek swab to identify remains that are likely her mother's. She still hasn't...
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November 18, 2018 - 9:43 am
(CNN) — A searcher is given the name of someone who is missing and an address. But the list of names goes on and on. At least 1,300 people are unaccounted for since the Camp Fire erupted 10 days ago, killing 76 people and becoming the deadliest and most destructive fire in California history...
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California now has the most polluted cities in the world.
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November 16, 2018 - 6:14 pm
By Arman Azad (CNN) — Due to the wildfires raging in Northern California, San Francisco, Stockton and Sacramento were the world's three "most polluted cities" on Friday morning, according to Berkeley Earth , a nonprofit that aggregates data from air-quality monitoring sites. PurpleAir , which has a...
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Investigators recover human remains at a home burned in the Camp Fire, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, in Magalia, Calif.
AP Photo/John Locher
November 16, 2018 - 7:30 am
UPDATED: 12:42 p.m. By Kathleen Ronayne and Brian Melley, Associated Press CHICO, Calif. (AP) — The potential magnitude of the wildfire disaster in Northern California escalated as officials raised the death toll to 63 and released a missing-persons list with 631 names on it more than a week after...
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California Wildfire
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November 15, 2018 - 8:28 pm
By Maegan Vazquez, CNN (CNN) -- President Donald Trump will travel to California on Saturday to meet with people affected by the wildfires burning across the state, the White House announced Thursday. Hundreds of people remain unaccounted for and 58 people have died in the conflagrations, which...
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Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth
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November 13, 2018 - 2:41 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Though Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth lost their home in a deadly California wildfire, they are donating $500,000 to The Malibu Foundation through Cyrus' charity, The Happy Hippie Foundation. "Miley and Liam lost their home but are very grateful to be safe along with their animals!...
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Gabe Kapler
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Mike DeNardo
November 12, 2018 - 5:29 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Phillies have confirmed to KYW Newsradio that manager Gabe Kapler lost his home in the California wildfires. The @Phillies confirm that manager @gabekapler lost his home in the Californnia wildfires. A spokeswoman says his family is fine, and his thoughts are with...
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August 24, 2018 - 2:46 pm
By Don Thompson SACRAMENTO, Ca. (AP) — A nationwide telecommunications company promised changes Friday as state lawmakers said they were shocked to learn that Verizon slowed Northern California firefighters' internet service while they battled what became the state's largest-ever wildfire. Verizon...
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