Judge approves $105M fund for California wildfire survivors
SAN FRANCISCO - Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. received approval on Wednesday to establish a $105 million fund to help survivors of recent California wildfires started by the...
1 hour ago - The Seattle Times - 4 articles
Why It's So Hard to Live in California
Wildfires, NIMBYism, and skyrocketing housing costs.
3 hours ago - Slate
Utah Continues Its Assault on Federal Lands
The state wants to roll back protections on millions of acres of forest land owned by U.S. taxpayers.
23 hours ago - NY Times
North Bay Fire victims may have to foot bill for damaged sidewalks
Santa Rosa firestorm homeowners could be on the hook for a combined $1-million in sidewalks because of a city ordinance that says they own them, even after FEMA's debris...
23 hours ago - ABC
Forestry officials still prepare for wildfires amid wet and snowy spring
An exceptionally snowy winter and late spring precipitation do not necessarily lessen chances of wildfires
1 day ago - KOAT
Firefighter Suicides Rise in the Wake of Deadly Wildland Blazes
The stress of battling repeated, massive wildfires is taking a toll on the mental health of first responders
2 days ago - Scientific American
Wild horses to return to southwest Idaho following wildfire
BOISE, Idaho - Federal officials plan to release 45 wild horses in southwestern Idaho later this month in an event that's open to the public. The U.S. Bureau of Land Management...
5 days ago - The Seattle Times
PG&E contractor takes wildfire victim's rebuilding supplies
A woman, whose home was destroyed in the Camp Fire, said the wood she was going to use to rebuild her home was taken by a PG&E contractor.
5 days ago - KCRA
ONLY ON ABC7NEWS.COM: More North Bay Fire victims file complaints against contractor
From the house of their dreams to burn-scape, then a vacant lot- and now, some North Bay Fire victims fear that this may be as far as they get.
5 days ago - ABC
California lawmakers reject $1B to protect homes from fires
A California legislative committee has stripped the $1 billion in funding from a bill to protect homes against wildfire through home improvements.
6 days ago - KCRA
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Harriet Tubman $20 bill that was supposed to debut next year likely won't...
It will be awhile longer before Americans see Harriet Tubman replace President Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill.
AP Source: FIFA to keep 2022 World Cup with 32 teams
A person with knowledge of the situation says the 2022 World Cup in Qatar will have 32 teams, with FIFA scrapping a proposal to expand the tournament to 48 nations. The person...
Texas House passes 'Save Chick-fil-A' bill critics say will discriminate...
The measure prohibits the government from taking "adverse action" against any individuals or businesses based on membership, support or donations to religious groups.
Schiff cancels 'enforcement' meeting after Justice Department offers to...
Schiff had issued a subpoena for all of Mueller's counterintelligence materials, but he had proposed that the Justice Department begin the effort by providing 12 specific sets...
Mnuchin Says He Has 'Not Yet' Reviewed Memo Mandating IRS Turn Over Trump...
The Treasury secretary has refused to comply with a House subpoena from a committee chairman requesting the agency turn over Trump's tax returns.
Michael Avenatti charged with stealing money from Stormy Daniels
Michael Avenatti, the attorney who rocketed to fame through his representation of porn star Stormy Daniels in her battles with President Donald Trump, is charged with ripping...
US officials: Plan may send up to 10,000 troops to Mideast
WASHINGTON - US officials say the Pentagon will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more American troops to the Middle East to beef up defenses against...
Mets trade Keon Broxton to Orioles
They found a taker. The Mets traded Keon Broxton to the Orioles on Wednesday, offloading the DFA'd outfielder for $500,000 in international bonus pool money to the worst team...
Investigators can't prove Ralph Northam was pictured in racist yearbook photo
An independent probe into a racist yearbook photo that nearly derailed Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's career earlier this year “could not conclusively determine” that the...
Trump shoots back at Democrats, declares ‘I don't do cover-ups'
President Trump on Wednesday ripped House Democrats for continuing investigations into his administration and shot back at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi who claimed that he is...