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Population of California town torched by wildfire down 90%

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — New figures released by California Gov. Gavin Newsom show the town of Paradise has lost over 90% of its population since a wildf...

Population of California town torched by wildfire down 90%

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Colorado wildfire killed 80 percent of river's fish population The Animas River in southwest Colorado has suffered an 80 percent loss of its fish population....
19:40, 2019-09-25

Tiny Indiana town, with a population of 3, selling for $3.8 million Though a sweet $3.8 million could buy you a mansion, Manhattan apartment or luxury yacht, it could alternatively get you a 17.4 acre Indiana town wit...
21:12, 2019-04-10

'Paradise was sent to hell': revisiting the town destroyed by wildfire It’s been six months since an unprecedented fire leveled the town of Paradise, killing 85 people. Despite its suffering, a community holds onThe high...
14:00, 2019-05-07

PG&E proposes court order for CEO, board to tour town destroyed by wildfire PG&E Corp on Monday submitted a proposed order to a U.S. District Court judge that would require the power provider's chief executive and board to vi...
06:04, 2019-05-14

Here’s What California’s Kincade Wildfire Looks Like From Space Northern California’s Kincade wildfire has grown so large that a satellite was able to record the plumes from 22,300 miles away in space. The f...
23:20, 2019-10-28

California wildfire: Los Angeles orders 100,000 to evacuate A wildfire that was sparked in the hills north of Los Angeles has now reached neighborhoods. Firefighters are scrambling to contain the out-of-contro...
01:24, 2019-10-12

California's destructive Kincade wildfire seen from space As Californians deal with the onslaught from several fast-moving, massive wildfires being battled across the state, the devastation can be seen from ...
23:24, 2019-10-28

List of missing in California’s deadliest wildfire down to 1 PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Only one person remains listed as missing from the deadliest wildfire in California history after deputies located an Orovill...
00:36, 2019-08-03

PG&E reaches $11B deal with California wildfire insurers The utility said in a statement the tentative agreement covers 85 percent of the insurance claims from fires that included the one that decimated the...
20:24, 2019-09-13

California wildfire spreads to 10,000 acres in Sonoma County A massive wildfire scorched 10,000 acres of land in Northern California and forced hundreds out of their homes as it burned overnight. The wind-drive...
16:48, 2019-10-24

California utility PG&E's stock tumbles as wildfire spreads Shares of bankrupt California power utility PG&E Corp extended losses on Monday as investors worried that its equipment might be responsible for wild...
18:32, 2019-10-28

Wildfire prompts evacuation at California Six Flags park SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — A fast-moving brush fire erupted near a huge amusement and water park in Southern California on Sunday, sending hundreds...
18:08, 2019-06-10

Utility equipment sparked deadly California wildfire SAN FRANCISCO — California fire authorities say Pacific Gas & Electric Co. power lines sparked the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in state h...
00:32, 2019-05-16

Goats help save California's Reagan library from wildfire A herd of 500 goats helped save California's Ronald Reagan library from a wildfire on Wednesday, after the voracious animals earlier this year ate fl...
04:28, 2019-10-31

Wildfire threatens homes, prompts evacuations in California A wildfire raced up a steep hillside to threaten scores of homes in the Los Angeles coastal enclave of Pacific Palisades on Monday, prompting evacuat...
09:48, 2019-10-22

Northern California wildfire evacuation orders rise to 180,000 The southward march of a Northern California wildfire toward the more populated areas above the San Francisco Bay led officials on Sunday to raise th...
22:16, 2019-10-27

California's worst wildfire in history is now the size of Los Angeles Firefighters are battling high winds and extreme heat as they try to slow the spread of the biggest wildfire ever recorded in California...
21:00, 2019-04-11

Millions in California to be without power for days due to wildfire danger The utility announced that it was shutting off power to 800,000 customers in 34 northern, central and coastal California counties beginning as early ...
15:08, 2019-10-09

Firefighters rescue Great Horned Owl from California wildfire Firefighters in Southern California rescued a Great Horned Owl from a wooded area threatened by a wildfire this weekend, authorities said. The owl wa...
08:08, 2019-11-05

Wildfire explodes in Northern California, forces evacuations Embers fly across a roadway as the Kincade Fire burns through the Jimtown community of Sonoma County, Calif., on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019. (AP Photo/N...
19:36, 2019-10-24

Wildfire pushes California to declares state of emergency (NBC News) California Governor Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency Friday in Sonoma and Los Angeles counties, where raging wildfires have forc...
04:04, 2019-10-26

California governor proposes a $21 billion wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed helping utilities create a fund of up to $21 billion to compensate future victims of wildfires sparked ...
01:08, 2019-06-22

Officials: PG&E equipment sparked deadly California wildfire SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California fire authorities say Pacific Gas & Electric Co. power lines sparked the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in st...
23:24, 2019-05-15

Last remaining major wildfire in Southern California only 20% contained The last large wildfire in Southern California was about 20% contained as it raged over 9,400 acres in Ventura County north of Los Angeles Saturday. ...
03:28, 2019-11-03

California’s largest wildfire was started by hammer sparks SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California fire officials say sparks from a hammer driving a metal stake into the ground ignited a 2018 blaze in Northern C...
23:04, 2019-06-06

PG&E lines blamed for deadliest wildfire in California history State fire investigators have determined that transmission lines owned by Pacific Gas & Electric Co caused the deadliest and most destructive wildfir...
23:32, 2019-05-15

Power cut to millions as California faces heightened wildfire risks Electricity was shut off to nearly 750,000 California homes and workplaces on Wednesday as Pacific Gas and Electric Co (PG&E) imposed a string of pla...
06:16, 2019-10-10

Firefighters struggle against massive, wind-whipped California wildfire Crews lost ground on Sunday against a wind-driven wildfire that has blackened a wide swath of California's picturesque wine country and driven 180,00...
04:48, 2019-10-28

California lawmakers approve legislation for $21 billion wildfire fund California lawmakers approved legislation on Thursday to create a $21 billion fund to help utilities in the state pay for claims arising from future ...
22:32, 2019-07-11

Year's most destructive California wildfire declared extinguished after two weeks California's biggest, most ruinous wildfire this year, a wind-driven blaze that scorched 120 square miles (310 square kilometers) of Sonoma County wi...
05:16, 2019-11-08

Massive California wildfire sparked by stolen car fleeing cops A stolen car fleeing police sparked one of three new blazes that erupted in California Thursday, bringing to 13 the number of wildfires scorching the...
23:00, 2019-10-31

California power cutoff begins as wildfire risks rise Hundreds of thousands of California homes and businesses started to lose electric power early Wednesday as part of an unprecedented effort by Pacific...
19:32, 2019-10-09

California wildfire rages as PG&E warns more power outages may occur Sonoma county blaze grew to more than 15 sq miles before dawn as authorities ordered evacuations near Geyserville A northern California wildfire expl...
18:52, 2019-10-24

Officials lift all evacuation orders for Southern California wildfire Authorities lifted all evacuation orders as firefighters made progress Sunday on a large blaze that sent thousands fleeing homes and farms northwest ...
20:16, 2019-11-03

Winds complicate fight against last large wildfire in southern California Onshore and offshore winds make Maria Fire tough to tackleFire season has been bad. It could have been much worseCrews fought a pitched battle agains...
13:24, 2019-11-02

PG&E expects $4.8 billion of initial contribution to California wildfire fund Power producer PG&E Corp said on Thursday its initial contribution to California's wildfire fund would be about $4.8 billion, and annual contribution...
18:16, 2019-07-25

California wildfire spreads as fears mount over further power shutoffs Saddleridge fire, which started in Sylmar, consumed more than 4,600 acres by 3am Friday, officials saidWildfire danger spread from northern Californi...
18:12, 2019-10-11

California governor proposes $21 billion wildfire fund: media California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed a fund of up to $21 billion to help utilities pay for future wildfire damage, according to media report...
22:48, 2019-06-21

California’s wildfire season is starting and officials are bracing for the worst In anticipation, Cal Fire has identified 35 top-priority projects to thin vegetation in vulnerable communities Last November, the deadliest wildfire ...
10:40, 2019-06-15

Crews battle final stubborn wildfire in Southern California The Maria Fire had burned some 38 square kilometres and prompted evacuation orders for nearly 11,000 people since it began Thursday evening....
12:52, 2019-11-02

California governor signs bill for $21 billion wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill approved by lawmakers a day earlier that creates a $21 billion fund to help bankrupt PG&E Co...
00:24, 2019-07-13

California's state regulator approves PG&E's wildfire mitigation plan The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) on Thursday approved the wildfire mitigation plan submitted by PG&E Corp....
23:28, 2019-05-30

Northern California hit by mega power cuts over wildfire fears In a bid to stop wildfires, San Francisco Bay Area residents could be denied power for several days....
18:00, 2019-10-09

Hungry goats help save California's Reagan library from wildfire A herd of 500 goats helped save California's Ronald Reagan library from a wildfire on Wednesday, after the voracious animals earlier this year ate hi...
00:04, 2019-10-31

California utility company PG&E estimates $6 billion in wildfire costs Alberta Premier Jason Kenney has revealed that a deeper analysis is on the way to consider Alberta's potential withdrawal from the national pension p...
21:28, 2019-11-07

$105M fund for California wildfire survivors approved by judge Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. received approval Wednesday to establish a $105 million fund to help survivors of recent California wildfires started by...
03:24, 2019-05-23

California power cutoff begin as wildfire risks rise Hundreds of thousands of California homes and businesses started to lose electric power early Wednesday as part of an unprecedented effort by Pacific...
13:16, 2019-10-09

Deadly California wildfire caused by PG&E transmission lines: investigators State fire investigators have determined that transmission lines owned by Pacific Gas & Electric Co caused the deadliest and most destructive wildfir...
23:48, 2019-05-15

Homes, college evacuated as wildfire erupts in Northern California A fast-moving wildfire that broke out on Thursday on the outskirts of a National Forest in Northern California has prompted the evacuation of a commu...
01:20, 2019-08-23

Sparks from rancher’s hammer ignited California’s largest wildfire Sparks from a metal hammer used by a rancher trying to plug a wasp’s nest were responsible for igniting the largest wildfire in California hist...
17:24, 2019-06-07

‘Nothing but good news’: Calmed winds in California help firefighters control wildfire The state's largest fire, dubbed the Kincade fire in Sonoma County's wine country, was 78 per cent contained late on Sunday....
18:16, 2019-11-04

California declares state of emergency as winds continue to fuel wildfire Authorities in Northern California ordered 180,000 residents to flee their homes Sunday as historic winds fueled a wildfire in the wine country, whil...
22:36, 2019-10-27

Photographer Replaces Wedding Album for California Couple Who Lost Everything in Wildfire Marc and Mary Taylor had to run for their lives last year in California's deadly Camp Fire....
16:12, 2019-07-20

California utility cuts power to up to 27,000 customers to reduce wildfire risk Pacific Gas & Electric is under pressure to prevent fire starts after downed power lines and other company equipment have been blamed for conflagrati...
05:36, 2019-06-09

Goats help save Reagan library from destruction as California wildfire threatens Flames from the Easy Fire were within a few feet of the Reagan library. Goats, which graze on grass around the property, helped prevent their spread....
21:48, 2019-10-30

California utility firm admits electrical equipment may have sparked wildfire The power shut-offs were imposed after PG&E electrical equipment was blamed for several blazes in recent years....
16:40, 2019-10-25

California wildfire: evacuation orders lifted as Trump blasts Newsom President slams governor and threatens to cut federal fundsNewsom tweets back: ‘You don’t believe in climate change’As authorities lifted all evacuat...
20:24, 2019-11-03

Firefighters make gains against wildfire in Southern California farm country Firefighters began to get the upper hand on a destructive wildfire in a Southern California farming region on Saturday, taking advantage of lighter w...
21:44, 2019-11-02

Firefighters are making progress tamping down a massive wildfire in Southern California Associated Press/Noah Berger Firefighters made progress on a large wildfire in Southern California on Saturday, though it continues to threaten about...
05:12, 2019-11-03

Firefighters beat back Southern California wildfire as winds lighten Firefighters working overnight to contain a Southern California wildfire made significant headway on Sunday, containing 50% of the blaze with the aid...
19:28, 2019-11-03

California wildfire risk prompts planned mass cutoff of PG&E power Nearly 800,000 California homes and businesses can expect to lose electricity for up to several days from Wednesday, in a planned PG&E power shutdown...
03:24, 2019-10-09

California wildfire: Trump slams governor and threatens to cut federal funds Evacuation orders lifted as president blasts NewsomNewsom tweets back: ‘You don’t believe in climate change’As authorities lifted all evacuation orde...
14:04, 2019-11-04

Lebron James, Arnold Schwarzenegger among thousands fleeing California wildfire About 156,000 people were under evacuation orders because of the fire, mostly from the city of Santa Rosa....
04:08, 2019-10-29

John Cena pledges California wildfire first responders a $500,000 donation: 'This is the right thing to do' John Cena is doing his part to help first responders dealing with California’s devastating wildfires by agreeing to donate $500,000 to their cause....
16:36, 2019-10-29

Newsom Offers Plan to Help Shield California Utilities From Wildfire Liablilty Gov. Gavin Newsom’s proposal for a $21 fund would also protect power company customers from the kind of huge claims that have already helped push Pac...
20:16, 2019-06-21

Wildfire rages in northern California as power shutoffs sweep the state Kincade fire grows to more than 15 sq miles as evacuations orderedHeat, low humidity and fast wind increase riskA wildfire in northern California exp...
01:44, 2019-10-25

California utility cuts off power to thousands amid wildfire threat Pacific Gas & Electric cuts service to 24,000 customersWindy, dry and hot conditions endanger northern CaliforniaThousands of people in northern Cali...
20:44, 2019-09-24

California counties go dark as PG&E shuts off power to grapple with wildfire risk Pacific Gas & Electric is “proactively” shutting off power in portions of 34 counties in northern and central California amid severe wind conditions ...
17:40, 2019-10-09

Fast-moving wildfire erupts in California, forcing thousands to evacuate Mountain fire races across hundreds of acres in just hours as wildfire season looms large over the stateA fast-moving wildfire that broke out on Thur...
05:36, 2019-08-23

Wildfire threatens homes, prompts evacuations in Pacific Palisades, California A wildfire raced up a steep hillside to threaten homes in the Southern California coastal enclave of Pacific Palisades on Monday, prompting evacuatio...
22:12, 2019-10-21

Wildfire destroys homes, causes injuries in California mobile home park A fierce wildfire that erupted in southern California on Thursday destroyed homes and structures and caused "numerous medical emergencies" at a River...
05:52, 2019-10-11

Easing winds give firefighters a break in California wildfire battle Fierce, dry Santa Ana winds off the Southern California mountains eased early on Friday, helping firefighters make progress in corralling major wildf...
15:36, 2019-11-01

Survivors cling to hope in Paradise, year after California's deadliest wildfire For Earl Cummings, the psychological scars remain raw a year after California's deadliest wildfire raced across a mountain ridge and destroyed the to...
03:52, 2019-11-08

Good Samaritan Helps Scared Drivers Flee Raging California Wildfire “They had no idea what was going on,” he told Inside Edition. “You could see the fear on their face.”...
21:44, 2019-10-29

EPA chief suggests California environmental rules to blame for wildfire-induced blackouts Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler is questioning whether California's strict climate and environmental regulations were to...
21:20, 2019-10-22

Wildfire wedding: couple wear protective masks in viral California photo Image shows Katie and Curtis Ferland in burning wine country as photographer wonders: ‘Is this the new normal?’A photo of a bride and groom wearing p...
20:24, 2019-10-29

California winemaker suing NY seller for rejecting wine over wildfire ‘smoke taint’ One California vintner is suing a Long Island wine distributor for wrongly accusing it of selling 2017 vino with “smoke taint.”...
04:44, 2019-08-04

Story of woman who fled California wildfire after giving birth to be made into film A Private War director Matthew Heineman to write and direct film set against backdrop of the 2018 Camp Fire that killed 85 peopleThe deadly wildfires...
12:32, 2019-07-10

Couple poses for wildfire wedding photo during smoky ceremony at California winery An Illinois couple got married in Northern California's famous Sonoma County on Saturday as a massive wildfire raged nearby, posing for a dramatic we...
15:32, 2019-10-29

Mass evacuations ordered in northern California as winds continue to fuel wildfire Authorities in Northern California ordered 180,000 residents to flee their homes Sunday as historic winds fueled a wildfire in the wine country, whil...
19:32, 2019-10-27

California wildfire began minutes after high-voltage power line malfunctioned A high-voltage power line broke seven minutes before the eruption of the still-raging wildfire that’s blackened 16,000 acres, ravaged nearly 50...
14:28, 2019-10-25

High Level wildfire crews fight fire with fire to protect Alberta town The town of High Level says a successful controlled burn was carried out Wednesday to help keep a raging nearby wildfire at bay from the northern Alb...
16:52, 2019-05-23

Wildfire aircraft brave gale-force winds to save California's Reagan library Firefighting aircraft made attack after attack on a wildfire menacing California's Ronald Reagan presidential library on Wednesday, as flames encircl...
22:00, 2019-10-30

Camille Grammer says ex Kelsey didn't reach out after her home burned down in Southern California wildfire On Tuesday, Camille appeared on "Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen" when a fan asked the "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" star if Kelsey reac...
03:12, 2019-07-11

Grass-eating goats protect Ronald Reagan Presidential Library from California wildfire One of the Southern California wildfires threatened the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library on Wednesday — but the flames were kept a safe distance aw...
02:28, 2019-10-31

California utility PG&E agrees to pay $1 billion to local governments for wildfire damages dating to 2015 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California utility PG&E agrees to pay $1 billion to local governments for wildfire damages dating to 2015....
00:12, 2019-06-19

Structures destroyed, medical emergencies as California wildfire hits mobile home park A wildfire that erupted in Southern California on Thursday destroyed structures at a Riverside County mobile home park, where "numerous medical emerg...
03:12, 2019-10-11

Burning trash sparked wildfire that destroyed dozens of homes in California: fire department Burning trash dumped by a garbage truck caused a fire that by early Friday had destroyed dozens of homes in California's Riverside County, fire offic...
11:56, 2019-10-11

California: wind-driven Kincade wildfire forces evacuations in north of state – video A wind-driven wildfire has forced evacuations north of San Francisco in Sonoma County. The blaze near Geyserville had grown to 15 sq miles (39 sq km)...
16:52, 2019-10-25

Renter lied to Airbnb host, saying ‘asthmatic’ family needed escape from California wildfire The party host who rented the California Airbnb home where five people were killed during a Halloween bash falsely told the owner she needed a dwelli...
15:36, 2019-11-02

The California power outages show how dire the wildfire crisis has gotten — 9 of the state's 10 biggest fires came in the last 16 years The Saddleridge bush fire in the Sylmar area of Los Angeles has spread to over 4,700 acres of land, prompting mandatory evacuation orders for about 1...
23:40, 2019-10-11

Doorbell camera captures moment California family evacuate home as wildfire approaches - video A doorbell camera captured residents evacuating the Santa Clarita neighbourhood in California as a wildfire loomed near their homes on Thursday. The ...
19:04, 2019-10-26

California fire investigators say Pacific Gas & Electric power lines caused wildfire that killed 85 people last year. SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California fire investigators say Pacific Gas & Electric power lines caused wildfire that killed 85 people last year. ....
23:24, 2019-05-15

Photos show Paradise, California, one year after the worst US wildfire in a century killed 85 people and destroyed a community Getty In November 2018, the Camp fire tore through Butte County, California, razing the town of Paradise and killing 85 people. One year on, authorit...
12:48, 2019-10-31

This California town wants to be a ‘sanctuary city’ for gun owners NEEDLES, Calif. — The Old West desert town of Needles, California, is where the beleaguered Joad family crossed the Colorado River into California in...
20:52, 2019-07-03

‘He'd like to see peace on Earth’: how a dog became mayor of a California town Idyllwild’s highest-ranking official may not have political power, but he has the tiny town’s heart in his pawsThe mayor of Idyllwild, California, wa...
08:12, 2019-06-05

Teens graduating in California town nearly destroyed by fire PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California town that was mostly destroyed by a wildfire is celebrating the graduation of its high school class. Ab...
01:28, 2019-06-07

‘Emoji house’ sparks uproar in California beach town A Southern California seaside community is in an uproar after a home was given a new paint job featuring two huge emoji on a bright pink background....
21:44, 2019-08-07

Magnitude 4.9 aftershock hits near California town rocked by big quakes A magnitude 4.9 aftershock struck on Friday roughly 5 miles east of the remote California town of Ridgecrest, which was rocked by a pair of major ear...
23:04, 2019-07-12

A nearly abandoned town in California could sell for around $6 million. It's been 'trapped in time' for decades. HMBD Empire The historic center of the former Army town of Campo, California, is for sale. The listing agent expects the town to go for between $5.5 ...
20:40, 2019-10-11

Wildfire danger will elevate to ‘extreme’ in Slave Lake: Alberta Wildfire The elevated danger is due to “strong and gusty winds” that could cause a fire to burn intensely and spread quickly, according to Alberta Wildfire....
04:16, 2019-05-19

NYPD cop tried to collect insurance on ‘stolen’ BMW that was found torched An NYPD cop tried to collect insurance money on a BMW he said was stolen — but was busted for fraud when it turned out the car had gone up in f...
00:32, 2019-08-23

Eagle Bluff wildfire ‘being held’: BC Wildfire Service All planned ignitions to slow the spread of the fire have been completed, according to the BC Wildfire Service....
22:12, 2019-08-16

Some total scumbag torched half a million bees in Texas Despite their reputation for offering painful stings — a result of the general confusion between bees and wasps — bees are absolutely vit...
18:16, 2019-05-02

Adam Gase torched by Boomer Esiason in WFAN rant To open their “Boomer and Gio” show Monday morning on WFAN, New York was deemed an NFL Wasteland. The Giants and Jets have combined for j...
20:44, 2019-10-28

Paris 2024 Olympics logo gets torched on social media The City of Light's newly unveiled Olympics 2024 logo is getting torn to shreds on social media — with some saying it's more reminiscent of an emo ki...
01:32, 2019-10-23

LGBTQ flag torched in apparent hate attack days before pride weekend A Kansas man is refusing to remove a pride flag outside his home after it was torched this weekend in an apparent arson attack police are investigati...
04:00, 2019-09-24

East Elmhurst fire: Houseguest torched Queens home because he was asked to leave: sources A man who was taken in by a Queens family when he needed a place to stay returned the kindness with unspeakable horror — setting the home ablaze in a...
21:44, 2019-07-11

Dramatic CCTV footage shows car thief almost setting himself on fire as he torched stolen vehicle Dramatic CCTV footage shows a car thief-turned-arsonist almost burning himself as he torched a stolen vehicle....
22:20, 2019-09-11

Cancer Town: Rev William Barber visits town at heart of Guardian campaign – video The Guardian invited the civil rights leader to the community on the banks of the Mississippi River where the people face the highest risk of cancer ...
15:16, 2019-08-09

Listen: Biggest songs of the summer from 2010's 'California Gurls' to 2019's 'Old Town Road' Can you name a decade's worth of the biggest songs of the summer? Test your trivia knowledge by revisiting these seasonal hits, starting in 2010...
01:28, 2019-08-01

Cancer town: civil rights leader William Barber takes on pollution at Guardian town hall Campaigner has condemned ‘immoral’ conditions in Louisiana town where chemical plant is tied to alarming cancer riskThe US civil rights leader and mo...
19:08, 2019-07-27

Cancer town: watch live as civil rights leader William Barber takes on pollution at Guardian town hall Campaigner has condemned ‘immoral’ conditions in Louisiana town where chemical plant is tied to alarming cancer riskThe US civil rights leader and mo...
02:36, 2019-07-27

Lil Nas X lies, promises “Seoul Town Road” with RM of BTS is the last "Old Town Road" remix Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road” has been the Billboard Hot 100's number one song for 16 straight weeks, tied for the most all time with “One Sweet Da...
22:56, 2019-07-25

Guy Fieri wants to make a 'Flavor Town Road Remix' of Lil Nas X's 'Old Town Road' Now that he’s got a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Guy Fieri apparently hungers for pop-music stardom....
18:16, 2019-06-07

About 41% of the global population are under 24. And they’re angry… From Hong Kong to Chile, young people are rising up to fight injustice and inequality. Their elders should be gratefulA spate of large-scale street p...
19:04, 2019-10-26

Gay penguin population is skyrocketing at this aquarium It’s The Stonewall Inn for penguins. Zookeepers at the Oceanworld Aquarium in Dingle, Ireland have revealed that eight of their 14 Gentoo pengu...
22:16, 2019-05-07

The 20 countries facing population collapse Charly Triballeau / AFP / Getty Many countries face serious demographic headwinds in the decades to come. Low birth and immigration rates could lead ...
15:36, 2019-10-09

San Francisco’s homeless population is skyrocketing SAN FRANCISCO — A federal count shows the number of homeless people increased by double-digit percentages in three San Francisco Bay Area counties ov...
22:28, 2019-05-17

India’s tiger population rises to nearly 3,000 NEW DELHI — India’s tiger population has grown to nearly 3,000, making the country one of the safest habitats for the endangered animals. Prime Minis...
18:28, 2019-07-29

VR can help meet the challenges of an aging population We will see the potential of VR become realized for unlikely demographics, like the elderly, who we might have expected to be the ones to benefit mos...
22:28, 2019-09-07

Inside the village that caters for its ageing population Pescueza in Extremadura, western Spain, is adapting to provide for the needs of its older population....
11:44, 2019-08-13

We need to talk about how population growth is harming the planet Discussions of population's impact on Earth have been off limits, but scientists and conservationists are challenging the taboo and politicians must ...
15:36, 2019-05-30

Red Cross says only 3 percent of US population donate blood The American Red Cross launched its Missing Type campaign on Tuesday in an effort to grow the number of donors who give blood in the U.S....
20:04, 2019-06-11

Department of Agriculture suspends bee population research The US Department of Agriculture has angry beekeepers buzzing after suspending data collection on the insects’ decline. The agency blamed cost cuts, ...
06:40, 2019-07-07

Suicide risk for veterinarians twice that of general population Veterinarians, veterinary technicians and technologists die by suicide at an alarmingly higher rate than those in other professions, research shows, ...
18:40, 2019-09-06

NYC homeless population drops from historic high New York City’s homeless population is ticking down in 2019 for the first time after a decade of nearly uninterrupted growth, dropping to 58,150 this...
00:52, 2019-05-23

World population to reach 9.7 billion by 2050 — UN The United Nations predicts that half of this growth will take place in only nine countries, as the world is getting older overall. India is projecte...
03:04, 2019-06-18

Brown bear population dips in Finland The population of brown bears in Finland dipped by 5% from last year after rising continuously since 2012, the government said on Friday, after the c...
16:36, 2019-07-12

Global population decline will hit China hard Business leaders and analysts see the global population declining in the next century, and China will be badly affected. The Asian nation is well-adv...
09:40, 2019-09-09

India’s wild tiger population rises to almost 3,000 Prime minister describes 30% surge after conservation efforts as ‘historic achievement’India’s wild tiger population has increased by more than 30% i...
12:24, 2019-07-29

UK population to increase by 3 million in next decade, mainly through migration Three million more people will be added to the UK population over the coming decade in an increase driven largely by migration, official projections ...
13:24, 2019-10-21

Does population genetics have a racism problem, even today? Efforts to group us by our genes are arbitrary and encourage the subtle return of race within mainstream science, argues Angela Saini...
13:40, 2019-05-16

Record 60 million Hispanics in US, 52% of population growth The U.S. Hispanic population surged another 1.2 million last year and now is a record 59.9 million, according to newly released U.S. Census Bureau po...
23:40, 2019-07-08

Alabama's Abortion Ban Hits Black Population Different Days after eight white women and 43 white men yelled “Roll Tide!” before voting to pass the nation’s harshest abortion ban, companies are already cha...
21:32, 2019-05-22

What’s the future for Sri Lanka’s ‘lost’ population of whales? This is the same sperm whale pod Blue Planet filmed off Sri Lanka – but flocking tourists are making it less of a safe place for these stunning anima...
09:56, 2019-05-03

Proposal would buy one-way bus tickets for Seattle’s homeless population As the Seattle area tries to tackle its homelessness crisis, an official wants to spend $1 million to expand a strategy of buying bus tickets out of ...
19:48, 2019-09-12

Half of Neanderthal Population Suffered from Surfer’s Ear! A new study suggests that Neanderthals commonly suffered from “swimmer's ear” or “surfer’s ear” - dense bony growths that protrude into the ear canal...
00:04, 2019-08-17

Can sex education defuse Pakistan's population crisis? Pakistan's population is expected to nearly double in 30 years. More education on family planning and reproductive health is needed to avert a catast...
15:24, 2019-10-08

California's governor declares statewide emergency as Kincade Fire continues to rip through Northern California alongside hurricane-force wind gusts of 78 mph PHILIP PACHECO/AFP via Getty ImagesSee the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: People are still debating the pink or grey sneaker, 2 year...
07:12, 2019-10-28

Sea urchin population soars 10,000% in five years, devastating US coastline Voracious purple urchins in waters of California and Oregon pose threat to mighty kelp forests and risk upending delicate ecosystemsTens of millions ...
00:00, 2019-10-25

Britain’s hedgehog population has fallen 66 per cent in 20 years Britain only has 58 wild mammal species to start with, and many have declined sharply in number since 1995 – with hedgehogs suffering a particularly ...
16:00, 2019-04-09

Viking Invasion Resurrected Ireland's Failing Population The early medieval period in Ireland (400-1200 AD) was a time of key importance. It was a turning point in European history and the origin of much co...
00:32, 2019-08-24

Look: Cougars sighted in Michigan -- 900 miles from nearest population Wildlife officials in Michigan said two recent cougar sightings in the state's Upper Peninsula bring the total sightings for 2019 to five -- and the ...
19:40, 2019-10-23

Few Sask. immigrants seeking office despite growing population Despite immigration being the biggest contributor to Saskatchewan's population growth, proportionally fewer people from the immigrant community are s...
01:08, 2019-09-21

UN: World population expected to rise to 9.7 billion in 2050 UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations says the world’s population is getting older and growing at a slower pace but is still expected to inc...
19:24, 2019-06-17

Steve King asks, ‘Would there be any population’ if not for rape, incest Controversial Iowa Congressman Steve King, in an eyebrow-raising defense of his anti-abortion legislation, questioned Wednesday whether there would &...
23:44, 2019-08-14

Schumer blasts USDA for suspending bee population research Sen. Chuck Schumer on Sunday blasted the US Department of Agriculture for suspending data collection of the decline of honeybees — saying the r...
02:40, 2019-07-29

Los Angeles homeless population hits 36,000 in dramatic rise More than 59,000 people are homeless across county as housing crisis plagues CaliforniaLos Angeles has experienced a 16% increase in the homeless pop...
01:12, 2019-06-05

The world’s population is growing more slowly, UN report finds The world's population is getting older too, due to longer life expectancy and falling fertility rates....
19:56, 2019-06-18

India's tiger population grows to 3,000 in conservation boost India's prime minister has hailed progress in revitalizing the country's native tiger population after decades of decline. But the endangered species...
13:04, 2019-07-29

WWF highlights drastic drop in German insect population The insect population in Germany has dropped drastically, which could affect plant diversity and food production. The WWF reports that Germany is one...
17:52, 2019-05-06

Quarter of world's pig population 'to die due to African swine fever' World Organisation for Animal Health warns spread of disease has inflamed worldwide crisisAbout a quarter of the global pig population is expected to...
18:28, 2019-10-31

Scientists discover entirely new population of tiny black holes An entirely new class of black holes that scientists were unaware of may exist, according to a study. The study published on Thursday in Science reve...
14:48, 2019-11-01

Quarter of world's pig population 'to die of African swine fever' World Organisation for Animal Health warns spread of disease has inflamed worldwide crisisAbout a quarter of the global pig population is expected to...
13:40, 2019-10-31

Only Hispanic prison population rising, blacks, whites down The Hispanic population has doubled since 1990 and in the last 10 years has become the only race that has also seen growth in prison inmates, a break...
16:24, 2019-05-02

UWS rat population booming after city cans 110 trash bins They’re sick of the rat race. The Upper West Side’s booming rat population is getting a helping hand from an unlikely source: the sanitation departme...
02:04, 2019-07-17

A crucial population of lions has lost much of its genetic diversity Lions in the important Kavango-Zambezi conservation area may be less able to adapt to climate change due to a loss of genetic variation over the past...
10:41, 2019-04-09

UK population rises to 66.4 million but rate of growth slows Number of migrants up 10% on previous year, offsetting effect of births and deathsThe population of the UK has risen slightly to 66.4 million people ...
14:52, 2019-06-26

Rwanda's rhino population grows, tourists expected to increase Rhino keepers who successfully delivered five endangered black rhinos to Rwanda spent months hugging and coddling them inside their transport boxes t...
14:08, 2019-06-25

Study finds ex-footballers are 3.5 times more likely to die of dementia than general population "Former professional footballers are three-and-a-half times more likely to die of dementia than the general population, a study has found."...
15:08, 2019-10-21

Illegal immigrant population to surge 10% this year, flood schools The continued surge of Latin American illegal immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border will lead to hundreds of thousands being released into the country...
16:08, 2019-07-11

Slovenia to cull growing bear, wolf population after attacks LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — Slovenia’s government has approved the culling of dozens of bears and wolves to curb the animals’ growing popu...
16:12, 2019-06-12

Tracking the loon population at Prince Albert National Park The Canadian Lakes Loon Survey started in 1981 to track the reproductive success of the common loon by monitoring chick hatch and survival....
11:48, 2019-06-04

Right whale population decline linked to ocean warming, research says A report shows that the animal’s food supply shifted, causing them to travel farther for food and moving them closer to shipping lanesThe endangered ...
20:12, 2019-05-27

New border czar: All illegal immigrants 'should be worried, no population off the table' President Trump’s pick to be the nation’s first-ever “border czar” is a longtime former cop and immigration official who takes a hard line on illegal...
16:08, 2019-06-14

3 Winnipeg neighbourhoods experiencing higher population of cankerworms, city says According to the City of Winnipeg, if you live in the west end, River Heights or North Kildonan, there are more cankerworms in your neighbourhood tha...
14:08, 2019-06-17

Ebola is real, Congo president tells skeptical population Congolese President Felix Tshisekedi on Tuesday implored people in areas hit by the nation's worst-ever Ebola outbreak to accept the disease is real ...
20:08, 2019-04-16

San Francisco homeless population rises amid tech IPO boom The number of homeless people in the city, where the cost of living is more unaffordable than ever, has increased to 8,011 San Francisco saw a 17% in...
07:28, 2019-05-17

Slovenia takes in a lynx from Romania to save wildcat population Slovenia imported a lynx from Romania on Friday in an attempt to restore its dwindling population of the wildcat, the national Forest Service said....
17:36, 2019-04-26

Dementia death in footballers three and a half times more likely than in general population Former professional footballers are three and a half times more likely to die of dementia than people of the same age range, says new research....
13:44, 2019-10-21

America's aging population is leading to a doctor shortage crisis As America's population ages and demand outpaces supply, a physician shortage will intensify....
17:12, 2019-09-06

30 countries where much (or most!) of the population lives in one city, like Israel, Japan, and Greece tomlamela/iStock Using population estimates from the UN, we compared countries' populations to those of their largest cities. In many countries, a la...
19:24, 2019-11-11

NYC homeless population ticks down slightly, but remains near record: feds New York homeless population ticked down slightly this year but remained at near-record levels as City Hall continues to spend billions on the crisis...
02:00, 2019-10-25

UN highlights profound implication of population trends on sustainable development The United Nations is highlighting the important role that population trends play in promoting sustainable development, during the annual Commission ...
10:43, 2019-04-09

Quarter of world's population faces high water stress A quarter of the world's population lives in countries where water demand threatens to outstrip supply. Forty-four countries are under extremely high...
07:52, 2019-08-06

India tiger census shows rapid population growth PM Narendra Modi says India is "now one of the biggest and most secure habitats of the tiger"....
14:08, 2019-07-30

Fishing changes coming to Lake Winnipeg to help restore fish population The Manitoba government announced Monday that it hopes to restore Lake Winnipeg's supply of fish by implementing a number of new measures....
19:28, 2019-05-07

Study triples population at risk of climate-triggered floods WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of people threatened by climate change-triggered flooding is about three times higher than previously thought, a new stu...
19:00, 2019-10-30

Aging of U.S. population may result in more heart disease-related deaths Kaiser Permanente study reveals that heart disease continues to grow as a cause of death among older adults, even as it declines in the overall popul...
16:16, 2019-10-30

Baby lobster numbers spell trouble for shellfish population PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Baby lobsters are continuing to appear in high numbers off some parts of Canada while dwindling off New England, raising quest...
14:32, 2019-06-30

Report: Illegal immigrant population inside US surged 550,000 in 2019 The illegal immigrant population that entered the United States from the southwest border region jumped 550,000 this year, a combination of those who...
21:04, 2019-11-06

Violence spikes at Rikers Island despite jail population decline Violent attacks by inmates against each other and Dept. of Correction officers at Rikers Island spiked over the past year even as the jail population...
03:20, 2019-09-18

America’s aging population is leading to a doctor shortage crisis (CNBC) As America’s population ages and demand outpaces supply, a physician shortage is intensifying. Projections from the Association of American Me...
04:52, 2019-09-18

Tragic Chinatown murders come amid explosion of NYC homeless population The overall shelter population reached an all-time high in January, with 63,839 men, women and children sleeping in homeless facilities each night....
22:16, 2019-10-05

One pill with four drugs may lower heart risks in poor population A single daily pill containing low doses of common medications might provide a simple, inexpensive way to reduce risks for heart attacks and stroke i...
23:52, 2019-09-18

Republican Steve King: if not for incest and rape 'would there be any population left?' Trump ally tries to defend absolute abortion restrictionsDemocratic 2020 contenders call for King’s resignationRepublican congressman Steve King has ...
23:04, 2019-08-14

Report: Illegal immigration population inside US surged 550,000 in 2019 The illegal immigration population in the United States jumped 550,000 this year, a combination of those who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border undetecte...
19:40, 2019-11-06

City’s homeless student population could fill Barclays Center 6 times The number of homeless city public school kids hovered near staggering record highs in the last academic year, topping 100,000 for the fourth consecu...
18:08, 2019-10-28

Virtual visits: how Finland is coping with an ageing population | Sarah Johnson Online lunch clubs are the start of a remote care revolution to reduce the spiralling costs of caring for older peopleIt’s 11.30am on a midweek June ...
08:08, 2019-06-26

Snorkelling grandmothers uncover large population of venomous sea snakes in Noumea Women’s photography of greater sea snake, once believed to be an anomaly in the Baie des Citrons, help scientists understand the ecosystem A group of...
05:28, 2019-10-24

Teen population spikes over 200 percent at troubled foster care center The number of kids in a scandal-plagued foster care center has ballooned by over 200 percent as the city’s jail population has decreased, officials r...
01:24, 2019-06-26

Burundi malaria outbreak at epidemic levels as half of population infected World Health Organization records 1,800 malaria deaths since start of year, almost equalling number of lives claimed by Ebola in DRCA serious outbrea...
06:40, 2019-08-08

Snorkeling grandmothers reveal large deadly sea snake population in popular bay Seven snorkeling grandmothers have helped scientists to uncover a large population of venomous sea snakes in a New Caledonia bay popular with residen...
13:12, 2019-10-24

As US population ages, more elders are subject to physical, sexual and financial abuse Elder abuse is chillingly widespread and can range anywhere from physical and sexual abuse, to emotional abuse, confinement, stealing money, negligen...
21:44, 2019-06-19

Fredericton releases new municipal plan on how to support the city’s growing population Officials expect Fredericton will have a significant population growth in the next two decades....
00:16, 2019-07-09

Extreme water stress affects a quarter of the world's population, say experts Qatar, Israel and Lebanon top list of places with worst shortages, as climate crisis threatens more ‘day zeroes’A quarter of the world’s population a...
09:40, 2019-08-06

Japan child population falls for 38th year, hits postwar low TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s government says the country’s child population has declined for the 38th year in a row and now at a record low. The ...
14:16, 2019-05-04

Endangered New Zealand Kakapo population boosted by record number of chicks A record number of endangered flightless Kakapo birds have hatched during New Zealand's unusually long 2019 breeding season, dramatically boosting th...
07:56, 2019-04-18

Six right whale deaths in the past month have almost wiped out recent population gains The population gains made this spring have been almost wiped out - and it's still early in the foraging season off Canada's east coast....
18:08, 2019-06-28

Death of endangered whale named ‘Punctuation’ deemed ‘devastating to the population’ "All right whale deaths hit hard, but this one is particularly devastating to the population—she was a reproductive female."...
18:20, 2019-06-22

Jailed ‘murder-for-hire’ cop prefers general population over solitary, lawyer says The NYPD cop charged in a murder-for-hire plot is being held in general population at the federal lockup in Brooklyn — and she wants to remain ...
03:44, 2019-06-18

9.7 billion on Earth by 2050, but growth rate slowing, says new UN population report By the year 2050, there will be some 9.7 billion people living on Earth, says a UN population report released on Monday. However, the overall growth ...
18:40, 2019-06-17

Homeless hotel population soaring as city labors to open shelters There are 5,473 households living in hotels across the city in August 2019 — two-thirds of which have children. That’s a dramatic 36% increase from t...
02:16, 2019-08-28

Number of migrants now growing faster than world population, new UN figures show The growing number of international migrants has now reached 272 million, outpacing the growth rate of the world’s population, according to new data ...
20:32, 2019-09-17

Rise in population of crows and avian predators linked to pheasant shoots Call for ecological impact assessment of huge numbers of non-native gamebirds released in UK by shooting industryLarge-scale pheasant and partridge s...
01:08, 2019-07-02

North Sea cod to lose sustainability 'blue tick' as fish population falls MSC certificate to be suspended in October just two years after it was awardedSustainably caught North Sea cod could disappear from UK supermarket sh...
11:04, 2019-09-25

Great Pacific Garbage Patch threatens seabird population in Hawaii Birdlife on Midway Atoll in northwest Hawaii is threatened by marine waste from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch....
21:56, 2019-11-07

Seal of approval: Farne Islands population boom gathers pace National Trust rangers predict another bumper year as they begin their count of grey seal pupsThey are one of the world’s rarest seal species, offici...
18:04, 2019-10-23

70% of the US population experiences imposter syndrome. Researchers just discovered a simple way to combat it. Maskot/Getty Images A whopping 70% of the population experiences imposter syndrome, fearing that they don't deserve the success they've had and will ...
13:20, 2019-10-22

Niger population’s suffering ‘increasing with each passing month’: UN Refugee Agency An upsurge of violence in the south-east of Niger means that the population’s suffering is increasing “with each passing month,” a UN Refugee Agency ...
18:32, 2019-04-09

Scientists try to save rare Rhino population with 1st test tube embryo The procedure was performed last month on a southern white rhino at Chorzow zoo in Poland....
17:52, 2019-06-25

After being pushed close to extinction, this humpback whale population is making a comeback A key population of humpback whales is in recovery after it was pushed close to extinction by centuries of exploitation, according to a new study....
14:52, 2019-10-17

El Salvador urges coastal population to higher ground on tsunami warning El Salvador's president Nayib Bukele on Monday urged the Central American country's coastal population to move to higher ground after the U.S. embass...
21:04, 2019-11-11

The 10 Countries Most Vulnerable to Climate Change Will Experience Population Booms in the Coming Decades Climate scientists have long warned that the impacts of climate change will hit less developed regions in the global south harder and earlier than we...
18:20, 2019-07-11

Generating a buzz: Moncton family mows letter B into their yard to help local bee population According to a study by York University, the American bumblebee is facing imminent extinction from Canada,...
22:56, 2019-07-08

Fundraising efforts begin for medical respite center aimed to help homeless population TUCSON – Several local agencies have gathered together to open a medical respite center for homeless men and women. The project launched on Wed...
06:52, 2019-10-31

Local couple helps turtle population thrive in Rideau Lakes Township The Turtles of Silo Road are becoming a household name, as one Rideau Township couple makes it their mission to get hatchlings to water safely...
02:28, 2019-09-05

R Kelly moved from restrictive unit to general prison population despite fear of attack R Kelly has been moved from a restrictive unit to the general prison population of a Chicago jail despite concerns other inmates could hurt him, US p...
01:44, 2019-09-04

R. Kelly moved to general population while awaiting trial after ‘unconstitutional’ solitary confinement The accused pedophile has been moved to general population in his Chicago lockup at his own request, according to prosecutors....
02:48, 2019-09-04

As population grows, human diet must cut down on meat, sugar, salt: Nestlé executive Nestlé SA , one of the world's largest food processors, believes population growth will require human diets to adapt, reducing consumption of sugar, ...
23:00, 2019-10-23

Local housing regulations driving New York’s homeless population: White House New York’s homeless population could be slashed by 23 percent if not for restrictive local housing regulations, a study released Monday by the ...
02:12, 2019-09-17

25 years after population conference, women still face challenges to ‘well-being and human rights’, says UN chief Many women and girls “still face enormous challenges to their health, well-being and human rights”, Secretary-General António Guterres told a High-le...
01:08, 2019-07-17

‘Unlock opportunities’ and pave the way for sustainable development, UN chief urges on World Population Day As the number of people on the planet continues to rise, UN Secretary-General António Guterres marked World Population Day by highlighting the close ...
17:36, 2019-07-11

Aunties Know Best? Data Suggests Single, Childless Women Are the 'Happiest Population Subgroup' Hey, Happily Marrieds with Children, no need to pity the single, childless women in your life. As it turns out, their life choices may be a literal l...
21:48, 2019-05-31

North American bird population has dropped by 3 billion since 1970, study reveals There are almost 3 billion fewer birds in the United States and Canada now than in 1970, according to a disturbing new study....
22:36, 2019-09-19

Monday’s News Brief: World population, Desertification Day, ocean protection, Nigeria, Yemen and Gaza To start this week, we cover: food aid diversions in Yemen; 9.7 billion of people on earth by 2050; Law of the Sea Convention; World Day to Combat De...
23:56, 2019-06-17

Emperor Penguin Population Sees Steep Decline in Antarctica’s Second-Largest Breeding Ground (WASHINGTON) — For the past three years, virtually nothing has hatched at Antarctica’s second biggest breeding grounds for emperor pengui...
04:40, 2019-04-25

Somalia’s population, international partners must be energized to sustain country’s ‘upward trajectory,’ says senior UN official Despite Somalia’s persistent security threats, recurrent political crises, capacity constraints and the difficulties in navigating political obstacle...
03:40, 2019-05-23

A tiny Icelandic island with a population of 6 people — and zero cars — has just been named the world's best. These photos show what it's like to visit. Wei Hao Ho/Getty Images Big 7 Travel, a website that provides city guides, has released its list of the top 50 islands in the world for 2019. Iceland...
22:28, 2019-10-02

California earthquake map: Where in southern California was the earthquake? Foreign office travel advice and more A large swathe of southern California and Nevada has been hit by the region's strongest earthquake in more than two decades....
14:48, 2019-07-05

Why does the sky look yellow during a wildfire? The sky almost always takes on a yellow hue during wildfire season. But why does that happen?...
21:28, 2019-05-31

HTC might be about to revive the 'Wildfire' name The HTC U11Earlier this week HTC introduced two new smartphones after many months of silence. This kind of announcement probably won’t become a regul...
13:20, 2019-06-13

Despite peace deal, Central African Republic’s population faces daily acts of violence, UN envoy warns Although the Government of the Central African Republic (CAR), armed groups and civil society representatives are all taking part in the process that...
01:56, 2019-06-21

Billionaire heiress Tatiana Santo Domingo is now the wealthiest citizen of Monaco, where one-third of the country's population has assets over $1 million Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images The royal family of Monaco is largely known for its connections to American actress-turned-royal Grace Kelly. Monaco...
22:36, 2019-10-07

Archeological Mystery Solved with Modern Genetics: Y Chromosomes Reveal Population Boom and Bust in Ancient Japan The current thinking on the origins of the Japanese population holds that the original inhabitants, the Jomon people, were met about 2,500 years ago ...
21:48, 2019-06-20

BTS singer RM teams up with Lil Nas X for 'Old Town Road' remix: 'Seoul Town Road' RM from the South Korean boy band BTS and Lil Nas X dropped a new remix of the hit song "Old Town Road" to the surprise of fans.    &...
15:04, 2019-07-25

STDs are spreading like wildfire in the US Despite decades of sexual education and STD awareness campaigns, the rates at which new STD cases are reported continues to rise. A new bulletin by t...
06:56, 2019-10-10

What to look for in a mask for wildfire smoke Only a few types of masks are effective in filtering fine particulate matter from wildfires....
21:36, 2019-05-31

An Argentinian company is creating cold-resistant 'super bees' to fight a drastic population decline which threatens global farming Getty In an effort to save crops amidst a drastic decline in bee populations, a startup in Argentina is producing a nutrient-packed formula that is f...
15:28, 2019-10-24

Preparing for the upcoming wildfire season TUCSON – Wildfire season is already starting in Arizona and with that in mind, Tucson Fire, along with the American Red Cross, are getting prep...
12:28, 2019-05-02

Firefighters contain more of deadly Los Angeles wildfire Firefighters gained further control of a deadly wildfire on the northern edge of Los Angeles that has forced thousands from their homes, officials re...
19:08, 2019-10-13

Self-igniting manure most likely the cause of Spain’s wildfire The fire, which has burned through about 15,000 acres so far, comes in the midst of a brutal heat wave that's swept over Europe, particularly France ...
19:20, 2019-06-29

Portugal wildfire declared under control Firefighters have expressed optimism as they battle against the inferno that has been raging in central Portugal since the weekend. Nearly 40 people ...
17:16, 2019-07-23

PG&E to pay $1 billion to governments for wildfire damage SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California utility blamed for igniting several wildfires that killed dozens and destroyed thousands of homes has agreed to pay...
00:12, 2019-06-19

100K ordered to evacuated because of LA wildfire The Saddleridge fire flares up near a firefighter in Sylmar, Calif., Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Owen Baker) LOS ANGELES (AP) — The La...
18:12, 2019-10-11

Saskatchewan to take in 2,000 Ontario wildfire evacuees According to Ontario Premier Doug Ford, Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe has agreed to host 2,000 wildfire evacuees....
01:52, 2019-07-11

Wildfire burning in Catalina Mountains TUCSON – A fire sparked in the Catalina Mountains Thursday night. According to Rural Metro Fire District, who initially responded to the fire, the fi...
16:40, 2019-08-23

Experts weigh in on 2019 Wildfire season TUCSON-The Department of Forestry and Fire Management says just last week they had nearly 20 active wildfires burning throughout Arizona. As of Monda...
06:00, 2019-06-18

PG&E agrees to pay $1 billion to governments for wildfire damage SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California utility blamed for igniting several wildfires that killed dozens and destroyed thousands of homes has agreed to pay...
03:16, 2019-06-19

Catalina Mountains wildfire grows to 25 acres TUCSON – A lightning-sparked fire is burning 25 acres of buffelgrass in the Catalina Mountains Thursday night. According to officials, who initially ...
02:40, 2019-08-24

'It's like I'm in hell': how it feels to flee a wildfire outside Los Angeles As the Tick fire rages, some residents take a stoic view of the perpetual threat. Others wonder if it’s time to move onMarcia Cooper Marquez had igno...
02:44, 2019-10-26

Wildfire prompts evacuations in Canary Islands A wildfire in the Canary Islands led to the evacuation of a small town in Gran Canaria island on Saturday, and officials said the blaze had a "great ...
01:28, 2019-08-18

A wildfire is getting close to the Getty Museum. Here's why they're not moving the art A museum spokesperson said the building's design and the technology in it help to protect it from fire....
02:36, 2019-10-29

Wildfire rages in northeastern Spain, 53 evacuated MADRID (AP) — Hundreds of firefighters are struggling to contain a wildfire in northeastern Spain that has spread over 5,500 hectares (13,590 acres) ...
13:16, 2019-06-27

Military aid being ‘drawn down’ in Pikangikum as wildfire slows Ontario's Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry said Monday that the fire had begun to slow its spread....
18:00, 2019-06-05

PG&E settles wildfire claims with insurers for $11 billion PG&E Corp said on Friday it has reached an $11 billion settlement to resolve most claims by insurance carriers related to 2017 and 2018 wildfires in ...
20:24, 2019-09-13

Florida Everglades wildfire almost doubles in size in a day FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A wildfire in the Florida Everglades has almost doubled in size in the past day. The Florida Forest Service on Tuesday t...
20:56, 2019-06-25

Arizona wildfire danger remains high TUCSON – The 4th of July holiday weekend proved to be busy for crews fighting dozens of wildfires across Arizona. According to the Arizona Depa...
01:00, 2019-07-11

Wildfire blazes through forest in southern Greece ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Authorities in Greece say dozens of firefighters are trying to contain a large wildfire that is blazing through a forested regi...
17:20, 2019-06-10

Deadly wildfire forces 100,000 to evacuate Los Angeles A wildfire that began in inland California on Thursday night has now reached Los Angeles. Firefighters are scrambling to contain the out-of-control b...
19:40, 2019-10-11

The Latest: Governor says wildfire near Flagstaff has grown FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on a growing wildfire north of Flagstaff (all times local): 7:40 p.m. Gov. Doug Ducey says a wildfire north of Fla...
17:12, 2019-07-22

Wildfire ignites in Amado, burning 10 acres AMADO, Ariz. – Emergency crews have been dispatched to Amado after a wildfire broke out in the northeast section of town Wednesday. According t...
23:56, 2019-06-19

PG&E to cut off power to nearly 800,000 customers to reduce wildfire risk Power provider PG&E Corp's unit said on Tuesday it would cut off power for nearly 800,000 customers across northern and central California to reduce ...
00:16, 2019-10-09

Wildfire near Superior now has tripled in size since Friday SUPERIOR, Ariz. (AP) – A human-caused wildfire in east-central Arizona near Superior continues to grow and remains uncontained. The blaze that&...
21:12, 2019-06-16

Hundreds of firefighters assigned to Arizona wildfire SUPERIOR, Ariz. (AP) — Hundreds of firefighters are assigned to an Arizona wildfire that incident managers anticipate will be fanned by strong winds ...
22:20, 2019-06-13

Madrid region wildfire still burns out of control on 4th day MADRID (AP) — Authorities in Spain say a wildfire in hills near Madrid is still out of control after burning for four straight days. Around 500 firef...
12:00, 2019-07-01

Raging LA wildfire leaves at least 1 person dead At least one person has died as a result of a raging wildfire tearing through the LA area Friday, according to a report. The man had cardiac arrest t...
21:24, 2019-10-11

A wildfire wiped out 80% of fish in a Colorado river The Animas River in southwest Colorado has suffered an 80 percent loss of its fish population due to the 416 Fire that spread in June 2018, authoriti...
22:16, 2019-09-25

Wildfire prompts evacuation of 50 homes in Florida OCALA, Fla. (AP) — Officials say 50 homes have been evacuated as a 750-acre (300-hectare) wildfire burns in a Florida national park. ...
01:44, 2019-05-30

Seven-mile 'bee corridor' coming to London to boost declining population A seven-mile "bee corridor" of vibrant wildflowers is being planted to encourage the insect's population in London....
08:44, 2019-05-05

Alphabet-backed Verily is launching population health partnerships with two US health systems This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Digital Health Pro subscribers earlier this morning. To get this story plus others to your ...
15:36, 2019-10-28

Wildfire near Pikangikum First Nation spreading slower than before: officials The forest fire near Pikangikum First Nation started on Wednesday and by Saturday it had grown to 36 square kilometres....
11:48, 2019-06-04

Smoke from Alaska wildfire threatens Anchorage's air quality Smoke from wildfires in Alaska could cause very unhealthy air quality conditions and low visibility over the weekend in Anchorage, the state's larges...
16:44, 2019-06-29

Wildfire burning in Florida Everglades near major interstate FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A wildfire burning in the Florida Everglades has given some commuters a smoky ride home along Interstate 75 in an area c...
01:36, 2019-06-25

Firefighters in Manning keep watchful eye on Battle Complex Wildfire Fire crews from the town of Manning may not be doing firefighting but they are keeping busy with patrols and acting as eyes on the ground in case the...
01:12, 2019-06-02

Mandatory evacuation for Alberta’s northernmost community due to wildfire People in the area of Indian Cabins, about 150 kilometres north of High Level, were told around 11 a.m. Monday to leave immediately and head to the N...
21:20, 2019-06-17

Wildfire in Spain rages for 3rd day amid heat wave MADRID (AP) — A major wildfire in northeastern Spain is raging out of control for a third straight day. Several hundred firefighters are at the blaze...
11:28, 2019-06-28

U.S. judge approves PG&E $105 million wildfire assistance fund PG&E Corp may set up a $105 million housing fund for victims of 2017 and 2018 wildfires in California, which set records for devastation and were bla...
21:52, 2019-05-22

Wildfire near arms factory in Greece, refugees evacuated ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Firefighters are battling to contain a wildfire near an arms factory some 50 kilometers (30 miles) from Athens. The fire has fo...
13:16, 2019-06-27

Huge firefighting aircraft ready for wildfire season TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The world’s largest firefighting aircraft is ready for the wildfire season. The Global SuperTanker is a Boeing 747-400 ser...
17:04, 2019-05-26

Canada evacuates by air remote indigenous community due to wildfire Canada's military began evacuating by airplane 1,600 "vulnerable" people from a remote indigenous community in Northern Ontario due to a wildfire and...
22:16, 2019-05-31

Firefighters make progress against deadly Los Angeles wildfire More than 1,000 firefighters battled a deadly and fast-moving wildfire on the northern edge of Los Angeles on Saturday, reinforcing containment lines...
22:40, 2019-10-12

Wildfire in Spain rages for third day amid heat wave MADRID — A major wildfire in northeastern Spain is raging out of control for a third straight day. Several hundred firefighters are at the blaze in t...
11:04, 2019-06-28

Hawaii's Maui Island wildfire forces evacuations Thousands of residents and visitors on Hawaii's Maui Island were ordered to evacuate two communities on Thursday as a spreading wildfire sent smoke b...
10:00, 2019-07-12

Wildfire threatens Sunizona, prompts road closures COCHISE COUNTY, Ariz. – A wildfire has shut down roads and could pose a threat to residents near Sunizona, Cochise County Sheriff’s Office said Tuesd...
22:40, 2019-10-15

This Alberta wildfire season has seen most hectares burned since 1981 According to the most recent numbers, wildfires in Alberta so far this season have burned about 817,256 hectares — the largest area in 38 years....
19:12, 2019-07-20

Officials offer prevention tips during wildfire season TUCSON – The National Weather Service says it is wildfire season in Southern Arizona and with windy conditions this week, all it takes is a cig...
15:16, 2019-05-20

Spain: Gran Canaria wildfire an 'environmental tragedy' A wildfire on Spain's Gran Canaria  has forced thousands of people to evacuate. Some 6,000 hectares have burned so far and the fire has entered the n...
09:32, 2019-08-20

Famed Warner Bros. studio lot evacuates because of wildfire A wildfire broke out next to the famed Warner Bros. studio lot near Hollywood, forcing actors and movie makers to evacuate, according to a report Sun...
05:24, 2019-11-11

Woman charged with swindling $63K from elderly CA wildfire victim A woman was charged with swindling $63,000 of an insurance payout meant for a 75-year-old woman who lost her home last year in the California Camp Fi...
03:52, 2019-11-08

Gran Canaria towns evacuated as wildfire rages About 1,000 people were unable to return home in Gran Canaria on Sunday after several towns were evacuated as a vast wildfire spread towards a Nation...
14:16, 2019-08-11

Massive Hawaii wildfire forces hundreds to evacuate A massive Hawaii brush fire so large it could be seen from outer space triggered the temporary evacuation of nearly 600 people as it tore through abo...
20:24, 2019-07-12

Canary Islands authorities evacuate 4,000 as wildfire spreads A wildfire sweeping across Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands led to the evacuation of 4,000 people on Sunday and officials warned tackling the blaze...
18:44, 2019-08-18

Wildfire on Canary Islands forces 8,000 people to evacuate An out-of-control wildfire in Spain’s Canary Islands forced emergency workers to evacuate more than 8,000 people.     ...
17:56, 2019-08-19

Traffic backs up on I-95 in Florida as wildfire shuts road JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Traffic is backed up on a section of Interstate 95 in Florida after authorities closed a section of the freeway in response...
22:40, 2019-05-23

Portugal wildfire under control, firefighters remain on the ground More than 1,000 firefighters managed to bring a major wildfire in central Portugal under control on Tuesday, and the operation will carry on to avoid...
16:28, 2019-07-23

Ecological surprises in Waterton two years after devastating wildfire Trees are charcoal black on one side and bone white on the other, evidence of the path a wildfire took as it tore into Waterton Lakes National Park i...
20:56, 2019-08-30

Germany: Wildfire near munitions warehouse forces evacuations Hundreds of firefighters are battling one of the biggest blazes in the region's history. Officials fear the fire could engulf a munitions warehouse t...
16:52, 2019-07-01

Hawaii governor declares emergency for Maui wildfire Hawaii's governor on Friday declared an emergency on the island of Maui, where firefighters were battling a blaze that has forced the evacuations of ...
05:40, 2019-07-13

Raging Los Angeles wildfire forces roundup of horses The wildfire that forced celebrities and thousands of others to flee some of the poshest neighborhoods in Los Angeles this week also forced a hasty r...
12:20, 2019-10-30

Crews from Saskatchewan, Quebec help in Manitoba wildfire fight Despite the possibilities of fires from lightning strikes as a series of storms roll through Manitoba, officials say the moisture is most welcome to ...
21:48, 2019-07-08

Wildfire moves through former military training center in Germany A fire set by a suspected arsonist has engulfed parts of the former Lübtheen military training ground, which is littered with old munitions. It is th...
13:16, 2019-07-02

PG&E reaches $11 billion settlement relating to wildfire claims California power producer PG&E Corp said on Friday it has reached an $11 billion settlement with entities representing about 85% of insurance subroga...
15:36, 2019-09-13

Australian white nationalists reveal plans to recruit 'disgruntled, white male population' Exclusive: In leaked videos, Lads Society founder explains aim to encourage men to join by posing as a fitness group before exposing radical aimsIn a...
20:32, 2019-11-11

Villages evacuated as wildfire rages on Greek island of Zakynthos A large wildfire on the Greek island of Zakynthos fanned by strong winds forced the evacuation of two villages on Sunday....
21:36, 2019-09-15

Alberta wildfire continues to grow, but is spreading away from High Level A fire burning near a northern Alberta town has grown slightly, but officials say firefighters are making good progress....
20:44, 2019-05-28

Eagle Bluff wildfire has province restricting areas to the public The BC Wildfire Service has introduced area restrictions for Crown land near the Eagle Bluff wildfire north of Oliver....
06:48, 2019-08-14

8,100 Alberta wildfire evacuees allowed to return home Tuesday The Alberta government said a shift in weather, including cooler temperatures and rain in recent days, has helped firefighters in the High Level regi...
17:48, 2019-06-25

Gran Canaria wildfire spreads, forces thousands of evacuations A fast-moving forest fire on the Spanish holiday island of Gran Canaria has forced authorities to evacuate thousands of people. The government says i...
10:00, 2019-08-19

One wildfire remains active in central Portugal, 800 firefighters mobilized More than 800 firefighters battled on Sunday one wildfire sweeping across central Portugal after being able to control two other blazes that prompted...
13:00, 2019-07-21

Gran Canaria wildfire triggers evacuation of thousands of people Firefighters on island say blaze burning is out of control and spreading on several frontsAbout 8,000 people have been evacuated from their homes on ...
13:32, 2019-08-19

Police launch investigation as wildfire sweeps central Portugal More than 800 firefighters battled a wildfire sweeping across central Portugal on Sunday, after bringing under control two other blazes which left 20...
17:04, 2019-07-21

Thick, fog-like wildfire smoke cloaking northern Alberta on Wednesday Heavy smoke reduced visibility and vehicles were coated in ash in La Crete, Alta., about 150 kilometres south of the 1,300-square-kilometre Chuckegg ...
17:08, 2019-05-29

B.C. Wildfire Service setting up precautionary 150-person camp in northern B.C. Fire information officer Kyla Fraser said the province's north remains the top concern early in the season....
00:32, 2019-06-01

Winds fanning wildfire in national forest east of Phoenix SUPERIOR, Ariz. (AP) — Hot, dry winds are fanning a wildfire in a national forest east of Phoenix, but fire officials haven’t ordered more resi...
20:32, 2019-06-22

A year since Greece's deadliest wildfire, wounds remain open A year since Greece's deadliest wildfire tore through coastal towns near Athens, killing 102 people, the road to normalcy for its survivors is long a...
15:16, 2019-07-23

Bear falls onto deputy’s car, causing crash that sparks wildfire He “bearly” made it out alive! A California sheriff’s deputy miraculously survived a fiery wreck after a bear suddenly fell from an emban...
17:44, 2019-08-07

Crown to consider charges in massive 2017 Elephant Hill B.C. wildfire The fire forced the evacuation of thousands, including the entire community of Cache Creek....
02:28, 2019-09-17

Raging Canary Islands wildfire sparks mass evacuation Hundreds of people have been evacuated as firefighters on the island of Gran Canaria try to bring a huge wildfire under control. Police have detained...
00:24, 2019-08-12

Gran Canaria wildfire map: Is it safe to travel to the Spanish island? Thousands of nearby residents were evacuated from their homes after a wildfire ravaged a mountainous region of the Spanish island...
13:32, 2019-08-12

Thousands ordered to flee fast-moving Los Angeles wildfire Thousands of people in Los Angeles were ordered to evacuate after a fast-moving brush fire ignited early on Monday morning near the Getty Center muse...
14:56, 2019-10-28

Hawaii wildfire forces thousands to evacuate Maui towns Brush fire of 1,200 hectares burns out of control through island’s central valleyThousands of people on Maui have been ordered to evacuate two towns ...
11:24, 2019-07-12

One man dies as wind-driven Los Angeles wildfire forces 100,000 to flee A fierce, wind-driven wildfire swept through foothills and canyons along the northern edge of Los Angeles on Friday, engulfing homes, closing roads a...
05:28, 2019-10-12

PG&E wins court approval to set up $105 million wildfire assistance fund PG&E Corp may set up a $105 million housing fund for victims of 2017 and 2018 wildfires in California, which set records for devastation and were bla...
23:04, 2019-05-22

High Level wildfire evacuees to return home Monday High Level residents will be allowed to return home on Monday after wildfires prompted an evacuation order nearly two weeks ago....
21:44, 2019-06-02

New wildfire near Bonnyville in northern Alberta brought under control overnight A wildfire that broke out on Monday near the town of Bonnyville in northeastern Alberta was brought under control overnight Tuesday....
18:28, 2019-06-04

Amazon rainforest hits a wildfire record as concerns grow Brazil’s space research center has noticed more than 9,000 new forest fires in the past week....
22:56, 2019-08-22

As winds surge, new wildfire threatens Reagan Library outside Los Angeles A fast-moving wildfire threatened thousands of homes and the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum outside Los Angeles on Wednesday as extrao...
20:52, 2019-10-30

As winds surge, new wildfire ignites near Reagan Library outside Los Angeles A fresh wildfire ignited near the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library outside Los Angeles on Wednesday as extraordinarily dry, prolonged Santa Ana win...
19:28, 2019-10-30

Catastrophic wildfire in Spain sparked by pile of manure: reports Chicken manure that spontaneously combusted during a heat wave is reportedly the likely cause of an out-of-control wildfire that has burned more than...
18:44, 2019-06-28

He wrote a graphic novel about losing his home to a wildfire. Now Kincade is threatening it again. Eisner-winning cartoonist Brian Fies faces down another fire two years after losing his Northern California home. "I'm mostly numb," he says....
17:16, 2019-10-30

Wildfire smoke worse for kids' health than prescribed burns (Reuters Health) - Children who are exposed to smoke from wildfires may experience a greater health impact than those exposed to smoke from prescribe...
23:12, 2019-06-05

Brazilian football match halted due to nearby wildfire – video A third division football match in Brazil was paused after it was interrupted by heavy smoke caused by a wildfire. The match between Atlético Acreano...
11:44, 2019-08-27

As winds worsen, new wildfire erupts near Reagan Library outside Los Angeles A fresh wildfire ignited near the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library outside Los Angeles on Wednesday as extraordinarily dry, prolonged Santa Ana win...
16:44, 2019-10-30

Los Angeles celebrity enclave escapes 40-acre hillside wildfire Firefighters were today struggling to contain a blaze that swept through 40 acres of hillside and threatened multi-million-dollar homes in a celebrit...
13:00, 2019-10-22

Canary Islands wildfire stable but continues to burn, acting PM says A wildfire in the popular tourist island of Gran Canaria has been stabilised but continues to burn, Spain's acting prime minister said on Thursday, p...
18:24, 2019-08-22

'A problem in every national forest': tree thieves were behind Washington wildfire Tree theft, which led to the deadly Maple Fire in Washington, may be costing the US Forest Service up to $100m each yearWhen two men discovered a rar...
06:24, 2019-10-05

Thousands told to evacuate as Los Angeles wildfire spreads to more than 500 acres Wind-whipped flames chased thousands of residents from some of Los Angeles' wealthiest neighborhoods and threatened the famed Getty Center museum on ...
19:48, 2019-10-28

Canary Islands wildfire prompts 9,000 evacuations; reaches park An out-of-control wildfire on Gran Canaria in Spain's Canary Islands kept spreading on Monday, increasing to 9,000 the number of people evacuated fro...
21:08, 2019-08-19

Nevada Wildfire Jumps Highway, Damages Power Lines (KSNV/NBC News) Crews worked overnight to contain a brush fire burning on the outskirts of Laughlin, Nevada. The fire had burned more than 100 acres ...
22:36, 2019-08-19

PG&E noteholders, wildfire victims file formal reorganization plan Noteholders of PG&E Corp and a committee for victims of the wildfires that pushed the power producer into bankruptcy filed a formal reorganization pl...
02:56, 2019-10-18

Boy, 12, cautioned by police over Australia wildfire that forced hundreds to flee their homes Officers in Queensland said two 14-year-old girls were also being questioned over a separate fire amid a stark warning that "people can die"....
18:40, 2019-09-10

Multimillion-dollar Los Angeles homes saved from wildfire by firefighting crew Residents were evacuated when a blaze broke out in the affluent Pacific Palisades neighborhoodA wildfire raced up canyon walls toward multimillion-do...
00:20, 2019-10-22

Amazon leaders talk rainforest preservation amid wildfire crisis Presidents and leaders from the Amazon region are meeting in Colombia as wildfires continue to ravage the Amazon rainforest, the largest in the world...
14:56, 2019-09-06

Amazon leaders talks rainforest preservation amid wildfire crisis Presidents and leaders from the Amazon region are meeting in Colombia as wildfires continue to ravage the Amazon rainforest, the largest in the world...
13:44, 2019-09-06

Fire crews prepare 'heavy attack' on massive moorland wildfire Pockets of fire continue to burn across a six-kilometre area of Saddleworth Moor today as 50 firefighters worked to contain the situation...
21:00, 2019-04-11

Wind-driven Los Angeles wildfire leaves one dead, forces 100,000 to flee A fierce, wind-driven wildfire swept through foothills and canyons along the northern edge of Los Angeles on Friday, engulfing homes, closing roads a...
22:16, 2019-10-11

PG&E is about to cut power for some Californians again. The preemptive outages show how dire the wildfire crisis has gotten. Noah Berger/AP California utility company Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) plans to preemptively shut off power to at least 200,000 Californians for a...
23:36, 2019-10-22

Wind-driven Los Angeles wildfire leaves 1 dead, forces 100,000 to flee A fierce, wind-driven wildfire swept through foothills and canyons along the northern edge of Los Angeles on Friday, engulfing homes, closing roads a...
20:32, 2019-10-11

Scars of 2017 wildfire still evident in Waterton park as rebuild continues Deb Watson returned to her family's trail-riding business after the Waterton wildfire to find little more than a pop machine melted into a bubbly pud...
20:56, 2019-08-30

Alberta government looking for witnesses, says arsonist started May Slave Lake wildfire The Alberta government says an arsonist was behind a massive wildfire that burned over 273,000 hectares in the Slave Lake area in the summer of 2019....
01:28, 2019-10-23

High Level wildfire evacuee describes ‘post-apocalyptic’ skies A High Level, Alta., evacuee describes "the longest May long weekend of [her] life" as wildfires continue to burn in northern Alberta....
05:12, 2019-06-03

Special air quality statements issued in Edmonton, much of Alberta due to wildfire smoke Environment Canada issued special air quality statements from the Edmonton region all to the northern tip of the province due to smoke from the wildf...
15:40, 2019-05-30

3 years after Fort McMurray wildfire, rebuild continues: ‘We just want our home back’ It's been three years since a raging wildfire tore through Fort McMurray and for some, the rebuild continues....
13:28, 2019-05-03

Thousands of Alberta residents forced out by wildfire to be allowed home Wednesday As long as conditions hold, residents of Bigstone Cree Nation and Wabasca-Demarais will be allowed to return home on Wednesday. Wildfire forced manda...
21:24, 2019-06-11

Celebs keep posting misleading photos of Amazon wildfire to social media Well-meaning celebrities trying to bring attention to the Amazon blazes in Brazil are spreading misleading snapshots like wildfire on social media. T...
00:08, 2019-08-24

Wildfire rages on Greek island of Evia, blanketing villages with smoke Greece often faces wildfires during its dry summer months, and authorities have warned of the high risk of blazes this week....
15:12, 2019-08-13

Wildfire rages on Greek island Evia, smoke reaches Athens A large wildfire fanned by strong winds burned tracts of pine forest on the Greek island of Evia, firefighters said on Tuesday, with evacuation order...
16:32, 2019-08-13

Wildfire smoke can harm your lungs, your heart, and maybe even your mental health: research Research around wildfire smoke has drawn links with diseases of the heart and lungs. Wildfires can also have mental health effects....
04:44, 2019-05-31

Celebs keep posting misleading photos about Amazon wildfire to social media Well-meaning celebrities trying to bring attention to the Amazon blazes in Brazil are spreading misleading snapshots like wildfire on social media. T...
00:32, 2019-08-24

After the wildfire: treating the mental health crisis triggered by climate change In 2017, thousands of homes in Santa Rosa, California, were wiped off the map. Now the community is helping residents cope with the traumaThe nightma...
08:04, 2019-08-26

Wildfire rages on Greek island of Evia, smoke reaches Athens A wildfire fanned by strong winds razed tracts of pine forest on the Greek island of Evia on Tuesday, leading to villages being evacuated and to an a...
20:16, 2019-08-13

Deadly Los Angeles wildfire burns with subdued fury after change in weather Firefighters have tightened their grip on a deadly Los Angeles wildfire burning with subdued fury on Sunday after extremely dry desert winds that had...
01:24, 2019-10-14

Firefighters make gains against Los Angeles wildfire, evacuation orders lifted More than 1,000 firefighters battled a deadly and fast-moving wildfire on the northern edge of Los Angeles on Saturday, reinforcing containment lines...
05:16, 2019-10-13

Greece battles wildfire on Evia island, smoke blankets Athens A large wildfire fanned by strong winds destroyed tracts of forest on the Greek island of Evia, firefighters said on Tuesday, as authorities prepared...
10:44, 2019-08-13

Spain: Major wildfire contained but heat wave remains a risk MADRID (AP) — Authorities in Spain say they have contained a major wildfire in the northeastern Catalonia region. But they warn that wind and tempera...
10:24, 2019-06-29

Air quality plummets as wildfire smoke hits Alaska's most populous cities Smoke and soot from central Alaska wildfires have afflicted the subarctic city of Fairbanks with some of the world's worst air pollution in recent da...
04:52, 2019-07-10

Wind remains on firefighters’ side in bout with High Level wildfire The blaze has been rated at a Level 6 — the most intense rating on the scale — which means flames are jumping from treetop to treetop in the tinder d...
18:36, 2019-05-22

Smoke blankets the sky as wildfire on Hawaii’s Maui Island forces evacuations The 3,000 acre brush fire in Maui's central valley was uncontrolled Thursday night, Maui Mayor Mike Victorino told a news conference. He said firefig...
13:24, 2019-07-12

Up to 2.5m Californians face days of power shutoffs amid wildfire fears Schools and businesses close as country’s biggest utility, PG&E, cuts power to record swath of northern CaliforniaSchools are closed. Traffic lights ...
22:28, 2019-10-09

Petition calling for provincewide burning ban during B.C. wildfire season gains momentum The petition, which asks the B.C. Wildfire Service to change its regional burning ban policy, already has nearly 1,700 signatures....
04:00, 2019-05-27

Waterton Lakes National Park rebuilds following 2017 Kenow wildfire Millions of dollars of federal funding is being used for various revitalization projects set to be completed this summer....
02:44, 2019-05-18

Police order evacuations as fast-moving wildfire spreads near San Francisco Cal Fire said flames consumed about 60 acres in little more than two hours in the hills of a Bay Area community, Sanders RanchPolice have ordered eva...
16:32, 2019-10-10

‘Goats are the best tool’: grazers in high demand to reduce US wildfire risk In the face of climate change and deadly fires, states from California to Colorado are turning hungry animals loose on the countrysideAs the western ...
13:12, 2019-07-12

Forecast for wildfire season to come amid extreme danger already in Western Canada Natural Resources Canada's Northern Forestry Centre in Edmonton is providing a briefing Wednesday on this year's fire season forecast....
20:20, 2019-05-15

As wildfire rages, LA's 'fire proof' Getty Museum sees no risk to art When a fast-moving wildfire licked up to the fringes of the sprawling Getty Center complex on Tuesday, the staff of the Los Angeles museum betrayed n...
00:40, 2019-10-30

Officials say fallen tree branch sparked raging Getty wildfire The Getty wildfire that has ripped across more than 650 acres in the Los Angeles area was sparked by a fallen tree branch that struck power lines and...
06:12, 2019-10-30

Celebrities flee, multimillion-dollar homes burn in Los Angeles wildfire A fast-moving wildfire on Monday destroyed at least five multimillion-dollar homes in one of the wealthiest neighborhoods in Los Angeles and forced c...
01:56, 2019-10-29

Wildfire threatens Reagan Library as extreme winds sweep Los Angeles A fast-moving wildfire threatened thousands of homes and the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library outside Los Angeles on Wednesday as extraordinarily d...
00:04, 2019-10-31

Bolsonaro enjoys comedy club outing as Brazil's wildfire crisis rages on President watches right-wing comic as pre-recorded speech to nation on fighting fires airs While the Amazon burned and Brazilians demonstrated their ...
20:56, 2019-08-24

Tough return for Paddle Prairie Métis Settlement after Alberta wildfire: ‘It hurts to see’ Sixteen homes were destroyed by the massive Chuckegg Creek Wildfire at the end of May. About 15 more were damaged by flames and smoke....
02:00, 2019-06-21

Eagle Bluff wildfire triples in size, regional jail partially evacuated The fire is now estimated at about 900 hectares in size with growth fueled by extremely hot and dry conditions....
00:52, 2019-08-08

In Christchurch, UN chief calls for tolerance, solidarity to extinguish ‘wildfire’ of hate speech On a three-day visit to New Zealand, UN Secretary-General António Guterres paid his respects to the victims of the horrific mosque attacks in Christc...
06:08, 2019-05-14

Gran Canaria wildfire burns huge expanse and forces 1,000 to flee homes A huge wildfire raging in Gran Canaria has burnt through more 2,000 acres of land and forced 1,000 residents to flee their homes....
16:36, 2019-08-11

Wildfire burns Los Angeles area hillside, threatening multimillion-dollar homes Residents were evacuated when a blaze broke out in the affluent Pacific Palisades neighborhoodA wildfire raced up canyon walls toward multimillion-do...
01:32, 2019-10-22

Fast-moving Los Angeles wildfire destroys homes, prompts evacuation orders Thousands of people in Los Angeles were ordered to evacuate after a fast-moving brush fire ignited early on Monday morning near the Getty Center muse...
17:08, 2019-10-28

Out-of-control Alberta wildfire near High Level surges in size to 2,300 square kilometres The Chuckegg Creek Fire ballooned in size between Wednesday and Thursday. As of 11 a.m. Thursday, it was approximately 2,300 square kilometres — or 2...
20:32, 2019-05-30

As wildfire rages in Los Angeles, city tells wealthy to warn staff of dangers A wildfire raged through some of Los Angeles' upscale neighborhoods on Tuesday, prompting city officials to chide wealthy evacuees to remember to tel...
18:16, 2019-10-29

Highway 16 reopens, residents return home as wildfire burns west of Edson Highway 16 west of Edson, Alta. reopened early Monday morning and residents who were forced from their homes Sunday have been allowed to return as a ...
18:08, 2019-05-20

Amazon leaders sign rainforest preservation pact amid wildfire crisis Presidents and representatives from the Amazon region have agreed to coordinate rainforest preservation measures as wildfires continue to ravage the ...
03:12, 2019-09-07

Nearly 700 northern Alberta wildfire evacuees register at Slave Lake reception centre Nearly 700 people have registered at a reception centre in Slave Lake, Alta., after being forced from their homes in the High Level area....
00:52, 2019-05-22

No immediate threat to High Level as out-of-control wildfire burns in northwestern Alberta: officials Wildfire officials said Monday morning there was no immediate threat to the community of High Level as a wildfire burned out of control in northweste...
19:28, 2019-05-20

Southern Alberta’s Rocking Heart Ranch still rebuilding 2 years after Waterton wildfire Melody Garner-Skiba and her family have had some tough conversations since a wildfire raged into Waterton Lakes National Park in southeastern Alberta...
19:04, 2019-08-30

Wildfire threat sparks seed-collection projects to reforest charred hillsides With warmer temperatures, an increase in the frequency of drought and the severity of wildfires on the rise, many scientists say the necessity of see...
04:16, 2019-10-28

IN PHOTOS: Premier Kenney takes aerial tour of High Level wildfire Premier Jason Kenney went on an aerial tour of the area and visited the emergency operations centre in High Level....
18:04, 2019-05-22

Northern Californians face days of power shutoffs amid high wildfire threat Schools and businesses close as country’s biggest utility, PG&E, cuts electricity and gas to record swath of regionSchools are closed. Traffic lights...
02:04, 2019-10-10

Be fire smart: B.C. Wildfire Service issues reminder as hot weather hits Southern Interior Temperatures expected to reach 30 C Thursday through Saturday, though a chance of showers is in the forecast....
03:24, 2019-05-30

Deadly Los Angeles wildfire began near base of electrical tower, company and fire officials say A deadly wind-driven wildfire that raged across the northern edge of Los Angeles last week started near the base of high-voltage transmission tower o...
07:04, 2019-10-15

Start date for Paddle Prairie School delayed due to Alberta wildfire smoke damage While most young students in Alberta headed back to class Tuesday, the start of a new school year is being delayed in Paddle Prairie....
22:48, 2019-09-03