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The two largest wildfires in the US have burned land nearly the size of New York City, Los Angeles and Chicago combined
America's two largest active wildfires have burned land nearly the size of New York City, Los Angeles and Chicago combined— as drought and extreme heat continue to make matters worse for those fighting the massive fires in the West.
For years, female athletes have had their clothing policed. Now, they're fighting back
The 2020 Tokyo Olympics are well underway after being postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic -- and while the Games are only a year behind, you might be forgiven for thinking professional sport is stuck in a far more severe time warp.
The unvaccinated Covid surge is only beginning, experts warn
With the recent increase of Covid-19 infections and hospitalizations due to the spread of the more dangerous Delta variant, health experts and officials expect the surge to worsen as long as large segments of the country remain unvaccinated.
FBI and Detroit police taught 'White Boy Rick' the drug game then double-crossed him, he says. Now, he wants $100 million
Voice quavering, Rick Wershe Jr., who as a teen in 1980s Detroit was painted as a murderous drug kingpin, dabbed his eyes as he recalled one of the last conversations he had with his father, who he'd always looked up to as a strong man.
The mayor said the city doesn't have the capacity for all the 911 calls and announced a new mask mandate
Emergency medical responders in New Orleans have been hit so hard by the resurgence in Covid-19 cases that the city doesn't have the capacity to handle 911 calls, the mayor said Friday as she announced a new mask mandate and a contract to increase EMS resources.
Michigan father rushed into burning home to saves his twin 18-month-old daughters
When Ray Lucas and his girlfriend Shi'Ann Brown returned after a trip to the corner store to pick up milk, they found their Michigan home engulfed in flames -- and their twin daughters were trapped inside.
As Covid-19 cases surge in Florida, governor says parents should decide whether their children wear masks to school
While Covid-19 cases are once again surging in Florida, Gov. Ron DeSantis issued an executive order Friday directing the state's health and education departments to issue rules preventing the implementation of school mask mandates.
Opinion: January 6 rioters followed Trump's blueprint
When Congressman Mo Brooks attended Donald Trump's "Save America Rally" at the Ellipse Wednesday, January 6 -- the day Trump loyalists attacked the US Capitol and tried to overturn the 2020 election -- the Alabama Republican's big punchline was, "Today is the day American patriots start taking down names and kicking ass." Faced, now, with a lawsuit alleging that he incited the violence that ensued, Brooks claimed he never advocated for violence. And he has said that his comment about "kicking ass" was about the 2022 and 2024 elections.