Thursday, October 29, 2020
Forest fires in Syria and neighboring Lebanon have killed two people and burned swathes of land since Thursday, state media and officials said.Syrian state television on Saturday morning broadcast scenes from the affected areas, where firefighters were working to...
The fires, which started in California on Friday after a scorching heatwave and have now spread up the West Coast, burned homes to the ground and left a path of devastation in their wake.California Governor Gavin Newsom said this was the...
VACAVILLE, Calif. — How many things can go wrong at once?On Wednesday millions of California residents were smothered by smoke-filled skies as dozens of wildfires raged out of control. They braced for triple-digit temperatures, the sixth day of a...
Investor Bill Ackman urged President Donald Trump and corporate America in an impassioned plea on CNBC to shut down the country for 30 days to contain the fast-spreading coronavirus, calling it the only option to rescue the economy.“What’s scaring the American people...
Gale-force winds in Australia merged two enormous fires into a megablaze spanning an area four times the size of Greater London on Friday, while tens of thousands rallied to again demand action on climate change."The conditions are difficult today,"...
As Australia's catastrophic wildfires rage on with no end in sight, University of Sydney ecologist Chris Dickman said the number of animals killed in the blazes has topped one billion—a horrifying figure that the scientist described as a "very conservative" estimate.Dickman told HuffPost late...
The first explosion rocked the small city of Port Neches on Wednesday morning, injuring three employees. Windows shattered and roofs collapsed in the shock, as more explosions followed throughout the day.Jefferson County Judge Jeff Branick issued a mandatory evacuation...
Earth's hot, gooey center and its cold, hard outer shell are both responsible for the creeping (and sometimes catastrophic) movement of tectonic plates. But now new research reveals an intriguing balance of power — the oozing mantle creates supercontinents...
UPDATED: Celebrities including Lady Gaga, Kim Kardashian West, Rainn Wilson and Melissa Etheridge are among the thousands forced to flee their homes as fires continue to threaten Malibu, Calabasas, and Thousand Oaks.Caitlyn Jenner’s Malibu house has burned down, according to TMZ. Many other Hollywood...
The southern California fires have doubled in size since Wednesday night and fire crews have relentlessly battled to get control of the blaze.CALIFORNIA'S Holy Fire exploded to more than 22,714 acres on Sunday as firefighters worked to keep the blaze away...

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