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Crews east of Los Angeles are struggling to contain the "Apple Fire." By Sunday evening, according to the state firefighting agency Cal Fire, the Apple Fire had burned more than 20,500 acres in Riverside County. It was 5% contained.
Here's the latest for Monday August 3rd: More negotiations over coronavirus relief package; Prison attacked in eastern Afghanistan; Tropical Storm Isaias moving north; Wildfire spreading east of Los Angeles.
Joe Biden is facing increased pressure to tap a woman of color as his running mate in the wake of America's reckoning with racism. He says he'll have his pick this month.
Cobb County, Georgia has recently transformed: from a once reliably Republican suburb to a place where more Black women are demonstrating their political power. For many, this election – amid the pandemic and nationwide protests – is do or die.
Highlights of this day in history: Christopher Columbus sets sail; Europe slides further into World War I; A Cold War case heats up Capitol Hill; Air traffic controllers in the U.S. go on strike; NBA founded; Singer Tony Bennett born.
Here are the top stories for Sunday, August 2nd: Trump to be renominated in private; Thousands evacuated ahead of Southern California wildfire; Israeli police clear out protesters; NASA conducts first astronaut splashdown in 45 years.
Two NASA astronauts returned to Earth on Sunday in a dramatic, retro-style splashdown, their capsule parachuting into the Gulf of Mexico. This was the first splashdown by U.S. astronauts in 45 years.
Florida’s east coast is getting heavy rain from Tropical Storm Isaias, and officials are watching it warily because it threatens to snarl efforts to contain the coronavirus in areas where cases are surging.
Thousands of people are under evacuation orders after a wildfire in the mountains east of Los Angeles exploded in size as crews battle the flames in triple-digit heat.
Highlights of this day in history: The Tonkin Gulf incident sparks U.S. escalation of the Vietnam War; Saddam Hussein's Iraq invades Kuwait; JFK's PT-109 boat sunk; President Warren G. Harding dies; 'Wild Bill' Hickok killed in Deadwood.
Hurricane Isaias snapped trees and knocked out power as it blew through the Bahamas on Saturday and headed toward the US state of Florida, where officials said they were closing beaches, parks and coronavirus testing sites.
Talks on a huge coronavirus relief measure resumed on Saturday in Washington. Negotiators on both sides said that the talks were "productive" and would continue on Monday.
Highlights of this day in history: A shooting rampage takes place at the University of Texas clock tower; Germany declares war on Russia in World War I; Adolf Hitler opens the Berlin Olympics; Author Herman Melville born; MTV debuts.
Hurricane Isaias ripped shingles off roofs and blew over trees as it carved its way through the Bahamas early on Saturday and headed toward the Florida coast.
More than a thousand protesters gathered in Portland, Oregon on Friday for another night of demonstrations against racial injustice in the US. Friday night's demonstrations also included several veterans who travelled to the city to show solidarit...
President Donald Trump calls a federal appeals court decision to overturn the sentence of of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, "ridiculous."
President Donald Trump said Friday he believes reports that Russia was paying bounties to Taliban fighters to kill American troops in Afghanistan "is another Russian hoax."
Here are the top stories for Friday, July 31st: Florida residents brace for Hurricane Isiais; Fauci cautiously optimistic on virus vaccine; Republicans, Democrats deadlocked over virus relief; Europe facing sweltering temperatures.
The first wave of college students returning to their dormitories aren’t finding the typical mobs of students and parents. They're finding strict safety protocols and heightened anxiety as virus infections are surging.
Ochsner Health in New Orleans is one of two sites in Louisiana and among 120 across the globe participating in a COVID-19 vaccine study conducted by Pfzer Inc. and BioNTech SE.
Two U.S. astronauts are ready to make the first splashdown in 45 years. NASA plans to bring Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken back Sunday in the Dragon capsule.