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General Sherman, the world's largest tree, is in the path of raging California wildfires, prompting a desperate effort to save it
The KNP Complex fire is closing in on the Giant Forest sequoia grove in Sequoia National Park, California.
- NBC News
Cellphone footage obtained by NBC New York shows a brawl outside Carmine's on the Upper West Side.
- The New York Times
SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J. — Kevin Rivera owes his life to a man he will never meet. Rivera, 18, was leaving his part-time job at a Chick-fil-A in New Jersey as the remnants of Hurricane Ida pummeled the region. Surrounded by waist-deep water, he searched for a sidewalk. Instead, he was pulled into a ravine and through a narrow sewer pipe in South Plainfield, New Jersey. Sign up for The Morning newsletter from the New York Times “I couldn’t comprehend where I was, or where I was going,” said Rivera,
- Miami Herald
There are three disturbances being monitored in the Atlantic Friday and two have a high chance of turning into a tropical depression, possibly during the weekend.
- Idaho Statesman
In 2016, an Oregon man may have dissolved after trying to soak in a thermal area.
- Christian Science Monitor
Hurricane Ida was a monster storm. But New Orleans learned lessons from Hurricane Katrina and made itself more resilient. The world should take note.
- The Daily Beast
Courtesy Palo Alto FirefightersA three-alarm fire at a Palo Alto home owned by billionaire Google co-founder Larry Page has neighbors demanding answers on whether the California mansion was being used unlawfully as an office for tech workers.On Tuesday night, firefighters responded to a blaze at the 6-bedroom, 5.5-bath home, which per county records has an assessed value of more than $10 million. Fire officials say crews were dispatched to the Bryant Street property at 8:10 p.m., after a neighbo
- KGO – San Francisco
RAIN ON THE WAY! New storm system expected to bring light showers and drizzle to the Bay Area this weekend, says ABC7 News Meteorologist Mike Nicco.
- The Weather Network
The World Meteorological Organization puts the odds of a weak La Niña re-emerging at around 40 per cent.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
The ice cream truck driver was sentenced to 33 months in prison.
- Washington Examiner
Just 56% of adults can name all three branches of government, and that's an improvement, according to a new survey.
- Fox News
A former British counterterrorism official has warned that the British woman who joined ISIS as a teenager should be treated as a terrorist should she return home.
- Washington Examiner
One suspect has been arrested and another remains on the loose in connection with the murders of four people whose bodies were found in a black SUV in a Wisconsin cornfield, police said.
A search and rescue crew at Grand Canyon National Park found human remains they 'weren't expecting' while looking for a different missing man
The crew was looking for Hungarian national Gabor Berczi-Tomcsanyi when they found remains believed to be of Scott Walsh, who was last seen in 2015.
- Kansas City Star
The girl suffered “mental and emotional distress, embarrassment (and) humiliation” after the haircut, according to the lawsuit.
- The Weather Network
First major fall storm of the season will be impactful in southern British Columbia, especially after a summer of dangerous heat and strong drought.
- The State
Despite the jumpsuit and shackles, Alex Murdaugh’s privilege remained intact, our Opinion Editor writes. | Opinion
- Lexington Herald-Leader
Online scammers are targeting some popular bourbons.
- Associated Press
The knock on the door that Kristen Bigogno has long dreaded finally arrived Friday — two St. Louis deputies came to evict her, joined by a couple of other men there to change the locks on the apartment. The eviction was months in the making, yet it felt sudden to Bigogno. The judgment against her was last winter, but thanks to a national moratorium, she got a reprieve that ended with a Supreme Court ruling last month.
New police body camera footage captured a visibly distraught Gabrielle “Gabby” Petito and her fiancé after an alleged physical altercation between them on a