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- KTRK – Houston
The utility company is still working to restore thousands of outages after Hurricane Nicholas knocked out power in parts of southeast Texas.
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.
Sorry, Scarface. Your beloved Miami Beach house, which you purchased for $40,000 in 1928, is scheduled to be torn down. The new owners of your Florida refuge, who purchased it for $10.75 million this summer, told the Miami Herald that the house has flood damage and standing water under it. One of the owners, prominent […]
- 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
- Business Insider
The Silicon Valley wealthy have become super doomsday preppers by buying remote New Zealand properties, getting eye surgeries, and stockpiling ammo and food
Many are gearing up for uncertain times amid the pandemic and a divisive political climate. But none are preparing quite like society's wealthiest.
The Indian student was stopped from entering exam centre after a teacher objected to her clothes.
- Associated Press
In a suburban Denver warehouse tucked between an auto repair shop and a computer recycling business, Seth Viddal is dealing with life and death. “It’s a natural process where the body is returned to an elemental level over a short period of time,” said Viddal, who likened the practice to backyard composting of food scraps and yard waste. “This is the same process but done with a human body inside of a vessel, and in our case, in a controlled environment.”
- 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.
- Associated Press
The mayor of San Francisco was spotted dancing and singing along to live music without a mask at an indoor nightclub, despite a strict order by her public health department that requires wearing masks at indoor establishments unless someone is actively eating or drinking. Mayor London Breed, a Democrat, has promoted restrictive measures aimed at curbing the coronavirus, frustrating business owners who have had to shut down or limit customers. The San Francisco Chronicle reported the mayor was at the Black Cat nightclub Wednesday for an impromptu late night performance by two of the original three members of popular R&B act Tony!
- 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.
- Lexington Herald-Leader
Online scammers are targeting some popular bourbons.
- Kansas City Star
The girl suffered “mental and emotional distress, embarrassment (and) humiliation” after the haircut, according to the lawsuit.
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.
- Washington Examiner
Just 56% of adults can name all three branches of government, and that's an improvement, according to a new survey.
- 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.