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Maher: Trump’s Response to Tragedy Is ‘How Can I Hurt?’

On Friday’s broadcast of HBO’s “Real Time,” host Bill Maher criticized President Trump’s response to the wildfires in California by stating that “His response to every tragedy is, how can I hurt?” Maher said, “Of course, Trump’s response, you saw

FILE - This Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017 false-color image from the European Space Agency's Sentinel-2 satellite via NASA, shows a brown burn scar from the Thomas fire north of the city of Ventura, Calif., at bottom center. The flames stand out starkly as smoke billows toward the Pacific Ocean and …

Pinkerton: Fixing California’s Wildfire Problem

As the 2017 wildfire season in California recedes in time, if not in memory, the 2018 wildfire season is looming into view. And so if you live in the Golden State—now the Scorched State, as more than 500,000 acres were burned in 2017—you should be worried about a fire-haunted future.

TOPSHOT - Vehicles pass beside a wall of flames on the 101 highway as it reaches the coast during the Thomas wildfire near Ventura, California on December 6, 2017. California motorists commuted past a blazing inferno Wednesday as wind-whipped wildfires raged across the Los Angeles region, with flames triggering the …

California Wildfires: President Trump Declares State of Emergency

President Donald Trump approved a declaration of a state of emergency in California on Friday, ordering federal assistance in response to multiple wildfires that have broken out and continue to cause massive damage in the state since December 4.

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Facebook Used After Disasters To Search For Family Members

Recent wildfires in Northern California have once again sparked multiple posts on Facebook by people desperately trying to find family members in the affected areas who they haven’t been able to contact.

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California Wildfires: Butte Blaze Explodes

On Thursday, the Butte Fire, east of Jackson and southeast of Sacramento, surged, tripling in size due to hot winds and triple-digit temperatures.