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Arizona Public Universities Earn Praise for Free Speech Protections

Northern Arizona University, a massive public university in Flagstaff, Arizona, recently adopted a broad policy that will protect expression rights for students, joining all of the public universities in the state in taking a strong stand on free expression.

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California’s Deadliest Wildfire Finally 100 Percent Contained

(AFP) — The deadliest and most destructive fire in California’s history was finally brought totally under control by firefighters, more than two weeks after it erupted, authorities said on Sunday. “#CampFire … is now 100% contained,” Cal Fire, the state

PARADISE, CA - NOVEMBER 22: Search and rescue crews search a property that was destroyed by the Camp Fire for human remains on November 22, 2018 in Paradise, California. Fueled by high winds and low humidity the Camp Fire ripped through the town of Paradise charring over 150,000 acres, killed …

L.A. County Fire Chief Blames Woolsey Fire on ‘Extreme Climate Change’

Los Angeles County Fire Chief Daryl Osby on Monday appeared to blame climate change for the deadly Woolsey fire in Southern California and pushed back against President Donald Trump’s criticism of state officials, who he claimed were responsible for the fast-spreading blaze.

(INSET: Daryl Osby) A welcome sign remains near a burned burned home after the Camp fire tore through the region in Paradise, California on November 12, 2018. - Thousands of firefighters spent a fifth day digging battle lines to contain California's worst ever wildfire as the wind-whipped flames cleaved a …

***Live Updates*** Wildfires Blaze Across Parts of California

A wildfire blazing so quickly that firefighters couldn’t hope to stop it quadrupled in size Friday after destroying several thousand buildings and leveling much of a Northern California town of nearly 30,000 people, according to state authorities. A wind-driven wildfire is also raging through Southern California communities on Friday, relentlessly pushing toward tony Malibu.

A wildfire blazing so quickly that firefighters couldn’t hope to …

Photos: Brazil’s 200-Year-Old National Museum Completely Destroyed by Fire

A fire of unknown origin destroyed the entirety of the National Museum of Brazil in Rio de Janeiro Sunday night, collapsing at least two of the 200-year-old former palace’s floors and destroying most of the items on display, including Latin America’s largest ancient Egyptian exhibit, priceless fossils, and natural artifacts.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - SEPTEMBER 02: A fire burns at the National Museum of Brazil on September 2, 2018 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The museum, which is tied to the Rio de Janeiro federal university and the Education Ministry, was founded in 1818 by King John VI of …