Joe Biden slams Trump on wildfires, climate change
Joe Biden focused his battle against President Donald Trump on the wildfire-scorched West ...
California battles largest-ever fire in its history as eight killed in western US
The August Complex Fire became the biggest recorded blaze i...
Watch: Hundreds airlifted away from California wildfire
More than 200 people were airlifted to safety early Sunday after a fast-moving wildfi...
Seeping under doors, bad air from West Coast wildfires won't ease up
People in Oregon, Washington state and California have been struggling for a week or longer under some of the most unhealthy air on the planet.
A new front in the Biden-Trump battle for the suburbs: Wildfires
Trump has sought to combat his sharp decline among suburban voters by asserting that Democratic control of the White House would be a threat to the safety of the suburbs, raising the specter of crime, rioting and an “invasion” of low-income housing that many view as seeking to stoke racist fears.
Donald Trump, Joe Biden focus their campaigns on U.S. West wildfires
The Republican president, seeking re-election on Nov. 3, is due to meet with firefighters and emergency officials in Northern California after facing criticism from Democrats for remaining mostly silent on the largest wildfires in state history, except for seeking to blame the blazes on failures by the state government.
US wildfires: Oregon residents assess their losses as fires still burn
Wildfire smoke that posed a health hazard to millions choked the West Coast on Saturday as firefighters battled deadly blazes that obliterat...
What's next? Devastating wildfires are latest challenge in West, leaving cities barren
It's an ominous harbinger of fall for the region that was the first to be hit hard by the coronavirus and where the cries for social justice have rung especially loud this summer with protests in Portland for more than 100 days.
Death toll from devastating US West Coast wildfires approaching 30
Tens of thousands of people in California, Oregon and Washington have been forced to evacuate amid the wildfires, NBC said on Saturday. In Oregon, the death toll from the fires currently stands at eight; in Washington, a 1-year-old boy was reported to have died in a fire.
California wildfires growing bigger, moving faster than ever
Last weekend, a fire burning in California's Sierra National Forest exploded in size, trapping hundreds of Labour Day holiday campers who could only be rescued by helicopters that made a series of white-knuckle flights into the smoke.
US' Oregon state hit by unprecedented wildfires, hundreds of homes burnt, many deaths feared
The US state of Oregon is currently battling unprecedented record-breaking wildfires, which have so far killed three people, according to th...
US wildfires: Five towns destroyed in Oregon, three fatalities confirmed in California
Winds of up to 50 miles per hour (80 kilometers per hour) sent flames racing tens of miles within hours, engulfing hundreds of homes as firefighters fought at least 35 large blazes in Oregon with a collective footprint nearly twice the size of New York City.
Why does California have so many wildfires?
California, like much of the West, gets most of its moisture in the fall and winter. Its vegetation then spends much of the summer slowly drying out because of a lack of rainfall and warmer temperatures. That vegetation then serves as kindling for fires.
How much will the wildfires cost?
Over the past 50 years, excluding the last four, wildfires averaged about the same in direct damages: $1 billion per year, adjusted for inflation.
President Donald Trump participates in briefing on wildfires, says 'science doesn't know about climate change'
United States President Donald Trump has cast doubt on the observations of scientists about climate change and predicted that it would soon ...