Redding, California—A back burn is contained on July 31 as the devastating Carr Fire roars toward nearby Douglas City and Lewiston. Since igniting on July 23, Carr has killed six people, burned over 126,000 acres, destroyed more than 1,000 homes and melted boats on Whiskeytown Lake. On August 2, an unprecedented fire tornado (a rotating column of combustion gases) ripped through the area, registering winds of 143 miles per hour—an event Governor Jerry Brown described as “unprecedented.”Launch Slideshow 4 PHOTOS
Besides the tens of thousands killed and wounded, another million people are suffering from cholera in what the WHO called the largest epidemic of the disease in modern history.
As U.S.-backed Syrian Kurds won a critical battle against ISIS in Syria, President Donald Trump reportedly warned his Turkish counterpart not to attack them.
“On this day, the six-year mark of the Sandy Hook shooting, do something kind, generous and unplanned.”
“DHS is committed to building wall and building wall quickly. We are not replacing short, outdated and ineffective wall with similar wall. Instead, under this President we are building a wall that is 30-feet high.”
“Hillary wishes she had my numbers,” Trump said in a Fox News interview.
Feminist author Carol Gilligan analyzes the political theater of President Donald Trump, Nancy Pelosi, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and Vice President Mike Pence.
The shower peaks Thursday evening into Friday morning.
"U.S. foreign policy bought and sold here," said one message projected onto the front of the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C.
Claire McCaskill said Republican senators disparage Trump in private, saying he “doesn't really understand government.”