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Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017 at 12:21 AM PDT

As Crews Gain Ground, California Fire Victims Return Home

As Crews Gain Ground, California Fire Victims Return Home

With the winds dying down, fire crews gained ground as they battled the deadly wildfires that have devastated California wine country and other parts of the state over the past week, and thousands of people got...

Monday, Oct 16, 2017 at 09:13 PM PDT

Oldest Woman to Finish a Marathon Dies at 94

Oldest Woman to Finish a Marathon Dies at 94

A nonagenarian who set a world record as the oldest woman to complete a full marathon has died, her family confirmed in a published report. Harriette Thompson, 94, smiled and laughed as she crossed the...

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Volvo's Electric Car Brand Polestar Unveils First Model

Volvo's Electric Car Brand Polestar Unveils First Model

Volvo Cars' performance electric car brand, Polestar, unveiled a four-seat coupe in lightweight carbon fiber as its first model Tuesday, adding to competition in a market dominated until now by Tesla. The...

Sunday, Oct 15, 2017 at 07:19 AM PDT

Amb. Haley: US Wants to Stay in, Improve Iran Deal

Amb. Haley: US Wants to Stay in, Improve Iran Deal

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Sunday said it's the administration's hope that America stays with the Iran nuclear deal if Congress takes action to keep it together, NBC News reported. “I...

Sunday, Oct 15, 2017 at 08:10 AM PDT

At Least 40 People Killed in Northern California Wildfires

At Least 40 People Killed in Northern California Wildfires

A fifth day of desperate firefighting in California wine country brought a glimmer of hope Friday as crews battling the flames reported their first progress toward containing the massive blazes, and hundreds...

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Sutter Santa Rosa Regional Hospital to Reopen

Sutter Santa Rosa Regional Hospital to Reopen

Sutter Santa Rosa Regional Hospital, which was forced to evacuate last week as wildfire quickly approached, is slated to reopen Tuesday, according to a hospital spokesperson.

Monday, Oct 16, 2017 at 11:38 PM PDT

Fire Crews Recount Harrowing Moments on Wildfire Front Lines

Fire Crews Recount Harrowing Moments on Wildfire Front Lines

Hundreds of firefighters on the front lines of the North Bay wildfires have stories of trying to save homes and lives, some of them doing so with unusual tactics.

Monday, Oct 16, 2017 at 09:10 PM PDT

Goodell, Union, Players to Meet on Social Issues and Anthem

Goodell, Union, Players to Meet on Social Issues and Anthem

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, owners of each team, representatives of the players' union and players themselves will meet Tuesday to discuss ways to "move from protest to progress." Among the topics will...

Monday, Oct 16, 2017 at 09:03 PM PDT

Safari West Wildlife Preserve Welcomes 'Miracle' Tubbs

Safari West Wildlife Preserve Welcomes 'Miracle' Tubbs

The Safari West Wildlife Preserve in Santa Rosa is celebrating what it calls a miracle while devastating wildfires continue to burn in the North Bay.

Monday, Oct 16, 2017 at 08:32 PM PDT

Sandy Hook Group Promotes Gun Reform in SF

Sandy Hook Group Promotes Gun Reform in SF

A "promise" to do better in protecting our children. On Monday, a national gun reform campaign came to a San Francisco school. It's called "Say Something." Speakers from the group "Sandy...

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