Evacuations

Long Beach firefighters walk along a street near a retirement home where at least one firefighter was killed in Long Beach, Calif., on Monday, June 25, 2018. A resident of the retirement home in Southern California opened fire on firefighters responding to a report of an explosion in the building, officials said. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
June 25, 2018 - 8:04 pm
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A retirement home resident shot at firefighters who responded to a report of an explosion at the Southern California facility on Monday, killing a veteran fire captain and leaving a second firefighter and another resident wounded, officials said. Investigators believe the...
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An air tanker drops retardant on a wildfire above the Spring Lakes community on Sunday, June 24, 2018., near Clearlake Oaks, Calif. Wind-driven wildfires destroyed buildings and threatened hundreds of others Sunday as they raced across dry brush in rural Northern California. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
June 25, 2018 - 1:53 am
CLEARLAKE OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Wind-driven wildfires destroyed buildings and threatened hundreds of others as they raced across dry brush in rural Northern California. The Pawnee Fire, which broke out Saturday near the community of Clearlake Oaks, has destroyed 12 buildings and threatened an...
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June 20, 2018 - 5:44 pm
Federal investigators say a fatigue crack in the left engine compressor on a British Airways jet was to blame for an aborted takeoff and fire at a Las Vegas airport in 2015. One flight attendant was seriously injured in the Sept. 8, 2015, incident at McCarran International Airport. All 157...
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Flames and smoke rise from the Glasgow School of Art's Mackintosh Building in London, early Saturday, June 16, 2018. A large blaze ripped through the building at the Glasgow School of Art late Friday, the second time in four years that fire has damaged the famed Scottish school. (Douglas Barrie/PA via AP)
June 16, 2018 - 2:47 am
LONDON (AP) — A major fire that ravaged the historic Glasgow School of Art building has spread to neighboring properties and led to several evacuations. Officials said Saturday morning that there was extensive damage to the renowned Mackintosh Building, which was undergoing an extensive restoration...
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FILE - In this May 2, 1990 file photo, lava from Kilauea Volcano overtakes and destroys a home in Kalapana, Hawaii. Kilauea has destroyed more than 600 homes since it began spraying lava out of a vent on a residential street on May 3, 2018. The newly homeless aren’t alone: the Kilauea volcano has covered large parts of the island multiple times over the past century. (AP Photo/Barry Sweet, File)
June 15, 2018 - 9:43 am
HONOLULU (AP) — Lava pouring out of a Hawaii volcano burned down Mary Dressler's home and her town 28 years ago. Now, watching creeping lobes of molten rock slowly wipe out entire neighborhoods over the past month, she has been transported back to those losses. Memories and emotions overcame the...
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Smoke from a wildfire can be seen rising from the Medicine Bow National Forest near Woods Landing, Wyo., Wednesday, June 13, 2018. Several thousand people in Colorado and Wyoming fled multiple wildfires scorching the drought-stricken U.S. West on Wednesday. (Shannon Broderick/Laramie Boomerang via AP)
June 13, 2018 - 10:08 pm
DENVER (AP) — A fast-moving brush fire destroyed eight homes in the Utah tourist town of Moab, while more than 3,000 people in Colorado and Wyoming fled multiple wildfires scorching the drought-stricken U.S. West on Wednesday. The blaze in Moab, known for its dramatic red rocks, started in a wooded...
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The sky turns red as the sun sets behind the Rocky Mountains late Tuesday, June 12, 2018, in Denver. Several wildfires in Colorado as well as numerous other fires in the interior West have filled the region with high levels of smoke in the air. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
June 13, 2018 - 3:15 am
DENVER (AP) — A wildfire erupted Tuesday in an area of Colorado known for its ski resorts, forcing the evacuation of more than 1,300 homes and marking the latest in a series of blazes that have ignited in the drought-stricken U.S. West. The fire in central Colorado had burned only about 100 acres...
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Lava from the Kilauea volcano flows in and around Pahoa, Hawaii, Sunday, June 10, 2018. (AP Photo/L.E. Baskow)
June 11, 2018 - 10:34 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Officials on Hawaii's Big Island let some people back into their homes and scaled down emergency operations Monday as lava flowed into the ocean on a path that wasn't threatening new areas. "We've pretty much thrown everything at this event" since a series of lava fissures began...
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People wait outside Houston's William P. Hobby Airport on Thursday, June 7, 2018, after a toy grenade in a passenger's bag forced the shutdown of a security checkpoint, inconveniencing hundreds of people catching early-morning flights. (AP Photo/John L. Mone)
June 07, 2018 - 9:01 am
HOUSTON (AP) — A Boy Scout who packed a toy grenade in his carry-on bag caused the shutdown of a security checkpoint at Houston's William P. Hobby Airport Thursday morning, just a day after the international terminal of the city's other major airport was evacuated due to a bomb scare. Houston...
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June 06, 2018 - 8:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States has evacuated several more of its workers out of China after medical testing revealed they might have been affected by unexplained health incidents that have hurt U.S. personnel in Cuba and China. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert says "a number of...
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