Smoke chokes US West Coast as wildfire deaths keep climbing

“We’ll just keep working and keep your head up and thank God everybody got out,” Coble said. “There are other people that lost their family. Just be thankful for what you did get out with.”

Trump’s Mideast deals tout ‘peace’ where there was never war

“If it’s used effectively it can be a basis for a renewed effort to generate momentum for two states,” said Shapiro, who is now a visiting fellow at Israel’s Institute for National Security Studies. “But it has to be led by a U.S. administration that is committed to a two-state solution, and that’s very different […]

Be it on God, guns or Greta, social media offers neat solutions for our messy feelings

This is a map of the US I made last year in response to my experiences there when filming my forthcoming Channel 4 series, Grayson Perry’s Big American Road Trip. I love maps. They have an air of authority, they show us where to go. This map toys with the common delusion that there is […]

Smoke Advisory In Effect, Unhealthy Air Quality Declared For Parts Of Southern California

MONROVIA (CBSLA) — A smoke advisory remains in effect Saturday for most of Los Angeles County as well as portions of Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino counties in part due to the Bobcat Fire, which continues to burn in the Angeles National Forest.

Friends hold ‘a sprinkle of hope’ after 11 days at sea for missing man

After completing a trip, Mainprize, from Avalon on Sydney’s northern beaches, would set off to explore: cycling around the Middle East or exploring Mongolia. He also worked as a wilderness guide in Tasmania and the Northern Territory, and had plans to get a master’s degree in teaching.

World’s most beautiful scenes in Agora’s Travel photo contest

An amazing scene captured by British photographer Kent Sampson in Utah’s Red Canyon. He said: “I found this gem of a spot whilst driving towards Bryce Canyon. As soon as I drove under it, I knew the shot I wanted to get. I parked up and went off the beaten path, hiking a nearby hill […]

Fires raise fight over climate change before Trump’s visit

“It is maddening right now that when we have this cosmic challenge to our communities, with the entire West Coast of the United States on fire, to have a president to deny that these are not just wildfires, these are climate fires,” Washington Gov. Jay Inslee said Sunday on ABC’s “This Week.”

UK coronavirus death toll grows by 10 to 41,514 as cases rise by 1,508 in last 24 hours

Glasgow, East Renfrewshire and West Dunbartonshire have been plunged into lockdown Thousands of secondary school kids returned to their classes in masks today An Oxford expert claims there is no second wave of Covid-19 Spain is the new Europe hotspot as it is spreading faster than in the US The discrepancy in the figures is […]

Boris Johnson’s fiancée Carrie Symonds says Sir David Attenborough’s show warning of mass extinction of wildlife left her in TEARS – as she pleads: ‘Everyone should watch this, it’s time to act’

The Arctic Ocean is expected to have its first entirely ice-free summer in the 2030s, resulting in open water at the North Pole. Since the Earth would have less ice, it would be less white each year, meaning less of the Sun’s energy would be reflected back out to space, and the speed of global […]

Monday briefing: ‘Abide by rule of six,’ police plead

The new rules are being introduced in a bid to prevent a second wave of the virus, but a poll by the BMA has found that almost 86% of doctors in England say they expect a second peak of coronavirus in the next six months. New cases are running at their highest rate since May. […]