Wildfires leave chimneys, charred appliances in their wake
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Wildfires leave chimneys, charred appliances in their wake

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — The flames that raced across California wine country left little more than smoldering ashes and eye-stinging smoke in their wake. House after house is gone, with only brick chimneys and charred laundry machines to mark sites that were once family homes. The wildfires burned so hot that windows and tire … Continue reading

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Magnitude 6.7 earthquake reported in Ecuador
Latin America & the Caribbean / U.S. News

Magnitude 6.7 earthquake reported in Ecuador

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — A powerful magnitude 6.7 aftershock early Wednesday rattled Ecuador near the Pacific coast area where a devastating earthquake hit a month ago, knocking out power and scaring still-traumatized residents as they slept but only limited damage was reported. The U.S. Geological Survey said Wednesday that the quake’s epicenter was 35 kilometers … Continue reading