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The Santa Rosa Fire and the Camp Fire
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The Santa Rosa Fire and the Camp Fire

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California spends billions rebuilding burned towns. The case for calling it quits The last two weeks have been brutal. On Aug. 28, a wildfire that has now burned more than 1.5 million acres erupted...

The Desert of Baja California
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The Desert of Baja California

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The Desert Changed My Life. It Can Change Yours, Too. The desert of Baja California now threatens the U.S. border with Mexico. In the desert, the sky is blue and the sun shines bright....

MSNBC’s Tiffany Cross Will Leave to Join Viacom’s MTV
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MSNBC’s Tiffany Cross Will Leave to Join Viacom’s MTV

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MSNBC parts ways with weekend host Tiffany Cross MSNBC announced that weekend anchor Tiffany Cross will depart the once-leaderless cable news network to become chief executive of Viacom’s MTV. Cross will continue “weekend” hosting...

Pickleball: The American Sport That's Become a Social Scene
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Pickleball: The American Sport That’s Become a Social Scene

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Everything you need to know (and more!) about pickleball in the US By Steve B There's much for Americans to love about pickleball, the game that's become a social scene in the US. You...

Four Good Things About American Sports
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Four Good Things About American Sports

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3 Good Things: A romp to school, resilient eagles and responsive rats The National Basketball Association (NBA) began to take hold about a century ago, after the first few American professional basketball teams began...

The World Cup is not a football club as a symbol of words
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The World Cup is not a football club as a symbol of words

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Falcon tradition inspires passion in World Cup host Qatar On Monday morning, the world’s eyes were in Germany, on the plane, just a couple of seats away from the back of the plane. The...

The second earthquake in the San Bernardino area has forced residents to flee
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The second earthquake in the San Bernardino area has forced residents to flee

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Evacuation ordered ahead of possible mud, debris flows in San Bernardino County A mud, debris flow and two homes could be expected in the San Bernardino foothills in the next 48 hours and that...

Dr. Eileen de Villa leaves her position as Toronto Public Health’s chief medical officer of health
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Dr. Eileen de Villa leaves her position as Toronto Public Health’s chief medical officer of health

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Dr. Eileen de Villa, Toronto’s public health chief, taking leave of absence for medical treatment Toronto Public Health took the extraordinary step on Thursday of informing the city’s chief medical officer of health that...