LOS ANGELES — A wildfire in the Santa Clarita Valley area has grown to more than 20,000 acres, prompting new evacuations Saturday for hundreds of homes in canyon areas, authorities said.
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The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights calls their organization a hate group, and founders of the Black Panthers call them impostors. They call themselves a “black nationalist organization,” dedicated to the establishment of an “independently governed black nation.”
CHICAGO — As battles over police reform in Chicago continue, the agency that investigates shootings by police is recommending that the Police Department tighten its rules on deadly force to further limit the circumstances in which officers can shoot.
For more than two decades, Terry Jude Symansky appeared to lead an ordinary life in Pasco County, Fla.
More than 1,400 Americans contracted Zika while traveling outside the U.S. this year, and a Caribbean island nation is one of the top destinations where they caught the virus.
LOS ANGELES — Homes, schools and a day care center near a closed battery recycler in nearby Vernon are contaminated with higher levels of brain-damaging lead than previously disclosed, with soil samples at one property as much as 100 times above California’s health standard, state and county records show.
LOS ANGELES — A wildfire in the Santa Clarita Valley area has burned more than 11,000 acres, prompting mandatory evacuations in some areas and covering much of the Los Angeles basin with smoke and ash.
WASHINGTON — Hannah Harmon’s children are playing outside the clinic in southeast Ohio where she gets family counseling twice a month. Staff keep an eye on them as the parking lot fills up with patients seeking dental fillings, pain pills and sympathy. Harmon has five children now: This month she took legal custody of three more kids, siblings from a relative’s family wrecked by drugs.
Verizon is reportedly nearing a deal to purchase Yahoo for close to $5 billion, bringing to an end a months-long bidding process for a now-ailing company that was once an internet trailblazer.
NEW YORK — Everyone who has ever met Roger Ailes has a Roger Ailes story — not all of them bad or apparently actionable, either. (Ailes, who resigned Thursday as chairman of Fox News Channel, is being sued by former host Gretchen Carlson for sexual harassment.) As anyone who ever met him also knows, he can be funny, and effortlessly quotable.