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CHICO, Calif. | Rain could hamper search for victims of California wildfire

CHICO, Calif.— It’s been 12 days since Christina Taft started the frantic search for her mother Victoria, who refused to evacuate their Paradise home as flames neared, and six days since she gave authorities a cheek swab to identify remains that are likely her mother’s. She still hasn’t received confirmation that her mother is dead, … Continue reading CHICO, Calif. | Rain could hamper search for victims of California wildfire

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: MISSING TOLL DROPS IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA Authorities say the list of names of those unaccounted for after a deadly wildfire drops to around 1,000, about 300 fewer than its most recent posting. ‘VERY VIOLENT, VERY VICIOUS’ Trump says … Continue reading 10 Things to Know for Today

VATICAN CITY | Pope prays for those stricken by California wildfires

VATICAN CITY— Pope Francis has prayed for victims of California‘s wildfires and freezing weather on the U.S. East Coast. Addressing tens of thousands of faithful in St. Peter’s Square Sunday, including pilgrims from New York and New Jersey. Francis prayed that “the Lord welcome the deceased into his peace, comfort family members and sustain all … Continue reading VATICAN CITY | Pope prays for those stricken by California wildfires

SAN FRANCISCO | Number of missing hard to peg in deadly California wildfire

SAN FRANCISCO  — Authorities have released a list of more than 600 people who are unaccounted for after a deadly Northern California wildfire — but that doesn’t mean they are all actually missing. Some of the people on the ever-evolving list compiled by the Butte County sheriff’s office have been confirmed dead by family and … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | Number of missing hard to peg in deadly California wildfire

PARADISE, Calif. | Dead in cars and homes: Northern California fire toll at 42

PARADISE, Calif.— The dead were found in burned-out cars, in the smoldering ruins of their homes, or next to their vehicles, apparently overcome by smoke and flames before they could jump in behind the wheel and escape. In some cases, there were only charred fragments of bone, so small that coroner’s investigators used a wire … Continue reading PARADISE, Calif. | Dead in cars and homes: Northern California fire toll at 42