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The 5,850-acre Fawn Fire in Shasta County, California, was 10 percent contained as of Friday, September 24, after it had destroyed 25 structures and threatened thousands of others, Cal Fire said.Approximately 4,000 county residents were evacuated on Thursday afternoon after a local emergency was declared earlier in the morning, according to the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office.This footage filmed by Les Potter shows the fire’s progression on Thursday in Shasta County. The first clip shows an aircraft flying over smoke in Mountain Gate, according to Potter. The second and third clips show nighttime footage of the blaze burning near Bella Vista, he said. Credit: Les Potter via Storyful
Fox ties NBC in key-demo ratings with more "Masked Singer" and "Alter Ego"
Chinese police have detained two top executives of the debt-laden conglomerate HNA Group on suspicion of "illegal crimes", the group said late Friday, as the government in Beijing further cracks down on the country's corporate sector.
Fossilized footprints discovered in New Mexico indicate that early humans were walking across North America about 23,000 years ago, researchers reported Thursday.
Fred Zinkie delivers his final waiver wire pickups column of the season, focusing on pitchers.
Consumers are scrambling, especially if they have their hearts set on popular cars and are looking for specific features.
Border Patrol apprehensions of Haitian migrants in Miami and Puerto Rico have been on the rise since May, according to an intelligence alert obtained by Yahoo News.
Turkey’s new push for separate Turkish Cypriot and Greek Cypriot states on ethnically divided Cyprus shows a desire to control the whole of the east Mediterranean island nation, the Cypriot Cypriot president charged Friday. Addressing the United Nations General Assembly, President Nicos Anastasiades blasted the “absurdity” of Turkish and Turkish Cypriot arguments that efforts to reunify Cyprus as a federation — in line with UN decisions — have been exhausted.
Richard Stuart, a longtime Republican state senator in Virginia, got three days' notice this summer to help pull together a weekday campaign event for Glenn Youngkin, the GOP candidate for governor. The crowd was eager to meet Youngkin, the businessman and political newcomer hoping to break a 12-year GOP losing streak in statewide elections and keep Democratic candidate and former governor Terry McAuliffe from a second term. “I am seeing more enthusiasm than I've seen for a statewide Republican candidate since I can remember,” said Stuart, who's represented his district since 2008.
Matt Lockridge, Westwood Quality Value Fund Portfolio Manager joins the Yahoo Finance Live panel to discuss the latest market action.
McCaffrey, the NFL's yards-from-scrimmage leader, suffered the injury in Carolina's Thursday night victory at Houston.
British police said on Friday they had released under investigation a man held over the murder of a teacher in a London park last week that has provoked an outburst of public grief and anger over the issue of violence against women. Sabina Nessa, 28, left her home in south London on the evening of Sept. 17 to make the short walk through a local park to a bar where she was due to meet a friend. Vigils are planned both in the local area and across Britain later on Friday evening, both to remember Nessa and to highlight violence against women.
A bicyclist in Australia caught footage of a magpie attacking him while he was pedaling by Lake Burley Griffin in the Canberra suburb of Barton.According to Sitthixay Ditthavong, who said he recorded this video on September 23, the magpie was a resident of Bowen Park, next to the lake.“This is why Japan’s Ambassador to Australia calls the #magpie ‘the bird of terror’,” he commented in an Instagram post.According to an expert quoted by nine.com.au, magpies are a lot more likely to attack cyclists than pedestrians, and they usually attack to protect their territory. Credit: Sitthixay Ditthavong via Storyful
Three-time major winner Jordan Spieth of the United States went careening down a hillside and nearly stumbled into Lake Michigan during a foursomes loss Friday morning at the Ryder Cup.
Students in Florida will not have to quarantine if they're asymptomatic and an Oregon teacher is placed on leave after protesting vaccine mandate in blackface.
Jay Powell and Janet Yellen testifying before the House
An officer in the nation’s capital has been indicted on a murder charge for his role in a fatal vehicle accident during a police chase that sparked two days of protests and clashes. Federal prosecutors announced Friday that Terrence Sutton, 37, was indicted on second-degree murder, conspiracy and obstruction of justice charges in connection with the death of 20-year-old Karon Hylton-Brown, who died after a pursuit in Washington, D.C. in October 2020. Hylton died after his moped crashed into a car while he was being pursued by Sutton and other police officers.
Stocks gave back gains after equities' best day since July, with some volatility returning to markets as regulatory concerns in China at least temporarily offset optimism over the U.S. economic recovery.
The White House will announce on Friday that millions of federal contractors must be vaccinated against COVID-19 by Dec. 8 and that the administration will add clauses to future government contracts mandating inoculations, officials told Reuters. President Joe Biden signed an executive order on Sept. 9 requiring federal contractors to mandate vaccinations, but many U.S. companies with federal contractors have awaited formal guidance from the White House before moving forward. The White House Office of Management and Budget said in a document seen by Reuters the requirement "will decrease worker absence, reduce labor costs, and improve the efficiency of contractors and subcontractors performing work for the Federal Government."
Madrid-based Pecado Films will produce “A la cara,” the second feature from director Javier Marco and screenwriter Belén Sánchez-Arévalo whose debut, “Josephine,” world premiered to acclaim at San Sebastian this week. Written by Marco and Sánchez-Arévalo and to be directed by Marco, the duo’s sophomore outing will continue the action of their same-titled 13-minute film […]