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This Week's Air Quality Is Worst On Record For San Francisco Bay Area

As wildfires spread through Northern California counties, clouds of smoke and ash are spreading, too, far beyond the flames. Air quality officials have a database that's searchable by ZIP code.

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. faces criticism of his handling of sexual assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein and a case involving the Trump SoHo development in New York City. Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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New York District Attorney On The Defense Over Handling Of Weinstein Allegations

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This Week's Air Quality Is Worst On Record For San Francisco Bay Area

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Joseph Lister directing the use of carbolic acid spray in one of his earliest antiseptic surgical operations, circa 1865. Bettmann Archive hide caption

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'The Butchering Art': How A 19th Century Physician Made Surgery Safer

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