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California Officials Say Thomas Fire Is The Fifth Largest In State History

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How 311 Helped Understand Air Pollution After Harvey

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Thoroughbred Horses Killed In California Wildfire

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Hundreds Of Thousands Flee California Wildfires

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Violence In Jerusalem Follows Trump's Decision To Recognize City As Israel's Capital

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California Wildfires Fanned By Santa Ana Winds

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Researchers found that when narwhals like these were released from a net, the animals' heart rates dropped even as they were swimming rapidly. Flip Nicklin/ Minden Pictures/Getty Images hide caption

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Stressed-Out Narwhals Don't Know Whether To Freeze Or Flee, Scientists Find

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Does Disaster Relief Favor Some States Over Others?

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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, (center) with other mayors from the U.S., Mexico and Canada at the summit, says, "There is an absence of leadership out of Washington" on climate change. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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New Mayor Of Ventura, Calif., Faces Wildfires The Day After Taking Office

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The Latest On The Wildfires In California

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Tens Of Thousands Evacuated As Wildfire Grows In Southern California

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In Utah, Trump Announces Dramatic Decreases In Size To State's National Monuments

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Native Americans React To Cuts To Bears Ears National Monument

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Brahman cattle graze in a field in Innisfail, Queensland, Australia. Researchers can estimate the greenhouse gas emissions and land used to produce various foods in different parts of the world. They've used that data to calculate the environmental impact of a shift in what people eat. David Messent/Getty Images hide caption

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