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  • The charred remains of a pickup truck sits in scorched neighborhood in Santa Rosa, California after wildfires swept the area.

    Firefighters began to gain ground on Thursday against the spread of wildfires that have killed at least 24 people in California and left hundreds missing.

  • Charred ruins of a home and car in a Santa Rosa neighborhood after wildfires scorched the area.

    Firefighters facing a resurgence of high winds struggled to halt wildfires that have killed at least 23 people.

  • Homeowner Martha Marquez looks over her burned home in Santa Rosa, California on October 10, 2017.

    Firefighters fear resurgent winds and dry conditions on Wednesday would spread the wildfires that have killed at least 21 people and destroyed 3,500 homes.

  • At least 17 people were killed, 150 are still missing, and 1,500 homes, wineries and other structures were destroyed.

  • Firefighters assess the scene as a house burns in the Napa wine region of California on October 9, 2017, as multiple wind-driven fires continue to ravage the area burning structures and causing widespread evacuations.

    A state of emergency has been declared in some of California's prime wine-making areas, such as Napa and Sonoma.

  • Oct 9- California Governor Jerry Brown on Monday signed state legislation requiring drug companies to report certain price hikes for prescription medicines in a move that could set a model for other states to follow. The law also requires health plans and insurers to file annual reports outlining how drug costs affect healthcare premiums in California.

  • Oct 9- California Governor Jerry Brown on Monday signed state legislation requiring drug companies to report certain price hikes for prescription medicines in a move that could set a model for other states could follow. The law also requires health plans and insurers to file annual reports outlining how drug costs affect healthcare premiums in California.

  • View of damages caused by the 8.2 magnitude earthquake that hit Mexico's Pacific coast, in Juchitan de Zaragoza, state of Oaxaca on September 8, 2017. This same region was hit by a powerful aftershock early Saturday.

    Mexico has withdrawn its offer to aid victims of Hurricane Harvey in Texas because ofa massive earthquake that struck late last week.

  • Sept 5- California is one step away from allowing state residents to sue financial institutions for fraud, rather than letting banks force customers to settle disputes in arbitration, after the state legislature gave final approval on Tuesday to a bill inspired by last year's Wells Fargo scandal. Mandatory arbitration clauses, which have become standard...

  • Sept 5- California is one step away from allowing state residents to sue financial institutions for fraud, rather than letting banks force customers to settle disputes in arbitration, after the state legislature gave final approval on Tuesday to a bill inspired by last year's Wells Fargo scandal. Mandatory arbitration clauses, which have become standard...

  • Sept 5- California is one step away from allowing state residents to sue financial institutions for fraud, rather than letting banks force customers to settle disputes in arbitration, after the state legislature gave final approval on Tuesday to a bill inspired by last year's Wells Fargo scandal. Mandatory arbitration clauses, which have become standard...

  • Sept 5- California is one step away from allowing state residents to sue financial institutions for fraud, rather than letting banks force customers to settle disputes in arbitration, after the state legislature gave final approval on Tuesday to a bill inspired by last year's Wells Fargo scandal. Mandatory arbitration clauses, which have become standard...

  • Sept 5- California is one step away from allowing state residents to sue financial institutions for fraud, rather than letting banks force customers to settle disputes in arbitration, after the state legislature gave final approval on Tuesday to a bill inspired by last year's Wells Fargo scandal. Mandatory arbitration clauses, which have become standard...

  • Sept 5- California is one step away from allowing state residents to sue financial institutions for fraud, rather than letting banks force customers to settle disputes in arbitration, after the state legislature gave final approval on Tuesday to a bill inspired by last year's Wells Fargo scandal. Mandatory arbitration clauses, which have become standard...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 1- Shares of water resource developer Cadiz Inc surged 32 percent in extended trade on Friday after a bill aimed at clogging up its plan to pump water from California's Mojave Desert failed to make it past a state Senate committee. In a blow to environmentalists and other opponents of the project, California's Senate Appropriations...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 1- Shares of water resource developer Cadiz Inc surged 30 percent in extended trade on Friday after a bill aimed at putting the brakes on its plan to pump water from California's Mojave Desert failed to make it past a state Senate committee. In a blow to environmentalists and other opponents of the project, California's Senate Appropriations...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 1- Shares of water resource developer Cadiz Inc lost nearly a fifth of their value on Friday as California lawmakers considered a bill that could put the brakes on the company's plan to pump water from the Mojave Desert. California's Senate Appropriations Committee was scheduled to meet and either approve or reject Bill AB 1000, known as the...

  • Rep. John Delaney, D-Md.

    After Trump's win, Democrats should prepare for a packed debate stage similar to the GOP in 2016, says National Review's Jim Geraghty.

  • LOS ANGELES, July 25- California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law on Tuesday a package of bills intended to use market forces to cut greenhouse gas emissions, extending by a decade the state's signature plan to combat climate change. The legislation puts California at the forefront of plans by mostly Democratic governors to reduce carbon emissions and...

  • LOS ANGELES, July 25- California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law on Tuesday a package of bills that use market forces to cut greenhouse gas emissions, extending by a decade the state's signature plan to combat climate change. The legislation puts California at the forefront of plans by mostly Democratic governors to reduce carbon emissions and adhere to...