More residents of Northern California mountain communities were told to leave their homes Thursday after an out-of-control wildfire doubled in size, scorching more than 100 sq m of drought-parched timber and brush.
Threatening communities near Yosemite National Park, California’s Rim fire is one of the largest in the state’s history. Fire crews continued to fight multiple blazes on Day 10.
Firefighters put out the Elk Complex wildfire in Idaho, a German museum shows its Bundesliga affiliation on a dinosaur statue, the Dutch royal family buries Prince Friso and more in today’s daily brief.
Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Fitr, Sumatran tiger cubs born at the National Zoo in D.C., Demolition Derbies and more in today’s daily briefs.
Firefighters battled on Thursday to control a wildfire that Colorado officials say is the most destructive blaze in the state’s history. At least two people have been killed and at least 360 homes have been destroyed, with the fire continuing to burn.
May 3 Photo Brief: Wildfires in California, trickdogs in Germany and the newly shaved heads of child monks in South Korea
Wildfires prompt the evacuation of hundreds of homes in California, novice monks learn what it’s like to live as Buddhist priests in South Korea, trickdogs perform for the ‘dog and pet’ fair in Germany and more in today’s daily brief.
March 29 Photo Brief: Pope Francis prays for Good friday, German beaches get snow for Easter, North Korea takes aim for America
Pope Francis presides over the first Holy Week of his papacy, beach-goers enjoy snow during the opening day of Strandbad Wannsee beach in Berlin, North Korea releases a picture of Kim Jong-un during an urgent operations meeting to put the country’s rockets on standby to attack U.S. military bases and more in today’s daily brief.
Sept. 21 Photo Brief: Brazilian crack is whack, activists as meat and a communist academy trains 40,000 leaders
Members of the municipal Social Assistence department round up crack addicts for treatment, members of PETA and Greenpeace get dressed up for their causes, the Central Committee of the Communist Party’s China Executive Leadership Academy pays a visit to Mao Zedong’s old house and more in today’s daily brief.