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Growing Wildfires Threaten Homes Across California
Photo: Not of article's subject - MorgueFile
Wildfires threaten homes along the West Coast as firefighters struggle to control the growing flames that spread in Northern California. The most severe of the forest fires: the Rocky Fire spreading over 60,000 acres with just 12% contained, according to Cal Fire.
Over the weekend, wildfires rapidly spread 100 miles north of San Francisco, as well as in Washington and Oregon. According to reports, at least two dozen homes were threatened.
21 wildfires burned across California, according to the state Department of Forestry and Fire Protection reported. More than 12,000 people have been evacuated....
Box Office: "Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation" Takes The #1 Spot
According to Rentrak, Paramount's 'Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation' shows Tom Cruise's global star power is on full tilt as the latest in the two decades old franchise rakes in an impressive $121 million this weekend in 41 territories, including North America. With 25 markets set to release the film in the coming weeks, including China on September 8th, the film still has a ton of earnings potential on the horizon.
1. Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation - Paramount Pictures - $121.0M
UFC Spotlight: Ronda Rousey Remains Undefeated, Beats Brazil's Bethe Correia
Video: www.ufc.com - Champ Ronda Rousey gives her post-fight thoughts directly from the Octagon
following her first round KO of Bethe Correia in their fight at UFC 190 in Rio.
The nation was watching as Ronda Rousey "Rowdy" defended her UFC title for the sixth time on Saturday night, beating Bethe Correia "Pitbill" of Brazil. Rousey remains the undefeated UFC world champion.
It was a 34-second knockout of the fifth-ranked contender at HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.Read More
Hunter Kills Jericho, Brother Of Cecil The Lion
Photo: Not of subject - Morgue File
Less than a week after the tragic killing of Cecil the Lion, her brother Jericho has been killed. Zimbabwe Conservation Task Force's chairman confirmed to USA TODAY that Jericho was killed by a hunter on Saturday.
Walter James Palmer, a dentist from Minnesota paid an alleged $50,000 to hunt Cecil. As Jericho was protecting Cecil's cubs, he was hunted down.Read More
How 3D Printing Is Saving Children's Lives
A 3D-printed arteriovenous malformation (AVM) shown embedded in the surrounding brain tissue
Credit: Boston Children's Hospital
3D Printing is not just for the tech world; it's changing lives in medicine.
Boston Children's Hospital physicians report the first cases of children benefiting from 3D printing of their anatomy before undergoing high-risk brain procedures. The four children had life-threatening cerebrovascular malformations (abnormalities in the brain's blood vessels) that posed special treatment challenges.Read More
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