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Six California firefighters lost their homes while battling the flames. Days later, a CNN Hero provided RVs for them to shelter them

Six California firefighters lost their homes while battling the flames. Days later, a CNN Hero provided RVs for them to shelter them

As a wildfire tore through Berry Creek, California, last month, it destroyed the homes of six of the community’s seven volunteer firefighters along with the department’s fire station. Yet that did not stop the team from working around the clock, evacuating neighbors, extinguishing the flames, and fighting to save remaining homes. Within days, 2019 CNN…MORE

White supremacist group talked about paramilitary training in secret vetting calls

Young men hoping to join a White supremacist group spoke about hosting paramilitary trainings and how to legally bring firearms to those events, according to secret recordings of vetting calls published by the Southern Poverty Law Center Thursday. Some 83 hours of calls with more than 100 participants linked to The Base group were analyzed…MORE

Judge drops third-degree murder charge against former officer Derek Chauvin in George Floyd’s death, but second-degree murder charge remains

Judge drops third-degree murder charge against former officer Derek Chauvin in George Floyd’s death, but second-degree murder charge remains

A Hennepin County judge has dropped a third-degree murder charge against former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin in the killing of George Floyd. Chauvin still faces charges of second-degree unintentional murder and second-degree manslaughter in Floyd’s death on May 25, which sparked nationwide protests and a reckoning over race and policing this summer. Chauvin, who…MORE

Colorado officials are warning that two major wildfires could merge

Colorado officials are warning that two major wildfires could merge

A rapidly growing wildfire prompting mandatory evacuations in northern Colorado is threatening to merge with the state’s largest wildfire in history, fire officials said. The Rocky Mountain National Park closed Thursday, and mandatory evacuations were issued for parts of Estes Park, as firefighters continue battling the East Troublesome Fire. The blaze started on October 14…MORE

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