The West has been grappling with a historic drought and recent heat waves worsened by climate change, stressing waterways and reservoirs that sustain millions of people and wildlife.
The researchers at the University of California concluded that treatment with a single dose of azithromycin compared to placebo did not result in a greater likelihood of being symptom-free.
The Tamarack Fire, which was sparked by lightning on July 4, exploded overnight and was over 32 square miles (82 square kilometers) as of July 17 evening.
The blazes come as the West is in the midst of a second extreme heat wave within just a few weeks and as the entire region is suffering from one of the worst droughts in recent history.
California and other parts of the West are sinking deeper into drought and that has sent fire danger sky high in many areas.
California's Death Valley reached 130 F (54 Celsius) on July 9, 2021, which if confirmed as accurate would be the hottest high recorded there since July 1913.
Just in time for summer, California wants to send the message that life in the Golden State is getting much closer to normal.
Samuel Cassidy, 57, a maintenance worker of the Valley Transportation Authority (VTA), San Jose, on Wednesday gunned down nine of his co-workers in one of the deadliest shootings in California state.
The number of people fatally shot by the gunman rose from eight after the Santa Clara County’s medical examiner-coroner late Wednesday confirmed the death of Alex Ward Fritch, 49.
He was running around building to save others' lives: Uncle of Indian-origin Sikh man killed in rail yard shooting in California
Co-workers at the Valley Transportation Authority hailed Taptejdeep Singh as a hero, saying he left the safety of an office room.
Officials have released the names of the shooting victims that includes 36-year-old Taptejdeep Singh and said that the details of the heritage of the victim have not been identified yet.
The shooting took place around 6:30 a.m. at a light rail facility in San Jose next door to the sheriff’s department and across a freeway from the airport.
San Diego lifeguards and harbour police were called and the Coast Guard pulled the vessel out of the surf and unloaded the people, authorities said.
Critics say test questions often contain inherent bias that more privileged children are better equipped to answer.
Jenner, who came out as a transgender woman in 2015, released a statement that sketched only a vague outline of what her agenda might look like.