As wildfires burn homes and thousands of square miles across the West, fire experts say simple actions like clearing brush around a home or removing pine needles from decks could make the difference in whether a house survives or burns to the ground.
Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said Sunday its forces shot down an Israeli drone as it approached an Iranian nuclear site, recovering major parts of what it described as an advanced aircraft. Israeli officials could not be immediately reached for comment.
Brittney Griner scored a career playoff-high 21 points as the Phoenix Mercury cruised to a 93-68 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks in Game 2 to complete a sweep in their Western Conference semifinal series.
Islamic State fighters captured a major military air base in northeastern Syria on Sunday, eliminating the last government-held outpost in a province otherwise dominated by the jihadi group, activists and state media said.
Some parents of babies and young children are reluctant to post photos, anecdotes or videos of their kids due to concerns about privacy and security. That’s the case even if the parents themselves are otherwise active in social media.
The tourists stream to Florida in their cars, intent on a week at Disney or a sugar-sand seashore or a nonstop party on South Beach. Road weary and thirsty, they pull over at one of the state's five official welcome centers. They walk inside, and then they look up.