A massive Northern California wildfire is burning so explosively because of the prolonged drought that firefighters are finding normal amounts of retardant aren't stopping the flames. And so they are dropping record-breaking amounts — more than 203,000 gallons in one day alone.
For a second night, authorities on Friday closed roads near a home where a suspect in the ambush killing of a Pennsylvania State Police trooper recently lived with his parents, and this time gunfire was reported in the area.
After a congenital disorder left her right leg useless, a British teen opted to have it removed. Now she wants to have part of her other leg removed to achieve her goal of competing in top-level Paralympic events, reported the Daily Express.
Much of the White House was evacuated on Friday after someone jumped over the fence and ran toward the executive mansion, making it just past the front doors before being apprehended, the Secret Service said.