The fire destroyed nearly everything in its path as it raced through northwestern Los Angeles into the suburbs of the San Fernando Valley all the way through the Santa Monica Mountains and down to the rocky coast of Malibu. Images in the gallery show the range of destruction. … [Read more...] about Before-and-after photos show destruction brought by SoCal’s raging Woolsey Fire
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Karim, her partner Stephen McKinley, and good friends Lucas Wojciechowski and his partner Jaymie Shearer, who live in nearby Mammoth Lakes, met Saturday morning near Granite Creek. They planned to loop around the Ansel Adams Wilderness for four days, pick up more food supplies at Wojciechowski’s van at Red’s Meadow, before returning to Karim’s car. … [Read more...] about These backcountry hikers got caught as the Creek Fire roared to life. So they outsmarted it
He said to me, "I don't think I got in too much trouble with that." Not, "I'm sorry I did it." It was, "Oh, I didn't think I got in that much trouble," so for him, what matters is not the fairness of something. Ten times harder is justified in his mind. You criticize my hair, I'm going to call you a big, fat, ugly person who's not worth the air that you breathe. It's all relative, and it's all, is it fair to me? Does it mean that I'm getting my ego stroked or somehow being ignored or diminished? … [Read more...] about Who is Donald Trump?
Charles Evers, the older brother of the late civil rights icon Medgar Evers, died July 22 at the age of 97, Rankin County Coroner David Ruth told CNN. Charles Evers was considered one of the pioneers of the civil rights movement. He became the NAACP's state voter registration chairman in 1954, and after his brother's death he took over his leadership roles and began drives to register Black voters. In 1969, Evers made history when he was elected mayor of Fayette, becoming the first Black mayor in Mississippi. … [Read more...] about Diana Rigg worried I’d get hit by lightning
“There was tables turned over,” St. Jaymes says. “All the sugar shakers went through the windows and the glass doors. I think I put a sugar shaker through one of those windows.” Police called for backup, but the patrons spilled out on the street and kept fighting. By the end of the night, according to reports, a newsstand had been set on fire and a police car was destroyed. It was, Stryker says in the documentary, “the first known instance of collective militant queer resistance to police in United State history.” … [Read more...] about The riot that predated Stonewall, 50 years later