Bidens to travel to Kentucky after deadly flooding

Bidens to travel to Kentucky after deadly flooding

CNN — President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden are scheduled to travel to Kentucky on Monday after deadly floods in the eastern part of the state killed more than three dozen people and destroyed communities. The Bidens will join Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear and the state’s first lady, Britainy Beshear, in visiting families … Read more

Why Wildfire Evacuations Are So Hard to Plan

Why Wildfire Evacuations Are So Hard to Plan

Tens of thousands of people around the world have been evacuated this summer because of wildfires. Fires are burning in Portugal and Italy and Greece and Spain and France (and California and Alaska and Texas). And yet, when it comes to things like planning evacuations, best practices don’t really exist—there’s no book to consult, no … Read more

1 Home Destroyed, 155 People Told to Evacuate Alaska Fire | AlaskaNews

By MARK THIESSEN, Associated Press ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — One home has been destroyed by a wildfire burning in Alaska’s interior, while a majority of people under evacuation orders are sheltering in place, an official said Friday. The Clear fire is burning near the community of Anderson, about 80 miles (130 kilometers) southwest of Fairbanks. … Read more