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Lightning Sparks New Wildfires Across California

LOS ANGELES — A rare summer thunderstorm brought lightning that sparked several small blazes in Northern California on Sunday and stoked a huge wildfire that has forced hundreds of people from their homes north of Los Angeles. More than 4,500 …

Most Traumatic Brain Injuries in U.S. Kids Linked to Consumer Products

The majority of the more than four million traumatic brain injuries in kids treated in U.S. emergency rooms involved consumer products, a new study suggests. Brain injuries in younger children were tied to products such as beds and flooring, while …

Copper Wire Thefts Have Left Parts of Florida’s I-95 Dark

Parts of Interstate 95 in Palm Beach County have been left in the dark after thieves stole underground copper wiring needed for overhead lighting. Authorities say 18 sites have been hit by thieves who took 175,000 feet of wiring during …