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Climate change is affecting wildfires. But Newsom and legislators still need to do more

It's time for the governor to start blaming mismanagement of the forests as much as climate change for these horrendous wildfires, columnist George Skelton writes.


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Review: Strangest Emmys ever? Sure, but surprising, intimate and delightful too
In the weirdest of times, a weird awards show delivers a strange sort of comfort, not to mention some genuine surprise.
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Plaschke: Anthony Davis channels his inner Kobe to save Lakers with his 'Mamba Shot'
The Lakers were barreling toward a loss in Game 2 against the Denver Nuggets before Anthony Davis hit what forever will be known as "The Mamba Shot."
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'Just devastating': Patriots voice support for James White after RB's father is killed in car accident
Patriots RB James White was inactive for Sunday's game after his father was killed in a car accident, but he remained on his teammates' minds.        
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Regina King uses Emmys to highlight push for social justice
Regina King was among the Emmy winners who used the remote ceremony to highlight the national struggle for social justice. The "Watchmen" star wore a T-shirt featuring Breonna Taylor. (Sept. 20)       
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Sad Giants trend continues with another 0-2 start
CHICAGO — The Giants should ask the NFL to start next season with a double-bye just to survive into Week 3. For the fourth straight season and the seventh time in eight years under four different head coaches, the Giants opened the season with back-to-back defeats, following a loss to the Steelers with a 17-13...
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Dan Levy: 'Schitt's Creek' Emmy wins 'like a dream'
"Schitt's Creek" co-creator and star Dan Levy says "it feels like a dream" after the series completed a historic sweep of Emmys comedy categories. Next: a movie? (Sept. 20)       
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The Bobcat Fire is now one of the largest in Los Angeles County history after scorching more than 100,000 acres
The wildfire is one of at least 27 blazes currently burning in the state, where 26 people have died and 6,100 structures have been destroyed since fire activity picked up in August.
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Harris English loses his temper over lost-ball fiasco at US Open
Harris English doesn’t generally lose his temper. He might be one of the most even-tempered players on the PGA Tour. But on the first hole of the U.S. Open final round Sunday at Winged Foot, where he began the day with an outside chance at even-par, four shots out of the lead, English was ticked...
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Families shattered by COVID forge new paths
Parents are among the nearly 200,000 COVID-19 deaths in the U.S., leaving behind an untold number of children. Sisters Katherine and Jennifer Guzman are now raising two small children their mother had adopted before she died in March. (Sept. 21)       
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49ers blame rash of injuries on ‘trash’ MetLife Stadium turf
The 49ers had some complaints about the new turf at MetLife Stadium. San Francisco lost star edge-rusher Nick Bosa to what is believed to be a torn ACL. Fellow defensive lineman Solomon Thomas also may have suffered the same injury. Quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo sprained his ankle and running back Raheem Mostert injured his knee, both...
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Live Updates: Tropical Storm Beta crawls towards Texas and Louisiana
Tropical Storm Beta, in an especially busy 2020 Atlantic hurricane season, is crawling off the coast of Texas and Louisiana and threatens to bring flash flooding to areas still impacted by Hurricane Laura.
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Election 2020 Facts: What is mail-in voting?
People have been voting by mail in the U.S. for close to a hundred years, but it's never been as big an issue as it is in the 2020 election. This is the start of a five-part animation series by The Associated Press, Election 2020 Facts (Sept. 21)       
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New Jersey shooting: 1 killed, another 'severely injured' at NJ motorcycle clubhouse
At least one person was killed and another was "severely injured" following a shooting inside a New Jersey motorcycle clubhouse early on Sunday, according to authorities.
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Luis Rojas makes Mets’ priorities clear ahead of Jacob deGrom start
The biggest concern is keeping the Mets’ miniscule postseason chances alive, but Jacob deGrom will also have a National League Cy Young Award race to consider. DeGrom will return to the mound Monday night against the Rays, after he was somewhat knocked around in his previous start, which concluded with him leaving the mound with...
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NFL Week 2 winners and losers: Aaron Rodgers and Packers offense rolling, Falcons have historic collapse — again
Sunday's slate of Week 2 games left Falcons fans with a familiar sense of frustration, while there's cause for celebration in Green Bay and Baltimore.        
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'God called me to Jackson State,' Deion Sanders says in announcement of hiring on podcast
On his podcast "21st and Prime," Deion Sanders made his hiring as the 21st football coach at Jackson State official.        
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NFL Week 2 overreactions: Cowboys miracle, vintage Chiefs comeback and injuries define dramatic weekend
SportsPulse: Crazy comebacks and devastating injuries defined a jam packed Sunday. Mackenzie Salmon reacts to all the biggest storylines from NFL Week 2.       
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Zendaya 'felt this wrapping of love' in the euphoric reaction to her Emmy upset
Zendaya spoke to the press after her Emmy win for "Euphoria." She's the youngest ever winner for lead drama actress.
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Golf’s big names struggled as Bryson DeChambeau soared at US Open
The big names lingered Sunday morning at Winged Foot, threatening to make a push to put the pressure on the top of the leaderboard. Three of the top four ranked players in the world — Dustin Johnson, Justin Thomas and Rory McIlroy — sat within striking distance heading into the final round of the U.S....
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Latest injury leaves Jets thin on healthy receivers for Sam Darnold
At this rate, Sam Darnold will have to start catching his own passes. His already-thin wide receiver corps took yet another hit on Sunday, when his most established option, Breshad Perriman, suffered an ankle injury in the second quarter and didn’t return. It left Darnold with Chris Hogan, Braxton Berrios and Josh Malone, and predictably...
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Opinion: Nuggets played hard in Game 2, but must play smarter to beat Lakers
The Nuggets again showed they can rally against superior talent in Game 2. But they also learned they can't afford to squander any opportunities.        
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New Zealand lifts nearly all social distancing rules after reporting no new cases
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The Weirdest Thing About the Pandemic Emmys Was How Normal They Felt
COVID jokes and a few moments of protest aside, this was an awards show devoted to the idea that TV's main purpose is to make you feel good.
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Jennifer Aniston joined by Courteney Cox and Lisa Kudrow at 2020 Emmys
There was a mini "Friends" reunion at the 2020 Emmys with Lisa Kudrow and Courteney Cox joining Jennifer Aniston during her second bit at the award show Sunday evening. 
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Kim Klacik releases new campaign video after viral hit
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Regina King and Uzo Aduba wear shirts honoring Breonna Taylor during the Emmys
The actresses wore the T-shirts during their acceptance speeches.
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Jimmy Kimmel skipped the Trump jokes for the first (and, please God, only) 'pand-Emmys'
Jimmy Kimmel mostly eschewed politics and disaster jokes to set an upbeat, we're-all-in-this-together tone for the first — and please God only — socially distant Emmys.
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Regina King on wearing Breonna Taylor shirt at 2020 Emmys: ‘The cops still haven't been held accountable’
Regina made a statement on Sunday when she took home an Emmy for “Watchmen,” her fourth win in the past six years and wore a shirt donning Breonna Taylor’s face while giving her acceptance speech.
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Here Are the Dogs of the 2020 Emmy Awards
Cry, “Havoc!” and check out our gallery of celebrity dogs from the Emmy Awards.
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Zendaya on becoming the youngest actress to win an Emmy for leading a drama series: 'I still can't believe it'
Sunday night played host to a historic evening at the 2020 Emmy Awards.
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Emmys 2020: The biggest losers (including Netflix), on an unusual night
Jennifer Aniston and more big stars were passed over during Sunday's Emmy Awards, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel.        
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'Schitt's Creek' set seven-Emmy record because the comedy is simply the best
"Better than all the rest." "Schitt's Creek," the comedy series from Eugene and Dan Levy, nominated for 15 Emmys, swept the comedy categories.       
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Duo behind Room Rater Twitter account rates the rooms at the Emmys
Sunday night marked the first time the Emmy Awards went virtual and until red carpets make a comeback, all eyes are on backgrounds. That's why CNN enlisted the help of Claude Taylor and Jessie Bahrey, the duo behind the popular and endlessly entertaining Twitter account @ratemyskyperoom, to share their thoughts on celebrity set-ups during the Emmys.
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The 15 best-dressed celebrities at Emmys 2020 — from home!
Though the 2020 Emmys were red carpet-free, there was no shortage of viral fashion moments.
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So much for Gregg Williams’ ballyhooed Jets defense
Dominant? More like dominated. On Friday, defensive coordinator Gregg Williams said his defense was close to being dominant, that it just had to finish plays to become elite. On Sunday, it was overmatched by a 49ers offense that was without George Kittle and Deebo Samuel, allowing points 17 seconds after the opening kickoff in a...
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Woman spread coronavirus to 15 people on international flight
A single sickened airplane passenger spread coronavirus to 15 other people aboard a flight from London to Vietnam, according to a newly published study. The passenger, identified as a 27-year-old businesswoman from Vietnam, had a sore throat and cough before boarding the March 1 flight and tested positive for coronavirus four days later, the study...
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Matthew Wolff finds ‘something to be proud of’ after US Open implosion
Matthew Wolff had a chance at making history Sunday. Instead, he was left with a lesson for his bright future. The 21-year-old was the 54-hole leader by two shots at Winged Foot but let his first major championship slip away after shooting a 5-over-par 75 and finishing six shots behind the victorious Bryson DeChambeau. Wolff,...
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Voting and Black Lives Matter take center stage at 2020 Emmys
Capping off the evening was an "un-thank you" speech from "Succession" creator Jesse Armstrong, who singled out President Trump and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson for their coronavirus response efforts.
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Reese Witherspoon, Kerry Washington host 'New Year's Eve' party while watching 2020 Emmy Awards
Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington are ready for the new year.
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The Worst Thing About the Emmys This Year? No Time for Theme Songs.
You can listen to them here instead.
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Daniel Jones was so close to becoming Giants hero
One step forward, two turnovers back. With one more 10-yard completion, Daniel Jones awakes Monday a hero to Giants fans. With a game-ending touchdown pass and a 17-point comeback, the second-year quarterback would have looked like Eli Manning’s rightful heir. Instead, Jones’ final pass fell incomplete at the goal line, cementing a 17-13 loss to...
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'Succession's' Cousin Greg takes us inside his Emmys night at home
Nicholas Braun gives Yvonne Villarreal a glimpse inside the Emmys at his home.
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Issa Rae and the 'Insecure' cast went big for their Emmy Awards viewing party
The cast and crew of "Insecure," star Issa Rae included, watched Sunday's Emmy Awards from Inglewood's new SoFi Stadium. But why?
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Pelosi confuses some during interview on SCOTUS fight
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was criticized on Sunday after her unique response to a question went viral.
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E! host Giuliana Rancic says she was absent from Emmy Awards because of positive Covid-19 test
In a video posted on Instagram Sunday night, the host said that she learned of the positive test as she was preparing to travel to cover the awards show. Her husband and son also tested positive, she said.
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Bryson DeChambeau wins U.S. Open
27-year-old American overpowers Winged Foot en route to first major title
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Bryson DeChambeau’s stunning US Open win is game-changing
Get used to this, people. Bryson DeChambeau told he us wants to change the game of golf, and — skeptics be damned — that’s exactly what he’s doing. Golf’s old-school establishment has had its starched shirts in a wrinkle since DeChambeau turned up back in June at Colonial looking like Ray Lewis in a golf...
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You can now buy shoes from DSW while grocery shopping at some Hy-Vee locations
Shoppers walking into select Hy-Vee grocery stores can now pick up a new pair of shoes in addition to their eggs, milk and bread.
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