Smoke from Camp Fire smothering California cities, shuttering popular attractions in San FranciscoSmoke from Camp Fire smothering California cities, shuttering popular attractions in San Francisco

As the country’s deadliest wildfire in a century burns through Northern California, smoke-clogged air is flooding into communities across cities throughout the region, forcing people indoors and prompting health warnings. The Camp Fire has so far killed at least 76 people, turned the town of Paradise into rubble, and left more than 1,300 people unaccounted […]

Peru says ex-president has sought asylum in UruguayPeru says ex-president has sought asylum in Uruguay

LIMA, Peru – Former Peruvian President Alan Garcia has sought asylum in Uruguay’s diplomatic mission hours after a judge retained his passport as part of a corruption probe, Peru’s foreign ministry announced Sunday. The ministry said it was informed by Uruguay’s ambassador that Garcia entered his residence Saturday night seeking protection. It vowed to provide […]