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Are Gummy Vitamins Even Good For You? Here's What Experts Say.

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 13:01

Gummy vitamins taste like candy, making them more enjoyable to consume than


Watch California's powerful, relentless winds stoke the state's fires

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 12:49

It's the time of year when winds really kick up in California, and firefighters on Tuesday night captured footage of relentless gusts driving a new blaze over the parched terrain.  Firefighters in San Bernardino County — an arid region east of Los Angeles — spent the night combatting the newly-born Sierra Fire amid potent seasonal winds, known as Santa Anas. Though this particular fire (147 acres and well-contained), is quite small compared to the expansive Camp and Woolsey fires, it shows how persistent 50 mph gusts can whip fire over the land — land that has been parched by a confluence of dry winds and a long, scorching summer.  #SierraFire: Footage from earlier this evening. In #SantaAnaWinds, Dozers can often engage where it’s too dangerous for handcrews. A decisive force multiplier in tonight’s firefight. ^eas pic.twitter.com/gtqmJB5pk6 — SB County Fire (@SBCOUNTYFIRE) November 14, 2018 In the video, a bulldozer, which had been clearing vegetation to limit the spread of fire into an adjacent community, can be seen working while the winds blow smoke through the air and stoke brush fires in the background. Santa Ana winds are notorious for stoking fall fires in California. These dry winds, traveling east from the great U.S. deserts, pick up in the fall and eventually peak in December, Sasha Gershunov, a research meteorologist at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, said in an interview.  But typically by mid-November — and certainly December — some rains will wet the dry California vegetation.  The winds will always blow, but these days they're increasingly gusting over dried-out terrain. This makes for perfect fire conditions.  SEE ALSO: When will this terrible wildfire season in California end? "Now we’re in our traditional fire season, but the fuels are untraditionally dry this late into the season," said Gershunov. "This seems to be getting more common as the climate changes," he added. Some of the most destructive, deadliest wildfires occur in Southern California, a place not defined by pine forests, but shrubs and grasslands.  Here, a confluence of Santa Ana winds, development in fire-prone areas, and climate change have boosted the state's growing wildfire woes. Overall, the amount of land burned in the United States has more than doubled over the last 30 years, and predictably, these fires have been enhanced by a warming globe. WATCH: Ever wonder how the universe might end?


Michelle Obama Says She And Barack Are 'Finding Each Other Again' In Post-White House Romance

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 12:26

Michelle Obama is getting candid about her relationship with her husband of


Fox News backs CNN in lawsuit against Trump, wants Acosta's access reinstated

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 12:12

The president of Fox News said on Wednesday that the media outlet is joining more than a dozen other media outlets in supporting rival CNN in its lawsuit against President Trump.


California wildfires: Fears radioactive waste could be caught in destructive blaze

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 12:08

An organisation of physicians fear radioactive waste could become a major issue after southern California’s huge wildfire burned near a former nuclear test site. The organisation of Physicians for Social Responsibility said it was likely that smoke and ash from the fire spread radiological and chemical contamination that was in soil and vegetation near the Santa Susana Field Laboratory. Regulators in California said initial testing found no elevated levels of radiation of hazardous compounds after the blaze near the site.


10 Cheap Stocking Stuffers Under $10

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 11:50

If you're reading this, it's not too late. At least, not for inexpensive,


Marco Rubio's Biblical Criticism Of Florida Election Recounts Goes Awry

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 11:19

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) went full Old Testament on Wednesday with his latest


Wisconsin company gives employees handguns for Christmas: 'The perfect gift'

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 10:34

A Wisconsin family-owned company decided to forgo traditional cash bonuses


Yahoo News Explains: Is the Vatican doing enough to address sexual abuse in the church?

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 10:26

The Vatican halted a plan by U.S. bishops to address the age-old sexual abuse issues plaguing the Roman Catholic Church.


Ford, Walmart to collaborate on designing automated-vehicle delivery

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 07:08

Ford Motor Co, Walmart Inc and delivery service Postmates Inc will collaborate to design a service for delivering groceries and other goods to Walmart customers that could someday use autonomous vehicles, the companies said on Wednesday. The project is the latest to grow out of Ford’s broader effort to develop businesses that could use automated delivery vehicles. Ford was working with San Francisco-based Postmates already to develop delivery services that could employ automated vehicles.


Fast food manager attacked by woman over ketchup

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 06:19

Police say they are searching for a McDonald's customer caught on surveillance video attacking two employees last month at a restaurant in Santa Ana, California.


Some Of The First Migrants From Caravan To Reach U.S. Border Are LGBTQ Asylum Seekers

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 06:18

Several hundred members of the migrant caravan moving through Central America


Aston Martin's debut SUV gets unleashed for testing

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 06:06

Aston Martin has treated fans to a first look at its upcoming SUV, showing off a prototype model that is now set to be put through its paces. The automaker has also confirmed the DBX name. The Aston Martin DBX will be built at the firm's new St Athan plant in Wales and is scheduled to be unveiled in Q4 2019.


12 Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes That Don't Sacrifice Flavor

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 05:45

Ah, Thanksgiving ― the one day of the year when we take advantage of our free


Howard Dean: Republicans will 'have a terrible time because they’re getting older and whiter'

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 05:00

Former Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean was pleased with the party’s performance in last week’s midterm elections — and not just because it regained control of the House.


'Read The Room': Empire State Building Gets Ripped Over Amazon HQ Celebration

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 04:01

The Empire State Building was dragged on social media Tuesday over its


Sean Hannity Rants Against 'Far-Left, Grandstanding' Jim Acosta

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 03:43

Fox News host Sean Hannity continued his attack on Jim Acosta Tuesday evening,


Authorities: Custody dispute played role in family's slaying

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 22:31

WAVERLY, Ohio (AP) — Authorities arrested a family of four Tuesday in the gruesome 2016 slayings of eight people from another family in rural Ohio, a crime that prosecutors suggested stemmed from a custody dispute.


Death Toll Mounts To 48 In Northern California Fire, Deadliest In State History

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 21:35

The death toll in Northern California's Camp fire climbed higher on Tuesday as


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