Carr, Goff shine in Rams 24-21 exhibition win over Raiders

Derek Carr threw two touchdown passes for Oakland in his first game since breaking his leg last season and Jared Goff led three scoring drives for the Rams as both first-team offenses were sharp during Los Angeles' 24-21 exhibition victory over Oakland.

Republicans have courted racists for years. Why are they cringing now?

Last week’s violent demonstration by white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia, culminating in the death of 32-year-old Heather Heyer, made for a carnival of obscenity as sickening as it was riveting. But the thing is, it did not spring from nowhere. In 1968, Richard Nixon employed the controversial “Southern Strategy” to draw whites to his presidential campaign.

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Video takes you right inside a forest fire as flames torch huge trees

More than 1,000 fire personnel were working the wildfires in and around Crater Lake National Park in Oregon over the weekend. They have begun to wrap up their firefighting efforts. The park remained open. Ever curious what a firefighter sees on the fireline? Here is a video of a tree torching from one of the early days on the fire. Closer to home in California, a Mariposa County community was evacuated as a stubborn blaze burns in Yosemite National Park.
Crater Lake National Park
Video takes you right inside a forest fire as flames torch huge trees 0:19

Video takes you right inside a forest fire as flames torch huge trees

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Merced residents have a message for the KKK

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Jack Ohman: Confederates Monuments of President Trump

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California new housing shortage on par with 'shrinking rust belt cities'