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Make Kick-Ash Grilled Vegetables Right On The Coals

Tasting Table | Posted 08.27.2014 | Taste
Tasting Table

Don't worry: Good things are happening, much of it beneath the surface.

Fighting Fires: Safety and Survival Tips Pet Parents Need to Know

Natasha Ashton | Posted 08.27.2014 | Impact
Natasha Ashton

As summer winds down and we prepare for the excitement of a new season, there's one lesson every parent needs to remember during the back-to-school blitz -- how to keep pets safe in the event of a house fire.

8 Firefighters Burned Battling California Wildfire

AP | TERRY COLLINS | Posted 08.10.2014 | Green

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Eight firefighters who suffered minor burns while battling a wildfire in Northern California left the hospital Saturday as crew...

Bring it in for a #SmokeyBearHug

Smokey Bear | Posted 08.08.2014 | Green
Smokey Bear

've been "prowlin' and a growlin'" for 70 years now and sometimes you forget to take stock of the world around you. It's easy to think that what's here now will be here tomorrow, but it doesn't just happen. It takes you. Only you.

Northern California Wildfire Claims 13 Homes

AP | By FENIT NIRAPPIL and SUDHIN THANAWALA | Posted 07.28.2014 | Green

SHINGLE SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) — A private drone trying to record footage of a Northern California wildfire nearly hindered efforts to attack the flam...

Kate Sheppard

Cost Of Wildfires Burns Through Budgets, Pushing Feds To Find Other Funds

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 07.24.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As a massive wildfire burned in Washington state this week and the threat of more fires looms over the West, there has been increasing p...

Tyler Kingkade

Vile Harassment Emails Expose Danger Of Reporting College Sexual Assault

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 07.23.2014 | College

On June 6, a stranger from Powersite, Missouri, emailed a female witness to a sexual assault case at Occidental College in Los Angeles to complain she...

'Unprecedented' Wildfires Burning In Canada

Climate Central | Brian Kahn | Posted 07.17.2014 | Green

This article originally appeared on Climate Central. For the past few weeks, dry and warm weather have fueled large forest fires across Canada’s ...

Perils of Fire Fighting: Too Much Heat and Too Little Light

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 07.14.2014 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

We just got a bracing dose of this reality in a report issued by the CDC. The rate of overweight and obesity is higher among fire fighters -- at 70 percent -- than the general population.

Oregon Wildfire Destroys Homes, Forces Dozens Of Evacuations

AP | By STEVEN DUBOIS and TIM FOUGHT | Posted 07.16.2014 | Green

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A handful of new wildfires, some started by lightning, grew dramatically Tuesday in central Washington, and several threatened...

The Up Stairs Lounge Fire: A Movement for Remembrance

Wayne Self | Posted 08.24.2014 | Gay Voices
Wayne Self

Yesterday marked the 41st Anniversary of the arson fire at the Up Stairs Lounge in New Orleans, the deadliest crime against LGBT people in U.S. history.

This Is NOT A Drill

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 06.23.2014 | Comedy

When there's a kitchen fire, who you gonna call? Your two dachshunds, obviously. This vine from Crusoe The Celebrity Dachshund is a glorious si...

California Wildfire Forces Evacuation Of Homes

AP | Posted 08.15.2014 | Green

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — Federal fire officials accelerated their attack Sunday on a smoky wildfire that threatened more than 500 homes in central...

Man Saves Child By Jumping From Burning Elmhurst Home

DNAinfo.com | Posted 06.11.2014 | Good News

ELMHURST — A man jumped out a second-floor window clutching a young neighbor to escape a fire that ripped through their homes Monday night — savin...

Philadelphia Honor Students Brave Chaotic Blaze To Rescue Sleeping Boy From Fire

The Philadelphia Inquirer | Alfred Lubrano | Posted 08.17.2014 | Good News

Two Southwest Philadelphia honor students had a pretty good excuse for being 40 minutes late for school Tuesday: After two explosions and a fire in a ...

5-Alarm Blaze Injures Dozens On Staten Island

AP | ULA ILNYTZKY | Posted 08.04.2014 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — Fire tore through three townhouses on Staten Island early Thursday, injuring 34 people including two young children who were tossed ...

HORROR: Multiple People Killed In South Korean Hospital Fire

AP | HYUNG-JIN KIM | Posted 07.27.2014 | World

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A fire believed set by an 81-year-old dementia patient blazed through a hospital ward for the elderly Wednesday and killed...

Arizona Wildfire Growing As Firefighters Scramble To Contain Blaze

AP | FELICIA FONSECA | Posted 07.24.2014 | Green

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Firefighters say a wildfire burning through forested hillsides in a scenic northern Arizona canyon could dramatically expand...

Lessons From a Brush Fire: "What Do You Want Us to Grab, Honey?"

Tristan Higgins | Posted 07.16.2014 | Gay Voices
Tristan Higgins

"What do you want us to grab, honey?" my mom asks me on the phone. There's a fire raging towards my house. I'm not there. Someone else has to help me. "What do you want us to grab, honey?"

‘Disinvitation Season'

FIRE | Posted 05.13.2014 | College

The Class of 2014 is preparing for graduation by buying their caps and gowns—but let’s hope they weren’t counting on having a speaker for the ce...

Raging Texas Wildfire Forces Hundreds To Evacuate

Reuters | Posted 07.12.2014 | Green

May 12 (Reuters) - Hundreds of residents from the Texas panhandle were forced to flee their homes after a wildfire engulfed homes and threatened hun...

Heroic Sisters Save Dozens Of People, Mostly Children, From School Bus Fire In Mississippi

The Huffington Post | Melissa McGlensey | Posted 06.16.2014 | Good News

A busload of passengers, the majority of them school kids, may have two sisters to thank for their lives. Bettye Windom and her sister, Beth, both ...

Valpo Burning

Mason Bryan | Posted 06.29.2014 | College
Mason Bryan

The unfailing beauty of tragedy is the unity that follows. It's in disaster that we acquire a heightened sense of connection and become poignantly more aware of the deeper, but rarely acknowledged, truth -- that we really are all in this together.

Republic Nuclear Dump Fire Threatens Investors, Workers

James P. Hoffa | Posted 06.25.2014 | Business
James P. Hoffa

Since 2010, a landfill fire has been moving toward 8,700 tons of unlined illegally dumped radioactive waste in Bridgeton, Missouri. The site is in the middle of working-class neighborhoods, right next to the Saint Louis airport, and near a hospital, schools and a great number of businesses.

This Boy Saved His Money For A PlayStation, But Then Tragedy Struck And He Helped His Community Instead

The Huffington Post | Melissa McGlensey | Posted 04.22.2014 | Good News

In the wake of tragedy, one boy from Texas found an generous way to protect his community. Hector Montoya, 9, from Grand Prairie was saving up for ...