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People stop at Fort Point to take morning pictures of the Golden Gate Bridge covered in smoke from wildfires Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

Massive smoke clouds from wildfires darken West Coast sky

Sep. 9, 2020 8:54 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hazy clouds of smoke from dozens of wildfires darkened the sky to an eerie orange glow over much of the West Coast on Wednesday, keeping street lights illuminated during the day and putting residents on edge. The California Highway Patrol urged drivers to turn on their headlights and...

Arizona close to meeting virus metrics for school reopenings

Aug. 19, 2020 6:05 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona’s downward trend of coronavirus cases means parts of the state could meet all three metrics the state’s health and education departments set for at least a partial reopening of schools by Labor Day, according to a former state health director. And bars and nightclubs in...