Trump considers declaring national emergency to build border wall
President Trump said Sunday that he is considering declaring border security a national emergency and triggering presidential powers that would allow him to assign the…
Trump declares federal emergency for wildfires in Southern California
President Trump approved a disaster relief declaration on Friday for California, where wildfires that engulfed several mountains around Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley…
California Governor declares state of emergency as fire threatens
By Mary Slosson,Â Reuters
SACRAMENTO–California Governor Jerry BrownÂ declared a state of emergency in threeÂ Northern CaliforniaÂ counties on Wednesday after officials said wildfires in the region had destroyed at least 50 buildings and were threatening hundreds more.
Some 3,000 people have been evacuated as the so-called Ponderosa fire burned through more than 24,000 acres (9,700 hectares) of steep,…