SANTA ROSA, Calif. — With the winds dying down, fire officials said Sunday they were finally getting the upper hand against the wildfires that have devastated California wine country and other parts of the state over the past week, and thousands of people got the all-clear to return home.
MOGADISHU, Somalia — The most powerful bomb blast ever witnessed in Somalia’s capital killed at least 231 people with more than 275 injured, a senator said Sunday, making it the deadliest single attack in this Horn of Africa nation. The toll could continue to rise.
When Jamie Erdman first saw Grand Central, she wasn’t really sure what to make of it. The brick shopping plaza was near where state Highway 14 and Interstate 5 converge. By car, it was one minute from downtown Vancouver.
The mayoral race in Vancouver is, in theory, a one-candidate race. Councilor Anne McEnerny-Ogle won 63.11 percent of the vote in the primary, and her opponent on the November ballot, Steven Cox, withdrew in September. But there are a lot of unknowns.