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Local reaction to Australia fires by The Texas Zoo

If you visit the Texas Zoo you can see some birds including cockatoos that are from Australia - as well as some Emu.

As the fires continue to rage in Australia during their worst wildfire season on record - we spoke with our local zoo's executive director about the…

California governor rejects PG&E's plan

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has rejected the bankruptcy reorganization plan proposed by utility giant Pacific Gas and Electric, saying that the proposal would not result in a "company positioned to provide safe, reliable and affordable service to its customers."

Russia's only aircraft carrier catches fire

At least one person was killed after Russia's only aircraft carrier, Admiral Kuznetsov, caught fire on Thursday morning during repair work in Russia's Arctic Sea port of Murmansk, according to Russian state news agencies.

Thick bushfire smoke blankets Sydney

Smoke from Australia's bushfires blanketed Sydney on Tuesday, creating unhealthy air quality conditions for locals -- which measured 11 times the "hazardous" level in some parts of the city.

KFC sells chicken-scented fire log

Ahhhh yes, the chill of winter has descended upon us once again. And that means the time has come to slip on your fluffiest socks, snuggle up next to a crackling fire, and bask in the smoky scent of....chicken?

At least 32 killed in New Delhi fire

At least 43 people have died in a major blaze that broke out in a factory in India's capital New Delhi, police and fire department officials told CNN.

California utility PG&E to pay $13.5B

California utility giant Pacific Gas and Electric has agreed to pay $13.5 billion to individuals affected by several recent fires in the state, the company announced Friday night.