Edition:
International
Pictures | Mon Aug 9, 2021 | 3:52am EDT

Dixie Fire, still raging, is now California's second-largest wildfire ever

Satellite image shows smoke from Dixie Fire in California, U.S., August 8, 2021.  Satellite image NASA MODIS/Handout  via REUTERS

Satellite image shows smoke from Dixie Fire in California, U.S., August 8, 2021. Satellite image NASA MODIS/Handout via REUTERS

Satellite image shows smoke from Dixie Fire in California, U.S., August 8, 2021. Satellite image NASA MODIS/Handout via REUTERS
Close
1 / 2
A firefighter extinguishes a fire in the base of a tree that was cut down while fighting the Dixie Fire near Chester, California, U.S. August 7, 2021. REUTERS/Fred Greaves

A firefighter extinguishes a fire in the base of a tree that was cut down while fighting the Dixie Fire near Chester, California, U.S. August 7, 2021. REUTERS/Fred Greaves

A firefighter extinguishes a fire in the base of a tree that was cut down while fighting the Dixie Fire near Chester, California, U.S. August 7, 2021. REUTERS/Fred Greaves
Close
2 / 2

Next Slideshows

U.N. climate report likely to deliver stark warnings on global warming

LONDON(Reuters) - Eight years after its last update on climate science, the United Nations is set to publish a report Monday that will likely deliver even...

Aug 09 2021

Blaze ravages Evia island 'like a horror movie' on sixth day of Greek fires

PEFKI, Greece (Reuters) -Thousands of people have fled their homes on the Greek island of Evia as wildfires burned uncontrolled for a sixth day on Sunday, and...

Aug 09 2021

Heavy rain in Sichuan forces evacuation of 80,000 people - state media

SHANGHAI (Reuters) -More than 80,000 people have been evacuated because of heavy rains and floods in the southwestern Chinese province of Sichuan, state media...

Aug 09 2021

Congo suspends head of nature conservation agency, document shows

KINSHASA (Reuters) - Democratic Republic of Congo's environment ministry has suspended the director of the nature conservation agency responsible for...

Aug 08 2021

MORE IN PICTURES

Youth take to the streets in Fridays for Future climate protests

Youth take to the streets in Fridays for Future climate protests

Young people around the world took to the streets to demand urgent action to avert disastrous climate change.

Rivers of red hot lava flow from Spain's La Palma volcano

Rivers of red hot lava flow from Spain's La Palma volcano

Streams of lava pulse down the sides of the volcano, which has been erupting on the Spanish island of La Palma for over a month.

Inside Moscow hospital overwhelmed with COVID-19 amid record deaths

Inside Moscow hospital overwhelmed with COVID-19 amid record deaths

An intensive care unit in Moscow's Hospital Number 52 feels pressure as Russia records daily surge in both cases and deaths caused by the coronavirus infection.

Unrest in Haiti over widespread fuel shortages

Unrest in Haiti over widespread fuel shortages

Demonstrators blocked streets of Port-au-Prince with rocks and tree branches, and burned tires to protest widespread fuel shortages.

Stunning views from New York City's newest observation deck

Stunning views from New York City's newest observation deck

Views of New York from One Vanderbilt's observation deck atop the new tower during its official opening in midtown Manhattan.

Photos of the week

Photos of the week

Our top photos from the past week.

India celebrates 1 billion COVID vaccine doses milestone

India celebrates 1 billion COVID vaccine doses milestone

India celebrates the milestone of administering 1 billion COVID-19 vaccine doses, even as a recent drop in inoculations worries healthcare providers.

Amid historic drought, California's Hoopa Valley Tribe try to save salmon and a way of life

Amid historic drought, California's Hoopa Valley Tribe try to save salmon and a way of life

California Department of Fish and Wildlife officials are completing an unprecedented effort to save more than 1 million Chinook salmon, a campaign that also may help preserve a way of life for a Native American tribe.

The world's last two northern white rhinos

The world's last two northern white rhinos

One of the world's last two northern white rhinos, a mother and her daughter, is being retired from a breeding program aimed at saving the species from extinction.

Trending Collections

Pictures

Podcast