All entrances to the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge are closed through the holiday weekend as firefighters continue to battle a 10-week-old blaze that has burned well over half the 400,000-acre preserve.
David Osier, an editor who spent the last years of a distinguished career sharing his enthusiasm for journalism and his passion for excellence with colleagues at CNN.com, died Sunday in Atlanta after a battle with cancer. He was 62.
A flare dropped from an F-16 jet fighter during a training exercise may have caused a wildfire that has burned 14,000 acres since Tuesday afternoon in southern New Jersey, according to the state's National Guard.
Columbia County ordered evacuations Monday about three miles east of U.S. Hwy. 441 after the 100,000-plus-acre Bugaboo fire in northern Florida jumped a fire line and spread west, according to county spokesman Harvey Campbell.