A low supply of affordable homes in the Phoenix area is creating an extremely competitive housing market.
Wildfires in the West will have an enormous financial toll, but they are part of a more worrying trend of huge financial losses tied to extreme weather events caused by climate change.
Wildfire smoke isn't just bad for the environment — it also carries fine particles that cause respiratory and other health problems.
Many large outbreaks of COVID-19 have been tied directly to bars. An Orlando, Florida, bar has been linked to as many as 150 cases and more than 130 infections have been tied to a single bar in East Lansing, Michigan.
A Los Angeles man whose wife died of coronavirus is now in quarantine with symptoms. He still cannot get a test.