Arizona’s Wallow Fire is massive and has been growing by tens of thousands of acres a day. But it is not expected to surpass the state’s largest wildfire, the 2002 Rodeo-Chediski fire, said a fire chief.
Harold Camping, who said Judgment Day would begin on May 21, was hospitalized this week after suffering a stroke. The Harold Camping stroke, according to the Oakland Tribune, caused the Family Radio president to be admitted into the hospital Thursday night.
The death toll from Sunday's deadly tornado in Joplin, Mo. has risen to 116. Authorities were still finding survivors in the wreckage Monday afternoon. Rep. Billy Long (R-Mo.) described the scene this way: "It looks like a nuclear bomb has hit."
Former Alaska Governor and Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin criticized President Barack Obama's recent Mideast policy speech, saying he's flirting with disaster in not defending Israel.