The record price of gold and the universal obsession with the sparkling metal make it a parallel global power.
13-year-old's death adds to nationwide spike this year in such cases, education group says. In a recent survey of LGBT students at middle and high schools, more than 80 percent say they were verbally harassed, while 40 percent reported physical harassment.
California wildfire season has brought three separate blazes this week, leading some to call for better fire codes – and common sense.
Los Angeles wildfire has California firefighters scrambling to keep it from spreading any further.
The Tehachapi fire is actually two separate blazes that had burned as many as 40 homes by mid-day Wednesday.
California wildfires that have burned 30 homes and threatened over 100 more are partially contained, according to firefighting officials.
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