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Elizabeth Warren Campaigns for Gavin Newsom in California Recall

Left-wing firebrand Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) campaigned for Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) in California on Saturday, as the latter fights back a determined recall campaign that could see him replaced with the first black governor after Sep. 14.

Gavin Newsom and Elizabeth Warren (Robyn Beck / AFP / Getty)

Caldor Fire Tops 200,000 Acres as Firefighters Hope for a Break

The fast-moving Caldor Fire surpassed 200,000 acres on Wednesday, as weary firefighters hoped that changes forecast for regional weather might bring a respite from a blaze that continues to threaten communities in the Lake Tahoe basin.

California firefighters (Josh Edelson / AFP / Getty)

21 Times Joe Biden Promised to Leave ‘No One Behind’

President Joe Biden ordered a hasty, chaotic, and deadly withdrawal from Afghanistan, leaving hundreds of Americans stranded there on August 31. Ironically, Biden had promised — repeatedly — to leave “no one behind” there, or anywhere.

WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 16: U.S. President Joe Biden walks away without taking questions after delivering remarks on the worsening crisis in Afghanistan from the East Room of the White House August 16, 2021 in Washington, DC. Biden cut his vacation in Camp David short to address the nation as …