1. CALIFORNIA FIRES

WINE COUNTRY BURNS: More than 20,000 people in Northern California have been ordered to evacuate because of out-of-control wildfires that have killed at least 17 people. Over 115,000 acres have burned, mostly in Sonoma, Napa and Mendocino counties, the heart of the state’s picturesque wine country. LA TIMES

BEFORE & AFTER: Check out these incredible pictures from before and after the fires, and a map showing which areas are affected: SEE PICS

   

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