The Camp Fire roaring through Northern California has left a stagnant plume of smoke over cities more than 100 miles away, causing stores to sell out of respirator masks and sending some of the state’s most vulnerable to the hospital.
Long Island City, the New York neighborhood where Amazon plans to expand, has been changing from a working-class area to a gentrified hot spot for the past decade. HQ2 will accelerate that trend, sparking concerns from business owners and residents.
"The more I stood out there to greet the kids, the more they responded,” said Wally Richardson, 95. “And when they started memorizing my Wallyisms, I knew that it was worth it. They were taking it to heart."