California's Thomas Fire has continued to rage, displacing tens of thousands of people after scorching over 700 homes. The state governor has linked multiple wildfires this year to climate change.
France's Francois Gabart has broken the world record for the fastest solo sailing trip around the globe. Zipping around the world in his high-tech sailboat, he beat the previous record by six days.
The gender equality activist will head the group aimed at fighting power abuse and sexual misconduct in the entertainment industry. Its creation is "a historic step" in the aftermath of the Harvey Weinstein scandal.
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