Deadly California wildfires force evacuations and produce hazardous smoke

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At least 35 people are confirmed dead from historic wildfires in the West where dozens of blazes continue to rage. Jonathan Vigliotti has the latest.
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As deadly wildfires rage across the U.S. west coast, millions of people have been left struggling with some of the world's worst air pollution. Gloria Tso reports.

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