‘Fire monks’ ready to defend monastery from Big Sur blaze

A group of firefighting monks was ready to defend a Buddhist monastery being threatened Tuesday by a wildfire burning in the rugged central coast mountains south of Big Sur. The seven monks have been clearing brush from around the Tassajara Zen Mountain

Dem Rep. Axne invokes Civil War while trying to defend HR 1

Rep. Cindy Axne, D-Iowa, invoked the Civil War while trying to defend the Democrats’ controversial election overhaul bill H.R. 1, the For the People Act, after a town hall meeting. While speaking to the press after a town hall meeting Tuesday, Axne