Western wildfire smoke causes East Coast haze, vivid sunsets

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Western wildfire smoke causes East Coast haze, vivid sunsetsThe smoke from dozens of wildfires in the western United States is stretching clear across the country — and even pushing into Mexico, Canada and Europe. The wildfires racing across tinder-dry landscape in California, Idaho, Oregon and Washington are extraordinary, but the long reach of their smoke isn't unprecedented. The sun was transformed into a perfect orange orb as it set over New York City on Tuesday.


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