A wildfire menacing a southern Utah ski town for nearly a week flared again, doubling in size for the second night in a row and torching more homes after residents fled the flames, officials said Friday.
The Latest on wildfires burning across the West (all times local): 11:15 a.m.
Authorities say it's been nearly two weeks since any smoke has been seen at the site of a wildfire that began in early April in a south Georgia swamp.
The Latest on Tropical Depression Cindy (all times local): 8:15 a.m.
Forecasters expect remnants of Tropical Depression Cindy to drench parts of Tennessee, Kentucky and West Virginia, bringing heavy rainfall, possible flash flooding and higher river and lake levels through the weekend.
Abnormally dry weather may bedevil farmers and ranchers, but is a boon for American white pelicans nesting on a North Dakota island known as North America's largest refuge for the big-billed birds.
A wildfire near a southwestern Utah ski town has forced the evacuations of 400 more homes after the fire doubled in size amid high winds, authorities said Thursday.
The Latest on Tropical Storm Cindy (all times local): 4:05 a.m.
Gulf Coast states were in for a third day of rough weather Thursday with Tropical Storm Cindy, blamed for one death in Alabama, expected to keep churning seas and spin off bands of severe weather from east Texas to northwestern Florida.
A report of a major earthquake off the California coast has turned out to be a false alarm based on a quake that happened in 1925.
An extreme heat wave in the Southwest U.S. is making the fight against a series of wildfires more difficult Wednesday, including one that has destroyed at least four homes in an Arizona town known for its wineries, authorities said.
The Latest on Tropical Storm Cindy (all times local): 7:10 a.m.
Residents and officials along a stretch of the Gulf Coast from the Florida panhandle to eastern Texas are keeping an eye on Tropical Storm Cindy.
Two firefighters are recovering from injuries at a wildfire in southwest Utah that has forced the evacuation of more than 700 people and shut down part of a state highway.
A couple whose South Carolina condominium burned up in a fire four years ago nearly lost their upstate New York home after it was struck by lightning on their 40th wedding anniversary.
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A tropical storm warning has been issued for a section of Louisiana's coast as a weather system approaches from the Gulf of Mexico.
A wildfire that destroyed one home and damaged another while forcing hundreds of people to flee a Utah ski town was also hurting businesses Monday that rely on summer visitors.
A key road damaged in a rockslide at Yosemite National Park has reopened ahead of schedule.
Earthquakes in northern Arkansas are being linked to the weight of extra water at a flood-swollen reservoir.
Killer heat is getting worse, a new study shows.
A 16-year-old boy was killed after being mauled by a black bear while running in a race Sunday, Alaska State Troopers said.
Residents in parts of eastern Nebraska and western Iowa were cleaning up Saturday after severe thunderstorms — some producing hurricane-force winds — shattered homes, tore down trees and left thousands without power.
Firefighters faced hot, dry conditions Friday as they tried to get a handle on a wildfire that has forced evacuations and the closure of a highway through one of northern New Mexico's popular mountain ranges.
The Latest on a wildfire burning in northern New Mexico (all times local): 10:51 a.m.
A swarm of earthquakes in the northwestern part of Yellowstone National Park this week continued into Friday and was punctuated with a magnitude 4.4 quake Thursday evening.
There may be no more potent reminder of California's humongous snowfall than the plows still clearing roads that snake across the state's highest mountains as summer approaches.
Changing winds are expected to blow smoke from a fire burning outside Flagstaff into the Arizona city over several days.
Nearly 30 wildfires tore through dry and windy Arizona on Monday, drawing crews from across the Western United States to the state with the most blazes burning in the nation.
A small Ohio village has demolished a popular pizzeria after a sinkhole opened up beneath it.
The Latest on the earthquake that hit Hawaii's Big Island (all times local): 8 a.m.
Prosecutors have charged a California woman with the murder of her young granddaughter and attempted murder of another granddaughter and daughter in a stabbing attack.
A magnitude 5.1 earthquake shook Hawaii's southernmost island Thursday morning.
The Latest on developments involving fired FBI Director James Comey (all times EDT): 12:45 p.m. President Donald Trump says he and his supporters "are under siege" but "will come out bigger and better and stronger than ever."
The Latest on the investigation of the discovery of child's remains in Illinois after a woman told police in Las Vegas that her husband killed their then-6-year-old daughter in 2013 and forced her into prostitution in Las Vegas (all times local): 12:25 p.m. Prostitution-related charges have been filed in Las Vegas against a man jailed after his wife reported that he killed their then-6-year-old daughter in 2013 and hid the body in Illinois.
A supermarket employee brought two guns to work overnight Thursday, blocked the store's entrances and exits so no one could flee and fatally shot three fellow employees before turning the weapon on himself, Pennsylvania state police said.
A U.S. military official says a drone fired on U.S.-backed forces near a military camp in southern Syria where U.S. troops are working with Syrian rebels fighting the Islamic State group.
A man under investigation after his wife told police he killed their 6-year-old daughter and hid the body in an Illinois garage is directing suspicion at his wife.
The Latest on a shooting that left three people dead and two children injured in suburban Salt Lake City (all times local): 10 a.m.
A judge has dismissed a murder conviction against a Connecticut man accused of strangling a woman in 1991 after new DNA tests showed he was not the source of bite marks on her body.
Twitter users have latched on to former FBI director James Comey's use of "lordy" during his Capitol Hill testimony about his interaction with President Donald Trump.
A judge has refused to set bond for a North Carolina man charged with shooting and killing a 7-year-old boy who was riding in a passing SUV.
Women who sunbathe topless at a Maryland resort town used to get a scolding from beach patrol officers, but that has changed.
A South Carolina woman has been ticketed after six dogs died in her hot car.
The Arkansas Medical Board isn't pursuing an investigation into how drugs used to execute four inmates in April was obtained.
The Latest on an arrest in the case of a missing Florida girl whose body was found in a creek (all times local): 10:25 a.m.
The Latest on a murder-suicide shooting at a Pennsylvania supermarket (all times local): 10 a.m.
A former inmate who says a Milwaukee County jail officer sexually assaulted her while she was pregnant in 2013 has been awarded $6.7 million.
A New Jersey school superintendent says a white student made an "innocent mistake" by performing in a celebration of world cultures with his face colored black.
A South Carolina sheriff's deputy has shot and wounded a burglary suspect that authorities say pointed a gun at her. Anderson County Sheriff Chad McBride told local news outlets the shooting happened around 7 p.m. Wednesday.