Wildfires that raced through California neighborhoods and wilderness areas since Oct. 8 have taken an enormous toll in deaths and destruction.
Some Northern California residents who fled their houses nearly two weeks ago as wildfires threatened them started returning home Friday to see what is still standing.
The Latest on California wildfires (all times local): 8:45 a.m.
Police in Virginia are investigating after an explosive device was detonated in Williamsburg.
Autopsy results show that a woman and her five children died from smoke inhalation in a Southeast Texas house fire.
The wildfires that have devastated California this month caused at least $1 billion in damage to insured property, officials said Thursday, as authorities raised the number of homes and other buildings destroyed to nearly 7,000.
A 15-year-old boy who allegedly started a wildfire by tossing fireworks along a hiking trail in Oregon's scenic Columbia River Gorge, with the blaze causing evacuations, the closing of an interstate highway and causing ash to rain down on Portland, has been charged with several offenses, authorities said Thursday.
The Latest on how most of the at least 42 people who died in Northern California wildfires were senior citizens, (all times local): 12:15 p.m.
The colleagues of a California doctor have been calling him James Dean after he hopped on his motorcycle to help evacuate eight premature babies from a NICU as wildfires threatened the hospital.
The Latest on California wildfires (all times local): 7:50 a.m.
Authorities say cooler temperatures and light rainfall expected Thursday will be a "welcome sight."
Some had just celebrated marriages of half a century or longer.
Some had just celebrated marriages of half a century or longer. They spent their time volunteering and playing with grandchildren. A few had lived through both world wars.
The number of people missing in the deadliest and most destructive series of wildfires in California history peaked at more than 2,000 in the hardest hit county but now stands at 50, with authorities believing nearly all of them will be found alive.
The Latest on California wildfires (all times local): 6:30 a.m.
Authorities say a house fire in eastern Texas has killed a woman and five children.
Desperate to see if wildfires had damaged his farm, Marcos Morales gunned his four-wheel-drive station wagon along the hidden dirt roads that crisscross Sonoma County vineyards.
The many thousands who lost their houses, condos and apartments in wildfires burning in Northern California will have to find a new place to live in one of the toughest housing markets in the nation.
The Latest on a wildfire burning in mountains near Los Angeles (all times local): 6:45 p.m. Firefighters have managed to partially corral a wildfire near Los Angeles that forced the evacuation of an historic observatory.
Lawyers for a Portland, Maine, landlord convicted of code violations following the city's deadliest fire in decades have dropped out of the case.
Outside one of the first shops to reopen for business on an empty central square in California wine country, clerk Rhiannon Lorenzini swept the sidewalks as the sky cleared of ash more than a week after the state's deadliest group of wildfires ignited.
A dozen aircraft dropped water and fire retardant as crews worked in steep terrain Tuesday to battle a blaze near an historic observatory and communications towers on Mount Wilson northeast of Los Angeles.
As a firestorm bore down on his Santa Rosa neighborhood last Sunday -- when wildfires erupted across Northern California -- Ed Corn wasn't sure what would happen next to he and his wheelchair-bound roommate.
The Latest on California wildfires (all times local): 6:15 a.m.
Drones attempting to capture footage of the widespread devastation from the California wildfires are impeding efforts to contain the blaze and posing a serious threat to the firefighters attempting to smother the flames, officials said.
A California woman died in the arms of her husband as they tried to survive one of the wildfires that tore through the state's famed wine country last week by hiding in a pool.
A week after fleeing wildfires, tens of thousands of Californians are drifting back into their neighborhoods.
A Californian woman has been arrested for allegedly stealing credit cards, checkbooks and other property from the victims of Santa Rosa fire and their cars parked in evacuation zones.
A woman accused of suffocating her 8-year-old son before using tiki torch oil to set her Connecticut home on fire last year has had her bond set at $1 million in a North Carolina court.
As firefighters across Northern California work to battle the raging wildfires that have left at least 40 people dead, a group of first responders offered a sign of support last week to fellow rescuers impacted by the flames.
Firefighters kept gaining on the California wildfires Monday with help from lighter winds that made it easier to attack the flames that have killed at last 40 people and destroyed thousands of homes and businesses.
After surviving the deadliest mass shooting in recent U.S. history, a California woman returned home only to have her home destroyed a week later by the devastating wildfires.