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Massive Wildfire in California Threatens Power to Yosemite
The raging Detwiler fire prompted Gov. Jerry Brown to declare a state of emergency for Mariposa County, home to about 17,400 people.
'Low Energy' Tropical Storm Don Not a Political Jab
Don was quickly noticed for sharing a name with the U.S. president after officially becoming the fourth tropical storm to form in the Atlantic this season.
Nine Dead, Man Missing After Arizona Flash Flood
A 27-year-old man remained missing Monday after a flash flood struck a family gathering in Arizona, officials said.
California Fire Ravages Boy Scouts Camp, Kills Animals
The "devastating" Whittier Fire burned most of the Outdoor School at Rancho Alegre, killing its animals and forcing the relocation of a Boy Scouts council.
Flooding Destroys Homes, Traps Hundreds in Japan
Villages in Japan were flooded with heavy rain Thursday, leaving hundreds trapped as their homes were destroyed.
St. Louis Sinkhole Swallows Car
A sinkhole has opened up and swallowed a car in downtown St. Louis.
Lawmaker Blames Utah Wildfire on Environmentalists
A Republican state lawmaker blamed federal mismanagement and lawsuits by "tree hugger" environmentalists for the blaze.
Infant Overheats Aboard Delayed United Flight
United Airlines has apologized for how the situation was handled and vowed to investigate what happened.
The Psychology Behind Unintentional Hot Car Deaths
It seems like an unthinkable act — a parent forgetting a child in a hot car. But parents and experts alike warn it's more common than most people imagine.
Heat Wave Still Threatens 23 Million in Western U.S.
Relief might be around the corner for the millions of people still under an excessive heat advisory as meteorologists say temperatures could drop next week.
Deadly Tropical Storm Cindy Makes Landfall in Louisiana
Gulf Coast states were in for a third day of rough weather as Tropical Storm Cindy sloshed ashore early Thursday in southwestern Louisiana.
The Sound of Cindy: Tropical Storm Crashes Into Gulf Coast
Millions of people along the Gulf Coast are under threat of heavy rain and flash flooding from Tropical Storm Cindy.
Four Deaths Blamed on Sweltering Heat in West
Father-and-son hikers were found dead in Carlsbad Caverns National Park, N.M., while California authorities confirmed two heat-related deaths in San Jose.
Boy, 10, Killed as Tropical Storm Churns Towards Gulf Coast
A boy on an Alabama beach was struck and killed by a log washed ashore by a storm surge as Tropical Storm Cindy moved closer to the Gulf coast.
Can't Take the Heat? Stay Out of the West
Excessive heat advisories stretched the length of California, across all of Arizona and into Utah, Nevada and New Mexico on Tuesday.
Here's Why You May Hear About More Storms This Summer
The new designation of "Potential Tropical Cyclones" allows the National Weather Service and the National Hurricane Center to start issuing advisories sooner.
Several Dead After Dust Storm Causes 25 Car Accident
A dust storm caused a crash involving 25 cars, leaving several people dead.
Too Hot to Handle: Dangerous Heat to Blanket Southwest U.S.
"Temperatures will be extreme even by desert standards," the National Weather Service said.
Heat Waves Set to Get Even Worse
Can't Take the Heat? Too Bad, Because More is to Come
5 Things to Know About Extreme Heat in the Southwest
The broiling temperatures will also be felt in Las Vegas and Southern California, creating a public health hazard.
Massive Iceberg Close to Breaking Off From Antarctic Shelf
Scientists at the University of Swansea in Britain said Thursday the rift in the Larsen C ice shelf grew by 10.6 miles in six days.
Here's Why There May Be More Hurricanes This Season
Warm ocean waters could fuel an above-normal Atlantic hurricane season, while storm-suppressing El Nino conditions are expected to be scarce.
Massive Rockslide Buries Stretch of Highway 1
A major new rockslide has buried a stretch of California State Route 1 (PCH).
Tornadoes Kill Two in Wisconsin, Oklahoma
By evening, the National Weather Service listed more than 20 reports of tornadoes from Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska and Wisconsin.
Two Killed as Tornadoes Sweep Texas, Midwest
At least two people were killed when tornadoes hit Wisconsin, Oklahoma, and Texas.