Weather forecasters have updgraded last fall's Hurricane Michael from a Category 4 storm to a Category 5.
A strong storm system barreling through the South has killed an 8-year-old girl in Florida and was threatening tornadoes in large parts of the Carolinas and southern Virginia.
Water officials say the drinking water in Paradise, California, which was decimated by a wildfire last year, is contaminated with the cancer-causing chemical benzene.
An iconic temple central to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints faith will close for four years to complete a major renovation.
Strong storms are roaring across the South on Friday, after killing two Mississippi drivers and a woman in Alabama and leaving more than 100,000 people without power across Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas.
Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said Friday his thoughts are with the friends and families of two of the country's best-known climbers missing and feared dead in Canada along with an American alpinist following an avalanche.
A dispute between two major California water agencies is threatening to derail a hard-won agreement designed to protect a river that serves 40 million people in the U.S. West.
Strong storms again roared across the South on Thursday, killing two Mississippi drivers and leaving more than 100,000 people without power across Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas.
Authorities in eastern Germany are canceling plans for traditional Easter bonfires because warm, dry weather has increased the risk of wildfires.
New Census data shows that Puerto Rico lost nearly 4% of its population after Hurricane Maria _ what one demographer says is the greatest population drop in the recorded history of the island.
A strong earthquake has rattled eastern Taiwan and caused scattered light damage in the capital and the eastern coast region.
President Donald Trump has signed a plan to cut back on the use of water from the Colorado River, which serves 40 million people in the U.S. West.
Tens of thousands of utility customers are without power as powerful storms roar through the mid-Atlantic region.
The operator of the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant has begun removing fuel from a cooling pool at one of three reactors that melted down in the 2011 disaster _ a milestone in the decades-long decommissioning of the plant.
Deadly storms continue to move across the South after spawning suspected tornadoes and damaging several homes.
The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 5.3 earthquake hit the west side of the Big Island of Hawaii.
Authorities say about a dozen people in Texas have been injured in powerful storms that have spawned at least one suspected tornado and damaged homes and other property.
A large storm system that dumped snow on Colorado and is threatening to make it a soggy weekend for many states to the south and east has drenched parts of Texas and spawned a possible tornado that didn't hurt anyone.
Strong winds and more snow are expected in parts of the Midwest after a spring storm buried several states in snow and created dangerous travel conditions.
Six months after hurricanes devastated the Southeast, infighting among Washington's tribes has shelved a widely-backed disaster aid package that's most desperately being sought by President Donald Trump's allies in Florida and Georgia.
A powerful spring snow storm sweeping across the Midwest has made travel hazardous in Minnesota, Nebraska and South Dakota.
Blizzard warnings are posted from Colorado to Minnesota as a storm develops that could rival last month's bomb cyclone.
Strong winds associated with a weather system moving out of the Rockies and into the Plains are creating dangerous wildfire conditions in New Mexico and Texas.
A plan to address a shrinking supply of water on a river that serves 40 million people in the US West is headed to President Donald Trump.
Japan has partially lifted an evacuation order in one of the two hometowns of the tsunami-wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant for the first time.
Cyclone Idai's death toll now above 1,000 in southern Africa; Zimbabwe seeks millions in aid.
Plains and Midwest states are bracing for another massive winter storm and the prospect of renewed flooding.
A storm moving is expected to bring rain and snow to the Rockies before forming into a weather phenomenon called a 'bomb cyclone' for the second straight month.
Scientists have completed the most detailed map yet of one of North America's most spectacular geologic faults with the hope of providing a better understanding of the earthquake risk at a popular vacation destination.
A report by the U.N. children's agency says the lives and futures of more than 19 million Bangladeshi children are at risk from the impact of floods, cyclones and other environmental disasters linked to climate change.