A dispute over a government contract has slowed efforts to build temporary roofs for people in hurricane-hit Puerto Rico, officials from the US Army Corps of Engineers told CNN.
Every day firefighters in Los Angeles receive a brush burning index report that indicates the fire danger. If it's 165 or higher, that's extreme.
Dry conditions and the Santa Ana winds are being blamed for at least five fast-moving wildfires that have burned more than 65,000 acres in Southern California.
How massive are the wildfires torching Southern California? Smoke from the blazes is clearly visible from 438 miles above the Earth.
Tens of thousands fled their homes Tuesday as several incredibly fast-moving brush fires pushed by howling Santa Ana winds scorched parts of Southern California.
More than 1,000 firefighters are battling the fast-moving wildfires in Ventura County, California. And for a few hours late Monday night, they had help from a band of friends armed only with garden hoses.
Raging wildfires in Southern California have caused at least two television series to temporarily shut down production for safety reasons, the show's studios tell CNN.
On Wednesday morning, first lady Melania Trump will make a return visit to Texas, accompanied by second lady Karen Pence, according to the White House.
Stargazers, astronomers and curious sky-watchers are getting chance to witness the first and only full-moon supermoon of 2017.
The sound of rattling generators fill Tarik McMillan's ears when he wakes up.
The United Nations is appealing for $22.5 billion to provide humanitarian aid next year to millions of people displaced by conflict and disasters worldwide.
An Upstate New York man is charged in connection with a fire that destroyed several buildings Thursday after attempting to mimic a History Channel show, the Times Union reports Cohoes Mayor Shawn Morse as saying.
A magnitude 4.1 earthquake struck Thursday afternoon near Dover, Delaware, and was felt from New York to Baltimore.
The actual death toll from Hurricane Maria may be more than eight times higher than the official number from the Puerto Rican government, according to two demographers who conducted a statistical assessment of reported deaths.
The catastrophic Atlantic hurricane season officially ends Thursday.
When it gets cold outside this winter, make sure not to plug your space heater into a power strip.
Bali's main airport re-opened on Wednesday after being shuttered for nearly three days due to a volcanic eruption which blanketed parts of the island in ash, forcing thousands of evacuations.
A volcano spewing clouds of ash has plunged one of the world's top tourist destinations into crisis.
Bali residents living next to a smoldering volcano are being urged to evacuate as soon as possible, amid warnings from emergency agencies of another larger eruption.
Authorities have issued the highest-level warning possible after volcanic eruptions from Mount Agung on the Indonesian resort island of Bali forced the closure of the island's main airport and evacuation of thousands of residents living nearby.
About 70 percent of the country will not see a drop of precipitation through Monday morning.
It had only been a matter of months since Helen and Andy Viola reopened their St. Augustine, Florida, restaurant after the last major hurricane when Hurricane Irma dealt them another blow.
The federal government has granted people affected by the devastating hurricanes that wracked coastal states and Puerto Rico 15 extra days to sign up for health coverage under the Affordable Care Act.
By next week, two important areas of a national historic site in San Juan, Puerto Rico, damaged by Hurricane Maria will be open to visitors and back to normal operations.