Australia swelters on its hottest day bushfires rage

Australia experienced its hottest average day across the country Tuesday, with the national temperature soaring as devastating wildfires continued to burn across New South Wales (NSW) state.

2019 had three of the warmest months on record

No, it wasn't your imagination. 2019 was a historically warm year. During the summer, dozens of cities in the US sweltered under record-high temperatures and waited out historically long hot streaks.

South endures tornadoes, snow bears down on Northeast

A storm system that spawned a series of deadly tornadoes in the Deep South threatens more damaging winds Tuesday across that region while disrupting travel in the Northeast with snow and ice.

More freezing fog possible

Freezing fog and clouds stick around next few days, but winter weather with snow and freezing rain possible by mid-week.

The annual Geminid meteor shower peaks Friday and Saturday

The Geminid meteor shower is one of the most active and dependable displays of the year, according to the American Meteor Society. This year, the shower will peak on the evening of December 13 and 14, so hope for clear skies that will let you see a beautiful show of green fireballs.

New Zealand military to retrieve remaining volcano victims

Military personnel will attempt to recover bodies of the remaining victims of New Zealand's White Island volcano tragedy at first light Friday local time -- four days after it erupted.