Hawaii on Tuesday became the first state in the country with laws that implement portions of the Paris climate deal.
Leaseholder Derick Almena and tenant Max Harris each were charged with 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter in the December fire at Oakland's Ghost Ship warehouse, said Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O'Malley.
When you're in the middle of yard work, you don't want to stop for just anything.
People in Oakland, California mourned the 36 people killed in December 2016 after large fire destroyed the Ghost Ship warehouse.
Thirty-six people were killed in a fire at the warehouse-turned-arts-space known as Ghost Ship in Oakland, California. Two people, included landlord Derick Almena, have been arrested with the fire.
Hurricane season began on June 1, and according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the season will be a busy one, with an above-average range of 5-9 hurricanes likely in the Atlantic.
The forecast on Weather.com Thursday was cloudy with a chance of burn.
It was described by former US President Barack Obama as "a turning point for our planet."
Warm sea surface temperatures and a weak or non-existent El Niño will contribute to an above-normal hurricane season in the Atlantic this year, NOAA announced, saying that 11 to 17 named storms, five to nine hurricanes and two to four major hurricanes are possible.
Scientists overwhelmingly agree that the climate is changing and getting warmer and that humans are contributing. Americans overwhelmingly agree with the scientists, according to public opinion polls.
Bangladesh has moved to evacuate nearly one million people from low-lying areas as a powerful tropical cyclone pounds the country's southern coastline.
Georgia and the Carolinas could get hit hard by wet and nasty weather on Monday, dousing barbeques and other outdoor events for the Memorial Day holiday.
A volcanic eruption Sunday prompted the temporary raising of the highest aviation alert, the Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) said Sunday.
Severe flooding brought on by monsoon rains across southwestern portions of Sri Lanka has resulted in the deaths of at least 164 people, according to the country's Ministry of Disaster Management.
Millions of people will get drenched or pummeled by severe weather that's arriving just in time for Memorial Day.
World leaders gathered here engaged in a heated argument over combating climate change, a major point of dispute between G7 heads of state and President Donald Trump, who is considering withdrawing from the landmark Paris climate accord.
At least 91 people are dead and more than 100 are missing after heavy monsoon rains drenched Sri Lanka's southwest, the country's Disaster Management Centre said Friday.
It's been a brutal year so far for California's infrastructure.
A monster of a landslide has buried a quarter-mile section of the scenic coastal highway in California's Big Sur region, piling fresh misery on a remote area that hasn't seen the road fully passable for months.
If you weren't directly impacted by Hurricanes Katrina, Wilma or Andrew, the haunting images of the days that followed those powerful storms may seem like a distant memory. In fact, you may be too young to remember them at all.
The tornado that tore through Western Wisconsin on May 16 is one of the longest tracked tornadoes to ever occur in Wisconsin, according to a National Weather Service report.
SNOQULAMIE PASS - TRAVEL ALERT: WSDOT says traction tires are advised over Snoqualmie Pass . Roadway is bare and wet with snow and slush in places.
SEATTLE (AP) - A series of thunderstorms rolling through Western Washington has left thousands without power.More than 38,000 Puget Sound Energy customers were without power just after 6 p.m. in Western Washington.Puget Sound Energy in Washington said on Twitter that crews were responding to current and new outages Thursday afternoon.
Tornadoes ripped through several states causing destruction and over a dozen deaths.