In a hurricane season that is currently on a record pace, Hurricane Sally is just a harbinger of things to come. Behind Sally is a series of storms lining up in the Caribbean and Atlantic oceans heading west toward the U.S. mainland.
Amid five days of heavy smoke from wildfires rated as unhealthy to hazardous, Washington state and federal safety inspectors are investigating the collapse Sunday of a pier on Seattle’s waterfront that injured several workers.
At least 15 people have died so far from wildfires still burning in the western states of California, Oregon and Washington.
The hundreds of wildfires raging across California have now burned through 1.2 million acres of land, an area roughly the size of the Grand Canyon.
At least four people have died as a result of wildfires fueled by a heat wave and a blitz of lightning strikes in the state's northern areas.
Dozens of wildfires continue to burn across California, from the Los Angeles area to the Central Valley to the San Francisco Bay area.
A diesel-fueled vehicle emitting burning carbon from its exhaust system was responsible for igniting the Apple fire east of Los Angeles.
Recreating the 1918 Spanish flu virus gave valuable information about the characteristics of the pandemic, helpful for today's COVID-19 researchers.
Preparing for a 'perfect storm' this hurricane season, FEMA has published its 2020 pandemic guide for hurricane preparedness.
Extremely heavy rains this past weekend caused two dams to break in Midland, Michigan, on Tuesday. The severe flooding forced the evacuation of about 11,000 people.