The Category 5 storm that ripped through the Panhandle on Oct. 10, leveling housing and fences, has been an unfolding disaster for local nonprofit animal rescues. First, they had to deal with the destruction of their own facilities and homes, an ongoing issue. Then, the surrenders started coming in from people whose homes and apartments were so damaged that they no longer could care for their pets.
Living off the grid can be a great experience for homesteaders who want to live in remote natural areas, in pursuit of a simpler life that is more engaged in the world around them. However, living off the grid comes with unique challenges and compromises -- including access to emergency services.
To help extinguish the Notre Dame fire, Parisian firefighters used Colossus, a 1,100-pound tanklike robot with the ability to venture into danger zones.
A Colorado community held Columbine anniversary ceremonies and waited for details on what led a Florida teen "infatuated" with the shooting to kill herself.
Portugal's foreign ministry confirmed that all 29 people killed in a crash on Madeira Island were German. Authorities are still working to identify victims.
A teacher arrested after entering St. Patrick's Cathedral with gasoline had also been arrested at a NJ cathedral this week, the NYPD said.
The Food and Drug Administration has approved three drugs for opioid dependence treatment: buprenorphine, methadone and naltrexone.