Awash in precious snow and water, the wetness also is forcing California to confront an even greater threat of wildfires.
Prosecutors dropped all criminal charges Thursday against eight people in the Flint water crisis and pledged to start their investigation from scratch.
The failure of safety devices designed to prevent blowouts contributed to an explosion and fire that killed five workers last year at a natural gas well.
Developing a mobile app to provide real-time info for potentially hazardous or lethal situations could prove very useful.
A federal count shows the number of homeless people increased by double-digit percentages in three San Francisco Bay Area counties over two years as the region struggled to tackle the growing problem, including 17% in San Francisco and 43% in the county that includes Oakland.
The Trump administration has weakened offshore drilling safeguards put in place after a 2010 explosion on the BP Deepwater Horizon oil platform killed 11 workers and triggered the largest ocean spill in U.S. history.
Hundreds of students, staff and faculty at two Los Angeles universities will be quarantined after being exposed to measles, according officials, the latest development in a resurgence of the highly contagious disease.
D.C. lawmakers introduced emergency legislation Tuesday that would expedite pedestrian and bike safety after a series of fatal traffic crashes.
A simple test using a swab of cells from the inside of your cheek can dramatically improve your medical treatment, and predict whether a drug will help, if you need a different dosage, or if you are at risk of severe side effects.
Suicides in Texas prisons hit a 10-year high of 40 in 2018, and a steady rise in suicide attempts in these state-run facilities alarms prisoner rights advocates. The number of suicide attempts among Texas inmates logged by authorities has nearly tripled in the last decade, climbing from less than 700 in 2009 to nearly 2,000 in 2018.