In the history of California wildfires there has never been anything like it: A churning fire tornado filled with fire, the size of three football fields.
Wildfires: California's largest and deadliest blaze of the year has slowed slightly after days of explosive growth, authorities said.
The duck boat that capsized and sank last week on a sightseeing cruise was raised from a Missouri lake Monday, more than three days after the accident that killed 17 people.
A beachcomber says it was her luckiest find yet: A woman who survived a 250-foot car plunge off a cliff and a week stranded on a remote California beach.
Japan: The recent storms have killed more than 200 people and triggered widespread floods and hundreds of catastrophic landslides.
Report states FEMA experienced personnel shortages and other major problems while responding to Hurricane Maria's devastation in Puerto Rico last September.
Japan: Rescuers were combing through mud-covered hillsides and along riverbanks searching for dozens of people missing after heavy rains unleashed flooding and mudslides.
Thai cave rescue: The last of the 12 boys and their soccer coach trapped in a cave in Thailand for more than two weeks are now free.
A fast-moving fire in Siskiyou County that closed Interstate 5 from Yreka to Ashland, Oregon, and forced evacuations on Thursday afternoon has grown to 5,000 acres, prompting Gov. Jerry Brown to declare a state of emergency.