The magnitude 6.1 earthquake near the major city of Osaka killed three people, toppled concrete walls and store shelves and temporarily knocked out some power and water supplies.
The San Juan National Forest in southwestern Colorado will shut down for the first time in its 113-year history as the drought-driven 416 fire has climbed to 22,131 acres.
Authorities in Cincinnati said they are upgrading technology and changing operating procedures while independent reviews are being launched into the failed response to a 16-year-old student who died trapped in a minivan parked near his school.
Guatemala's Fuego volcanic eruption is a serious international concern and will continue to worsen before it gets better. It is in the best interests of countries throughout the world to send resources and aid to help them manage this serious and devastating emergency.
The London Fire Brigade says firefighters wearing breathing apparatus are searching the city's Mandarin Oriental Hotel to make sure no one is inside.
A volcanic eruption in Guatemala Sunday evening killed at least 25 people and injured hundreds of residents near the site.
WHO: "The ongoing Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo [DRC] is a stark reminder that outbreaks can happen anywhere, at any time."
Kilauea: A volcano that is oozing, spewing and exploding on Hawaii's Big Island has gotten more hazardous, sending rivers of molten rock pouring into the ocean.
Investigators combed through evidence seeking answers to why a school bus carrying 45 fifth-graders and teachers on a field trip collided with a dump truck.