A small earthquake hit the Cook Inlet region of Alaska near Anchorage, the state's biggest city.
A magnitude 4.1 earthquake hit off the coast of the Big Island of Hawaii.
About 600 residents are under evacuation orders in a prime eclipse-viewing location in Oregon threatened by a wildfire that has closed access to part of a wilderness area and a regional highway.
Triplets born prematurely just five days before a deadly tornado slammed Joplin, Missouri, have started school.
A wildfire that forced the evacuation of nearly 750 homes in Montana has moved past control lines and burned some buildings in an evacuation zone.
A month-old wildfire flared up in Montana, forcing the evacuation of hundreds more homes and devouring another large chunk of forest as the drought-stricken state struggles with one of its worst wildfire seasons in years.
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A federal grand jury has indicted the driver of a tractor-trailer crammed with people illegally entering the United States in an alleged human smuggling operation that led to the deaths of 10 people.
Two military aircraft will help detect and map wildfires in the U.S. West.
Northern California authorities are bracing for politically charged protests in the coming weeks amid growing concerns of violence after the recent events in Charlottesville, Virginia.
U.S. water managers say there will be no water cutbacks in 2018 for millions of residents and farmers served by the Lake Mead reservoir on the Colorado River because of heavy snowfall last winter.
A Philadelphia man who fell into a sinkhole says he was putting traffic cones around it because he was worried about the safety of children playing outside.
A magnitude 4.2 earthquake has hit an island in Alaska's Aleutians chain.
A tropical depression in the Atlantic Ocean has formed into Tropical Storm Gert but it's not expected to make landfall.
Authorities have ordered evacuations as a wildfire threatens crops and homes in a rural part of Washington.
A wildfire has cut off the return route for dozens of people staying in a Glacier National Park backcountry chalet, leaving them the choice of remaining until rangers tell them it's safe or hiking out along a longer and more difficult trail, park officials said Friday.
Montana health officials are warning residents of a town choked by smoke from a nearby wildfire that the air pollution there is so bad at certain times of the day that everybody should leave.
Although Tennessee's top forestry official says he regrets the loss of lives and property from last year's wildfires, he argues that firefighters did as much as they could to contain the blaze.
Ralph Terry, a 73-year-old retiree who lives in a sleepy neighborhood in Florida's suburbs, seems particularly sanguine about living just a few doors down from a gaping, literal, void in the earth.
The Latest on the Atlantic hurricane season (all times local): Noon U.S. forecasters say an Atlantic hurricane season that started off strong shows no signs of slowing down.