By Associated Press
At least three people were killed when a tornado tore through a seaside town in North Carolina, and millions of people in Texas remained in the dark early Tuesday amid subfreezing temperatures.
By Mogomotsi Magome, Associated Press
South Africans have been outraged by rolling power cuts in the current mid-summer that also have worried investors.
By Stephanie Sy
Southern California was yet again assaulted by wind-driven wildfires Thursday. Some 500 homes and 1,300 people were evacuated when fast-moving flames burned through a San Bernardino neighborhood. In the northern part of the state, most evacuations have been lifted as…
A new fire is burning Wednesday in California’s Simi Valley. With winds gusting to 80 miles per hour, the National Weather Service issued a rarely used warning of extreme fire danger in the southern part of the state. In Northern…
Fires are burning across several parts of California, and power is out for hundreds of thousands of residents there. As firefighters try to contain the blazes, frustration is mounting toward utility company PG&E for the prolonged blackouts it says are…
California is under a state of emergency, with multiple wildfires burning and threatening thousands of homes. Over two million customers experienced power outages throughout the weekend -- and may face more this week if dry, windy conditions persist. Stephanie Sy…
By Terence Chea, Don Thompson, Associated Press
Of the state's 58 counties, 43 were under red flag warnings for high fire danger Sunday.
By William Brangham
Wildfires are burning out of control across Northern and Southern California, forcing tens of thousands to evacuate their homes, blocking roads and closing schools. The state’s largest utility, Pacific Gas & Electric, admits its electrical equipment could have sparked the…
In our news wrap Thursday, the late Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., lay in state in the U.S. Capitol’s Statuary Hall as fellow lawmakers, friends and families paid their respects. Leaders from both parties remembered Cummings as a man of strong…
In our news wrap Wednesday, British police discovered 39 bodies in a truck cargo container. Authorities say they believe it came from Belgium as part of a human-trafficking operation, and the truck driver has been arrested. Also, mass demonstrations in…
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