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California fire officials say the Bully Fire started Friday afternoon in a forested area in Shasta County and threatens about 50 homes.
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Several hundred firefighters worked Friday to contain a fire that has burned grass and brush across nearly 32 square miles in central Washington.
B.C. forest firefighters head into the weekend with two major fires in the Interior of the province and fire risk increasing with a spell of hot weather expected.
It is not, however, the second coming of a polar vortex, a phrase the National Weather Service's Chicago office tweeted earlier this week to describe the upcoming sweater weather.
A 6.8-magnitude earthquake early Saturday struck offshore not far from Fukushima, Japan - the epicenter of a nuclear crisis following a massive 2011 earthquake and tsunami - the Japan Meteorological Agency reported.
A 6.8-magnitude earthquake has hit Japan's northern coast near the nuclear power plant crippled in the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.
Calls have gone out to glass and siding companies and insurance agents after a barrage of hail left a trail of broken windows, damaged houses and ravaged farm fields in parts of western and central Nebraska.
A Zimbabwean court has reportedly upheld the eviction of a disabled white commercial farmer who sought compensation after his farm was seized under the country's controversial land reform programme.
Puerto Rico's acting governor says he plans to declare a state of emergency to allow the U.S. territory to apply for federal aid to deal with abnormally dry conditions in the island's southern and central regions.
Small-screen fare has steadily been pushed into bolder, even brilliant territory by cable and, now, online offerings, and it's enticing the TV academy to recognize programs that are more emotionally and dramatically complex - as well as sexually explicit and, for better or worse, much more violent.
This undated file photo provided by the Blake family shows Logan Blake, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Every summer, residents along the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Ocean coasts brace themselves for the hurricane season.
For most of us, if we think about the U.S. Virgin Islands at all, we think just of tropical resorts and hurricanes.
I'm a true southwest Louisiana girl doing a job I've wanted to do since I was 10 years old.
Brown lawns and dusty cars could become the norm in California as state regulators consider unprecedented $500-a-day fines for water-wasters, after acknowledging that voluntary steps to reduce consumption amid a... Bo Cuketieh inadvertently let a fine mist from a leaky hose soak the front lawn of a Southern California home Wednesday before ... (more)
More than 100 young campers sang songs, read stories and prayed in an open-air pavilion, as they did each night at the River Valley Ranch camp.
Updated: Sat Jul 12, 2014 11:09 am
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