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More than 800 firefighters are battling an unusual late fall wildfire that has destroyed more than a dozen homes and forced about 100 people to flee the forested mountains of the scenic Big Sur region overlooking... More than 800 firefighters are battling an unusual late fall wildfire that has destroyed more than a dozen homes and forced about 100 ... (more)
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One block from the beach on the narrow Willoughby Spit, Bob Parsons was watching the weather news on TV in November 2009 when brackish water suddenly oozed up through the wood floors of his home and poured in from the front and back doors.
Threatened by drought, firefighters urgently battled Tuesday a 500-acre fire with dangerous growth potential in California's Big Sur, the scenic coastal wilderness renowned worldwide for its raw beauty.
A wildfire in the Pfeiffer Ridge area of the Los Padres National Forest grew slightly overnight and is now 5 percent contained, officials said Tuesday morning.
Two men charged with first-degree murder and hate crimes in the shooting deaths of three people in Tulsa last year pleaded guilty Monday and were sentenced to life in prison without parole.
A wildfire burning Monday in the Big Sur area of California destroyed at least 15 homes and forced about 100 people to evacuate as it chewed through dry vegetation on its way toward the ocean.
The hot molten rock beneath Yellowstone National Park is 2 A1 2 times larger than previously estimated, meaning the park's supervolcano has the potential to erupt with a force about 2,000 times the size of Mount St. Helens, according to a new study.
The B.C. government's decision to exempt the Site C dam proposal from review by the Agricultural Land Commission is another step backwards for accountability, NDP energy critic John Horgan said Monday.
The sky glowed red as thick smoke choked out the sun as static communications over the radio captured the final chaotic and confusing moments before 19 members of an elite firefighting crew died in an inferno in the mountains of Arizona.
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A wildfire burning in the Big Sur area has led to some evacuations and damaged at least one structure.
In this Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013 filer, Mt. Etna volcano spews lava during an eruption near the Sicilian town of Catania, Italy.
The last couple of years have seen what seems an epidemic of horrific mass killings, yet 2013 and the year before were about average for mass murder in the USA.
The supervolcano that lies beneath Yellowstone National Park is 2.5 times larger than previously thought, it was revealed at an American Geophysical Union meeting .
The US Geological Service says a 4.7-magnitude quake struck at 9:11 am on Sunday, in the ocean about 124 kilometres northwest of Tofino.