- Upscale Idaho town threatened by fire urged to flee homes Updated: Jul-06-15 8:28 pm
BAYVIEW, Idaho - A wildfire in northern Idaho has destroyed at least six homes and forced about 300 residents in an upscale lakeside community to evacuate as it ballooned to more than 3 square miles Monday.
- Oregon fish biologist rescues tiny fry stranded by drought Updated: Jul-06-15 12:56 pm
GOLD HILL, Oregon - Pete Samarin tramps up the dried bed of the Left Fork of Foots Creek, dust squirting with every step of his wading boots until he stops and squints into a shaded puddle the size of a welcome mat and barely much deeper.
- The Latest: Carli Lloyd wins Golden Ball as top player Updated: Jul-05-15 9:22 pm
VANCOUVER, British Columbia - The latest from the Women's World Cup final (all times local):
- Saskatchewan to get military help to fight wildfires Updated: Jul-05-15 7:20 pm
REGINA, Saskatchewan - Close to 1,000 Canadian military personnel are on their way to help fight wildfires in the western Canadian province of Saskatchewan where thousands of residents have been evacuated.
- Wildfires break out in Spain, Portugal; 1,350 evacuated Updated: Jul-05-15 11:29 am
MADRID - More than 1,350 residents were evacuated in Spain's northeastern region of Aragon as a wildfire spread through a pine forest amid a lingering heat wave, a local official said Sunday.
- Police urge National Mall crowd to take shelter during storm Updated: Jul-04-15 4:31 pm
WASHINGTON - U.S. Park Police are urging visitors on the National Mall to seek shelter in museums and federal buildings as a thunder storm moves through the area.
- Kansas state parks race to recover from high water Updated: Jul-03-15 2:17 pm
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - Workers have been rushing to ready flood-damaged Kansas parks for a surge of Fourth of July visitors.
- Sandbagging effort keeps floodwater at bay in Meredosia Updated: Jul-03-15 12:35 pm
MEREDOSIA, Illinois - Only a handful of homes have been evacuated since an effort began last week to establish a 3-foot sandbag wall along the levee of the Illinois River in a western Illinois village.
- Board to review Atlantic City Electric's storm response Updated: Jul-03-15 11:08 am
TRENTON, New Jersey - New Jersey's Board of Public Utilities is reviewing Atlantic City Electric's response to a recent power failure that affected about 280,000 people.
- Federal officials OK disaster aid for more Oklahoma counties Updated: Jul-02-15 5:06 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - The federal government has approved disaster assistance for nine more Oklahoma counties following a series of severe storms.
- Storms, rain rake Missouri, 1 dies in flash flooding Updated: Jul-02-15 4:36 pm
ST. LOUIS - Another night of strong storms and torrential rain swept across Missouri, leading to a flash flooding death in eastern Missouri and two apparent tornadoes in suburban Kansas City.
- Michigan gets $5.5 million for health preparedness efforts Updated: Jul-02-15 11:21 am
LANSING, Michigan - Michigan has received more than $5.5 million in federal money to help strengthen its health emergency preparedness efforts.
- Evacuations lifted as crews fight Riverside County wildfire Updated: Jul-02-15 10:31 am
MORENO VALLEY, California - Crews are making good progress against a wildfire in Riverside County that prompted the evacuation of a campground.
- Town of Fairdale rezoned to make tornado recovery easier Updated: Jul-02-15 10:13 am
FAIRDALE, Illinois - The tornado-struck small northern Illinois town of Fairdale has been rezoned to help with rebuilding efforts.
- Wash. lawmakers approve drought relief Updated: Jul-01-15 4:28 pm
OLYMPIA, Washington - State lawmakers have approved $16 million in emergency drought relief over two years to help farmers and others struggling with water shortages.
- University mine rescue teams join to set rules, competitions Updated: Jul-01-15 11:29 am
PITTSBURGH - Don Hager knows that not all of the students he trains on Virginia Tech's mine rescue team will follow his career path into a coal mine, especially as that industry lays off workers.
- Wildfire forces evacuations near Quincy in Grant County Updated: Jul-01-15 6:22 am
SPOKANE, Washington - Officials say a wildfire has forced some rural residents near Quincy, Washington, to flee their homes.
- Lincoln City Council denies over $600K in sewage claims Updated: Jun-30-15 4:22 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - The Lincoln City Council has rejected more than $600,000 in claims by residents whose homes were damaged by sewage during heavy rains.
- Disaster unemployment assistance available in Arkansas Updated: Jun-30-15 11:52 am
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Residents in nine Arkansas counties declared disaster areas because of recent storms, tornadoes and flooding may be eligible for disaster unemployment assistance.
- Teen scraps Facebook tornado drill after officials complain Updated: Jun-30-15 10:56 am
BUTLER, Pennsylvania - A 17-year-old has scrapped plans to conduct a Facebook tornado warning drill after 911 officials in his western Pennsylvania county raised concerns.
- Most evacuations lifted as wildfire near old mission slows Updated: Jun-30-15 12:59 am
LOMPOC, California - Most evacuations were lifted near a wildfire that broke out Monday in a rural area of Lompoc, not far from one of California's historic Spanish missions.
- Weekend rains bring relief for Alaska wildfire crews Updated: Jun-29-15 9:11 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Rains brought relief to crews battling many Alaska wildfires over the weekend. But heading into the holiday weekend, conditions are expected to heat up, capping a record fire month.
- Unrelenting rain leads to more flooding in Midwest Updated: Jun-29-15 4:07 pm
ST. LOUIS - A wet June turned worse after strong weekend storms drenched the Midwest, adding to concern that already-serious flooding won't go away anytime soon.
- Rising river forces evacuation of trailer park near Hannibal Updated: Jun-29-15 8:08 am
TAYLOR, Missouri - Up to 100 residents were evacuated from a mobile home park in northeast Missouri because of rising flood waters.
- Pre-disaster planning grants to help historic properties Updated: Jun-29-15 5:09 am
CONCORD, New Hampshire - The New Hampshire Division of Historical Resources has a new grant program to assist historic preservation needs in the event of a disaster in six counties.