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Rain cools Colorado wildfires, but others in the West grow as firefighters battle wind, heat

Rains cooled Colorado’s wildfires Wednesday, but more than a dozen wildfires elsewhere in the West continued chewing through bone-dry pine and brush as firefighters working through the holiday k…

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Hundreds of thousands of Americans have a throwback Fourth of July: Hot and without power

George Washington never had air conditioning, but he knew how to keep cool: a mansion with lots of windows elevated on the banks of a wide, rolling river and lots of ice cream, maybe with a litt…

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Hundreds of thousands of Americans have a throwback Fourth of July: Hot and without power

George Washington never had air conditioning, but he knew how to keep cool: a mansion with lots of windows elevated on the banks of a wide, rolling river and lots of ice cream, maybe with a litt…

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5.1-magnitude earthquake rattles Anguilla’s capital, but no injuries or damage reported

An earthquake has shaken the tiny Caribbean island of Anguilla.

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Toll following storms, blackout up to 26 after 2 accidents in Virginia

The death toll blamed on storms and the ensuing blackout across the eastern U.S. is now at 26 after two accidents in Virginia.

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Tour bus crash north of NYC sends 24 to hospital; police say driver going too fast on wet road

Authorities say the casino bus that careened out of control outside New York City, sending 24 people to the hospital with minor injuries, was apparently speeding.

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Freight train derails near Chicago

A Union Pacific spokesman says a freight train derailed and a bridge over a stretch of road has collapsed in the northern Chicago suburbs.

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