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  • Indonesia's Soputan volcano erupts, ejecting thick ash

    Indonesia's Soputan volcano erupts, ejecting thick ash

    Sunday, December 16 2018 3:27 AM EST2018-12-16 08:27:31 GMT
    Tuesday, December 18 2018 10:38 AM EST2018-12-18 15:38:59 GMT
    A volcano in central Indonesia has erupted, ejecting columns of thick ash as high as 7,500 meters (24,606 feet) into the sky.More >>
    A volcano in central Indonesia has erupted, ejecting columns of thick ash as high as 7,500 meters (24,606 feet) into the sky.More >>
  • Report details firefighters' harrowing work in Paradise

    Report details firefighters' harrowing work in Paradise

    Friday, December 14 2018 6:57 PM EST2018-12-14 23:57:11 GMT
    Monday, December 17 2018 3:18 PM EST2018-12-17 20:18:50 GMT
    A report on firefighter injuries in a deadly Northern California wildfire details the harrowing conditions they faced and a few close calls with death.More >>
    A report on firefighter injuries in a deadly Northern California wildfire details the harrowing conditions they faced and a few close calls with death.More >>
  • Report rips expensive decisions in California wildfire fight

    Report rips expensive decisions in California wildfire fight

    Saturday, December 15 2018 12:17 PM EST2018-12-15 17:17:54 GMT
    Sunday, December 16 2018 7:38 AM EST2018-12-16 12:38:10 GMT
    A new report criticizes decisions made to stop a 2016 fire in California's Big Sur area that became the costliest wildfire fight in U.S. history.More >>
    A new report criticizes decisions made to stop a 2016 fire in California's Big Sur area that became the costliest wildfire fight in U.S. history.More >>
  • Southwestern US states get Jan. 31 deadline for drought deal

    Southwestern US states get Jan. 31 deadline for drought deal

    Thursday, December 13 2018 10:51 AM EST2018-12-13 15:51:10 GMT
    Friday, December 14 2018 12:28 PM EST2018-12-14 17:28:53 GMT
    Water managers from seven Southwestern states that depend on the Colorado River say they're close but haven't finalized an unprecedented drought contingency plan they may have to implement in 2020.More >>
    Water managers from seven Southwestern states that depend on the Colorado River say they're close but haven't finalized an unprecedented drought contingency plan they may have to implement in 2020.More >>
  • Avalanche in Italian Alps kills French skier; other escapes

    Avalanche in Italian Alps kills French skier; other escapes

    Saturday, December 8 2018 2:18 PM EST2018-12-08 19:18:14 GMT
    Friday, December 14 2018 11:25 AM EST2018-12-14 16:25:26 GMT
    An avalanche in Italy's Alps has fatally struck a skier, but his girlfriend survived.More >>
    An avalanche in Italy's Alps has fatally struck a skier, but his girlfriend survived.More >>
  • Military officials unveil damage from powerful Alaska quake

    Military officials unveil damage from powerful Alaska quake

    Friday, December 7 2018 5:08 PM EST2018-12-07 22:08:02 GMT
    Friday, December 14 2018 11:14 AM EST2018-12-14 16:14:18 GMT
    Military officials at the sprawling Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson say last week's magnitude 7.0 earthquake near Anchorage caused multiple problems around the base, including damage to steel frameworks, ceilings,...More >>
    Military officials at the sprawling Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson say last week's magnitude 7.0 earthquake near Anchorage caused multiple problems around the base, including damage to steel frameworks, ceilings, and sprinkler and heating systems.More >>
  • Marine Corps says $3.6B for storm repairs at East Coast base

    Marine Corps says $3.6B for storm repairs at East Coast base

    Thursday, December 13 2018 4:59 PM EST2018-12-13 21:59:38 GMT
    Friday, December 14 2018 10:21 AM EST2018-12-14 15:21:15 GMT
    U.S. Marine Corps leaders say it will cost around $3.6 billion to repair the extensive damage to Camp Lejeune in North Carolina from Hurricane Florence.More >>
    U.S. Marine Corps leaders say it will cost around $3.6 billion to repair the extensive damage to Camp Lejeune in North Carolina from Hurricane Florence.More >>
  • Gordon inactive for Chargers, Berry set to play for Chiefs

    Gordon inactive for Chargers, Berry set to play for Chiefs

    Thursday, December 13 2018 7:01 PM EST2018-12-14 00:01:35 GMT
    Thursday, December 13 2018 11:32 PM EST2018-12-14 04:32:24 GMT
    Chargers running back Melvin Gordon is joining backup Austin Ekeler on the inactive list for their high-profile AFC West showdown against the Chiefs.More >>
    Chargers running back Melvin Gordon is joining backup Austin Ekeler on the inactive list for their high-profile AFC West showdown against the Chiefs.More >>
  • Correction: Los Angeles Housing Development story

    Correction: Los Angeles Housing Development story

    Tuesday, December 11 2018 5:41 PM EST2018-12-11 22:41:27 GMT
    Thursday, December 13 2018 7:03 PM EST2018-12-14 00:03:06 GMT
    Los Angeles County supervisors approved a massive housing project in fire-prone mountains as the state continues to recover from devastating wildfires.More >>
    Los Angeles County supervisors approved a massive housing project in fire-prone mountains as the state continues to recover from devastating wildfires.More >>
  • Insurance claims at $9 billion from California fires

    Insurance claims at $9 billion from California fires

    Wednesday, December 12 2018 1:11 AM EST2018-12-12 06:11:32 GMT
    Thursday, December 13 2018 10:54 AM EST2018-12-13 15:54:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File). FILE - In this Nov. 11, 2018 file photo, a home burned down by a wildfire sits on a hilltop overlooking the Pacific Ocean in Malibu, Calif. Authorities estimate it will cost at least $3 billion to clear debris of 19,000 ho...(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File). FILE - In this Nov. 11, 2018 file photo, a home burned down by a wildfire sits on a hilltop overlooking the Pacific Ocean in Malibu, Calif. Authorities estimate it will cost at least $3 billion to clear debris of 19,000 ho...
    Authorities estimate it will cost at least $3 billion to clear debris of 19,000 homes destroyed by California wildfires last month.More >>
    Authorities estimate it will cost at least $3 billion to clear debris of 19,000 homes destroyed by California wildfires last month.More >>
  • Official: California must mull home ban in fire-prone areas

    Official: California must mull home ban in fire-prone areas

    Tuesday, December 11 2018 2:11 PM EST2018-12-11 19:11:28 GMT
    Wednesday, December 12 2018 4:23 PM EST2018-12-12 21:23:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File). FILE - In this May 1, 2015, file photo, Ken Pimlott, director of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection poses in the CDF headquarters in Sacramento, Calif. Pimlott told The Associated Press he prepa...(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File). FILE - In this May 1, 2015, file photo, Ken Pimlott, director of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection poses in the CDF headquarters in Sacramento, Calif. Pimlott told The Associated Press he prepa...
    California's top firefighter: Wildfires have become so unpredictable that government officials should consider banning home construction in particularly vulnerable areas.More >>
    California's top firefighter: Wildfires have become so unpredictable that government officials should consider banning home construction in particularly vulnerable areas.More >>
  • The Latest: Insurance claims at $9 billion from fires

    The Latest: Insurance claims at $9 billion from fires

    Wednesday, December 12 2018 1:41 PM EST2018-12-12 18:41:15 GMT
    Wednesday, December 12 2018 2:14 PM EST2018-12-12 19:14:42 GMT
    Insurance claims from last month's California wildfires already are at $9 billion.More >>
    Insurance claims from last month's California wildfires already are at $9 billion.More >>
  • Magnitude 4.4 earthquake jolts Tennessee; felt in Atlanta

    Magnitude 4.4 earthquake jolts Tennessee; felt in Atlanta

    Wednesday, December 12 2018 5:11 AM EST2018-12-12 10:11:02 GMT
    Wednesday, December 12 2018 12:43 PM EST2018-12-12 17:43:47 GMT
    The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 4.4 earthquake struck eastern Tennessee and could be felt in Atlanta.More >>
    The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 4.4 earthquake struck eastern Tennessee and could be felt in Atlanta.More >>
  • The Latest: German minister stresses future for coal workers

    The Latest: German minister stresses future for coal workers

    Tuesday, December 11 2018 5:01 AM EST2018-12-11 10:01:17 GMT
    Wednesday, December 12 2018 4:02 AM EST2018-12-12 09:02:02 GMT
    Scientists are increasingly finding the fingerprints of climate change in droughts, storms and heatwaves, according to research published Tuesday.More >>
    Scientists are increasingly finding the fingerprints of climate change in droughts, storms and heatwaves, according to research published Tuesday.More >>
  • California inferno gives rise to family-reuniting 'Angels'

    California inferno gives rise to family-reuniting 'Angels'

    Monday, December 10 2018 9:48 AM EST2018-12-10 14:48:09 GMT
    Tuesday, December 11 2018 6:42 AM EST2018-12-11 11:42:15 GMT
    In the aftermath of California's catastrophic wildfire, online sleuths known as 'angels' bring their skills to Paradise to reconnect friends and family with survivors.More >>
    In the aftermath of California's catastrophic wildfire, online sleuths known as 'angels' bring their skills to Paradise to reconnect friends and family with survivors.More >>
  • The Latest: Catholic pilgrims bear climate change warning

    The Latest: Catholic pilgrims bear climate change warning

    Monday, December 10 2018 6:28 AM EST2018-12-10 11:28:07 GMT
    Monday, December 10 2018 4:08 PM EST2018-12-10 21:08:11 GMT
    An environmental group says at least 14 foreigners have been detained or deported by Poland's Border Guard since the start of the U.N. climate conference in the Polish city of Katowice.More >>
    An environmental group says at least 14 foreigners have been detained or deported by Poland's Border Guard since the start of the U.N. climate conference in the Polish city of Katowice.More >>
  • US states to meet at deadline on Colorado River drought plan

    US states to meet at deadline on Colorado River drought plan

    Sunday, December 9 2018 10:28 AM EST2018-12-09 15:28:11 GMT
    Monday, December 10 2018 1:33 PM EST2018-12-10 18:33:21 GMT
    With drought continuing and reservoirs shrinking, seven Southwestern U.S. states that depend on the Colorado River had been expected to ink a crucial share-the-pain contingency plan by the end of 2018.More >>
    With drought continuing and reservoirs shrinking, seven Southwestern U.S. states that depend on the Colorado River had been expected to ink a crucial share-the-pain contingency plan by the end of 2018.More >>
  • Japan's economy contracts 2.5 pct in 3Q on weaker spending

    Japan's economy contracts 2.5 pct in 3Q on weaker spending

    Sunday, December 9 2018 10:18 PM EST2018-12-10 03:18:31 GMT
    Sunday, December 9 2018 11:48 PM EST2018-12-10 04:48:31 GMT
    Japan's economy shrank at an annualized rate of 2.5 percent in July-September, a worse contraction than preliminary data indicated last month.More >>
    Japan's economy shrank at an annualized rate of 2.5 percent in July-September, a worse contraction than preliminary data indicated last month.More >>
  • Dog that survived California wildfire guarded home for weeks

    Dog that survived California wildfire guarded home for weeks

    Saturday, December 8 2018 3:28 PM EST2018-12-08 20:28:15 GMT
    Sunday, December 9 2018 11:09 AM EST2018-12-09 16:09:24 GMT
    Dog that survived deadly Northern California wildfire apparently guarded his burned home for almost a month until his owner returned.More >>
    Dog that survived deadly Northern California wildfire apparently guarded his burned home for almost a month until his owner returned.More >>
  • Storm brings record rainfall, snow to Southern California

    Storm brings record rainfall, snow to Southern California

    Friday, December 7 2018 1:15 AM EST2018-12-07 06:15:23 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 4:30 PM EST2018-12-07 21:30:09 GMT
    Authorities are keeping a worried eye on fire-scarred hillsides in Southern California after a storm brought flooding and prompted evacuation orders for hundreds of homes.More >>
    Authorities are keeping a worried eye on fire-scarred hillsides in Southern California after a storm brought flooding and prompted evacuation orders for hundreds of homes.More >>
  • With 11 names left, search for wildfire missing winds down

    With 11 names left, search for wildfire missing winds down

    Tuesday, December 4 2018 6:49 PM EST2018-12-04 23:49:34 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 12:07 PM EST2018-12-07 17:07:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Noah Berger). Homes leveled by the Camp Fire line the Ridgewood Mobile Home Park retirement community in Paradise, Calif., on Monday, Dec. 3, 2018.(AP Photo/Noah Berger). Homes leveled by the Camp Fire line the Ridgewood Mobile Home Park retirement community in Paradise, Calif., on Monday, Dec. 3, 2018.
    The search for people unaccounted for after the deadliest U.S. wildfire in at least a century is winding down in California, with 11 names left on a list that once approached 1,300 and prompted fears that hundreds...More >>
    The search for people unaccounted for after the deadliest U.S. wildfire in at least a century is winding down in California, with 11 names left on a list that once approached 1,300 and prompted fears that hundreds had died in the flames.More >>
  • Children return to school 3 weeks after California wildfire

    Children return to school 3 weeks after California wildfire

    Monday, December 3 2018 12:39 AM EST2018-12-03 05:39:56 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 12:06 PM EST2018-12-07 17:06:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File). FILE - In a Nov. 14, 2018 file photo, Scott Upton, right, the chief of the Northern Region for the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection briefs California Gov. Jerry Brown, second from left, Federal Em...(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File). FILE - In a Nov. 14, 2018 file photo, Scott Upton, right, the chief of the Northern Region for the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection briefs California Gov. Jerry Brown, second from left, Federal Em...
    Monday marks a return to school and some semblance of routine for thousands of children who lost their homes when a deadly wildfire incinerated their hometowns in Northern California.More >>
    Monday marks a return to school and some semblance of routine for thousands of children who lost their homes when a deadly wildfire incinerated their hometowns in Northern California.More >>
  • Some California fire victims were already living on the edge

    Some California fire victims were already living on the edge

    Thursday, December 6 2018 3:20 PM EST2018-12-06 20:20:55 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 12:06 PM EST2018-12-07 17:06:14 GMT
    The future is uncertain for many of those driven out by the deadly wildfire in Northern California, but it's uniquely challenging for those who were homeless or nearly so even before the flames swept through.More >>
    The future is uncertain for many of those driven out by the deadly wildfire in Northern California, but it's uniquely challenging for those who were homeless or nearly so even before the flames swept through.More >>
  • Residents return to California town leveled by wildfire

    Residents return to California town leveled by wildfire

    Wednesday, December 5 2018 10:49 AM EST2018-12-05 15:49:51 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 12:05 PM EST2018-12-07 17:05:55 GMT
    Officials are allowing some residents of a California town leveled by a wildfire last month to return home.More >>
    Officials are allowing some residents of a California town leveled by a wildfire last month to return home.More >>
  • Residents head back into California town leveled by wildfire

    Residents head back into California town leveled by wildfire

    Thursday, December 6 2018 1:19 AM EST2018-12-06 06:19:24 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 12:05 PM EST2018-12-07 17:05:49 GMT
    Some residents of a California town devastated by a catastrophic wildfire nearly a month ago were finally allowed to return home to sift through the charred remains in search of precious family heirlooms, photos...More >>
    Some residents of a California town devastated by a catastrophic wildfire nearly a month ago were finally allowed to return home to sift through the charred remains in search of precious family heirlooms, photos and other possessions.More >>
  • Residents continue assessing rare December tornado damage

    Residents continue assessing rare December tornado damage

    Monday, December 3 2018 5:13 AM EST2018-12-03 10:13:02 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 12:05 PM EST2018-12-07 17:05:40 GMT
    (J.B. Forbes/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP). Russ Noel, owner of Country Classic Cars, looks at one of the damaged cars, Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018, at Country Classic Cars near Staunton, Ill. A suspected tornado ripped through the business destroying two b...(J.B. Forbes/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP). Russ Noel, owner of Country Classic Cars, looks at one of the damaged cars, Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018, at Country Classic Cars near Staunton, Ill. A suspected tornado ripped through the business destroying two b...
    Residents in central Illinois on Sunday assessed the damage after rare December tornadoes, including one the day before that was a half-mile-wide, ripped roofs off homes in Taylorville, downed power lines and...More >>
    Residents in central Illinois on Sunday assessed the damage after rare December tornadoes, including one the day before that was a half-mile-wide, ripped roofs off homes in Taylorville, downed power lines and injured at least 20 people.More >>
  • Floods, mudslides as storm wallops Southern California

    Floods, mudslides as storm wallops Southern California

    Thursday, December 6 2018 5:32 PM EST2018-12-06 22:32:30 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 12:05 PM EST2018-12-07 17:05:34 GMT
    The second round of a fall storm dumped snow and rain that jammed traffic on Southern California highways and loosened hillsides in wildfire burn areas on Thursday.More >>
    The second round of a fall storm dumped snow and rain that jammed traffic on Southern California highways and loosened hillsides in wildfire burn areas on Thursday.More >>
  • Earthquake-weary Alaskans still grappling with damage

    Earthquake-weary Alaskans still grappling with damage

    Monday, December 3 2018 1:48 PM EST2018-12-03 18:48:30 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 12:05 PM EST2018-12-07 17:05:07 GMT
    (Chris Riekena via AP). This photo provided by Chris Riekena shows excavation work being conducted Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, near the Mirror Lake exit of the Glenn Highway near Eklutna, Alaska, to make the highway ready for repaving. The highway was heav...(Chris Riekena via AP). This photo provided by Chris Riekena shows excavation work being conducted Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, near the Mirror Lake exit of the Glenn Highway near Eklutna, Alaska, to make the highway ready for repaving. The highway was heav...
    The Port of Anchorage doesn't appear to have suffered any damage in the Friday earthquake.More >>
    The Port of Anchorage doesn't appear to have suffered any damage in the Friday earthquake.More >>
  • New study explains creation of deadly California 'firenado'

    New study explains creation of deadly California 'firenado'

    Wednesday, December 5 2018 10:29 PM EST2018-12-06 03:29:12 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:56 AM EST2018-12-07 16:56:54 GMT
    A new study says a rare fire tornado that raged during the deadly Carr Fire in Northern California was created by a combination of scorching weather, erratic winds and an ice-topped cloud that towered miles into...More >>
    A new study says a rare fire tornado that raged during the deadly Carr Fire in Northern California was created by a combination of scorching weather, erratic winds and an ice-topped cloud that towered miles into the atmosphere.More >>
  • Could anyone have stopped gene-edited babies experiment?

    Could anyone have stopped gene-edited babies experiment?

    Sunday, December 2 2018 10:07 AM EST2018-12-02 15:07:59 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:56 AM EST2018-12-07 16:56:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein). In this Oct. 10, 2018, photo, scientist He Jiankui speaks during an interview in Shenzhen in southern China's Guandong province. China's government on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, ordered a halt to work by a medical team that ...(AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein). In this Oct. 10, 2018, photo, scientist He Jiankui speaks during an interview in Shenzhen in southern China's Guandong province. China's government on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, ordered a halt to work by a medical team that ...
    Scientific consensus and regulations in much of the world prohibit making genetic changes that could be passed to future generations. But nothing stopped the Chinese researcher from helping to make the world's...More >>
    Scientific consensus and regulations in much of the world prohibit making genetic changes that could be passed to future generations. But nothing stopped the Chinese researcher from helping to make the world's first gene-edited babies.More >>
  • Alaska putting together pieces after massive earthquake

    Alaska putting together pieces after massive earthquake

    Saturday, December 1 2018 11:38 PM EST2018-12-02 04:38:21 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:54 AM EST2018-12-07 16:54:48 GMT
    (Chris Riekena via AP). This photo provided by Chris Riekena shows excavation work being conducted Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, near the Mirror Lake exit of the Glenn Highway near Eklutna, Alaska, to make the highway ready for repaving. The highway was heav...(Chris Riekena via AP). This photo provided by Chris Riekena shows excavation work being conducted Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, near the Mirror Lake exit of the Glenn Highway near Eklutna, Alaska, to make the highway ready for repaving. The highway was heav...
    Life is slowly settling down in Alaska following a powerful earthquake that rattled buildings, disrupted power and caused heavy damage to the only highway that goes north of Anchorage.More >>
    Life is slowly settling down in Alaska following a powerful earthquake that rattled buildings, disrupted power and caused heavy damage to the only highway that goes north of Anchorage.More >>
  • Whale songs and war: The less talked-about climate impacts

    Whale songs and war: The less talked-about climate impacts

    Saturday, December 1 2018 9:57 AM EST2018-12-01 14:57:14 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:45 AM EST2018-12-07 16:45:29 GMT
    (Jean-Yves Royer/CNRS-UBO-IUEM Geosciences Ocean via AP). This Jan. 6, 2010 photo provided by CNRS-UBO-IUEM Geosciences Ocean, shows a fin whale, foreground, and tabular drifting iceberg near Antarctica. Climate Change is more than rising thermometers,...(Jean-Yves Royer/CNRS-UBO-IUEM Geosciences Ocean via AP). This Jan. 6, 2010 photo provided by CNRS-UBO-IUEM Geosciences Ocean, shows a fin whale, foreground, and tabular drifting iceberg near Antarctica. Climate Change is more than rising thermometers,...
    Climate change is more than rising temps. It also has a hand in altering whale songs, flowering plants and civil war.More >>
    Climate change is more than rising temps. It also has a hand in altering whale songs, flowering plants and civil war.More >>
  • Magnitude 7.5 quake strikes in Pacific near New Caledonia

    Magnitude 7.5 quake strikes in Pacific near New Caledonia

    Wednesday, December 5 2018 12:10 AM EST2018-12-05 05:10:03 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:29 AM EST2018-12-07 16:29:01 GMT
    A powerful magnitude 7.5 earthquake has struck in the ocean near the Pacific nation of New Caledonia, prompting authorities to warn of a tsunami threat to nearby islands.More >>
    A powerful magnitude 7.5 earthquake has struck in the ocean near the Pacific nation of New Caledonia, prompting authorities to warn of a tsunami threat to nearby islands.More >>
  • The Latest: Seismic expert: Alaska uses stringent standards

    The Latest: Seismic expert: Alaska uses stringent standards

    Saturday, December 1 2018 4:38 PM EST2018-12-01 21:38:25 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 10:47 AM EST2018-12-07 15:47:27 GMT
    (Bill Roth/Anchorage Daily News via AP). Randy Van Ness mops an aisle at Andy's Ace Hardware after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit in Anchorage, Alaska, Friday, Nov. 30, 2018. Scientists say the damaging Alaska earthquake and aftershocks occurred on a t...(Bill Roth/Anchorage Daily News via AP). Randy Van Ness mops an aisle at Andy's Ace Hardware after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit in Anchorage, Alaska, Friday, Nov. 30, 2018. Scientists say the damaging Alaska earthquake and aftershocks occurred on a t...
    Anchorage Mayor Ethan Berkowitz says the city is on the road to returning to normal a day after a magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck.More >>
    Anchorage Mayor Ethan Berkowitz says the city is on the road to returning to normal a day after a magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck.More >>
  • Rare December tornadoes reported in central US, killing 1

    Rare December tornadoes reported in central US, killing 1

    Sunday, December 2 2018 1:30 PM EST2018-12-02 18:30:44 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 10:33 AM EST2018-12-07 15:33:24 GMT
    (Ted Schurter/The State Journal-Register via AP). Steven Tirpak cleans debris from the remains of his two-story home in Taylorville, Ill., Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018. Tirpak and his infant were not home when the storm struck. The National Weather Service say...(Ted Schurter/The State Journal-Register via AP). Steven Tirpak cleans debris from the remains of his two-story home in Taylorville, Ill., Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018. Tirpak and his infant were not home when the storm struck. The National Weather Service say...
    Residents in central Illinois are assessing the damage of rare December tornados that ripped roofs off homes, downed power lines and injured at 20 people.More >>
    Residents in central Illinois are assessing the damage of rare December tornados that ripped roofs off homes, downed power lines and injured at 20 people.More >>
  • California wildfire emissions equal year of power pollution

    California wildfire emissions equal year of power pollution

    Friday, November 30 2018 4:36 PM EST2018-11-30 21:36:51 GMT
    Thursday, December 6 2018 7:10 PM EST2018-12-07 00:10:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File). FILE - In this Nov. 19, 2018 file photo, The Palace of Fine Arts and the San Francisco city skyline are obscured due to smoke and haze from wildfires. U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke says wildfires in California in 201...(AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File). FILE - In this Nov. 19, 2018 file photo, The Palace of Fine Arts and the San Francisco city skyline are obscured due to smoke and haze from wildfires. U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke says wildfires in California in 201...
    U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke says wildfires in California in 2018 released roughly the same amount of carbon emissions as are produced each year to provide electricity to the state.More >>
    U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke says wildfires in California in 2018 released roughly the same amount of carbon emissions as are produced each year to provide electricity to the state.More >>
  • El Nino teases as Southwestern US remains in drought

    El Nino teases as Southwestern US remains in drought

    Friday, November 30 2018 12:23 PM EST2018-11-30 17:23:12 GMT
    Thursday, December 6 2018 6:00 PM EST2018-12-06 23:00:45 GMT
    (Northstar California Resort via AP). A pair of snow plows operate at the Northstar California Resort Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, in Truckee, Calif. More than a foot (30 centimeters) of snow has fallen at some ski resorts around Lake Tahoe. The National W...(Northstar California Resort via AP). A pair of snow plows operate at the Northstar California Resort Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, in Truckee, Calif. More than a foot (30 centimeters) of snow has fallen at some ski resorts around Lake Tahoe. The National W...
    National climate experts have been watching and waiting but El Nino has only been teasing, leaving the American Southwest to hang on longer until the weather pattern develops and brings more moisture to the...More >>
    National climate experts have been watching and waiting but El Nino has only been teasing, leaving the American Southwest to hang on longer until the weather pattern develops and brings more moisture to the drought-stricken region.More >>