EPA Official: Government Must Plan For Climate ChangeA top manager with the Environmental Protection Agency told Congress on Thursday that the government needs to plan for the ongoing threat posed to Superfund sites from climate change.
Meteor Credited For Bright Light, Noise Rattling MichiganExperts say a bright light and what sounded like thunder in the sky above Michigan was a meteor.
Rain Unleashes Mudslide Risks In Fire-Ravaged CaliforniaThe same Californians who had to flee from huge wildfires in recent months now have to handle hard rains that bring another type of danger -- mudslides.
Dow Industrial Breaks Through 25,000The Dow Jones industrial average closed above 25,000 points for the first time, just five weeks after its first close above 24,000.
Scientists Say Climate Change May Make Chocolate Extinct By 2050Chocolate lovers may want to sit down before reading this news. Scientists are forecasting that climate change may force the plants that produce chocolate into extinction by 2050.
Trump Administration Rescinding Rules For Oil, Gas DrillingPresident Donald Trump's administration is rescinding proposed rules for hydraulic fracturing and other oil and gas drilling practices on government lands, government officials announced Thursday.
U.S. Launches Ambitious Plan To Battle Rangeland WildfiresFederal officials have launched a two-pronged plan to stop a vicious cycle of rangeland wildfires in a wide swath of sagebrush country in the West.
Homeland Security Suspending Bioterror Testing In OklahomaThe Department of Homeland Security said Thursday it is suspending plans to conduct bioterrorism drills near the Kansas-Oklahoma border over concerns about their impact on grounds Native American tribes consider sacred.
House GOP Unveils $81B Disaster Relief For Hurricanes, FiresHouse Republicans on Monday unveiled an $81 billion disaster aid package to help hurricane-ravaged communities and states hit by wildfires, almost double the amount requested by President Donald Trump.
Flames Threaten Coastal Communities As Firefighters MournThousands of firefighters tried to shield coastal communities from one of the biggest wildfires in California history while a funeral procession in honor of one of their colleagues rolled past.
California Issues 1st Licenses For Legal Pot MarketCalifornia's legal marijuana market is taking shape. The state has issued the first batch of business licenses to sell and transport recreational-use pot, just 18 days before legal sales will begin on January 1.
Lines Cut Around A Third Of Still-Powerful California BlazeFire lines have been established around nearly a third of one of the largest wildfires in California history, but danger remains.