The Difference Between Deep & Shallow EarthquakesA strong earthquake rocks Italy, flattening towns and killing scores of people. An even bigger quake hits Myanmar on the same day, killing a few people. How can a larger jolt cause far less damage?
US New-Home Sales Rise To Best Level Since Late 2007Americans stepped up their purchases of new homes in July to the fastest pace in nearly nine years, as low mortgage rates and a steady job market are fueling a real estate surge.
Frisco Families Continue Oncor Electrical Substation Fight‘Not near our school’ is the rally cry being heard in Frisco, where families are taking their fight against an electrical substation to city officials tonight.
White House Says Feds Doing Their Part In Flood ResponsePresident Barack Obama is making his first visit to flood-ravaged southern Louisiana as he attempts to assure people in the state that his administration has made their recovery a priority.
Undersea Surprise: Big-Eyed Squid Looks More Like A ToyA team of scientists and technicians scanning the rocky ocean floor off Southern California couldn't contain their excitement when they spotted a bright-purple, googly-eyed stubby squid.
Hundreds Of Fish Found Dead In Pond On National MallOfficials believe the recent extreme heat was responsible for the deaths of several hundred fish found belly-up in a pond on the National Mall.
Feds Could Designate Texas Hornshell Mussel As EndangeredFederal officials have proposed designating the Texas hornshell as endangered to protect the freshwater mussel.
US GDP Grows Only 1.2 Percent In Second QuarterGrowth in the U.S. economy was sluggish again in the spring, dashing expectations for a robust rebound after a tough winter.
After Vote, UK Economy Shrinking At Fastest Pace Since 2009A survey suggests that Britain's economy is shrinking at its steepest pace since early 2009 as a result of the vote to leave the European Union.
Texas Flood-Related Oil Spill Photos Return To Public ViewMembers of the public will again be able to go online and view photos taken by the Civil Air Patrol of flood-related oil spills in the state of Texas.
Police: No Injuries After Explosion Rocks Gas PlantA late-night explosion and fire broke out at a natural gas plant, but there were no injuries or fatalities reported, police said early Tuesday.
Fire Crews Making Inroads Against Deadly California WildfireFire crews are making inroads against a raging wildfire in central California that has claimed two lives and destroyed 200 homes.