'Like Dominoes': Utah Homes Burn As Wildfires Menace U.S. WestA fast-moving brush fire destroyed eight homes in the Utah tourist town of Moab, while more than 3,000 people in Colorado and Wyoming fled multiple wildfires.
Oil-Gas Group: Tougher Drilling Rules Could Cost BillionsAn oil and gas advocacy group warned that Colorado taxpayers could face billions of dollars in compensation claims if voters approve tough new restrictions on where wells can be drilled.
Extreme Fire Danger Forces Another National Forest To CloseExtreme fire danger prompted officials to shut down a sprawling forest that includes some of Colorado's most stunning mountains in a region.
Category 3 Hurricane Bud Heads North Off Mexican CoastNewly formed Hurricane Bud swirled off Mexico's southwestern coast heading for a possible brush with the southern end of the Baja California peninsula by Thursday or Friday.
West Virginia University Researcher To Study Fracking EffectA professor has received a $450,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health to look at how airborne particles that result from hydraulic fracturing affect human health.
Growing Colorado Wildfire Forces More EvacuationsA growing wildfire burning in southwestern Colorado forced more people from their homes Sunday as crews tried to slow the blaze being fed by continued hot, dry and windy conditions.
Police: Witness Saw Gator Drag Woman Into Florida PondAuthorities searched a Florida pond Friday after a witness told police an alligator attacked a woman walking her dogs and dragged her into the water.
Scientists: No Way To Know When Hawaii Eruption Will EndLava from the Kilauea volcano that flowed into Kapoho Bay has created nearly a mile of new land and officials say the flow is still very active and there's no way to know when the eruption will end.