Dow Jones Closes Nearly 400 Points UpStocks closed higher on Wall Street following strong results from Walmart and signs of progress in defusing the trade dispute between China and the U.S.
Glacier Latest U.S. Park To Be Scorched By Western WildfiresA wildfire destroyed structures and forced evacuations Monday from the busiest area of Montana's Glacier National Park, as officials in California prepared to reopen Yosemite National Park.
Firefighters Battle To Curb California Wildfire Before Winds ReturnAircraft turned hillsides red with retardant as homeowners wet their houses with garden hoses in a battle to contain an arson wildfire, which prompted evacuation orders for more than 20,000 people south of Los Angeles.
Battling 18 Blazes, California May Face Worst Fire SeasonSome 14,000 firefighters from Texas and as far away as New Zealand are struggling to curb 18 wildfires in California.
Largest Wildfire In California History Still GrowingOn Monday, twin fires being treated as one incident north of San Francisco became the largest wildfire in state history, destroying 443 square miles — nearly the size of the city of Los Angeles.
Hawaii's Big Island Readies As Hurricane Hector ApproachesHawaii emergency officials who have been contending with Kilauea volcano's lava flow were preparing for a hurricane that was expected to pass to the south of the islands this week.
Back To Rubble, Some 'Lost Everything' In California FireThe blaze in the Redding area, 225 miles north of San Francisco, is the largest of 18 wildfires burning throughout California.
Texas Man Who Took Shark Says He's "Activist, Not A Criminal"The man accused of swiping a shark from a San Antonio aquarium said that he did so because he was concerned about the creature's well-being, and was trying to save the animal.
Wildfires Scorching Homes, Land And California's BudgetJust a month into the budget year, the state of California has already spent more than one-quarter of its annual fire budget, at least $125 million.
North Texas Cattle Rancher Thrives By Going NativeCattle is the largest cash crop in Texas, but it's a thirsty crop. One rancher in North Texas has learned how to take whatever Mother Nature gives and run with it.
Huge Sea-Life Sculptures Made From Ocean's Plastic TrashHuge sculptures of sea life are dotted about New Orleans' aquarium and zoo, all of them made from plastic trash that washed ashore.
Twin Wildfires Threatening 10,000 California HomesTwin wildfires tearing through vineyards and brushy hills threatened some 10,000 homes in Northern California Tuesday.