Not a single resident of Paradise — population 27,000 — could be seen anywhere in town Friday, the day after most of them fled the burning Northern California community that may be lost forever.
The utility company that provides much of California with natural gas and electricity told state regulators Friday that it plans to cooperate with any investigations into the cause of a massive wildfire in the northern part of the state that has killed…
Teachers, aides and bus drivers in Northern California loaded more than 100 school students into cars and school buses as a fast-moving wildfire approached, driving hours through smoke and flames to safely reunite the children with their families, acco…
China bluntly told the United States to stop sending ships and military aircraft close to islands claimed by Beijing in the South China Sea, during talks that set the stage for a meeting between President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping later thi…
Almost 4,000 Central American migrants prepared to depart a stadium in southern Mexico City early Saturday for the longest and most dangerous leg of a trek to the U.S. border that has drawn fire from President Donald Trump.
President Donald Trump on Friday approved California’s request for an emergency declaration, ordering federal assistance to help local responders in the midst of three wildfires across the state.
The circumstances surrounding why an air traffic controller apparently became incapacitated while working alone in the tower of a Las Vegas airport during a busy night shift earlier this week is under investigation, officials said Friday.
The Latest on the shooting at a Southern California bar that left 13 dead, including the gunman (all times local): 11:55 a.m.
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U.S. officials say the Pentagon is moving to stop refueling Saudi Arabian aircraft fighting Houthi rebels in Yemen.
The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen said early Saturday it had “requested cessation of inflight refueling” by the U.S. for its fighter jets after American officials said they would stop the operations amid growing anger over civilian casualties f…
Portions of Southern California remain under siege as two large fires threatened numerous Ventura County communities.
Only a day after it began, the blaze near the town of Paradise had grown to nearly 140 square miles (362 square kilometers), had destroyed more than 6,700 structures — almost all of them homes — and was burning completely out of control.
Federal and airport authorities said Friday they are investigating why an air traffic controller became incapacitated and went silent while working a night shift alone in the tower at busy McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas.
The famed location that’s hosted reality TV shows “The Bachelor” and “The Bachelorette” is reportedly among the structures that’s been set ablaze due to the fire in southern California.
People have scoured evacuation centers, called 911 and posted desperate online pleas for help finding relatives they haven’t heard from since a fast-moving wildfire devastated a Northern California town.
A Florida school principal was taken into custody on Thursday and accused of stealing several hundred dollars from a 9-year-old with a mental handicap who had brought $2,100 of his parents’ money to school weeks earlier, authorities said.
Butte County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Megan McMann said Friday she did not have details on the circumstances of the death.