An elaborate system of temporary floodwalls is so far protecting thousands of homes and businesses in Cedar Rapids from major flooding.
A heat wave stifling drought-stricken California worsened a wildfire Tuesday that burned some buildings and forced people from their homes in remote communities along the Santa Cru...
Thousands of people evacuated Cedar Rapids and others braced for potential disaster as the river running through Iowa's largest city reached its second-highest peak ever on Tuesday...
Expected to crest at 10 feet above flood stage
A firefighter who responded to a report of a gas leak at a house in New York City was killed Tuesday morning when the home exploded -- moments after crews discovered a possible dru...
The Latest on flooding in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, where the Cedar River is expected to crest Tuesday (all times local): 9:10 a.m.
More California residents were ordered from their homes Tuesday as a growing wildfire threatened remote communities in California's Santa Cruz Mountains.
The Latest on California wildfires (all times local): 6:05 a.m.
Fire crews in Northern California turned their attention to a blaze in the Santa Cruz Mountains that has destroyed one home and is threatening hundreds of others.
A series of minor earthquakes has rattled a rural area of Southern California near the U.S.-Mexico border.