Yosemite reopens to visitors with smoky air, limited lodging

Most of Yosemite National Park is set to reopen Tuesday after a 20-day closure that cost the tourist magnet millions of dollars and devastated local businesses.

Tuesday, August 14th 2018, 2:11 am EDT

Utah firefighter who died in California offered to help

A Utah firefighter who died battling the largest recorded blaze in California history was a 42-year-old man from a Salt Lake City suburb who leaves behind a wife and young son.

Tuesday, August 14th 2018, 2:41 pm EDT

Albania hit by magnitudes 5.4 and 5.1 tremors; homes crack

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.1 struck off northern Albania on Saturday, damaging some buildings authorities said.

Saturday, August 11th 2018, 1:55 pm EDT

Lombok lifted 10 inches by quake that killed nearly 400

Scientists say the powerful Indonesian earthquake that killed more than 300 people lifted the island it struck by as much as 25 centimeters (10 inches).

Friday, August 10th 2018, 10:40 pm EDT

Alaska's North Slope hit by strongest quake noted in region

Alaska's North Slope was hit Sunday by the most powerful earthquake ever recorded in the region, the state's seismologist said.

Sunday, August 12th 2018, 4:38 pm EDT

Outdoor fun dwindles as smoky haze hangs over California

No major wildfires are burning near Sacramento but for two weeks a dull haze and the faint smell of smoke from distant blazes has blanketed California's capital region.

Thursday, August 9th 2018, 2:30 am EDT

Alaska's North Slope shaken by 2 largest recorded quakes

The largest earthquake to ever rock Alaska's North Slope was followed about six hours later by the second largest _ an aftershock of the first.

Monday, August 13th 2018, 3:10 pm EDT

The Latest: Firefighter killed battling California blaze

Authorities say a firefighter has been killed battling the largest record blaze in California history.

Monday, August 13th 2018, 11:20 pm EDT

Glacier latest US park to be scorched by Western wildfires

A 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 following a two-week closure.

Monday, August 13th 2018, 10:10 pm EDT

California man struggles to cope with loss of family in fire

A grief-stricken great-grandfather is collecting keepsakes from the charred remains of the California home where his family died in a wildfire.

Monday, August 13th 2018, 9:25 pm EDT

California fires may make homeowners insurance harder to get

California's battle with wildfires may hurt availability, raise the cost of homeowners insurance.

Monday, August 13th 2018, 10:18 am EDT

Death toll from quake that hit Indonesian island passes 430

The death toll from the earthquake that rocked the Indonesian island of Lombok a week ago has passed 430 and the government is estimating economic losses of least several hundred million dollars.

Monday, August 13th 2018, 2:35 am EDT

Cooler weather helps crews fight Southern California fire

Aided by slightly cooler temperatures, firefighters are continuing to make progress as they work to subdue a wildfire that has burned across more than 35 square miles (91 kilometers) of Southern California's Cleveland National Forest.

Sunday, August 12th 2018, 3:43 pm EDT

Greek island wildfire that forced villages to evacuate eases

Greek authorities say a large forest fire that forced the evacuation of two villages overnight on the island of Evia is abating but is not fully controlled yet.

Monday, August 13th 2018, 8:00 am EDT

Wildfire victims among those stung by Trump's trade war

President Donald Trump's tariffs on imported construction materials are making it more expensive to rebuild homes lost to wildfires and other natural disasters.

Saturday, August 11th 2018, 10:54 am EDT

Crews battle growing wildfire near homes in California

Firefighters are working to curb a wildfire threatening thousands of homes in the foothills south of Los Angeles before gusty winds can return to drive its explosive growth.

Friday, August 10th 2018, 2:11 am EDT

Ige wins Hawaii Democratic governor primary

Hawaii voters head to the polls this weekend for a primary election that will most likely settle the outcome of this year's major races.

Saturday, August 11th 2018, 2:16 am EDT

Wildfire forces Greek villages on island of Evia to evacuate

Greece's fire service says a wildfire raging on the island of Evia, in central Greece, has forced them to evacuate two villages and a monastery.

Sunday, August 12th 2018, 3:44 pm EDT

Crews make progress battling Southern California wildfire

Crews are working furiously to keep a Southern California wildfire from burning more homes south of Los Angeles while firefighters in the north have finally gained ground against destructive major blazes.

Saturday, August 11th 2018, 2:09 am EDT

Toll from Greek seaside resort wildfire rises to 94

The death toll from the July 23 fire at the seaside resort of Mati, near Athens, has risen to 94 after a 57-year-old woman in intensive care died of her injuries, the ministry of health announced.

Saturday, August 11th 2018, 9:24 am EDT