Fires

Indonesia forest threatened by development despite new rules

Aug 23, 2017

An Indonesian company and its Chinese partner are pushing ahead with an industrial wood plantation in a tropical forest and orangutan habitat on Borneo, apparently flouting government fire-prevention rules

Missouri woman charged with killing autistic daughter

Aug 22, 2017

Prosecutors have brought murder charges against the biological mother of a 16-year-old girl whose burned remains were found on their rural Missouri property

The Latest: Agency had wanted judge to toss shooter's suit

Aug 22, 2017

Records show an Ohio housing authority wanted a judge to dismiss much of a wrongful-death lawsuit filed by a man who shot him outside a courthouse

Several fires raging on Croatia's Adriatic coast

Aug 22, 2017

Several wildfires are raging on the Croatian Adriatic coast reaching some homes and prompting evacuations of dozens of villagers

Feds say brake problems preceded derailment in Pennsylvania

Aug 21, 2017

Federal investigators say crews encountered air brake problems before a freight train derailed in Pennsylvania earlier this month, causing hazardous material to ignite and forcing residents from their homes

Fire sweeps across Russian city, dozens of homes destroyed

Aug 21, 2017

Russian emergency officials say that a massive blaze has swept through Rostov-on-Don in southwestern Russia, leaving scores of people injured and dozens of houses burned

Officials: Slain officers didn't have chance to return fire

Aug 20, 2017

Officials say two officers in Florida who were slain while on patrol didn't have a chance to return fire

Evacuation orders affect hundreds in California, Oregon

Aug 19, 2017

Evacuation orders affecting hundreds of people were issued in California and Oregon as wildfires neared small towns, including one that's a prime location for viewing the eclipse

The Latest: Wildfire forces evacuation of 440 Oregon homes

Aug 19, 2017

A wildfire in central Oregon has prompted the evacuation of 440 homes and the closure of a highway in popular eclipse viewing area

Montana wildfire grows, destroys 2 homes

Aug 18, 2017

One of several wildfires burning in Montana destroyed two homes after jumping control lines as firefighters braved another day Friday of high temperatures, gusty winds and low humidity

Weather, 20 December
Houston Weather
+7

High: +11° Low: -2°

Humidity: 83%

Wind: NNE - 7 KPH

Canberra Weather
+27

High: +27° Low: +17°

Humidity: 87%

Wind: W - 20 KPH

Roissy-en-France Weather
+6

High: +6° Low: -5°

Humidity: 87%

Wind: ENE - 7 KPH

Florence Weather
+9

High: +9° Low: +6°

Humidity: 97%

Wind: ENE - 17 KPH

Parga Weather
+7

High: +16° Low: +4°

Humidity: 100%

Wind: SE - 25 KPH