Natural Disasters

Wildfires plunge vineyard workers, owners into same struggle

Oct 21, 2017

California wildfires plunge grape pickers, vineyard owners into same struggle to survive

Pakistan official: Bodies of 4 recovered from caved-in mine

Oct 21, 2017

Pakistani official says rescue workers have recovered the bodies of four mine workers who were buried under a landslide in the country's southwest

Landslide in northern Malaysia kills 3, 11 more trapped

Oct 21, 2017

Officials say a landslide at a construction site in northern Malaysia has killed three foreign workers, with rescuers searching for 11 others feared trapped in the rubble

Puerto Rican MLB players bond over hurricane _ and WhatsApp

Oct 21, 2017

Puerto Rican MLB players bond over hurricane _ and WhatsApp

Google parent turns on internet balloons in Puerto Rico

Oct 21, 2017

Google says its stratospheric balloons are now delivering the internet to remote areas of Puerto Rico where cellphone towers were knocked out by Hurricane Maria.

Texas city requires no Israel boycott for hurricane relief

Oct 21, 2017

A civil rights group is calling unconstitutional a Houston suburb's hurricane repair grant program that requires individuals to not boycott Israel as a condition of receiving any money

The Latest: California fire evacuees allowed to return home

Oct 20, 2017

Northern California residents who fled a wildfire in the dead of night with only minutes to spare returned to their neighborhoods for the first time in nearly two weeks Friday to see if anything was standing

Settlement reached in Oklahoma earthquake lawsuit

Oct 20, 2017

Settlement reached between two Oklahoma oil and natural gas companies and a woman who was injured in a 2011 earthquake

Texas to receive nearly $58 million in federal housing funds

Oct 20, 2017

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is allocating to Texas $57.8 million in additional funds for clearing housing from areas flooded by Hurricane Harvey

What Puerto Rico is doing to get the power back after storm

Oct 20, 2017

A month after Hurricane Maria rolled across the center of Puerto Rico, power is still out for the vast majority of people as the work to restore hundreds of miles of transmission lines and thousands of miles of distribution lines grinds on

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