The Latest on California wildfires (all times local): 7:20 a.m.
The Latest on wildfires in California (all times local): 6:10 a.m.
A man exonerated in a killing for which he spent 15 years in prison has reached a $9 million settlement with investigators in northern Illinois.
A Pennsylvania farm where George Washington's troops narrowly escaped the British during the Revolutionary War is getting historic protection.
The explosive expansion of Houston subdivisions into prairies far to the west helped make the city affordable for the average 345 people who moved there each day, but it also paved over thousands of acres that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers had intended for a reservoir and other flood-control projects to help against deluges like the ones from Harvey.
Fire officials say a wildfire burning near the Northern California town of Oroville has destroyed 20 homes.
The Latest on wildfires burning across the western United States (all times local): 11:30 a.m.
Although Tennessee's top forestry official says he regrets the loss of lives and property from last year's wildfires, he argues that firefighters did as much as they could to contain the blaze.
Investigators are refusing to say how they know gunshots sparked a wildfire that destroyed dozens of homes near Yosemite National Park.
An Arizona man wanted to go on an adventure and visit a new town up north, but he ended up getting lost and stuck in the desert for just about 72 hours.
Fire investigators say gunfire caused a wildfire near Yosemite National Park that destroyed 131 structures, including 63 homes, last month.
The Latest on the wildfires burning in the west (all times local): 7:30 a.m.
The Latest on wildfires burning in the west (all times local): 8:15 p.m.
As wildfires rage throughout the western U.S., one California blaze in the rugged mountains outside of Yosemite National Park destroyed eight structures and forced thousands of nearby residents to flee their homes.
The Latest on wildfires and blistering heat in California (all times local): 12:10 p.m.
The Latest on a major wildfire burning in Utah and others burning across the U.S. West.
An extreme heat wave in the Southwest U.S. is making the fight against a series of wildfires more difficult Wednesday, including one that has destroyed at least four homes in an Arizona town known for its wineries, authorities said.
The Latest on a wildfire burning in northern New Mexico (all times local): 10:51 a.m.
Nearly 30 wildfires tore through dry and windy Arizona on Monday, drawing crews from across the Western United States to the state with the most blazes burning in the nation.
The U.S. Geological Survey has determined that a vast shale field in West Texas could yield 20 billion barrels of oil, making it the largest source of shale oil the agency has ever assessed.
The company building the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline is urging a federal court to speed up approval of its plan to lay pipe under a Missouri River reservoir, arguing Tuesday that further delays could add millions of dollars each month to the cost.
Officers in riot gear clashed again Wednesday with protesters near the Dakota Access pipeline, hitting several dozen with pepper spray as they waded through waist-deep water in an attempt to reach property owned by the pipeline's developer.
Attorneys representing the survivors and family members of people who died in a massive 2014 landslide north of Seattle have announced a proposed $50 million settlement with the state of Washington on the eve of a trial.
A San Diego woman who pleaded guilty to defacing several treasured national rock formations at national parks across the west and was sentenced to two years of probation was also banned from all national parks and federal lands during her probation.