Flood watches issued in Northwest as some urged to evacuate
Residents in Washington state were preparing for possible flooding as “atmospheric rivers” once again threatened parts of the Northwest, which saw heavy damage from extreme weather earlier this month.
Crash kills California couple who helped Darfur refugees gain independence through soccer
Souleyman Adam Bourma was 17 when he sought refuge in the sprawling Goz Amer refugee camp in eastern Chad, home to more than 250,000 Darfuris who have fled war in their homeland.
A Civil War ‘mystery fort’: Virginia city hopes to preserve land once used by Union soldiers
As a boy growing up in what was then Norfolk County, Gerald Kinney played “Army” with his friends. What he didn’t know then is that the forested plot of land had once been a Civil War fort.
Wounded man in NC mall shooting remains in critical condition
A man shot at a mall in Durham, N.C., on Friday remains in critical condition as of Saturday afternoon. Two others who were shot, another adult male and a 10-year-old, sustained non-life-threatening injuries.
Firefighters launch tense rescue after pet tortoise traps pet dog in underground burrow
The four firefighters attempted to hatch a plan, but to no avail. Given that they were unfamiliar with burrows - and had never encountered a situation in which a small dog was trapped by a massive tortoise - they were at a loss.
Black Friday smash-and-grab robberies put Los Angeles police on tactical alert
Los Angeles police late Friday were on citywide tactical alert after a wave of smash-and-grab "flash mob" robberies at high-end stores.
Ghislaine Maxwell trial set to open in New York
Jeffrey Epstein's death by apparent suicide more than two years ago left dozens of his alleged victims without the closure they hoped his sex-trafficking trial would bring. In the coming days, those young women will have a chance to see Epstein's alleged accomplice.
New Earth observing-satellite beams back first images
The first images of Earth from the Landsat 9 satellite, which was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California on Sept. 27, have been released this month, ushering in a new chapter in the longest-running continuous satellite program dedicated to Earth observation.
He got new lungs after COVID. Now comes the hard part.
The lungs arrived in a chartered jet, hooked up to a machine to keep them warm and pumped with blood on their way to a transplant recipient.
Omicron variant may already be in US, Fauci says
When asked whether he believed omicron has already arrived in the United States, Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said he "would not be surprised" if it has.