- A rock slide on Sunday blocked road into Twin Springs resort Updated: Feb-07-16 6:40 pm
ATLANTA, Idaho - A rock slide on Sunday blocked the only road into and out of the Twin Springs resort near Atlanta, Idaho.
- Confronting the 'heroin tsunami' in Kootenai County, Idaho Updated: Feb-07-16 2:17 pm
POST FALLS, Idaho - Crushing news came shortly after Cindy Schaffner heard sirens just a few blocks from her Post Falls home.
- Rescuers in Taiwan pull out survivors from quake rubble Updated: Feb-07-16 1:36 pm
TAINAN, Taiwan - As anxious families waited nearby, rescuers on Sunday painstakingly pulled more survivors from the remains of a high-rise apartment building that collapsed a day earlier in a powerful earthquake that shook southern Taiwan and killed at least 32 people. More than 100 remained buried in the building's rubble.
- Light quake shakes buildings in Tokyo; no injuries or damage Updated: Feb-07-16 6:43 am
TOKYO - A light earthquake struck north of Tokyo on Sunday, shaking buildings in the Japanese capital.
- The Latest: More than 130 missing, 18 dead in Taiwan quake Updated: Feb-06-16 7:33 pm
TAINAN, Taiwan - The Latest on a magnitude-6.4 earthquake in southern Taiwan (all times local):
- More quakes rattle Oklahoma, including 3.8-magnitude temblor Updated: Feb-06-16 5:48 pm
MEDFORD, Oklahoma - Seven earthquakes have rattled Oklahoma, including a 3.8-magnitude temblor that struck near the town of Medford.
- Uptick in quakes could prompt action from Oklahoma lawmakers Updated: Feb-06-16 5:45 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - The power and frequency of earthquakes in Oklahoma have been increasing, but the Legislature has done little to try to curb the temblors that scientists have linked to the underground disposal of oil and gas drilling wastewater.
- Alabama governor tours Pickens County tornado damage Updated: Feb-06-16 4:58 pm
ALICEVILLE, Alabama - Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley visited rural west Alabama to discuss the state's response to storms that caused significant damage in several areas.
- Bills aim to combat invasive albizia trees Updated: Feb-06-16 12:50 pm
HILO, Hawaii - Two lawmakers are pushing legislation that would deal with invasive albizia trees, thousands of which fell and caused damage during Tropical Storm Iselle in August 2014.
- Austrian police: 5 skiers killed in 'massive' avalanche Updated: Feb-06-16 12:40 pm
BERLIN - Five people were killed Saturday when a "massive" avalanche in the Austrian Alps struck skiers from the Czech Republic taking part in a freeriding camp, police said.
- State urging residents to have earthquake preparedness plan Updated: Feb-06-16 10:35 am
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - The state's Department of Emergency Management is urging residents and business owners to develop an earthquake preparedness plan.
- Sinkhole opens in Phoenix area, 1 person feared dead Updated: Feb-05-16 8:13 pm
QUEEN CREEK, Arizona - Authorities say a sinkhole opened in a farm area on the outskirts of Phoenix, and a man is feared dead.
- 2 Oklahoma agencies looking to hire earthquake scientists Updated: Feb-05-16 6:43 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - Two Oklahoma agencies grappling with the increasing number of earthquakes are looking to hire scientists to aid in their efforts.
- Avalanche in Grand Teton National Park injures man Updated: Feb-05-16 12:05 pm
JACKSON, Wyoming - A Jackson resident has been injured after a wind slab avalanche in Grand Teton National Park partially buried him.
- Wichita: 2 earthquakes caused more than $100,000 damage Updated: Feb-05-16 10:27 am
WICHITA, Kansas - Wichita officials say the city suffered more than $100,000 in damage from two earthquakes in early January.
- Sakurajima volcano erupts spectacularly in southern Japan Updated: Feb-05-16 9:04 am
TOKYO - One of Japan's most active volcanos erupted spectacularly Friday evening with a fiery blast that sent lava rolling down its slope.
- Volunteers work to rebuild forest damaged in 2012 fire Updated: Feb-05-16 7:33 am
LIHUE, Hawaii - A group of volunteers is helping to restore the Hikimoe Ridge, three years after the forest was damaged in a fire that burned several thousand acres on Kauai.
- First research links California quakes to oil operations Updated: Feb-04-16 11:35 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - A 2005 spate of quakes in California's Central Valley almost certainly was triggered by oilfield injection underground, a study published Thursday said in the first such link in California between oil and gas operations and earthquakes.
- 5 years trimmed from ex-cop's sentence in Katrina body case Updated: Feb-04-16 3:15 pm
NEW ORLEANS - An ex-New Orleans police officer who burned the body of a man shot to death by a fellow officer in the chaos following Hurricane Katrina had his 17-year-sentenced reduced by more than five years Thursday by a federal judge.
- The Latest: More than 5 years cut from ex-cop's sentence Updated: Feb-04-16 2:12 pm
NEW ORLEANS - The latest on the federal resentencing hearing of Gregory McRae, a former New Orleans police officer convicted in connection with burning the body of a man who had been shot by another officer following Hurricane Katrina (all times local):
- Weather service: 4 tornadoes struck Mississippi on Tuesday Updated: Feb-04-16 12:34 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - Residents of eastern Mississippi on Thursday continued to clean up debris from homes, student housing and a small-town Baptist church that were damaged by tornadoes two days earlier.
- Avalanche hits Indian army post on glacier; 10 feared dead Updated: Feb-04-16 10:59 am
SRINAGAR, India - Officials say 10 Indian soldiers are feared dead after an avalanche hit a military post on the Siachen Glacier in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir.
- Army base: Tornado destroyed vehicles, displaced residents Updated: Feb-04-16 7:21 am
FORT STEWART, Georgia - Military officials at Fort Stewart say numerous vehicles were destroyed and 40 to 50 people were displaced from housing areas when a tornado touched down on the Army base in southeast Georgia.
- Snowmobiler killed in avalanche in Colorado Updated: Feb-03-16 11:33 pm
PAGOSA SPRINGS, Colorado - Authorities say a 23-year-old snowmobiler was killed in an avalanche near Wolf Creek Pass in southern Colorado.
- UN panel: Too often only half of aid money get to the needy Updated: Feb-03-16 10:20 pm
UNITED NATIONS - Too often only half of the money from donors is getting to the millions of people devastated by conflicts and natural disasters who desperately need humanitarian aid, the co-chair of a U.N.-appointed panel said Wednesday.