BANNING, Calif. (AP) - A Southern California wildfire fueled by strong winds was raging through 4½ square miles of Riverside County on Wednesday in the biggest of a series of statewide fires that broke out amid dry, gusty conditions.
The fast-moving wildfire about 90 miles east of Los Angeles broke
By JOHN MILLERAssociated Press
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Two small but unseasonably early fires burning in northern California's wine country and another wind-whipped blaze farther south likely are a harbinger of a nasty summer fire season across the West.
Officials with the National Interagency Fire
WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif. (AP) - Two small airplanes with a combined four people aboard collided in midair over the Southern California mountains, sending one crashing into a rocky ridge and killing its pilot while the second was able to maneuver a belly-flop landing on the fairway of a nearby golf
WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif. (AP) - Two small airplanes collided in midair over the Southern California mountains Monday, sending one crashing into a rocky ridge and killing its pilot while the second was able to maneuver a belly-flop landing on a nearby golf course, officials said.
By COLLEEN SLEVINAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - A slow-moving spring storm is bringing much-needed moisture to parts of the Rockies and the Plains, but winds are raising the wildfire danger to the south.
Rocky Mountain National Park has already gotten more than 2 feet of snow, and more is expected
By LORI HINNANTAssociated Press
PARIS (AP) - It's a data leak involving tens of thousands of offshore bank accounts, naming dozens of prominent figures around the world. And new details are being released by the day - raising the prospect that accounts based on promises of secrecy and tax
YAHOO.COM - The story of a good deed has spread like wildfire online since Sunday, when an anonymous do-gooder left a kind note and $40 on a woman's windshield in a Dunkin' Donuts parking lot.
"I noticed the sticker on the back of your car," the note read, referring to a "Half my
By HOLBROOK MOHRAssociated Press
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Severe thunderstorms Monday raked across a wide area of the South, packing strong winds, rain and some baseball-size hail.
In Mississippi, authorities reported two people were hit on the head by large hail as the enormous storm front crossed
PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (AP) - A wildfire burning in a resort area outside the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in eastern Tennessee has destroyed more than 30 large rental cabins.
The 145-acre fire was first reported around 5 p.m. EDT Sunday in Sevier County, said Ben Bryson, a fire resources
By NICHOLAS RICCARDIAssociated Press
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - The wildfire season that Coloradans have been nervously awaiting arrived in a wind-whipped frenzy in the foothills near Fort Collins.
The year's first major along the populous Front Range was spotted late Friday morning and raced