Drought, climate change, and aging infrastructure combined to create a looming catastrophe that forced 188,000 Californians to evacuate.
Across 500 pages of transcript drawn from the sunken freighter’s bridge, crew members question the decision to sail into Hurricane Joaquin and gradually grasp their perilous situation.
In the last minute before a fatal crash last week, a commuter train sped up to twice the limit, the NTSB says.
Officials say they face a public-health emergency, and believe a batch of the opioid may be tainted with an elephant tranquilizer.
A bomb in the city of Cizre, near the Syrian border, killed 11 police officers and injured dozens more. The banned PKK has claimed responsibility.
A device plucked from 15,000 feet under the sea could help investigators understand why the cargo ship went down last October, killing 33 people.
With each new terrorist incident in France, the solidarity that accompanied previous ones becomes harder to sustain.
Chief David Brown says officers used a device equipped with a bomb to kill a suspect, a perhaps unprecedented move that raises new questions about use of lethal force.
The presumptive Republican nominee responded to the shooting in Orlando with a blistering attack on Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama.
Officer Caesar Goodson, who was driving the van in which the 25-year-old black man was fatally injured, faces the most serious charges.
The NTSB concludes that the engineer in a deadly 2015 crash in Philadelphia was distracted by radio traffic, following rocks striking another train.
As Weston wrote this morning, former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic was found guilty and sentenced to 40 years in…
Michigan Governor Rick Snyder and EPA chief Gina McCarthy on Thursday faced harsh questioning about lead poisoning in the city.
Michigan’s governor says he only found out in January, but newly revealed emails show his aides were aware of the fatal outbreak nine months ago.
Six officers involved in the November 2012 shooting of Malissa Williams and Timothy Russell will be dismissed.
The tenor of the immediate responses to the mass shooting in California exemplified the partisan divide.
Tunisia declared a state of emergency on Tuesday after an explosion killed 12 presidential guards in the capital.
Gunmen killed at least 18 people, and took more than 100 hostages, at a luxury hotel in the capital city of Bamako.
Forty years ago today, the Edmund Fitzgerald, one of the largest ships on the Great Lakes, broke apart and sank…
The Category-5 storm is logging 200 mile-per-hour winds, and is expected to make landfall on Friday.