The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 6 earthquake struck waters west of Samoa and American Samoa.
The U.S. Geological Survey has recorded two earthquakes that struck near a central Oklahoma town.
A 101-year-old man who told his wife to flee Northern California's deadly wildfires without him is the latest victim of last month's blazes to be identified.
Oklahoma's former lead seismologist says he felt pressured by a University of Oklahoma official to not link the state's surge in earthquakes to oil and gas production.
Federal investigators say they've seen no signs that a Houston-area chemical plant that flooded and partially exploded during Hurricane Harvey considering moving its highly unstable compounds offsite as a precaution.
Ten-year-old Anthony Valencia says that after Hurricane Maria destroyed his home in Puerto Rico he played video games for weeks until he was sick of them.
The chances of a hurricane flooding parts of Texas, like Harvey did, have soared sixfold in just 25 years because of global warming and will likely triple once again before the end of the century, a new study says.
Massachusetts authorities say a police officer responding to a report of possible gunfire fired shots at a vehicle to stop it from leaving, killing the driver.
The Latest on the Baltimore police lieutenant facing administrative charges in the death of Freddie Gray, a black man who suffered a fatal injury in police custody (all times local): 1:25 p.m. Attorneys have begun to clash over a Baltimore police lieutenant's role in the arrest of a black man who later died in custody.
Three former South American soccer officials went on trial Monday in a scandal that's shaken the sport's governing body, with U.S. prosecutors accusing them of taking millions of dollars in bribes and defense lawyers portraying them as innocent bystanders to corruption.
Investigators are searching the woods behind a New Hampshire apartment complex in connection with the 1980 disappearance of a woman.
A western Michigan bar has apologized for asking a veteran and his service dog to leave the establishment.
A Utah contractor with ties to a polygamous group is set to appear in court Monday to challenge a judge's finding that they put nearly 200 children to work picking pecans for long hours in the cold without pay.
The American Civil Liberties Union is raising questions about how a high-speed chase ended in a deadly shooting involving officers on Interstate 95 in Rhode Island.
An 11-month-old Missouri boy is hospitalized with bite marks, a broken nose, ruptured ear drums and other injuries, and police believe his father is responsible.
The highest-ranking officer involved in the arrest of a black man who was fatally injured in a police van is appearing before a police disciplinary board in Baltimore.
Rumbling bulldozers and front-loaders have started scraping up the ash, charred wood and crumbled bricks and concrete left from thousands of homes and buildings destroyed by blazes in California wine country, launching a new phase in the largest wildfire cleanup in state history.
A U.S. drone strike killed "several militants" with al-Shabab in Somalia, the military said, as the Trump administration increasingly targets what has become the deadliest Islamic extremist group in Africa.
Devin Kelley, who carried out the massacre at a Texas church, was able to buy four guns even though he had been convicted in the Air Force of domestic violence.
Volunteers donated blood at a community hall and others stocked the refrigerator and laid out loaves of bread at a food pantry as the stunned community of Sutherland Springs struggled to recover from the shooting at a Baptist church that left more than two dozen dead.