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<p>Crews hoping to contain a deadly wildfire burning in rugged, drought-stricken terrain north of Los Angeles made steady progress on Wednesday, after a bulldozer operator fighting a smaller blaze in central California died when the tractor overturned.</p>
<p>Repeating and slow-moving storms will raise the risk of flash flooding and damaging winds over northern and central High Plains into Thursday night.</p>
It's shark season on the East Coast.
Highs will run between 10 and 15 degrees Fahrenheit above average across much of the western United States into the upcoming weekend.
Citing coal’s effect on climate change, a group of more than 65 prominent scientists is urging the Obama administration to end coal leasing on federal public lands by making permanent a moratorium the government placed on leasing in January.
Move over, Devo! A distant star is whipping its companion with radiation, making the whole system pulse like an '80s power-pop dance party.
The best weather pictures for the month of July 2016.
<p>Jupiter's Great Red Spot is apparently also red hot: The highest temperatures ever observed on the planet were recently detected in the region above the ginormous storm.</p>
Philae, the trailblazing, space exploring robot that made history when it landed on a speeding comet, bid its final farewell to Earthlings today.
Hot and humid summer weather across the U.S. brings with it the rise of the mosquito season, and this year the threat of the Zika virus makes that more than a minor nuisance.
<p>A stifling heat wave will remain entrenched across the mid-Atlantic and Northeast much of this week.</p>
<p>Eight hikers are recovering after being rescued from the fire lines on the south side of a massive blaze burning near Big Sur.</p>
Tens of thousands of Nepalese still living in tents following set of devastating earthquakes in 2015
Firefighters battle the Soberanes Fire in northern California.
<p>After a heat wave this past weekend, the US has had its taste of scorching temperatures.</p>
<p>A renewed risk of severe weather will threaten portions of the north-central United States into midweek.</p>
The 1995 heat wave that killed an estimated 739 people in Chicago was a terrifying but instructive event. “At the time, public health agencies considered heat waves a minor nuisance,” says thesociologist and writer Eric Klinenberg, whose 2002 book Heat Wave: A Social Autopsy of Disaster in Chicago chronicled a horrifying cascade of policy errors and social conditions during a three-day period of unrelenting heat and humidity in mid-July.
Watch marine trash get sucked into five immense garbage gyres.
Meteorologists are still rubbing their eyes after seeing seven named storms form in just three weeks around the Eastern Pacific.
During last night's thunderstorm in New York City, the Empire State Building was struck by lightning.
Two blazes chew up some 80,000 square miles in sky-high heat but many evacuees from one allowed to return home
Heavy rains and floods have killed at least seven people and forced around 1.2 million to leave their water-logged homes in India's northeastern state of Assam.
The sun fired off its strongest solar flare of 2016 during an active weekend that saw three eruptions from the star's surface.
<p>Most of the roughly 20,000 evacuees forced out by a wildfire were cleared to go home, but firefighters still faced huge work Tuesday in taming an expansive wildfire in mountains north of Los Angeles.</p><p></p>
The U.N. weather agency says it suspects a 54-degree Celsius (129.2 Fahrenheit) temperature recorded in Kuwait has set a record for the eastern hemisphere.
Ah, yes, the moon. To it, over it, shooting for it. Blue, green. Pies, faces, shines, lighting. And I haven't even gotten to all the Luna-based concepts.
The fast-moving Sand Fire has killed one person and destroyed more than a dozen homes in the drought-parched canyons northwest of Los Angeles.
Here are the peak dates and best practices for watching the Perseid and Delta meteor showers this summer.
Before it split into the continents we know today, Earth was home to just a single landmass, or "supercontinent," called Pangea.
With the Delta Aquarid meteor shower going on right now, and the crowd-favorite Perseid meteor shower hot on its heels, the next few weeks are going to be the prime time to watch some shooting stars light up the night sky.
The government has found that jet engine exhaust is adding to climate change and endangering human health, and needs to be regulated.
A wildfire that’s destroyed 20 homes and two other buildings south of Carmel in Monterey County grew to almost 15,000 acres overnight and remains only 5-percent contained as residents continue to evacuate the area, firefighters said Monday.
Tropical Storm Darby made landfall on the Hawaiian island of Oahu on July 24. Heavy rain and lightning strikes dominated the city skyline, while flash flooding caused havoc for commuters and forced others to seek shelter.
A waterspout was spotted along the shoreline of tourist haven Cancun, Mexico, on Sunday, July 24. A smaller waterspout appeared alongside it briefly, as in this video. This footage was taken by a webcam installed at Cancun’s Beach Palace hotel. Credit: YouTube/webcamsdemexico
At Lavoie's Farm in New Hampshire, beans and corn haven't broken through the ground yet and fields of strawberries are stunted.The drought that has taken hold in the Northeast is especially felt at John Lavoie's farm in Hollis, presenting him with some tough choices. Irrigation ponds are drying up, forcing him to choose between tomatoes and berries or apple and peach trees.Lavoie decided to hold off watering the fruit trees so...
<p>Flames raced down a steep hillside "like a freight train," leaving smoldering remains of homes and forcing thousands to flee the wildfire churning through tinder-dry canyons in Southern California, authorities said Sunday.</p><p></p>
Viewers will be able to see up to 20 meteors per hour during the shower’s peak. The Delta Aquarids are flying by this week, and if the night sky above you is clear, you just might catch a glimpse. Meteor showers will peak...
Enormous gas bubbles trapped underground are causing areas of grass in Siberia to tremble like trampolines. Methane gas, which is twice as potent as carbon dioxide in warming the Earth's atmosphere and is usually locked beneath permafrost, is reportedly...
Dozens of lawsuits are pending after a 2008 dam collapse in Tennessee, with former workers blaming their illnesses on toxic exposure.
<p>Corals in remote and relatively pristine reefs fare little better overall amid global warming than those growing alongside heavily populated coastlines, according to research published Wednesday. </p><p></p>
Solar Impulse, a plane powered by the sun, is completing a round-the-world trip fueled without a single drop of gas
According to the Climate Central Wildfire tracker, there are 66 large fires burning right now in the western US.
Four decades after Nasa’s Viking 1 landed on the red planet, we detail every Mars mission to date – successful or not
Space is rife with unexplained phenomena -.and some of the seven included in this slideshow could hold the key to understanding the universe.
Torrential rains that have swept through China have killed at least 154 people and left 124 missing, officials said Saturday, with most of the casualties reported from a northern province where villagers complained about lack of warning before a deadly flash flood.
<p>A huge toxic algae bloom in Utah has closed one of the largest freshwater lakes west of the Mississippi River, sickening more than 100 people and leaving farmers scrambling for clean water during some of the hottest days of the year.</p>
LUCAS, Ohio — What was left of the famous oak tree from The Shawshank Redemption fell Friday, apparently the victim of a southwest wind. John and Marge Shoemaker of Weatherford, Texas, in this area for their niece's Saturday wedding, may have been among the last to see the tree still standing.
Imagine going to fill up your tank and seeing a label on the pump that says what you are doing was causing climate change.
Humans have built vast systems to dredge carbon out of the earth and hurl it into the sky — cars, planes, ships, factories and power plants all across the globe. As carbon pollution cooks the planet, scientists are looking for ways to scrub the heat-trapping gas from the atmosphere and return it to the ground.
In case you haven't heard, there is a very, very big problem with the universe: About 80% of all of the stuff inside it is missing.
When you think of photos of Earth from space, showing the entire planet, what usually comes to mind are the gorgeous shots from the Apollo missions in the 1960s and 1970s.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Friday that climate change is as dangerous as, if not more than, the threats posed by the Islamic State and other extremist groups.
The Perseids, one of the most popular meteor showers of the year, is coming up in just under a month. But you don’t have to wait until August to see shooting stars light up the sky.
NASA It's one of the most defining moments in American history: On July 21, 1969, Neil Armstrong became the first person ever to walk on the moon, taking what he called "one small step for a man and one giant leap for mankind." Forty-seven years later, we're still learning new things about Earth's dusty companion. And some of the things that we do know about it are pretty mindblowing. Here are a few facts about the moon that you might not know.
Russia's practice of leaving massive wildfires to burn out of control in sprawling stretches of Siberia puts at risk a key global resource for absorbing climate-warming emissions: its trees.
The hazards of heat waves continue even after the sun goes down. CNN meteorologist Jennifer Gray explains.
Even before summer 2016 has officially begun, the nation faced a deadly heat wave.
When "Star Trek's" starship Enterprise first embarked on a "five-year mission" in 1966, the goal of its first crew was to better understand...