This is what climate change looks like.
A large wildfire - sparked by lightning on June 4, and growing out of control - is burning across the Colorado mountains.
Ohio's right wing Republican governor John Kasich worked Monday to pull his foot out of his own mouth.
"This is a dog-and-pony show," said a dissatisfied resident, among hundreds at a public hearing to investigate the city's 4.0 earthquake on New Year's Eve.
The owners of the West Virginia coal mine where 29 died in an explosion agreed to pay $210 million, the biggest ever payout for a disaster the government blamed on "the ruthless pursuit of profits ahead of safety."
The AFL-CIO of Texas is working with United Way organizations to set up a Union Wildfire Relief Fund and aid the victims of the Texas wilfire disaster.
Hurricane Irene is history, but the cleanup efforts and a new controversy over allocation of federal money remain.
Some of the gleaming new structures sit opposite desolate, abandoned lots while others are sandwiched in between crumbling houses to which no one has returned.
The windowless ruins of Charity Hospital stand today as both a haunting reminder of horrors past and a call to arms for those joining the battle for a restored health care system.
The worst flood in four decades has hit Minot, N.D. Water from the Souris River is predicted to begin pouring over dikes, which led authorities to order the evacuation of 12,000 people there,