Dangerously dirty air caused by wildfires on the west coast of the United States is seeping into homes and businesses, sneaking into cars through air conditioning vents and preventing people already shut away by the coronavirus pandemic from enjoying a walk or trip to the park.
Nearly all of those reported missing in wildfires that have killed at least 33 people in the US have been accounted for, according to authorities.
At least 31 people have died as wildfires continue to rage across the West Coast of the United States.
Easing winds and a rise in humidity have helped firefighters battle massive blazes in Oregon that have taken a deadly toll across the US state.
Russell Knox has a one-shot lead after shooting a nine-under 63 on day one of the first event of the new PGA Tour season in California.
Thousands of people have been forced to flee their home and three people have died in wildfires in California. The blazes come amid prolonged dry and hot conditions in the western United States which have also led to fires in Washington state, Oregon and Idaho.
Winds gusting as high as 50 mph fanned dozens of catastrophic wildfires across a large swath of Washington state and Oregon that rarely experiences such intense fire activity because of the Pacific Northwest’s cool and wet climate.
Three bear cubs trapped in a skip climbed to freedom after being given a ladder to aid their escape.
Wildfires are raging unchecked across parts of western United States amid gusty and dry conditions.
More than a dozen California firefighters trying to protect a fire station in rugged mountains were overrun by flames on Tuesday, leaving several injured.
Evacuation orders have been expanded to more mountain communities in California as a huge wildfire churned through the Sierra National Forest.
Rescuers in military helicopters airlifted 207 people to safety over the weekend after an explosive wildfire trapped them in a popular camping area in California’s Sierra National Forest.
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Boris Johnson’s Scottish holiday plans were interrupted when he was spied glamping on the Applecross peninsula.
Tech giant Google will “always pay the tax it is required to pay” in the United Kingdom, the company’s UK managing director has said.
Cambridge-based software giant Aveva has spent five billion US dollars (£3.8 billion) on a SoftBank-backed data company from California.
Three deadly wildfires are spreading through northern California as firefighters brace for more of the lightning that sparked the huge blazes.
Three massive wildfires chewed through parched Northern California landscape on Sunday as firefighters raced to dig breaks and make other preparations ahead of a frightening weather system.
Firefighters in northern California who have battled wildfires for nearly a week were bracing themselves for a rise in temperatures, higher winds and lightning that could spark new blazes on Sunday.
Wildfires in California have killed at least five people and forced tens of thousands from their homes, straining firefighting resources by the sheer vastness of the battle lines.
At least five people have died as dozens of wildfires sparked by lightning strikes continue to burn in Northern California.
Crews have worked in blistering heat to beat back wildfires that ignited across Northern California, sending thousands of people from their homes, halting traffic on major roads and killing a pilot on a firefighting mission.
Thousands of people in California are under orders to evacuate in regions surrounding the San Francisco Bay Area as nearly 40 wildfires blazed across the US state amid a blistering heatwave now in its second week.
An automated measuring system in California’s Death Valley reported a temperature of 130F (54.4C) amid a blistering heatwave on Sunday, a reading that would be among the highest ever recorded globally if it is confirmed.
Light winds and scattered thundershowers early on Thursday helped to calm the flames of a huge wildfire that has prompted evacuations north of Los Angeles.
A police officer pulled a man out of the path of an oncoming train with seconds to spare, with the incident caught on her bodycam footage.
Evacuation orders remained in place early on Monday for thousands of people after a wildfire in mountains east of Los Angeles exploded in size.
A 73-year-old man is planning to cycle coast-to-coast across the US to raise funds for conservation in Scotland.
Protesters in California set fire to a courthouse, damaged a police station and assaulted officers after a peaceful demonstration intensified late on Saturday, police in Oakland said.
Pubs, clubs and restaurants are emerging as front lines in global efforts to prevent the resurgence of coronavirus.
California governor Gavin Newsom has extended the closure of bars and indoor dining statewide and ordered gyms, churches and hair salons to be closed in most places as coronavirus cases keep rising in the nation’s most populated state.