Millions of six-month-old smolts are hitching rides in tanker trucks because California’s historic drought has depleted rivers and streams, making the annual migration to the ocean too dangerous for juvenile salmon.
The family of an Israeli-American teen believed to have been abducted in the West Bank says it has received an outpouring of support from friends and family back in the U.S.
A wildfire burning near homes Monday in the southern Sierra Nevada west of California’s Lake Isabella grew only slightly overnight and crews expected to make significant progress before hotter, drier weather sets in later in the week.
A hollering, agitated passenger who ignored pleas to calm down spurred a pilot to divert a New York-to-Las Vegas JetBlue plane to Detroit over the weekend, according to the airline and a passenger’s video.
A New Jersey woman visiting the scene of a deadly house fire in Newark says her grandson and his mother were among the six killed in the blaze.
Authorities in Southern California say a 69-year-old man who was trying to prevent his daughter from driving drunk was run over and killed by the woman in her driveway.
NASA hopes to try again to launch a “flying saucer” into Earth’s atmosphere to test Mars mission technology after losing the chance because of bad weather, project managers said Thursday. The space agency is working toward a late June test.
Authorities say a man from Germany is dead after his kayak flipped over and he was unable to right himself at Grand Canyon National Park.
Two outpost offices of the National Weather Service in Alaska are finally ending what has been a bygone practice for most of the nation for almost two decades — using real human voices in radio forecast broadcasts.
Atlanta police say a resident of a home on the city’s southwest side stabbed and killed a suspected intruder. Officers responded to the home invasion call on Saville Street around 2:30 a.m. Saturday.