About 185 people had to be evacuated from the park Sunday, including dozens of hikers by helicopter from the summit of Half Dome, as flames quickly spread.
Tropical storm warnings were discontinued for the Virginia coast and the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay. The warnings remain in effect for Nantucket and the Cape Cod in Massachusetts. No deaths or serious injuries have been reported.
A spate of wildfires charred more than 20,000 acres, as of Friday, in Southern California. The fires forced thousands to evacuate.
Thousands of people in eastern El Salvador are fleeing their homes after the Chaparrastique volcano started spewing hot ash and smoke on Sunday morning.
The St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Newtown is roughly one mile from Sandy Hook Elementary.
After running on a backup generator for two days, Bellevue Medical Center, famous for its psychiatric and prison wards, decides it can no longer care for patients.
From early voting to evacuations, Hurricane Sandy could make voting more difficult in several states.
Atlantic City mayor Lorenzo Langford challenged Gov. Chris Christie and the media to prove that he sent mixed messages to residents about evacuating the city in anticipation of hurricane Sandy.
This is so not rock and roll. This afternoon, a thunderstorm hit Chicago, and the thousands attending Lollapalooza had to be evacuated, flooding the streets with soaking wet hipsters.
Nearly a year after the devastating earthquake and tsunami that crippled Japan’s nuclear reactors, abandoned dogs and cats still roam the ghost towns within the evacuation zones. Volunteers from the United Kennel Club Of Japan, braving radiation poisoning, are doing their best to try and save these animals.