Some fear California drought cuts could erase water rights
Some water agencies say a plan to make California's drought-era water restrictions permanent could allow the state to chip away at long-held water rights
Storm system brings flooding, freezing rain, snow to Midwest
A storm system stretching from Texas to the Great Lakes states with risks of flooding, freezing rain and snow is being blamed for fatal crashes in three states, including an accident that left four dead in Nebraska
The Latest: Tornadoes cause damage, injuries in North Texas
Two weak tornadoes have hit North Texas, demolishing at least one mobile home and damaging about a dozen others in a rural area and damaging the roofs of homes in a Dallas suburb
The 17 lives extinguished in the Florida school shooting
The gunman who opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, wiped out lives, and left families and friends struggling to cope after America's latest mass shooting.
The Latest: California winter now third driest on record
State water officials postpone vote on new water wasting restrictions as winter reaches third-driest on record
New rules for nursing homes after Irma deaths move slowly
New rules for Florida nursing homes after 14 people died from heat exposure in an unpowered center after Hurricane Irma are moving slowly
Storms battering Midwest as East Coast warms up
Winter storms continue to blast much of the U.S. as the East Coast warms up.
Parts of New Zealand flood as remnants of Cyclone Gita hit
Parts of New Zealand have declared an emergency as a powerful storm hits, causing flooding and forcing some people to evacuate their homes
Winter weather advisories in Los Angeles and on the West Coast
High temperatures are expected in the nation's capital and on the East Coast.
Wind-driven wildfire forces people to flee rural California
Officials say a wind-driven wildfire in rural central California has forced mandatory evacuations and is threatening hundreds of buildings