California Drought Causing Trees to Die by the 'Millions,' Scientist Says
The devastation the California drought has caused to conifer trees in the Sierra Nevadas over the last couple of years "is far greater than previously observed," NASA scientists said in announcement of the publication of new map of the region. David Schimel, a senior research scientist who worked
Cactus, Buffalo, Golf Carts and the Beach: Catalina Island
California's Catalina Island is a scenic destination just a ferry ride away from Long Beach and other points
Democrats Will Meet in a City of Great Economic Inequality
When the Democrats come to the City of Brotherly Love to nominate Hillary Clinton and the talk turns to income inequality and the 1 percent, Exhibit A will be right outside their windows: Philadelphia itself
Brush Fire Forces 2,000 to Evacuate North of Los Angeles
A fast-moving brush fire has sent about 2,000 people fleeing from their homes in the foothills of the Santa Susana Mountains north of Los Angeles
Increasing Heat in the West, Where Wildfires Have Burned 7,000 Acres
Gusty winds and dry heat are not helping the 3-day long Sherpa Fire from extinguishing.
California Wildfire Spreads Rapidly
ABC News' Neal Karlinsky and Rob Marciano track the latest weather news from around the country.
Wildfires Rage Across 1,200 Acres Out West
The fast-moving flames near Santa Barbara, California, forced hundreds of people to evacuate.
Texas River Expected to Rise to Record Levels as Floods Overtake State
Several rivers in Southeastern Texas are experiencing major and even record flooding on roadways and homes after receiving almost 20 inches of rain over the Memorial Day weekend. This morning, the Brazos River at Richmond rose to more than 52 feet of and is expected to crest at 53.5 feet by tonight
Water Levels in Lake Mead Reach Record Lows
The water levels in Lake Mead, the man-made reservoir that serves about 20 million residents in Nevada, Arizona and California, is at an all-time low, according to the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. Lake Mead's water level -- currently at an elevation of 1,074 feet -- is expected to drop even more in