WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The blast from the volcano could be heard in Alaska, and the waves crossed the ocean to cause an oil spill and two drownings in Peru. The startling satellite images resembled a massive nuclear explosion.
While other large N.C. school districts like Mecklenburg and Wake counties have made free COVID testing a priority for their students and staff through a variety of public-private medical partnerships, Forsyth County families are returning to school without adequate testing access in the midst of the omicron variant surge.
The death toll from floods and heavy rain, which has blighted the Brazilian state of Bahia since November, rose to 20 after flooding intensifi…
"It's a stunning revelation," said maritime archaeologist James Delgado of the Florida-based SEARCH Inc.
A powerful storm front blasted through Western New York, sending trees crashing down onto homes and vehicles, closing highways and blacking out more than 90,000 power customers.
Gusts that exceeded 70 mph have died down to about 60 in the early evening.
New York State Parks officials haven't figured out a way to remove the car in which a Williamsville woman died Wednesday from the brink of Niagara Falls without endangering more lives.
Pilot Mountain State Park will begin the process of reopening Saturday after a 1,050 acre wildfire that has cost $513,000 to control.
Some $62 million in voter approved bonds add up to needed improvements and upgrades to the crown jewel of Winston-Salem's park system.
"Cause and manner of death is still yet to be determined through autopsy," New York State Park Police Capt. Christopher Rola said in a statement.
A woman was pulled from a vehicle that was nearly submerged at the brink of Niagara Falls Wednesday by a Coast Guard officer lowered by helicopter.
The rescue attempt ended with the somber news that the woman in the vehicle was already dead before the diver was lowered by helicopter to the vehicle, opened the passenger door, pulled her out and lifted her to shore.
The sinking of a boat with more than 30 people on board this week is the latest in a string of little-noticed deadly migration tragedies. What can be done? Find out more here.
Forget the hungry seagulls; plastic waste from the COVID-19 pandemic, including masks, gloves and face shields, may ruin your future beach day…
HATTERAS — A section of the only road linking Hatteras Island to North Carolina’s mainland was closed Sunday due to ocean and sound flooding a…
'You' and 'Grey's Anatomy' star Scott Speedman has become a father for the first time after his girlfriend Lindsay Rae Hofmann gave birth to their daughter.
Might Eriksson and his Vikings really have made their way to what we know as Niagara Falls? No physical evidence exists.
A man whose body was found in the Catawba River on Friday has been identified.
This year, almost $3 million in grants will be awarded to 27 recipients for projects that protect North Carolina's natural resources.
The sea ice cover in the Arctic Ocean is a key part of our climate system. The sea ice brightness reflects more solar energy to space than open water.
"Gichigami Hearts" by Linda LeGarde Grover; University of Minnesota Press (145 pages)