(NEW YORK) -- At least two children have died in hot cars this week as a heat wave blasted the U.S. On Tuesday afternoon, a 4-year-old boy died in East Manchester Township, Pennsylvania, the York County Coroner's Office said. After the family wasn’t able to find... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Dozens of wildfires blazing through the Western U.S. are continuing to shroud surrounding areas in smoke and haze. At least 92 large wildfires are continuing to burn in the West, mostly in California, Oregon and Washington. Evacuation orders are in effect for... Read More.
(KABUL, Afghanistan) -- On the fourth day of waiting, "Ahmad" had enough. He left Kabul airport, heading back through the Taliban checkpoints and bringing his family of five home. Desperate for safety and security for his wife and three children, he felt he had no... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As Tropical Storm Fred takes aim on the Florida Keys, a heat wave is gripping 33 states. Heat wave A heat wave is spreading to the Northeast as well as parts of the Midwest, South and Pacific Northwest. By Thursday, the heat index --... Read More.
(ATHENS) — Firefighters are working to extinguish dozens of fires across Greece, where over 100 wildfires have started in the past day. In the town of Evia, 90 miles from Athens, the Greek coast guard and private-owned boats are evacuating people from the beach where... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The Pacific Northwest is bracing for another heat wave as large wildfires continue to burn through the region. While the spread of wildfires has slowed in recent days, that could soon change. Temperatures near Portland, Oregon, and Spokane, Washington, are expected to... Read More.
(TOKYO) — Olympic athletes are set to see some reprieve from extreme weather conditions, as Tropical Storm Nepartak is now forecast to miss Japan's capital city. The storm is expected to make landfall in northern Japan on Wednesday morning local time. It was located approximately... Read More.
(NEW YORK) —The probability of record-shattering heat waves is increasing due to climate change, according to scientists who are measuring temperature predictions in a new way. Researchers that looked into rate of warming, rather than how much warming has occurred, found that record-shattering heat waves... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- The heat emanating from the dozens of wildfires ravaging the West is creating thunderstorms without rain in regions desperate for moisture. The pyrocumulus clouds, or fire-driven thunderstorm clouds, are created as large pockets of heat and smoke from the Bootleg Fire in... Read More.
(New York) — The record-breaking heat waves that have killed dozens of people in the West Coast last month have also had a dire impact on the region's bird population, particularly its youngest members. And wildlife experts and environmentalists are warning that this could be... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- Wildfires are continuing to spread in the West as more than 18 million Americans remain under heat alerts on the heels of a record-breaking heat wave. The heat wave brought triple-digit temperatures to cities in Arizona, Utah, California and Montana and played... Read More.