A winter storm has felled California's iconic Pioneer Cabin Tree, an ancient Sequoia which is believed to have lived for at least 1,000 years
Mass murderer Charles Manson is reportedly seriously ill in hospital.
Convicted murderer Charles Manson has been taken from a California prison to hospital.
Debbie Reynolds and her daughter Carrie Fisher will have a joint funeral and are to be buried together in Hollywood, according to Reynolds’ son.
Two conjoined twin girls in the United States are in stable condition and recovering in hospital after undergoing a 17-hour surgery to separate them
The search for bodies continues in the burnt out ruins of an Oakland warehouse. Investigators are still uncertain what started the blaze.
The warehouse's previous health and safety discrepancies have come to light as authorities say death toll could rise to as many as 40 while they try to locate the missing.
At least nine people have been killed and more than two dozen are still unaccounted for after a massive fire broke out at a warehouse in the city of Oakland in…
After a week of gruelling challenges including mountain biking, canoing and a foot race, the 15th edition of the ‘Raid Amazones’ came to a close this week.
Electric car maker Tesla says all of its models will be equipped to be fully self-driving with that technology fully operational by the end of 2017.
Thousands flocked to London’s Trafalgar Square at the weekend to join in the Diwali celebrations.
Police in the El Cajon suburb of San Diego have released a surveillance video from a local business that shows an unarmed Ugandan refugee being shot dead in a car park on…
Firefighters in Southern California have been gaining ground against a wildfire in a mountain pass that has forced tens of thousands of people to flee their…
Firefighters in southern California say they are starting to get on top of the huge Blue Cut wildfire that has destroyed many buildings and forced over 80,000 people to flee their homes.
Dry, hot and windy conditions continue to drive the Blue Cut wildfire in Southern California
High winds are driving a huge wildfire in southern California, cutting off the highway connecting Los Angeles with Las Vegas.
A fast moving wildfire in southern California has forced the evacuation of more than 80,000 people just east of Los Angeles.
Firefighters in Northern California are continuing to battle a blaze that has destroyed at least 175 homes and businesses and forced 4,000 people to flee their…
Smoke and ash have been raining down near Lake Berryessa in the US state of California where wildfires have been spreading.
American Luke Aikens have dived into the record books by becoming the first person ever to leap from twenty five thousand feet without a parachute or wing suit.
Burning for more than three days, the Sand Fire in California has grown to cover more than 13,000 hectares.
American pop punk-trio Blink-182 stormed to the No1 spot in the UK and US album charts with their comeback album California.
Two fast-moving bush fires rage amid a brutal heatwave in the US state of California.