The nearly 200,000 evacuees downstream of the Lake Oroville dam in northen California are safe for now, but fearful they will have no homes to return to if the dam fails.
It's hoped repairs to main spillway connected to Oroville Dam in northern California can begin as soon as possible
Close to 200,000 people have been ordered to evacuate from areas surrounding the Lake Oroville Dam in California amid fears of severe flooding.
An urgent evacuation has been ordered in northern California after officials said the US’s tallest dam had been weekend by heavy rain.
The latest storm in the wet California winter triggered street flooding and rockslides around the San Francisco Bay Area.
Grassroots organisers have received the green light to start campaigning for California to secede from the United States
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…