A colossal storm has been causing mayhem in California, with torrential rain, flash floods, strong winds and… sinkholes.
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
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
An earthquake of magnitude 6.
The search for bodies continues in the burnt out ruins of an Oakland warehouse. Investigators are still uncertain what started the blaze.
Heartbreak in Oakland
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.
A tour bus has crashed near Palm Springs in California killing 13 people and injuring 31 others.
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…
In drought-stricken California, every drop counts.
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