Anxiety in Alaska as endless aftershocks rattle residents
Anxiety in Alaska as endless aftershocks rattle residents

Seven weeks after a massive earthquake struck Alaska, the seemingly endless aftershocks are keeping many residents filled with anxiety.

Volcano in southern Japan erupts; no injuries or damage
Volcano in southern Japan erupts; no injuries or damage

A small island volcano in southern Japan has erupted, blasting rocks and ashes into the air but causing no damage or injuries.

January 16th, 8:13 PM PST
California dries off after storms batter state for days
California dries off after storms batter state for days

Californians are cleaning up and drying off after a series of storms dumped heavy rain and snow throughout the state.

January 17th, 10:23 PM PST
Hospital CEO: Victim of New Mexico avalanche has died
Hospital CEO: Victim of New Mexico avalanche has died

A hospital official says one of the people pulled from the snow after an avalanche at a ski resort in New Mexico has died.

January 18th, 9:23 AM PST
California storm moving out after battering state for 3 days
California storm moving out after battering state for 3 days

The last Pacific storm in a weeklong series is expected to douse California again and forecasters say the state is still at risk for dangerous mudslides in burn areas and blizzards in the high Sierras.

January 16th, 11:33 PM PST
Prosecutor: Drug maker pushed OxyContin despite danger signs
Prosecutor: Drug maker pushed OxyContin despite danger signs

Massachusetts court filing says company that makes opioid sought 'blizzard of prescriptions' when it launched the drug in the 1990s.

January 16th, 6:03 AM PST
Northridge quake thrashed Los Angeles 25 years ago this week
Northridge quake thrashed Los Angeles 25 years ago this week

Twenty-five years ago this week Los Angeles was violently shaken out of its sleep by the pre-dawn Northridge earthquake and sunrise revealed a gravely injured metropolis, with dozens killed and $25 billion in damage.

January 15th, 10:44 PM PST
The Latest: Norway police recover 2 more avalanche victims
The Latest: Norway police recover 2 more avalanche victims

Norwegian police say rescuers have recovered two more bodies after four skiers were swept away in an avalanche in northern Norway more than two weeks ago.

January 17th, 6:03 AM PST
Falling tree kills man as storm lashes California
Falling tree kills man as storm lashes California

Another Pacific storm is bearing down on California, bringing a threat of mudslides to the site of the deadliest wildfire in state history and a rare blizzard warning in the Sierra Nevada.

January 15th, 10:33 PM PST
The Latest: Pelosi asks Trump to postpone State of the Union
The Latest: Pelosi asks Trump to postpone State of the Union

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has asked President Donald Trump to postpone his State of the Union address to the nation _ set for Jan. 29 _ until the government reopens.

January 16th, 7:03 AM PST
PG&E bankruptcy could mean price hikes, unpaid fire lawsuits
PG&E bankruptcy could mean price hikes, unpaid fire lawsuits

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. pending bankruptcy is raising concern that prices will rise and victims of wildfires who are suing the nation's largest utility won't get all the money they may be owed.

January 15th, 4:13 PM PST
Filing: OxyContin maker forecast 'blizzard of prescriptions'
Filing: OxyContin maker forecast 'blizzard of prescriptions'

A member of the family that owns OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma told people gathered at the prescription opioid painkiller's launch party in the 1990s that it would be "followed by a blizzard of prescriptions that will bury the competition".

January 15th, 1:03 PM PST
California storms bring mudslide fears, blizzard warning
California storms bring mudslide fears, blizzard warning

Evacuation orders have been issued for many Southern and Central California areas hit by wildfires in recent months as Pacific storms threaten to unleash flows of mud, boulders and debris.

January 14th, 10:33 PM PST
California governor, lawmakers confront utility bankruptcy
California governor, lawmakers confront utility bankruptcy

California Gov. Gavin Newsom and state lawmakers must now deal with the fallout of Pacific Gas & Electric Co.'s announcement it will file for bankruptcy.

January 14th, 10:33 PM PST
Avalanches, flooding cause disruptions in Austria, Germany
Avalanches, flooding cause disruptions in Austria, Germany

Officials say several avalanches have slammed buildings and roads in Austria but caused no injuries.

January 15th, 12:43 AM PST
Jimmy Fallon: Puerto Rican episode a 'love letter' to island
Jimmy Fallon: Puerto Rican episode a 'love letter' to island

Jimmy Fallon is calling his 'Tonight Show' episode taped in Puerto Rico a love letter to the island still in hurricane-recovery mode.

January 14th, 2:13 PM PST
The Latest: Danish skiing club unhurt by Austria avalanche
The Latest: Danish skiing club unhurt by Austria avalanche

The head of a western Denmark ski club says the hotel in Austria where 50 members were staying, was hit by an avalanche overnight.

January 15th, 1:33 AM PST
Utility seeks bankruptcy protection over California fires
Utility seeks bankruptcy protection over California fires

The CEO of Pacific Gas and Electric is stepping down and a newspaper says employees could learn this week if the utility will declare insolvency while facing billions of dollars in liability over its role in recent California wildfires.

January 13th, 7:03 PM PST
The Latest: Man clearing roof dies in avalanche in Austria
The Latest: Man clearing roof dies in avalanche in Austria

Bosnian authorities say three people have died and 17 others have been injured in car and bus crashes on snowy roads.

January 14th, 5:23 AM PST
Avalanche slams into German hotel; no injuries reported
Avalanche slams into German hotel; no injuries reported

Officials say a large avalanche has slammed into a hotel in southern Germany, damaging the building but causing no injuries.

January 14th, 12:53 AM PST
Austria avalanche kills 3; Ski patrollers killed in France
Austria avalanche kills 3; Ski patrollers killed in France

Police say three German skiers have been killed in an avalanche in the Austrian Alps and a fourth is missing.

January 13th, 1:03 AM PST
To ovations, Hamilton's star reprises role in Puerto Rico
To ovations, Hamilton's star reprises role in Puerto Rico

Lin-Manuel Miranda is reprising his lead role in the hit musical "Hamilton" to start a two-week run in Puerto Rico expected to raise thousands of dollars for artists and cultural groups struggling in the wake of Hurricane Maria.

January 11th, 1:43 PM PST
2 ski patrollers killed in French Alps by avalanche charges
2 ski patrollers killed in French Alps by avalanche charges

French police said two ski patrol rescuers were killed by the explosion of the devices they used to trigger avalanches as they were securing the slopes in a ski resort in the Alps.

January 13th, 5:43 AM PST
The Latest: Government shutdown set to hit record length
The Latest: Government shutdown set to hit record length

Puerto Rico's representative in Congress says it is "unacceptable" for President Donald Trump to consider taking billions of dollars slated for disaster response in the U.S. territory to help build a border wall.

January 11th, 5:28 AM PST
Avalanches, accidents bring Europe's winter death toll to 21
Avalanches, accidents bring Europe's winter death toll to 21

Heavy snowfall in the Balkans has closed down schools in some areas, left remote villages cut off and disrupted traffic and power supplies throughout the region.

January 11th, 1:37 AM PST
As workers miss paychecks, shutdown set to hit record length
As workers miss paychecks, shutdown set to hit record length

President Donald Trump is edging closer to declaring a national emergency to fund his long-promised border wall.

January 10th, 9:57 PM PST
GOP lawmakers sure disaster funds will not be used for wall
GOP lawmakers sure disaster funds will not be used for wall

The Trump administration is eyeing billions of dollars in unspent disaster relief funds to pay for President Donald Trump's border wall as he weighs signing a national emergency declaration to get it built without Congress.

January 10th, 6:07 PM PST
Parts of Austria, southern Germany sink deeper into snow
Parts of Austria, southern Germany sink deeper into snow

Parts of Austria and southern Germany are sinking deeper into snow, with several places cut off from the outside world and snowfall expected to continue until Friday morning.

January 10th, 12:57 AM PST
Judge proposes ordering PG&E to shut off power for wildfires
Judge proposes ordering PG&E to shut off power for wildfires

A U.S. judge in San Francisco is considering ordering Pacific Gas & Electric Co. to re-inspect its entire electric grid and cut off power during certain wind conditions to prevent wildfires.

January 9th, 6:07 PM PST
Trump, California spar over money for wildfire relief funds
Trump, California spar over money for wildfire relief funds

President Donald Trump is threatening to withhold Federal Emergency Management Agency money to help California cope with wildfires if the state doesn't improve its forest management practices.

January 9th, 8:17 AM PST
Avalanche risk in Austria grows as snowfall continues
Avalanche risk in Austria grows as snowfall continues

Austrian authorities are issuing the highest avalanche warning possible for several regions, while more than 350 residents in Bavaria were snowed in and a teacher was killed while skiing in the Alps.

January 9th, 3:37 AM PST
Insurer: Calif. fire was costliest natural disaster in 2018
Insurer: Calif. fire was costliest natural disaster in 2018

German insurance company Munich Re says the Northern California wildfire that killed dozens of people and burned down the town of Paradise was the world's costliest single natural disaster in 2018.

January 8th, 1:17 PM PST
Alps avalanche risk high, several dead in weather incidents
Alps avalanche risk high, several dead in weather incidents

Authorities in Austria and southern Germany have warned that the risk for avalanches in the northern Alps remains high after several people died in weather-related incidents.

January 7th, 7:37 AM PST
Asian shares mixed amid silence on China-US trade talks
Asian shares mixed amid silence on China-US trade talks

Stocks are edging higher in early trading on Wall Street as the U.S. and China begin a new round of trade talks and investors calm down, at least for now, after markets made outsized moves over the past two days of trading.

January 7th, 7:47 AM PST
California storm brings power outages, shuts down highway
California storm brings power outages, shuts down highway

A winter storm unleashed mudslides in wildfire burn areas and trapped motorists on a major Southern California highway, and the northern part of the state is bracing for another round of wet weather.

January 7th, 7:17 AM PST

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