Downgraded from a hurricane to a tropical storm, it cut power to more than 100,000 households in Rhode Island and Connecticut as strong winds, heavy rains and flooding are expected to continue.
California has already surpassed the acreage burned at this point last year, which ended up setting the record. Now it’s entering a period when powerful winds have often driven the deadliest blazes.
Supreme Court agrees to hear a challenge backed by National Rifle Association to New York state's restrictions on people carrying concealed handguns outside the home.
A murderous English pirate in the 1600s plundered a ship carrying Muslim pilgrims home to India from Mecca and then eluded capture by posing as a slave trader.
Novel coronavirus has infected more than 6.4 million people around the world. Here are pandemic-related updates for June 2:
The virus is changing the US as Trump's antagonistic relationship with state governors compromises the nation's fight against the pandemic.
Ivanisevic, a serve-and-volley specialist from Croatia, won the 2001 title at the All England Club as a wild-card entry while Martinez, a baseliner from Spain, was the 1994 champion at Wimbledon.
Purdue Pharma reached settlement on Wednesday with thousands of local governments and more than 20 states over crisis.
At least seven people were killed and almost 2.4 million homes and businesses had no power in the Northeast and Midwest while transport was severely disrupted.
Oakland City Council is scheduled to ratify the state of emergency on Thursday to allow state and federal funds to help cover the costs of the inferno, the cause of which has yet to be determined.
Researchers set to announce that wreckage of Captain Cook's ship Endeavour may be submerged in US harbour.
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