Californian authorities have lifted all evacuation orders as firefighters made progress on a large blaze that led to thousands of people fleeing homes and farms north-west of Los Angeles.
President Donald Trump has threatened to cut US funding to California for aid during wildfires that have burned across the state.
Airbnb has vowed to ban “party houses” in the wake of a deadly shooting at a rented property in California.
Firefighters have struggled to contain a big southern California wildfire amid shifting winds, forcing authorities to expand evacuations as forecasters extended fire weather warnings into the weekend.
A new wildfire has erupted in wind-whipped southern California, forcing the evacuation of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and nearby homes, as both ends of the state struggled with blazes, gusty weather and deliberate blackouts.
Electrical equipment led to a fatal wildfire which swept through Southern California last year and another currently burning near Los Angeles, utilities companies have said.
A wildfire has swept through the star-studded hills of Los Angeles, destroying several homes and forcing thousands to flee, including Hollywood actor Arnold Schwarzenegger and basketball star LeBron James.
Firefighters are battling wildfires in Northern California and the wealthy west side of Los Angeles that have forced tens of thousands to flee their homes.
California’s governor declared a statewide emergency on Sunday, with ferocious winds driving multiple wildfires through bone-dry vegetation and nearly 200,000 people ordered to leave their homes.
California’s governor has declared a statewide emergency, with nearly 200,000 people ordered to flee their homes because of wildfires fuelled by historic winds.
Howling winds fuelling wildfires across California began to die down on Friday, but residents in the north of the state braced for another round of power outages aimed at preventing expected strong gusts from sparking more blazes this weekend.
A California wildfire has exploded in size as dangerously windy weather prompted the state’s largest utility company to impose electrical blackouts in an effort to prevent any catastrophes.
The wildfire in the San Fernando Valley on the edge of Los Angeles is now 33% contained, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department.
Tens of thousands of people have been forced to leave their homes as firefighters battle a wildfire raging on the outskirts of Los Angeles.
A cinema in California has cancelled screenings of the Joker following a “credible” threat, police in the state said.
Montana Governor Steve Bullock declared an emergency on Sunday as a snowstorm dumped record amounts of wind-driven snow that caused hazardous travel conditions and scattered power outages.
Officers called to a reported break-in were confronted with a mountain lion trapped in a bathroom.
The owners of the California dive boat where 34 people died in a fire have filed a lawsuit to avoid liability in the case.
Two Apple employees including an engineer who went on the trip with his wife and daughter to celebrate the teenager’s 17th birthday are among the victims of a fire that tore through a scuba diving boat off California’s coast, trapping dozens of sleeping people below deck.
Flames roared through a boat of sleeping scuba divers so quickly that it appears none of the 34 people below deck could escape, authorities said.
Ariana Grande has sued the fashion chain Forever 21 for £8.3 million over an alleged “lookalike” it used in an advertising campaign.
Thirty four people died after a boat packed with scuba divers caught fire near an island off the Southern California coast and authorities have called off search efforts for survivors.
Twenty-five people have been killed and nine others are still missing after a boat packed with Scuba divers caught fire near an island off the coast of Southern California.
The bodies of four people killed after a raging fire swept through a dive boat off the California coast have been recovered as authorities said more than two dozen others remain missing.
A cutting-edge technology firm headquartered in Silicon Valley, California, has teamed up with a Scottish university for a project aimed at boosting the output from wind farms.
Muse frontman Matt Bellamy has married model Elle Evans.
Lana Del Rey said she will donate the proceeds from her latest single to the victims of recent mass shootings in the US.
A Highland busker reported missing in the US amid fears he had drowned has been found safe and detained by police.
Kim Kardashian West has been awarded 2.7 million US dollars – about £2.1 million – in her lawsuit with a so-called “fast fashion” brand she accused of ripping off her outfits.
Katherine Schwarzenegger wished her new husband Chris Pratt a happy birthday with a loving post on Instagram.
A judge has issued a warrant for the arrest of an Inverness man who vanished from a Californian beach after he failed to turn up for a high court hearing in Scotland.
Police in the United States say they suspect an Inverness man on holiday in California may have tried to fake his own death.