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Mar 27, 2013 at 7:55 AM
It's the land where Chuck Yeager broke the sound barrier, where the space shuttle fleet rolled off the assembly line and where the first private manned rocketship climbed to space.
Mar 8, 2013 at 8:38 AM
After coming in $400 million over budget following last year's busy fire season, the Forest Service is altering its approach and may let more fires burn instead of attacking every one.
Mar 1, 2013 at 11:25 AM
A wildfire that damaged a house and left nearly 2,000 Southern California residents without power was 30 percent contained Friday as firefighters battled to surround it before winds kicked up.
Feb 19, 2013 at 7:00 AM
As we all know, the Pacific Northwest truly is a beautiful place, and no where is that more evident than when you look at some of the portfolios of the region's great photographers. Personally, I'm a big sucker for weather photography -- as...
Feb 17, 2013 at 10:00 AM
As exploding targets become more popular they are more often linked to wildfires. The devices have been blamed for starting at least two dozen fires across the West last summer.
Feb 12, 2013 at 7:04 PM
President Barack Obama declared the nation is unquestionably stronger Tuesday night in in his first State of the Union address since winning re-election, though he conceded America's economic revival is an "unfinished task."
Feb 4, 2013 at 12:47 PM
Two Oregon employees of a helicopter company accused of causing an accident that killed 9 people in 2008 by falsifying aircraft records could face prison if found guilty of federal criminal charges brought against them by a grand jury indictment.
Jan 8, 2013 at 7:55 AM
Firefighters battled scores of wildfires Tuesday in southeastern Australia as authorities evacuated national parks and warned that hot, dry and windy conditions were combining to raise the threat to its highest alert level.
Jan 7, 2013 at 7:24 AM
Officials searched Monday for bodies among the charred ruins of more than 100 homes and other buildings destroyed by wildfires in the Australian island state of Tasmania. Around 100 residents remained unaccounted for, three days after the fires broke out.
Dec 17, 2012 at 7:06 PM
Democrats on Monday began trying to push $60.4 billion in emergency spending for Superstorm Sandy victims through Congress by Christmas. Republicans responded: Not so fast.
Dec 6, 2012 at 8:54 AM
The new images released Wednesday are courtesy of a newly launched NASA-NOAA satellite that's equipped with a sensor to observe the planet at night.
Dec 5, 2012 at 12:57 PM
Twinkling city lights, raging wildfires and colorful auroras are lit up in new dazzling nighttime views of the Earth.
Nov 30, 2012 at 9:38 AM
Apple Inc. on Friday said its latest iPad models will go on sale in China on Dec. 7, followed by the iPhone 5 a week later.
Nov 22, 2012 at 10:03 AM
The last building block of the Obama administration's strategy unveiled Wednesday to keep the northern spotted owl from extinction nearly doubles the amount of Northwest national forest land dedicated to protecting the bird by the Bush administration four years ago.