Massive wildfires continue to sweep through Northern California's wine region, forcing emergency evacuations and destroying more than 2,000 buildings. The fires began Sunday evening, though the initial cause is under investigation.
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Northern California scorched as wildfires rage on
Family dog emerges alive and well after Santa Rosa fire destroyed home
Jets and debris from a neutron star collision
Amazing light displays above storms captivates NASA
Sky glows orange at Disneyland from California wildfires
Firefighters battle blazes and residents evacuate in California
Wildfires burn in northern California counties, lead to evacuations
Hurricane Nate weakens to tropical depression after landfall in Biloxi, Miss.
Police release bodycam footage of Las Vegas shooting
Witness describes horror of Las Vegas shooting
Trump on Las Vegas shooting: "It was an act of pure evil"
Taxi driver tries to help Las Vegas concertgoers flee from shooting
Recently released video shows Jack Weaver and his brother-in-law Patrick Widen's surprise to discover that their parents' dog Izzy was uninjured in a ferocious wildfire that destroyed their Santa Rosa neighborhood.
This animation shows what happened in the nine days following the neutron star merger known as GW170817, including gravitational waves , a near-light-speed jet that produced gamma rays, expanding debris from a "kilonova" that produced ultraviolet, and more.
Video taken from the Dumbo ride at Disneyland in Anaheim, California, shows smoke and ash from a 6,000-acre fire nearby casting an eerie pall over the Magic Kingdom on October 9. Anaheim Fire and Rescue said the fire, dubbed Canyon Fire 2, had affected 6,000 acres, and was 5 percent contained. California Gov Jerry Brown has declared a state of emergency for several counties in the state.
Several fires burned in northern California, forcing residents to evacuate in Napa, Sonoma and Mendocino counties on October 8. Strong northern winds spread the Cherokee Fire in Oroville from 80 to 800 acres in just two hours Sunday night, according to tweets from Cal Fire - Butte County.
Hurricane Nate is the first hurricane to hit Mississippi since Katrina in 2005. There was flooding throughout parts of Biloxi, Miss. after Nate made landfall on Sunday, but as the storm moved inland it downgraded to a tropical depression.
WARNING: PROFANITY AND GUNFIRE. Las Vegas Metropolitan Police on October 3 released bodycam footage from officers at the scene of a mass shooting near Mandalay Bay hotel on the evening of Sunday, October 1. Undersheriff Kevin McMahill narrates this footage during a press conference, saying the footage showed officers hunkering down behind a wall that “faces Mandalay Bay,” while trying to determine the direction of the shooting. Loud bangs, as well as screams and sobs from the crowd, can be heard in the video.
Fresno, Calif. resident Crystal Alaniz left to use the restroom during the Route 91 Harvest Festival when the shooting broke out. "I kept praying and I kept hoping that I was going to get out of there alive," she said.
A gunman on the 32nd floor of a Las Vegas Strip casino opened fire while country music star Jason Aldean was performing Sunday night a the Route 91 Harvest Festival. At least 50 people, including two off-duty police officers, and wounded more than 400, officials said Monday. Here, see footage of people fleeing the scene and police responding before suspect 64-year-old Stephen Paddock was killed.
President Donald Trump addressed the nation on Monday, a day after 50 people were killed and 400 were injured when a gunman opened fire on a Las Vegas concert. He praised the speed of Las Vegas police and other first responders who responded to the scene and assured those who were now mourning friends and family "we are here for you."
Gunfire is heard throughout the video as a taxi driver drives through the area of the Mandalay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas on Sunday, Oct. 1. Festival-goers are seen fleeing the festival, before one couple gets into the taxi. One of the passengers tells the driver "thousands" of people are dead. Officials would later report at least 50 are dead and more than 200 were injured.
The crew of a US Customs and Border helicopter provided medical aid to three people who signaled for assistance by painting the word “help” on the roof of their home in Puerto Rico on September 24. The crew landed the Black Hawk helicopter on a mountain top and then trekked down a road that had been swept away by the landslide to reach the home. The video shows an aerial view of the roof with “HELP” painted on it, and crew stepping over fallen trees and underbrush before arriving and tending to the family.
Hurricane Maria left 3.4 million Americans without power, cell service and in dire need of supplies. Almost a week after it made landfall, President Trump defends the federal government's efforts to aid Puerto Rico's recovery and announces he'll visit the island next Tuesday. Meanwhile, locals are doing the heavy lifting.