A broken water main near the UCLA campus Tuesday sent a geyser of water some 30 feet into the air, trapping people in underground parking garages and covering some of the best-known parts of campus in water, including the school's famed basketball arena.
The search for a man last seen July 10 continues in Jackson County.
A car ferry on the Seattle-Bainbridge Island route lost power Tuesday afternoon and became stranded in the waters of Puget Sound, temporarily stopping all service on the state's busiest ferry run.
Public Health officials lifted a health advisory after high levels of fecal bacteria were found at Sunset, Hubbard Creek and Mill Beaches. Recent tests show fecal bacteria levels have subsided and the water no longer poses a higher than normal risk.
A 9-year-old girl who was struck by a plane that crash-landed on a beach while she vacationed with her family has died from her injuries, law enforcement officials in Florida said Tuesday.
Police officers deployed to Liberia's international airport to ensure passengers are screened for Ebola symptoms as a major regional airline announced Tuesday it was suspending flights to the cities hardest hit by an outbreak that has killed more than 670 people.
Israel escalated its military campaign against Hamas on Tuesday, striking symbols of the militant group's control in Gaza and firing tank shells that Palestinian officials said shut down the strip's only power plant in the heaviest bombardment in the war so far.
A private drone trying to record footage of a Northern California wildfire nearly hindered efforts to attack the flames from the air, but firefighters made enough progress to allow most of the 1,200 people under evacuation orders to return home Monday.
Most of the large wildfires burning east of the Cascade Range in Oregon for the past two weeks were at or near containment Monday, but a new round of intense lighting storms was forecast later this week, particularly across the central part of the state.
Police on Monday charged two men with murder in a carjacking and subsequent crash that killed three children and critically injured their mother as they were selling fruit on a street corner for a church fundraiser.
No one knows for sure just how many people Patrick Sawyer came into contact with the day he boarded a flight in Liberia, had a stopover in Ghana, changed planes in Togo, and then arrived in Nigeria, where authorities say he died days later from the deadly Ebola virus.
The "Dating Naked" series is the latest example of reality television's newest trend. Nudity is hot, no longer confined to late-night premium cable.
A storm system that wreaked havoc across the eastern half of the U.S. spawned a tornado just north of Boston on Monday, causing extensive damage in Revere, where roofs were ripped off buildings and dozens of large trees were uprooted.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday that Israel must be ready for a "prolonged" military operation in the Gaza Strip and will "act aggressively and responsibly" until the mission is completed.
Police on Monday said they had recovered a shotgun from an apartment where a couple and their three children were shot to death.
"Sharknado 2: The Second One" (which, if you hadn't guessed, is an encore follow-up sequel to last summer's campy classic) premieres Wednesday (9 p.m. EDT).
Students who survived the South Korean ferry disaster testified Monday they were repeatedly ordered by loudspeaker to stay in the sinking ship but eventually helped each other flee after finding their cabins were flooded too much.
Heavy fighting raged Monday around the Malaysia Airlines debris field, once again preventing an international police team charged with securing the site from even getting there.
Sheree Hart has a simple wish:To reunite a lost camera with its rightful owners.
The Lakeside community is hoping to reel in tourists by bringing the flavor of the islands to Tenmile Lake County Park. The city plans to start the project by lining the park's sandy lakeside beach with palm trees.
While most people rely heavily on looks while speed dating, a new project in London is forcing people to do the exact opposite and choose by personality alone.