A report says forestry officials put property protection ahead of safety in the June blaze.
The agency tracks 5 billion overseas phones every day, says the Washington Post.
DENVER (AP) — The jet stream hunkered to the south Wednesday, promising to bring nearly a week of temperatures that could dip to minus 20 or worse in the northern midsection of the country, and forcing much of the rest of the nation to deal with unexpectedly cool temperatures.
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A suicide bomber detonated his explosives-laden car Thursday at Yemen's Defense Ministry, killing 18 soldiers and wounding at least 40 in an attack underlining the persistent threat to the stability and security of the impoverished Arab nation, military and hospital officials said.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The extreme cold slamming the Great Plains isn't about to cool off one of the hottest segments of the American economy: North Dakota's oil patch.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is launching ads backing eight-term Republican Rep. Mike Simpson, who faces a primary challenge in Idaho, and two GOP candidates in West Virginia as the business organization ramps up its political activity for next year's congressional elections.
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — Herb Weatherwax cruises the open-air grounds of the visitors center at Pearl Harbor on a motorized scooter dubbed "Herb's Hot Rod." When a woman notices his blue and white cap embroidered with the words "Pearl Harbor Survivor," he coaxes her over.
NEW YORK (AP) — Orchid is growing on us: A version of the purple hue is Pantone Inc.'s color of the year for 2014.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Jameis Winston will learn whether he faces prosecution Thursday when a state attorney finally announces the results of an intensive investigation into sexual assault allegations against the Florida State quarterback.
NEW YORK (AP) — Tramps like us, baby we were born to bid.
After last year's Christmas holiday, Jason Wen roamed the nighttime streets of London making haunting, but beautiful, pictures of abandoned and decomposing Christmas trees.
Insects and spiders are masters of disguise, easily hiding in plain sight while pretending to be plants, dung, or one another.
Facebook is rolling out an "Unfollow" button that'll make it easier to turn off updates from friends and family that share a little too much on the social site.
Positioned somewhere between between the Z and the Z Tab, the new Xperia Z Ultra is Sony's latest flagship phone. Actually, calling this thing a phone (or even a phablet) is a bit of a stretch, given its whopping 6.44-inch display. It is, after all, only slightly smaller than tablets like the Nexus 7 and iPad mini.
Most young adult literature makes its heroes the stars of history. John Christopher's Tripods Trilogy does something different.
Earlier this year, researchers say, someone mysteriously hijacked internet traffic headed to government agencies, corporate offices and other recipients in the U.S. and elsewhere and redirected it to Belarus and Iceland, before sending it on its way to its legitimate destinations. They did so repeatedly over several months. But luckily someone did notice.
Paperhouses is an open source architecture platform that's bringing high-quality housing designs to the masses.
The one major advantage that Nintendo had over Sony and Microsoft this console cycle was a one-year lead, which it has squandered.
The letter E, the influential vowel and one of the most frequently used letters in the English language, died yesterday. The vowel was 2,800 years old.
After more tests completed last month, the Navy and Marines decided that the RQ-21A Blackjack drone is worth the gamble. They're putting money on the program that could provide them with a dedicated multi-intelligence drone in a matter of months.