Photos: Deadly flash flooding in Colorado

The flood waters triggered mudslides and have damaged or washed away buildings in the mountains. They’ve also caused cars to plunge into rushing water.

911 Memorial

Photos: Sept. 11 memorials

On Sept. 11, 2001, nearly 3,000 people were killed on America's worst day of terrorism as 19 al-Qaida terrorists hijacked four passenger jetliners.…

Photos: America Remembers: Sept. 11

On Sept. 11, 2001, nearly 3,000 people were killed on America’s worst day of terrorism as 19 al-Qaida terrorists hijacked four passenger jetliners.

Photos: MLK speech

On Aug. 28, 1963, more than 200,000 people listened as the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech in front of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C.…

Hurricane Isaac: One year later

Isaac barely had hurricane-strength winds when it blew ashore southwest of New Orleans a year ago, but its effects are still apparent in coastal areas where it flooded thousands of homes.

Photos: Wildfire rages near Yosemite

Hundreds of firefighters have been deployed to protect communities in the path of the Rim Fire raging north of Yosemite National Park.

Photos: Torrential rains deluge the Philippines

Some of the Philippines’ heaviest rains on record fell for a second day, turning the capital’s roads into rivers and trapping tens of thousands of people in homes and shelters.

Craig Beach Fire

Photos: Craig Beach Fire

Two houses on Afton Avenue were mostly destroyed by a fire that broke out at about 10 a.m. Tuesday.…
WaterFire Sharon

Photos: WaterFire

Thousands gather in downtown Sharon for the lighting of the WaterFire Sharon floating water flames. …

Photos: Florida gas plant explosion

A series of explosions rocked a central Florida propane gas plant and sent “boom after boom after boom” through the neighborhood around it.