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More than a dozen uncontained wildfires continue to burn in the West

Nitat Termmee/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Several wildfires are continuing to wreak havoc on landscapes all over...

Wildfires scorching the West could explode due to heavy winds

Bloomberg Creative/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- A wildfire inferno is setting up in multiple states as dangerous...

National Park Week: Why the conservation of these ‘living laboratories’ is so important

Cavan Images/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The establishment and enjoyment of the nation's national parks has become...

Nearly 800 homes, 1,000 animals evacuated from Tunnel Fire in Arizona

Courtesy Carolyn Potter(FLAGSTAFF, Ariz.) -- Dangerous fire conditions are creating the perfect fuel for wildfires to...

3 dead after severe storm system, wildfires rip through US

Image by Marie LaFauci/Getty Images(RUIDOSO, N.M.) -- Three people have died as a result of extreme...

‘I-65 killer’ who murdered three women in 1980s identified with DNA evidence

Tetra Images/Getty Images(INDIANAPOLIS) -- Police have named a man who died in 2013 as the serial...

Second arrest made in downtown Sacramento shooting that killed six

David Odisho/Getty Images(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) -- A second suspect has been arrested in connection with a shooting...

Worst megadrought in 1,200 years caused by climate change: Study

James O'Neil/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The megadrought that has been plaguing the Southwestern U.S. for at...

Polar bear inbreeding and penguin ‘divorces’: Weird ways climate change is affecting animal species

Getty Images/Stock photo(NEW YORK) -- The world's biodiversity is constantly being threatened by warming temperatures and extreme...

Eighteen rescued on Lake Erie after ice sheet breaks away during snowmobile ride

FILE - Xuanyu Han/Getty Images(PORT CLINTON, Ohio) -- More than a dozen people were rescued in...