Deadly heatwave sparks more wildfires, evacutions in California

Jun 21, 2016

Deadly heatwave sparks more wildfires, evacutions in California

New wildfires erupted Monday in Southern California and chased people from their homes as an intensifying heat wave stretching from the West Coast to New Mexico blistered the region. Towering columns of smoke rose from the San Gabriel Mountains behind Los Angeles as the ...

Deadly Southwest heat wave beats records

Jun 20, 2016

Deadly Southwest heat wave beats records

In a desert city used to triple-digit temperatures, some hunker down inside and some head to the pool, while others still want to hit Phoenix’s many hiking trails. But with temperatures creeping above 115 degrees during a heat wave boiling parts of the Southwest, ...

Jun 3, 2016

Meteor 'visitor' turns Phoenix night into day with a boom

An expert in meteorites says a bright flashing light and loud boom over the skies in metro Phoenix looks like a single meteor burning up as it entered the Earth’s atmosphere at thousands of miles per hour. Radar footage shows that meteorites — black ...

May 12, 2016

Solar Impulse 2 set to soar from Arizona to Oklahoma

A solar-powered airplane that landed in Arizona last week after a daylong flight from California is headed to Oklahoma next on the latest leg of its around-the-world journey, project officials announced Wednesday. The Swiss-made Solar Impulse 2 is scheduled to take off from Phoenix ...