Hawaii lava boat tours continue after explosion, injuries
Hawaii tour boat operators plan to continue taking visitors to see lava, but will follow the Coast Guard's revised policy and stay farther away after an explosion caused molten rock to barrel through the roof of a vessel, injuring 23 people.
Funding will help finish Houston-area flood-control projects
Officials in the Texas county hardest hit by Hurricane Harvey say $5 billion in federal funding that's been awarded to Texas in the wake of last year's deadly storm will finally help them finish major flood control projects.
Crews gaining on huge Nevada wildfire visible from space
More than 600 firefighters slowed the progress Tuesday of a massive wildfire in a remote part of northern Nevada that poses no immediate threat to any populated areas but is generating so much heat and smoke that it's now visible from space.
The Latest: NASA says Nevada wildfire visible from space
NASA says smoke from a massive wildfire burning in northern Nevada is visible from space. A NASA satellite captured infrared imaging of the fire that has burned nearly 700 square miles of remote rangeland _ an area almost half the size of Rhode Island.
Many out of power, water in flood-hit Japan; over 150 dead
Rescuers are combing through mud-covered hillsides and near riverbanks to look for dozens still missing after heavy rains caused flooding and mudslides in southwestern Japan, where the death toll has risen to 122.