July 18, 2013 The blaze has already consumed about 23,000 acres and has forced 6,000 people to flee. About 3,000 firefighters are on the scene. It's not clear whether the weather in coming days will help or hurt.
July 12, 2013 It remains uncertain how Ye Meng Yuan, 16, died. San Francisco police officials who spoke about the incident today said that she was found on the ground at the runway, covered by foam the fire crews were spraying on the smoldering jet.
July 12, 2013 The intercity train was headed out of Paris on the way to Limoges. There are reports of deaths and serious injuries. Rescuers are looking for passengers who may be trapped in the wreckage.
July 11, 2013 When the jet came to a rest, passengers were first instructed to stay put. It was another 90 seconds or so before the evacuation order was given. Investigators say pilots sometimes feel it's safer to wait for emergency personnel to arrive. But when pilots realize there's a fire, there's no choice but to get out.
July 10, 2013 The flying pilot had the day off before the flight to San Francisco. He says he got eight hours of sleep and came to the airport six hours before the flight, says National Transportation Safety Board chief Deborah Hersman. The plane's crash-landing Saturday killed two passengers and injured dozens.
July 10, 2013 The 17th-century mansion was once home to the likes of Voltaire and Chopin. It lost part of its roof and a staircase, and notable artwork was damaged by smoke and water.
July 10, 2013 Investigators are looking at whether the brakes were properly set or if something was done to the train. At least 15 people were killed when freight cars loaded with oil derailed and exploded. Dozens more in the town of Lac-Mégantic are missing.
July 9, 2013 Of three experienced pilots in the cockpit of Asiana Airlines Flight 214, the pilot landing the plane had never before flown with the instructor pilot. And the trip was the instructor's first in that capacity. When the plane crashed, two flight attendants were ejected from the rear of the cabin.
July 9, 2013 Even as the people of Lac-Mégantic whose homes weren't destroyed return, dozens of their neighbors remain missing. The town was devastated Saturday when a freight train derailed and tank cars filled with oil exploded.
July 8, 2013 The authorities say dozens of people are still unaccounted for. Officials said Monday that about 1,500 people who had been evacuated from the town will be allowed to return home in the coming days.
July 8, 2013 When the bodies of 19 young men killed while battling a wildfire in Arizona were brought from the scene, it was their comrades who carried out that solemn task. They've talked with the Arizona Republic about why they wanted to do that for their friends.
July 8, 2013 Five people are known to have been killed when tank cars loaded with oil derailed and began exploding on Saturday. But when Monday dawned, another 40 people were still unaccounted for.
July 8, 2013 A "plane spotter" who was recording as jets came in to San Francisco International Airport on Saturday captured video of the accident. It shows the aircraft hitting the ground and sliding down the runway. Remarkably, 305 of the 307 people on board survived.