California winds spark new wildfires, force power outages

Blustery winds still surged through California on Tuesday after downing trees, fanning wildfires and shutting off power to about 21,000 customers in northern and central regions. Red flag warnings of dangerous fire conditions continued in mountains, valleys, canyons and deserts because of

Storms pound US, causing mudslides, power outages

As wildfires rage across the drought-stricken West, severe storms continue to threaten other regions. In Arizona, heavy rains caused flooding that crippled infrastructure, closed roadways and led to the death of a woman at Grand Canyon National Park, officials said.  Rebecca Copeland,