Fuel breaks are intended to break up fire fuels by creating breaks in vegetation that slow a blaze’s progress. By implementing them strategically, they help firefighters control the spread of fire and can protect homes and resources.
The number of child deaths and the hospitalization rate for youngsters are the highest seen at this point in any season since the severe flu outbreak of 2009-10, health officials said Friday. And the wave is expected to keep going for weeks.
Four members of the Chinese military have been charged with breaking into the computer networks of the Equifax credit reporting agency and stealing the personal information of tens of millions of Americans, the Justice Department said Monday.
Europe and NASA’s Solar Orbiter rocketed into space Sunday night on an unprecedented mission to capture the first pictures of the sun’s elusive poles.
The U.S. government on Thursday began enforcing restrictions on flavored electronic cigarettes aimed at curbing underage vaping. But some teenagers may be one step ahead of the rules.
Former national security adviser John Bolton will speak at Vanderbilt University later this month alongside another former national security adviser, Susan Rice.
President Donald Trump signed an order that will temporarily bar foreign nationals, other than immediate family of U.S. citizens and permanent residents, who have traveled in China within the past 14 days.
The United States has five confirmed cases of the new virus from China, all among people who traveled to the city at the center of the outbreak, health officials said Sunday.
The chopper went down in Calabasas, about 30 miles northwest of downtown Los Angeles. Authorities confirmed that five people died, with no survivors.
Three cases have been diagnosed in the United States, one each in Washington state, Chicago and, as of late Saturday night, Southern California.
“People need to get out of the mindset that nobody would hack them. You don’t have to be a specific target or a big fish to find yourself at the mercy of an opportunistic attacker.”
Alarmed by a deadly new twist in the nation’s drug addiction crisis, the government will allow states to use federal money earmarked for the opioid epidemic to help growing numbers of people struggling with meth and cocaine.
The 2020 Census kicks off Tuesday in remote Alaska, more than two months before the rest of the nation.
The decade that just ended was by far the hottest ever measured on Earth, capped off by the second-warmest year on record, two U.S. agencies reported Wednesday.
The National Security Agency discovered a major security flaw in Microsoft’s Windows 10 operating system that could let hackers intercept seemingly secure communications.