A surfer rides the waves on the Ice channel in the English Garden in Munich, Germany, on Thursday.
A break in the weather allowed firefighters to gain some ground against the historic Texas wildfires. But the battle against 22 major wildland fires has been 'problematic,' says Mark Stanford, fire operations chief of the Texas Forest Service.
Texas wildfires have burned hundreds of thousands of acres just in the past week, as flames ring entire lakes, jump firebreaks, and threaten towns and cities, including Dallas-Fort Worth.
Dallas tornado: A series of tornadoes touched down outside of downtown Dallas, damaging warehouses in an area near Dallas Love Field.
Tropical Storm Hermine continued dissolving just south of San Antonio and was expected to be downgraded into a tropical depression later Tuesday.
Tropical storm Hermine moved ashore in northern Mexico, just south of Brownsville, Texas on Monday night.
US and Australian scientists measured the plume from the Gulf oil spill during a research cruise. The findings are published Thursday.
A revised 2010 hurricane forecast is in from the National Weather Service, and the agency is predicting another strong year for tropical storms. Four to six 'major hurricanes' are expected out of 14 to 20 named storms.
The 2010 Gulf of Mexico 'dead zone' of oxygen-deprived water – roughly the size of Massachusetts – is patchy and more spread out than usual.
A reduction in crop yields caused by climate change could mean up to 6.7 million additional Mexicans will emigrate to the United States by 2080, says a study by Princeton University researchers.
Tropical depression racing toward the Gulf of Mexico Thursday increased pressure on BP and the US government to decide whether to evacuate dozens of ships at the site of the ruptured oil well.