Louis Zamperini, a war hero, Olympian and the subject of a celebrated book and upcoming movie on his harrowing story of survival against all odds, died Thursday.
A young man and woman were rescued this week after losing their way on a winding mountain trail near Orange County. They had been separated sometime Sunday night; both were found less than a mile from their car.
An Easter Sunday day hike on turned into a five-day search through thickly forested canyons for two lost hikers. One was rescued last night, while the second hiker was found today.
4.7 California earthquake: The epicenter of the 4.7 magnitude earthquake is in southern California, near Anza.
Hundreds of evacuated residents forced to flee a large central Washington fire waited for word Thursday on when they might be able to return home.
The west is having one of the worst wildfire seasons in decades. So far 6.4 million acres have burned, and on Wednesday Idaho residents were evacuated to avoid another massive wildfire.