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As the moon completely crosses the earth's shadow, the first of four total lunar eclipses, called the Blood Moon, occur in Whittier, Ca., USA on Tuesday, April 15, 2014. (AP Photo/Nick Ut )

Full lunar eclipse delights Americas, 1st of year (Photos)

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Sky-gazers in North and South America were treated to a full lunar eclipse — at least those fortunate enough to have clear skies. The moon was eclipsed by the Earth’s […]



Total eclipse tonight!

Late tonight and very early tomorrow morning, you will be treated to a celestial wonder: The earth passes between the moon and the sun, casting it’s large, reddish shadow across the entire lunar surface, causing […]


In this photo supplied by Yosemite National Park, a rockfall is seen on Monday, March 31, 2014.  (AP Photo/Yosemite National Park)

Massive rockfall in Yosemite National Park

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — Officials at Yosemite National Park say a massive amount of rock has fallen from a cliff, closing a hiking trail. The National Park Service said Monday that nobody was […]


In this photo taken Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, a warning buoy sits on the dry, cracked bed of Lake Mendocino near Ukiah, Calif.  Despite recent spot rains The reservoir is currently only about 37 percent full.  California remans in the midst of an historic drought causing Gov. Jerry Brown to declare a state of emergency.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

California drought bill targets homeowner association rules

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – A bill moving through the Legislature protects people in homeowner associations from retribution if they take steps to reduce water use for landscaping. AB2104 passed the Assembly Thursday on a 71-1 […]


FILE - In this Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2009, file photo, a crew member with Anadarko Petroleum Corp., photographed through a car window, works on a drilling platform on a farm near Mead, Colo. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski, File)

US reaches $5.15 billion environmental settlement

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government on Thursday reached a $5.15 billion settlement with Anadarko Petroleum Corp., the largest ever for environmental contamination, to settle claims related to the cleanup of thousands of sites tainted […]