Nearly a million acres of U.S. Forest Service land burned last year in Idaho, Oregon and Washington, the National Interagency Fire Center said. Maps of specific wildfire perimeters are available online at the Forest Service's InciWeb. On the Payette National Forest, harvesters who want the mushrooms for personal use can gather up to 5 gallons a day without a permit. A 21-day commercial permit from the U.S Forest Service allowing more than 5 gallons costs $200.
An upcoming exhibit at the National Museum of Wildlife Art in Jackson Hole will show how Yellowstone National Park has changed over more than 140 years.
Last week, Mercury stole the show. Now it's Mars' turn.
A police sergeant looking for speeders captured a fireball streaking across the sky on his dashboard camera early Tuesday.
Researchers said Tuesday they had uncovered fossils showing that complex life on Earth began more than 1.5 billion years ago, nearly a billion years earlier than previously thought.
Thousands of tiny red crabs are carpeting beaches in Orange County and creating an amazing spectacle for swimmers and surfers.
A second look at a tusk and tools unearthed from an underwater archaeological site in Florida has revealed that people migrated to the Americas almost 1,500 years earlier than previously believed, researchers said Friday.
At the Clift Hotel in San Francisco, there are more than 370 rooms inside and hundreds of thousands of bees buzzing above in rooftop hives outside.
The Solar Impulse 2 plane touched down in Tulsa, in the south-central U.S. state of Oklahoma late Thursday, ending the latest stage of its record-breaking quest to circle the globe without consuming a drop of fuel.
Words most commonly heard on the streets of Hong Kong and Singapore like "yum cha" and "wah" have entered the linguistic mainstream, with the Oxford English Dictionary including them in its latest update.