The Associated Press - Crisis & Evacuation
Greenland village watches looming iceberg, weather forecast
BERLIN (AP) Low-lying areas of a village in northwestern Greenland remain evacuated as villagers and local authorities monitor a vast iceberg for signs it could move closer or break apart, threatening the remote settlement.
Jul 15 2:58PM AP

LA's landmark observatory evacuated due to suspicious item
LOS ANGELES (AP) Authorities say the landmark Griffith Observatory overlooking Los Angeles has been evacuated because of a suspicious package.
Jul 14 10:15PM AP

Flooding cancels hundreds of trips to coveted waterfalls
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) Hundreds of tourists who booked coveted overnight trips on tribal land deep in a gorge off the Grand Canyon will have to reschedule after heavy flooding forced evacuations and shut down the area for at least a week.
Jul 14 12:55AM AP

Iceberg 4 miles wide breaks off from Greenland glacier
LONDON (AP) An iceberg four miles (six kilometers) wide has broken off from a glacier in eastern Greenland and scientists have captured the dramatic event on video.
Jul 13 5:12PM AP

Flash flood sends tourists to high ground near Grand Canyon
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) Torrents of water rushed Thursday through an Arizona canyon famous for its towering blue-green waterfalls, sending tourists scrambling to benches, trees and caves as they sought higher ground.
Jul 13 12:29AM AP

Subcontractor 'on site' ahead of fatal Wisconsin blast
MADISON, Wis. (AP) A communications company said Thursday that a subcontractor was working "on site" before an explosion that killed a Wisconsin firefighter this week.
Jul 12 11:05PM AP

Customer thought 'something really bad is about to happen
PHOENIX (AP) Spencer McClure had two thoughts when he saw smoke starting to fill the back of a supermarket where he was shopping Wednesday evening.
Jul 12 7:14PM AP

The Latest: Evacuated hiker recounts flash flood at falls
SUPAI, Ariz. (AP) The Latest on flash flooding at famous waterfalls on the Havasupai Reservation off the Grand Canyon (all times local):
Jul 12 7:06PM AP

Typhoon Maria barrels into China after pounding Taiwan
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) Typhoon Maria injured two people in Taiwan and prompted more than 3,000 to be moved to shelters before making landfall in China, authorities said Wednesday.
Jul 11 7:00AM AP

The Latest: Abe pledges support to evacuees in flood-zone
HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) The Latest on aftermath of heavy rains in Japan (all times local):
Jul 11 5:49AM AP

Abe visiting flood-hit western Japan as deaths reach 176
HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) Japan's government said 176 people have been confirmed dead after last week's heavy rains in western Japan, as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited a hard-hit city.
Jul 11 3:43AM AP

Crews gaining on huge Nevada wildfire visible from space
RENO, Nev. (AP) More than 600 firefighters slowed the progress Tuesday of a massive wildfire in a remote part of northern Nevada that is generating so much heat and smoke that it's now visible from space.
Jul 11 2:12AM AP

Army Reserve base evacuated after possible gunfire reported
SEAGOVILLE, Texas (AP) Authorities have evacuated an Army Reserve base in Texas following a report of gunfire, though no injuries have been reported.
Jul 10 5:34PM AP

Taiwan orders evacuations as season's 1st typhoon approaches
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) Taiwan has ordered hundreds of residents in the island's north to evacuate to safety ahead of the arrival of this season's first typhoon.
Jul 10 8:50AM AP

The Latest: 3 arrested in connection with Colorado wildfire
GOLETA, Calif. (AP) The Latest on the wildfires around the West (all times local):
Jul 9 4:00PM AP

Wildfire evacuations lifted in Southern California community
GOLETA, Calif. (AP) The battle against wildfires goes on across the West, but there is good news from one community scorched by flames.
Jul 9 1:58PM AP

The Latest: Containment grows on California's largest fire
LOS ANGELES (AP) The Latest on the wildfires around the West (all times local):
Jul 9 2:05AM AP

Man accused of posing as Texas teen student faces new charge
DALLAS (AP) A 25-year-old man accused of posing as a 17-year-old student and Hurricane Harvey evacuee so he could play basketball at a Dallas high school is facing a new charge in his case.
Jul 8 11:19PM AP

The Latest: Utah residents return after fleeing homes
GOLETA, Calif. (AP) The Latest on wildfires burning in the West (all times local):
Jul 7 6:14PM AP

The Latest: Goleta fire burns homes in Santa Barbara County
HORNBROOK, Calif. (AP) The Latest on wildfires in the Western United States (all times local):
Jul 7 6:46AM AP