Lake Mead, Hoover Dam face historically low water levels amid drought

Lake Mead, one of the National Park Service’s most visited vacation spots, rests in the shadow of the Hoover Dam. As of June, Lake Mead’s depth is the lowest it’s been since 1937. People who live in the area are not the only ones affected; businesses and to...

Shaun King lives lavishly in lakefront New Jersey home

Shaun King has built his image on being a champion of the poor and disenfranchised, but the controversial civil rights activist lives like a one-percenter in a sprawling lakefront home, records show. King, 41, moved earlier this year from a luxury two-bedro...

How to reduce the risk of a shark attack

All it took for American theater audiences to be terrified of shark attacks was a score of two ominous notes. And yet, while John Williams' 1975 "Jaws" theme marked one for the history books, shark scientists outside of Hollywood have blamed the movie for u...

How to travel safely and avoid injury during wildfire season

As wildfires continue to ravage the western U.S., smoke and drought conditions have complicated the lives of Americans far beyond the reach of the flames. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend taking several steps to prepare for an approa...

Van conversion businesses can't keep up with #vanlife demand

New York (CNN) The once-tiny cottage industry of van conversion companies has found itself in the center of a distinctively pandemic-era dilemma: ravenous demand and monthslong backorders on virtually all supplies. The #vanlife movement was already in full...

10-year-old girl killed after rock crashes through windshield

A 10-year-old Idaho girl was killed when a rock crashed through the windshield of her father’s truck and hit in her in the head, according to local reports. Horsley rushed his daughter to a local hospital, the report said. She was then airlifted to a hospit...

Chicago shooting leaves 4 injured, weekend total already at 16

Chicago suffered a violent start to another weekend with sixteen people shot by Saturday morning, with at least four people in serious or critical condition. The latest shooting occurred in Jackson Park, where someone opened fire on a large group at about 1...

Two NYC teens injured in shooting at Sweet 16 party: cops

Two teenage boys were shot after a large fight broke out at a Sweet 16 party on Staten Island late Friday, police said. The 16-year-old victims were attending the bash on Harbor Road in Mariners Harbor when someone opened fire at around 11 p.m., according t...

Houston cops ID suspect in teenaged Astros fan's road-rage death

Houston police identified the suspect in a road rage shooting incident that left a teenager dead more than three weeks ago after a Houston Astros game. "That’s the face of the man who right now police believe killed my son," Paul Castro said of Gerald Wayne...

Boston trains collide, leaving at least 25 hurt, authorities say

A collision between two Boston passenger trains Friday evening left at least 25 people with non-life-threatening injuries, authorities said. The Green Line trains crashed near Babcock Street around 6 p.m. Miltch Pierre, who works at a nearby Blaze Pizza, to...