Virgin Galactic’s sister company Virgin Orbit has conducted a drop test of its air-launched satellite booster over California in a key step towards space missions.
A dog that had become trapped under a concrete patio was cut free by firefighters.
The largest earthquake to hit Southern California in nearly 20 years has jolted an area stretching from Sacramento to Las Vegas to Mexico.
An earthquake with a magnitude as large as 7.1 has jolted much of California, cracking buildings, igniting fires, breaking up roads and causing several injuries.
A vigorous aftershock sequence has followed the strongest earthquake to hit southern California in 20 years.
A strong earthquake has rattled a large swathe of southern California and parts of Nevada, causing some damage in a town near the epicentre amid a series of aftershocks.
Social media users have been sharing videos of the moment a 6.4 magnitude earthquake hit California.
Kim Kardashian West has been awarded 2.7 million US dollars – about £2.1 million – in her lawsuit with a so-called “fast fashion” brand she accused of ripping off her outfits.
Ex-Chrysler boss and Ford innovator Lee Iacocca has died at the age of 94 in Bel Air, California.
A woman who was prosecuted in Montana for trying to drown her baby son more than a decade ago has been accused of killing the now 12-year-old boy by drowning him in California, authorities said on Monday.
Katherine Schwarzenegger wished her new husband Chris Pratt a happy birthday with a loving post on Instagram.
A California man has been convicted of killing a family of four with a sledgehammer and burying their bodies in the desert, in a case that puzzled investigators for years after the family suddenly vanished from their home.
A 19-year-old man armed with a rifle opened fire inside a synagogue near San Diego as worshippers celebrated the last day of Passover, killing a woman and wounding three people, authorities have said.
Downton Abbey star Allen Leech has said the “magical” moment he saw his wife Jessica Blair Herman walk down the aisle will stay with him forever.
Dundee International Women’s Centre (DIWC) has forged a partnership with an unlikely ally – an ethical jewellery producer based in California.
Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl took food to firefighters who are continuing to tackle deadly blazes in California.
US talkshow host Jimmy Kimmel slammed Donald Trump for his response to the California wildfires as the death toll continued to rise.
Singer Robin Thicke’s house has been destroyed by the wildfires in California.
Demi Lovato has broken her silence on social media to encourage her fans to vote in the US midterm elections.
The first tunnel dug under Los Angeles by Elon Musk’s Boring Company is “almost done”, the entrepreneur has claimed on Twitter.