Woman taking photos dies in plunge off California waterfall

California 06/01/19, 17:03

Authorities say a woman plunged to her death down a Northern California waterfall after she slipped and lost her footing while taking photos. The North Tahoe Fire Protection District said in a statement that the woman died Friday at Eagle Falls. Water cascades 150 feet (45 meters) from the waterfall overlooking ...

Hawaii woman fell to ground bawling when found in forest

U.S. 05/28/19, 19:49

A Hawaii woman said Tuesday she fell to the ground and started bawling when a rescue helicopter spotted her in a forest where she had survived for two weeks by eating plants and drinking stream water. Amanda Eller said crews in other helicopters failed to see her earlier in her ordeal. "I ...

Flash floods, earthquake in Indonesia kill dozens

World 03/17/19, 23:41

Flash floods and mudslides triggered by downpours tore through mountainside villages in Indonesia's easternmost province, killing at least 58 people, disaster officials said. An earthquake triggered a landslide that hit a popular waterfall on the Indonesian tourist island of Lombok, killing at least two and damaging hundreds of homes.Floodwaters and ...

Tribal land known for waterfalls won’t allow tour guides

U.S. 01/26/19, 12:14

Reservations open soon for tourists eager to snag a camping spot in an Arizona gorge known for its blue-green waterfalls.None of the spots will be available to tour guides.The Havasupai (hav-uh-SU'-peye) Tribe decided against issuing licenses to outfitters this year. That means anyone who wants to visit the tribe's land ...

Oregon begins killing sea lions after relocation fails

U.S. 01/10/19, 14:01

Oregon wildlife officials have started killing sea lions that threaten a fragile run of winter steelhead in the Willamette River.The state Department of Fish and Wildlife obtained a federal permit in November to kill up to 93 California sea lions annually below Willamette Falls south of Portland, Oregon Public Broadcasting ...

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