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Michigan boil water advisory affects over 930K, includes Flint

Precautionary boil water advisories have been issued for more than 900,000 Michigan residents after a water main break at a Great Lakes Water Authority facility.

Atlantic hurricane activity lulls as season continues

The Atlantic hurricane season runs through November 30. So far, just three named storms have formed in the basin, but forecasters say this could rapidly change.

Stunning images capture sturgeon supermoon

The sturgeon moon, the final supermoon of the year, was captured in images around the world at the end of the week. The next full moon will occur on Sept. 10.

Wyoming pipeline spills 45K gallons of fuel

An eastern Wyoming pipeline has reportedly spilled more than 45,000 gallons of diesel. The spill was discovered on July 27, and fuel did not spread very far.

Florida bans Medicaid use on gender-affirming treatments

Florida is joining several other states in finalizing rules that prevent health care providers from billing Medicaid for gender-affirming medical treatments.

Polio found in NYC wastewater, officials say

New York state and New York City health officials said Friday that poliovirus had been found in Big Apple wastewater samples. The findings suggest local circulation.

Debris found on Mars surface likely netting, NASA says

NASA says that images from the Mars Perseverance rover of string-like material on the planet's surface are likely to be netting that is used in thermal blankets.

California beach closed after shark knocks man off paddleboard

The encounter with the shark happened near the Lovers Point Pier in Pacific Grove, California. Another incident involving a shark happened in the area in June.

The sturgeon supermoon: When to see it

The last supermoon of the year will rise on Thursday evening. The August sturgeon moon will appear full for approximately three days through Saturday morning.

Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams tests positive for COVID-19

Democratic Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams announced Wednesday that she has tested positive for COVID-19. She said she had tested negative on Tuesday.

Perseid meteor shower: When it peaks

The Perseid meteor shower will peak this weekend. However, NASA astronomers say viewing the shower this year might be a bit trickier thanks to the full moon.

California Forest Service employee killed in McKinney Fire

The McKinney Fire has scorched more than 60,000 acres in northern California. Officials said the wildfire claimed the life of a longtime Forest Service lookout.

Marine Corps gets first Black 4-star general in 246-year history

U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Michael Langley was sworn in on Saturday morning at a promotion ceremony in Washington, D.C. He was nominated by President Biden in June.

Eastern Kentucky braces for flooding, thunderstorm threats

Areas of eastern Kentucky already devastated by catastrophic flooding will face additional flash flood threats over the weekend. 37 people have been reported dead.

Kentucky Gov. Beshear, Biden to meet after deadly flooding

President Biden will visit eastern Kentucky on Monday after deadly flooding that claimed the lives of 37 people. Gov. Andy Beshear said two people remain missing.

Kentucky flooding: 2 people still missing as rescue efforts continue

More flooding is expected in Kentucky over the coming days. Rescue efforts there have been affected by sweltering heat and humidity. The death toll remains at 37.

Texas threatened by heat wave again; record power use expected

Texas is once again being threatened by extreme heat, with high temperatures in the triple digits. ERCOT, the state's power operator, said it will meet demand.

Michigan storms leave nearly 110K without power, flood roads

Severe weather in Michigan knocked out power for thousands of customers on Thursday morning. Whipping winds and heavy rain impacted roadways and felled trees.

James Webb Space Telescope captures Cartwheel Galaxy in stunning hues

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope has captured the Cartwheel Galaxy, some 500 million light-years away. The galaxy was captured using the observatory's NIRCam.

Dangerous Pacific Northwest heat wave continues through weekend

A days-long heat wave is continuing this weekend in the Pacific Northwest. Temperatures have already been broken, with millions of Americans under advisories.

New York governor: Monkeypox is a 'disaster emergency'

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul declared a State Disaster Emergency in response to the outbreak of the monkeypox virus. There are more than 5,100 U.S. monkeypox cases.

Florida man describes shark attack off Daytona Beach waters

A Florida man is sharing his story after reportedly being bitten by a shark in the waters off Daytona Beach. Frequent shark sightings have closed East Coast beaches.

Dangerous heat continues for millions of Americans

Severe heat is threatening millions of Americans across the country this weekend and into next week. Storms were expected Saturday over the Midwest and Great Lakes.

WHO declares monkeypox a global health emergency

The World Health Organization declared that the monkeypox outbreak now qualifies as a global health emergency. The virus has spread to 75 countries and territories.

Two Americans dead in Ukraine, officials say

The U.S. State Department confirmed Saturday that two Americans were killed in Ukraine as fighting continues in parts of the country amid Russia's military invasion.

Brawl breaks out in Los Angeles' Fashion District

A brawl in the Fashion District of downtown Los Angeles was captured in a video posted to social media over the weekend. Pepper spray was used to break up the fight.

James Webb Space Telescope finds candidates for earliest galaxies

Data from the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has aided groups of international scientists in uncovering some of the earliest galaxies observed thus far.

Perseid meteor shower begins: When, where to see it

The Perseid meteor shower has returned this summer, peaking in mid-August. FOX Weather notes that a full moon could impact the shower for viewers this year.

Chicago train stabbing leaves 4 injured: reports

A stabbing attack on the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) Red Line early Friday morning injured four people. An investigation by police detectives is ongoing.

NASA Mars rover discovers weird string-like object that goes viral

An image of what appeared to be a clump string on Mars went viral last week. The photos were taken by the NASA Perseverance rover's Hazard Avoidance Cameras.

New York county confirms case of polio

The New York Department of Health alerted the public to a case of polio confirmed in a Rockland County resident – the first in the United States in nearly a decade.