A Yorkshire Terrier somehow survived a tornado that toppled 18-wheelers on a devastating night in North Carolina.
Conservationists, SpaceX employees and local volunteers have banded together to save thousands of sea turtles around South Padre Island in Texas.
A small-town mayor told his 4,000 residents that they should fend for themselves amid a historic and deadly snowstorm.
A powerful winter storm flooded part of California's Highway 1 and washed away a section of the road.
A late-night tornado tore through Fultondale, Ala., leaving a trail of injuries and devastation in its wake.
Scores of houses were destroyed, while power was cut to some areas and roads blocked by fallen trees and flash flooding, authorities said.
The Category 5 storm is expected to bring high winds and torrential rain across the South Pacific archipelago when it makes landfall overnight.
The 27 member states agreed to cut emissions at least 55% by 2030 compared with 1990 levels after a group of reluctant, coal-reliant countries finally accepted the improved goal.
The country experienced nine typhoons and two tropical depressions from mid-September to mid-November, exposing about 11.8 million people to threat of intense flooding.
Cyclone Nivar made landfall near the city of Puducherry with winds of up to 130 km per hour, according to the India Meteorological Department.