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A United Nations report says the Asia-Pacific region needs to drastically increase its investments in disaster warning systems and other tools to counter rising risks from climate change.
A powerful 6.5 magnitude earthquake in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of El Salvador has shaken much of Central America from Nicaragua to Guatemala, sending residents in some cities streaming into the streets.
HALF MOON BAY, Calif. (AP) — Two people were killed when a small plane headed for Hawaii crashed in the Pacific Ocean shortly after takeoff from Northern California, federal officials said Sunday.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Rescues crews have suspended their search for three people who were aboard a Learjet that plunged into the Pacific Ocean about a mile from a Navy-owned island off the coast of San Diego, U.S. officials said Thursday.
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Cam Denson’s 12 points off of the bench led Pacific to an 81-77 victory over Portland on Saturday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cameron Shelton scored a career-high 40 points and made a layup with seven seconds left to lift Loyola Marymount over Pacific 90-88 on Saturday night.
An unarmed U.S. intercontinental ballistic missile has been launched from California in a test of the defense system.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Moses Wood’s 26 points helped Portland defeat Pacific 81-73 on Thursday night.
PROVO, Utah (AP) — Fousseyni Traore finished with 19 points and 12 rebounds to power BYU to an 81-66 victory over Pacific on Saturday night.
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Keylan Boone and Nicquel Blake scored 15 points apiece to lead Pacific to an 81-72 victory over Pepperdine on Thursday night.
DAVAO, Philippines (AP) — A strong, shallow earthquake shook a mountainous region in the southeastern Philippines on Wednesday, but there were no immediate reports of major damage or injuries, officials said.
Southern California native Max Homa came from five shots off the lead to win the Farmers Insurance Open by two strokes over Keegan Bradley on Saturday at Torrey Pines, where Jon Rahm imploded early and missed a shot at winning his third straight start and moving to No. 1 in the world.
Jon Rahm made an impressive charge up the leaderboard on his favorite course with a 6-under 66 at Torrey Pines to pull within two shots of leader Sam Ryder after the third round of the Farmers Insurance Open.
Sam Ryder extended his lead to three shots in the Farmers Insurance Open with a 4-under 68 in challenging wind in the second round on Torrey Pines’ South Course.
Jon Rahm struggled to a 1-over 73 at Torrey Pines South while Sam Ryder, Aaron Rai and Brent Grant all shot 8-under 64 on the more forgiving North Course to tie for the first-round lead at the Farmers Insurance Open.
Martindale added eight rebounds for the Tigers (10-9).
In a world getting used to extreme weather, 2023 is starting out more bonkers than ever. Meteorologists say a roiling Pacific Ocean is the source of what’s happened in recent days.
Robinson added six rebounds for the Cougars (11-5).
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The big earthquake that rocked the far north coast of California on Tuesday originated in an area under the Pacific Ocean where multiple tectonic plates collide, creating the state’s most seismically active region.
The listing agent for the Victorian home featured in the “The Goonies” film in Astoria, Oregon, says the likely new owner is a fan of the classic coming-of-age movie about friendships and treasure hunting, and he promises to preserve and protect the landmark.
A daunting canoe voyage — covering almost 500 kilometers, or about 300 miles across a stretch of the Pacific Ocean — is underway.
A historic home featured in the classic film “The Goonies” is for sale in Astoria, Oregon. Built in 1896, the house has sweeping views of the Columbia River flowing into the Pacific Ocean.
Towering clouds of ash and glowing lava are spewing from two volcanoes on Russia’s Kamchatka Peninsula and scientists say major eruptions could be on the way.
A gas explosion in an apartment building Saturday killed at least nine people, including four children, on the island of Sakhalin in far eastern Russia, according local authorities.
A volcano is likely erupting deep beneath the Pacific Ocean in the U.S. Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon says he will step down next summer, ending what will be a seven-year run as one of the state’s most powerful politicians before he is termed out of office in 2024.
This summer, as China fired missiles into the sea off Taiwan to protest House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to the island, a much different kind of geopolitical standoff was taking shape in another corner of the Pacific Ocean.
A young bar-tailed godwit appears to have set a non-stop distance record for migratory birds by flying at least 13,560 kilometers (8,435 miles) from Alaska to the Australian state of Tasmania.
Philippine officials say torrential rains set off flash floods and landslides that swamped a southern province, killing at least 42 people and leaving 16 others missing.
VANDENBERG SPACE FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lit up the California sky on Thursday evening as it carried 53 Starlink satellites into orbit.