Lightning

Weird News
Watch as lightning leaves a gaping hole at a Texas Chevron station.
U.S. News
The lightning struck the top of a tree and shattered the bark from all the way to the bottom.
U.S. News
He also snapped a stunning picture of a rainbow covering the Manhattan skyline.
Environment
The U.S. Green Building Council, in the most recent version of residential development rules for LEED green certification
Science
Scientists are still mystified about how, exactly, lightning forms.
Videos
Rare Upward Lightning
Politics
Lubbock, Texas - perhaps best known for native son Buddy Holly and as the home of Texas Tech - is one vote away from becoming the first American city to require an upgraded natural gas tubing, as fire marshals and other officials evaluate requiring higher performance levels for the corrugated stainless steel tubing (CSST) that brings fuel gas into millions of homes.
Science
Venezuela's Lake Maracaibo is struck four nights out of every five.
Politics
The mother of a Texas man killed in a 2012 house fire flew into Lubbock last week, headed to a city council meeting she once hoped would usher in long-recommended fire-safety reforms inspired by her son's death.
Weird News
The bolt blasted a passenger aircraft as it was about to land.