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By Stephen Smith, Bobby Caina Calvan, Associated Press
Pakistan is scrambling to deliver aid and save lives as the death toll from record-breaking floods in this impoverished Islamic nation rose to 1,481, with 54 more people dying in rain-related incidents in the past 24 hours.
By Munir Ahmed, Associated Press
The United Nations is calling for $160 million in emergency funding to help Pakistan cope with catastrophic flooding. The disaster has killed more than 1,160 people, displaced millions, destroyed roads and crops and left one-third of the country, an area…
By Nick Schifrin, Zeba Warsi
Historic flooding in Pakistan has now killed 1,100 people and caused $10 billion in damage since mid-June. At least 33 million people have been impacted and one-third of the country is submerged. Sara Hayat, a lawyer specializing in climate change…
By Amna Nawaz, Zeba Warsi, Shoshana Dubnow
Wednesday’s magnitude 6 quake killed 121 children when it struck a remote, mountainous region already grappling with staggering poverty.
By Ebrahim Noroozi, Associated Press
By Yuras Karmanau, Associated Press
Waves of Russian missiles pounded a military training base in western Ukraine on Sunday, killing 35 people in an attack on a facility that has served as a crucial hub for cooperation between Ukraine and the NATO countries supporting it…
By Associated Press
The milestone represents a solemn end to a year that held so much promise with the arrival of vaccines but is ending in heartbreak for the many grieving families trying to navigate the holiday season.
In Kentucky, as searches continued for those still missing, efforts also turned to repairing the power grid, sheltering those whose homes were destroyed and delivering drinking water and other supplies.
An earthquake Saturday brought devastation to Haiti. Landslides have made major roads impassable for aid groups. Hospitals in southern Haiti are overwhelmed and thousands are sheltering in the streets or on soccer fields. Tropical depression Grace could trigger flash flooding…
By Terry Spencer, Adriana Gomez Licon, Associated Press
The search for victims of the collapse of a Miami-area high-rise condominium reached its 14th day on Wednesday, as workers uncovered 10 more bodies from the rubble and officials sounded more and more grim about the prospects of finding anyone…
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