By David A. Lieb, Associated Press
The National Weather Service confirmed that the large and destructive tornado moved over Jefferson City shortly before midnight on Wednesday.
At least 16 tornadoes touched down over the weekend in parts of Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama, according to the National Weather Service. The twisters flattened several communities and the extreme weather caused at least eight deaths. Meanwhile, more dangerous…
By PBS NewsHour
To get a sense of the damage caused by Hurricane Matthew, Hari Sreenivasan traveled to St. Augustine, Florida. The city, billed as the oldest in the country, was devastated by last week's storm. We tour one of its hardest-hit areas,…
Three days after Hurricane Matthew struck Haiti, the death toll is above 800 and expected to rise sharply as rescue teams reach the hard-hit southwestern peninsula. So far, the eye of the storm has skirted Florida’s coast, but Gov. Rick…
Hurricane Matthew is the worst natural disaster to hit Haiti since the earthquake in 2010, prompting Haitian officials to postpone the presidential election set for next week. After causing damage in Cuba, the storm is next headed for the Bahamas…
In our news wrap Tuesday, Louisiana flooding called "unprecedented" grew worse, with 8 known dead and some 40,000 homes impacted. In California, crews have gained ground on the massive wildfire north of San Francisco; officials say the blaze is around…
Downpours drenching Louisiana since Friday have flooded parts of the state, leaving at least six dead. In and around Baton Rouge, the Amite River rose to over 40 feet; Lafayette and its suburbs were also inundated with rising water. More…
In our news wrap Friday, a bipartisan group of House lawmakers unveiled a new gun control bill identical to the Senate bill put forward by Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, on Tuesday; both bills would prevent people on the no-fly list…
In our news wrap Thursday, Baltimore police officer Caesar Goodson -- who drove the van in which Freddie Gray suffered a broken neck in 2015 -- was found not guilty for his role in Gray’s death, prompting dozens of protesters…
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