In our news wrap Thursday, the head of FEMA denied he intentionally misused government vehicles, but acknowledged an investigation by the inspector general at the Department of Homeland Security. Also, mass evacuations are underway in the Philippines ahead of the…
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Thursday, Russian and Syrian forces began a “humanitarian pause” in the Syrian city of Aleppo, which could last as long as four days. Using loudspeakers and pamphlets, the Syrian army urged residents to leave and fighters…
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Tuesday, facing a Friday deadline, the Senate failed to advance a federal spending bill to keep the government in operation. And, the Syrian government’s offensive to take back Aleppo has shifted into high gear.
By News Desk
Typhoons Mindulle and Kompasu hit Japan within 48 hours of each other, and forecasters predict that a third storm may hit the island nation later this week.
By Nsikan Akpan
Meteorologists expect two storms in the Pacific to reach super typhoon status by Thursday.
Typhoon Chan-hom, packing winds of up to 110 miles per hour, hit the southeast coast of China in Zhejiang province Saturday morning, forcing more than a million people to evacuate coastal cities.
By Andrew Mach
More than 650,000 people were evacuating from coastal villages in the Philippines as Typhoon Hagupit made landfall early Saturday, causing downed power lines and trees and canceling more than 150 fights. There were no immediate reports of casualties.
By Justin Scuiletti
Super Typhoon Hagupit, shaping up to be one of the most powerful storms of 2014, is on a collision course with the Philippines.
Typhoon Vongfong hit southern Japanese islands with heavy rain and damaging winds Monday as the strongest storm to hit Japan this year made landfall.
By Andrew Troast
Typhoon Rammasun, named after the Thai word for “Thunder God,” made landfall on the Chinese island of Hainan Friday killing at least one person. 130 mph winds and steady rain tore through the northern region of Hainan Friday as…
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