Powerful tornadoes that ripped through western Kentucky and parts of Illinois, Missouri, Mississippi, Arkansas and Tennessee over the weekend have left dozens dead and destroyed homes and livelihoods.
By Lynsey Jeffery
Kenyan climate activist Elizabeth Wathuti made an impassioned appeal to world leaders to “open your hearts” to those already feeling the effects of global warming.
By Associated Press
Hurricane Ida struck Cuba on Friday as a rapidly intensifying storm that could speed across warm Gulf waters and slam into Louisiana as a Category 3 hurricane on Sunday, the National Hurricane Center warned.
By Kevin McGill, Janet McConnaughey, Associated Press
President Joe Biden has approved a major disaster declaration sought by Tennessee after record rainfall caused devastating floods that killed more than 20 people, according to a statement sent Tuesday.
By Travis Loller, Jonathan Mattise, Associated Press
By Daniel Cole, Sylvie Corbet, Associated Press
A wildfire near the French Riviera killed two people and was burning out of control Wednesday in the forests of the popular region, fueled by wind and drought.
By Mark Stevenson, Evens Sanon, Associated Press
Heavy rain from Tropical Storm Grace forced a temporary halt Tuesday to the Haitian government's response to the deadly weekend earthquake, feeding the growing anger and frustration among thousands who were left homeless.
By Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press
Firefighters scrambled on Friday to control a raging inferno in southeastern Oregon that’s spreading miles a day in windy conditions, one of numerous conflagrations across the U.S. West that are straining resources.
By Frank Jordans, Associated Press
At least 110 people have died in devastating floods across parts of western Germany and Belgium, officials said Friday, as search and rescue operations continued for hundreds more still unaccounted for or in danger.
By Curt Anderson, Associated Press
A weakened Tropical Storm Elsa dumped rain across Florida's Gulf Coast early Wednesday but appears to have spared the state significant damage and widespread power outages.
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