Lethal storms, tornadoes and floods sweep U.S. South and Midwest

World Jan 12, 2020

Lethal storms, tornadoes and floods sweep U.S. South and Midwest

Severe storms sweeping across southern portions of the U.S. and up into the Midwest were blamed Saturday in the deaths of at least 11 people, including two first responders, as high winds, tornadoes and unrelenting rain battered large swaths of the country. Storm-related fatalities were ...

Australian fires merge into giant inferno in Snowy Mountains

Asia Pacific Jan 11, 2020

Australian fires merge into giant inferno in Snowy Mountains

Two wildfires merged to form a massive inferno in southeast Australia on Saturday, near where a man suffered serious burns protecting a home during a night of treacherous conditions during the nation's unprecedented fire crisis. Authorities were assessing the damage after firefighters battled flames fanned ...

World Dec 29, 2019

Bangladesh cold wave leaves at least 50 dead

At least 50 people have died in Bangladesh as cold weather continues to sweep across the country, officials said. The country's lowest temperature this year — 4.5 degrees Celsius (40.1° Fahrenheit) — was recorded early Sunday in Tetulia, a border town in the north of ...

63-vehicle pileup in Virginia results in dozens of injuries

World Dec 23, 2019

63-vehicle pileup in Virginia results in dozens of injuries

A pileup involving more than 60 cars on a major interstate in Virginia on Sunday morning injured dozens of people, some critically, according to state police. The accident happened just before 8 a.m. Sunday on Interstate 64 in York County near Williamsburg and for a ...