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After seeing floods, Indonesian leader visits quake zone

MAMUJU, Indonesia (AP) — Relief workers worked to clear up rubble of collapsed buildings Tuesday on an Indonesian island where a deadly earthquake left...

Police command structure crumbled fast during Capitol riot

WASHINGTON (AP) — As the rioters stormed the U.S. Capitol, many of the police officers had to decide on their own how to fight...

Aid effort intensifies after Indonesia quake that killed 84

MAMUJU, Indonesia (AP) — Aid was reaching the thousands of people left homeless and struggling after an earthquake that killed at least 84 people...

Indonesian teams find more bodies, clear roads after quake

MAMUJU, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian rescuers on Sunday retrieved more bodies from the rubble of homes and buildings toppled by a strong earthquake, raising...

Bus driver in dramatic bridge plunge says it ‘just took off’

NEW YORK (AP) — The driver of a New York City bus that plunged off a bridge blamed the dramatic crash on mechanical failure,...

Damaged roads, lack of gear hinder Indonesia quake rescue

MAMUJU, Indonesia (AP) — Damaged roads and bridges, power blackouts and lack of heavy equipment on Saturday hampered rescuers after a strong earthquake left...

At least 42 dead as Indonesia quake topples homes, buildings

MAMUJU, Indonesia (AP) — A strong, shallow earthquake shook Indonesia's Sulawesi island just after midnight Friday, toppling homes and buildings, triggering landslides and...

‘Our children die in our hands’: Floods ravage South Sudan

OLD FANGAK, South Sudan (AP) — On a scrap of land surrounded by flooding in South Sudan, families drink and bathe from the waters...

Inferno in large squat for migrants kills 3 in Spain

BADALONA, Spain (AP) — Mamadou Dieye was talking to his family back in Senegal when he heard shouts of distress downstairs. Smoke quickly followed...

Wolves preying on beavers in Minnesota reshape wetlands

WASHINGTON (AP) — One spring afternoon in 2015, biologist Thomas Gable followed signals from a gray wolf’s GPS tracking collar to a small stream...

6 Italian execs arrested in probe linked to bridge collapse

MILAN (AP) — Italian financial police on Wednesday issued arrest warrants against six current and former managers of Italy’s main private highway operator as...

Quake toll rises to 116 in Turkey; rescuers finish searches

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The death toll in last week’s Aegean Sea earthquake rose to 116 on Wednesday as rescuers in the Turkish city...

Turkish rescuers pull girl from rubble 4 days after quake

IZMIR, TURKEY (AP) — Rescuers in the Turkish city of Izmir pulled a young girl out alive from the rubble of a collapsed apartment...

2 children pulled alive in dramatic Turkey quake rescues

IZMIR, Turkey (AP) — When firefighter Muammer Celik reached a 3-year-old girl trapped for three days under the rubble of a deadly earthquake in...

70-year-old pulled out alive in Turkey as quake toll hits 75

IZMIR, Turkey (AP) — Rescue workers in western Turkey extricated a 70-year-old man from a collapsed building Sunday, some 34 hours after a strong...

Death toll reaches 39 in quake that hit Turkey, Greek island

IZMIR, Turkey (AP) — Three young children and their mother were rescued alive from the rubble of a collapsed building in western Turkey on...

Quake strikes Turkish coast and Greek island, killing 19

ISTANBUL (AP) — A strong earthquake struck Friday in the Aegean Sea between the Turkish coast and the Greek island of Samos, killing at...

Typhoon, landslides leave 35 dead, dozens missing in Vietnam

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — A typhoon that officials said was the most powerful to hit Vietnam in 20 years blew away from the country...

Military contractor charged with fraud on Africa contracts

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A U.S. military contractor has been indicted in California for allegedly faking quality control on construction projects in Africa that...

At least 10 dead in residential building collapse in India

NEW DELHI (AP) — A residential building that was due for repairs collapsed in central India early Monday, killing at least 10 people and...

More than 20 workers hurt in crane accident in Austin, Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Two cranes collided Wednesday at a construction site in Austin, Texas, causing one of them to partially collapse and injuring...

The Latest: Sally’s winds increase to 90 mph

Here are the latest developments on tropical weather (all times local): ...

Worker falls several stories in 2nd collapse at Atlanta site

ATLANTA (AP) — A concrete slab at a parking deck under construction in Atlanta collapsed Saturday — the second collapse at the site in...

Beirut search effort sparked by dog stops, no survivor found

BEIRUT (AP) — A search operation of a building that collapsed during last month’s deadly blast in Beirut stopped on Sunday after rescue workers...

China restaurant collapses during birthday party, killing 29

BEIJING (AP) — Rescue...

Death toll from heavy Afghanistan flooding surpasses 150

CHARIKAR, Afghanistan (AP) —...

Sean Penn ups fight against COVID-19 with relief expansion

LOS ANGELES (AP) —...

Typhoon damages buildings, floods roads on Korean Peninsula

SEOUL, South Korea (AP)...

Plants cropping up in lost Michigan lakes where dams failed

LANSING, Mich. (AP) —...

Kim visits North Korea flood zone, orders shelter, food aid

SEOUL, South Korea (AP)...

Genoa has new bridge 2 years after collapse that killed 43

GENOA, Italy (AP) —...

Ethiopia denies reports government has started filling dam

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP)...

Official: Tree falls on garage in storm, 19 to hospitals

PASADENA, Md. (AP) —...

Michigan village starts flood recovery, awaits funds

LANSING, Mich (AP) —...

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