Monday, August 2, 2021

Huge blaze engulfs railroad tie recycling plant in Alabama

August 2, 2021 3:16 pm SELMA, Ala. (AP) — A fire that apparently started with a lightning strike and grew so large it showed up on weather radar engulfed a...

Days of cleanup after shipwreck oil leak fouls Georgia beach

August 2, 2021 2:11 pm SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — More oil gushed into the water Monday from the remains of an overturned cargo ship being dismantled along the coast of...

Their town wiped out by a mudslide, people of La Reina mourn

August 2, 2021 11:06 am EL ENCANTO, Honduras (AP) — Dr. Claudia Lazo is asked: How many of your patients are depressed? ...

New theory: Earth’s longer days kick-started oxygen growth

August 2, 2021 10:31 am Scientists have a new idea for how Earth got its oxygen: It’s because the planet slowed down and days got longer. ...

Turkey battles wildfires for 6th day; 10,000 are evacuated

August 2, 2021 10:26 am BOZALAN, Turkey (AP) — Selcuk Sanli set his two cows lose, put his family’s most treasured belongings in a car and fled his home as...

German prosecutors mull probe into flood warnings

August 2, 2021 9:31 am BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors are considering opening a formal investigation into possible failures by officials to properly warn the population about the devastating floods...

In heat emergency, southern Europe scrambles for resources

August 2, 2021 8:16 am ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A heat wave baking southeast Europe has fueled deadly wildfires in Turkey and threatened the national grid in Greece as governments...

Turkey battles wildfires for 6th day; EU to send planes

August 2, 2021 7:56 am BOZALAN, Turkey (AP) — Selcuk Sanli let his two cows lose to fend for themselves, put his family’s most treasured belongings in a car and...

Skipper: Docs show no coverup in submarine sinking

August 2, 2021 7:36 am PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The release of about 3,000 pages of documents delving into the deadliest submarine disaster in U.S. history has not yielded any...

Death toll triples to more than 300 in recent China flooding

August 2, 2021 5:46 am BEIJING (AP) — More than 300 people died in recent flooding in central China, authorities said Monday, three times the previously announced toll. ...

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Nicaragua party lists presidential candidate despite arrests

August 2, 2021 9:41 pm MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — A conservative coalition registered a former leader of the 1980s Contra rebels Monday as a presidential...

Report details dramatic hot-air balloon crash in New England

August 2, 2021 9:31 pm PIERMONT, N.H. (AP) — A preliminary report released Monday details how three passengers were able to radio for help and...

11 hours of questioning for Cuomo in harassment inquiry

August 2, 2021 9:31 pm NEW YORK (AP) — Investigators conducting an inquiry into sexual harassment allegations against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo questioned him...