Tuesday, August 3, 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? ...

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...

B.C. Christmas tree growers say intense heat singes prized trees, kills seedlings

August 2, 2021 9:01 am DUNCAN, B.C. — Christmas tree growers in British Columbia say they are facing a brown holiday season due to the heat dome that drove temperatures...

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...

Evacuations lifted as progress made against fires in US West

August 2, 2021 2:36 am BLY, Ore. (AP) — Firefighters in Oregon reported good progress in the battle against the nation's largest wildfire, while authorities canceled evacuation orders near a...

Tourists, villagers flee as wildfires ravage Turkish resorts

August 1, 2021 3:36 pm ISTANBUL (AP) — Wildfires raged Sunday near Turkey's holiday beach destinations of Antalya and Mugla as the discovery of more bodies caused the death toll...

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Landlords, tenants fill courts as eviction moratorium ends

August 3, 2021 12:11 am PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island (AP) — Gabe Imondi, a 74-year-old landlord from Rhode Island, had come to court hoping to get...

Diplomats: ASEAN waiting on Myanmar approval of envoy

August 2, 2021 11:46 pm MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Southeast Asia’s top diplomats have tentatively chosen a special envoy to help deal with the violent...

Rapid virus spread through Indonesia taxes health workers

August 2, 2021 11:16 pm JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Irman Pahlepi is back at work in Jakarta's Dr. Suyoto public hospital, immediately resuming his duties...