Torrential rains in Uganda, 26 killed, says Red Cross
The Uganda Red Cross says at least 26 people have been killed in floods unleashed by torrential rains in different parts of the east African country.
PG&E says it has reached $13.5 billion wildfire settlement
Pacific Gas and Electric says it has reached a $13.5 billion settlement that will resolve all major claims related to devastating wildfires blamed on its outdated equipment and negligence.
California to protect insurance policies in wildfire areas
California has ordered insurance companies to stop dropping customers who live in areas affected by recent wildfires.
Europe pledges additional support for quake-hit Albania
The European Union’s new leader for crisis management is visiting Albania to assess damages and reconstruction needs after last week’s powerful earthquake.
Authorities say at least 28 killed in landslides in Burundi
Authorities say at least 28 killed in landslides in Burundi, with many others missing.
PG&E urges judge to approve key settlement, faces resistance
Pacific Gas & Electric is urging a federal bankruptcy judge to approve a key insurance settlement as it struggles to cover at least $20 billion in losses stemming from catastrophic wildfires in California.
Albania PM optimistic of world support on quake recovery
Albania’s prime minister is pleased with the international assistance he has secured at a NATO summit on coping with the aftermath of a 6.4 magnitude earthquake that killed 51 people and injured more than 3,000 others.
Tech aims to predict problems on power lines before disaster
A new technology being tested by California utilities is aimed at diagnosing problems before they could cause power outages or spark wildfires.
Powerful typhoon leaves at least 4 dead in Philippines
A powerful typhoon is blowing across the Philippines after slamming ashore overnight, damaging houses and an airport and knocking out power after tens of thousands of people fled for safer ground.
Albania demolishes quake-damaged building with explosives
A remote-controlled explosion has demolished a six-story building considered a threat after it was damaged in a 6.4-magnitude earthquake in Albania.
USGS reports magnitude 6.0 quake off Chile’s northern coast
USGS reports 6.0-magnitude quake off Chile’s northern coast near border with Peru.
Rescuers among 6 dead in storms on French Riviera
The crew of a rescue helicopter were among five people killed in heavy weekend rains that pounded France’s Mediterranean coast in a second week of deadly flooding in the region.
EU leads international help to Albania quake recovery
The European Union and the United Nations are coordinating the international efforts to assist Albania after the 6.4 magnitude earthquake that killed 51 people and left thousands homeless.
The Philippines’ main island, including the capital, Manila, is under a tropical cyclone warning for a typhoon forecast to hit Monday night into Tuesday.
Deadly storm moves cross country taking aim at Northeast
A powerful winter storm bedeviling Thanksgiving weekend travelers across the United States is now taking aim at the Northeast.
Paradise’s dream football season ends 1 year after fire
A Northern California community is rallying around its local high school football team after it lost a championship game one year after a deadly wildfire destroyed most of the town.
Albania calls for international help to recover from quake
Albania’s prime minister has called on the international community for financial and human resources aid to recover from the 6.4 magnitude earthquake that killed 51 persons and left thousands of damaged homes.
A powerful storm stretching from California to New England is threatening major disruptions during the year’s busiest travel weekend.
Global climate protests ahead of Madrid meeting
People affected by dramatic wildfires in Australia have joined young environmental activists to protest the government’s stance on climate change.
Balkan countries rush to help in Albanian earthquake
In the initial hours after a deadly pre-dawn earthquake struck Albania, pancaking buildings and trapping dozens of people beneath the rubble as they slept, the country’s neighbors sprang into action.
Search in Albania quake reduced, death toll at 49
The operation to find survivors and recover bodies from Albania's deadly earthquake is winding down, with rescue crews limiting their efforts to a collapsed beachfront hotel in the port town of Durres.