Nonseasonal floods kill 14 in Yemen

SANAA, Yemen — At least fourteen people have been killed by flooding in Yemen in the past 24 hours, according to security officials. Non-seasonal rainstorms have hit parts of the country for the past week. The provinces of al-Mahrah, Hadramawt, Shabwa, Abeen and Jouf in the south and east of the country have seen instances […]

Artist uses his brush to turn Surfside's pain into hope

SURFSIDE, Fla. — Roberto Marquez flew from Dallas to Miami nearly two weeks ago, hoping to add his hands to those digging through the rubble of a fallen South Florida condo building. But once there, the muralist was disappointed to hear that his help was appreciated but not needed. An epic search for victims was […]

City: Evacuated Miami area condo still unsafe for occupancy

NORTH MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — A North Miami Beach condominium building that was evacuated last week because of safety concerns must stay unoccupied until the condo association submits a new 40-year recertification report that addresses all structural and electrical issues, city officials said Thursday. The building is about 5 miles (8 kilometers) from Surfside, where […]

Magnitude 6.1 earthquake hits Alaska, shakes Anchorage

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A magnitude 6.1 earthquake shook Alaska’s Talkeetna Mountains north of Anchorage Sunday night and smaller tremors continued early Monday. The earthquake was felt from Homer to Fairbanks, and was felt especially strongly in the Anchorage and Wasilla areas, the Anchorage Daily News reported. Some people described items falling off shelves and many […]

Tennessee flood deaths rise to 6 with more rain coming

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee emergency officials have reported a sixth person died in flash flooding over the weekend, and four of the six deaths involved cars. A vehicle driven by Donna Adams, 61, of Surgoinsville, was swept into Big Creek in Hawkins County on Sunday afternoon, according to a preliminary report from the Tennessee Highway […]