100 die in Nigeria flooding as toll expected to rise

100 die in Nigeria flooding as toll expected to rise; outlook worse than for 2012 disaster.

Tuesday, September 18th 2018, 4:46 am CDT

FEMA chief: Too much blame around on Puerto Rico deaths

The Trump administration's disaster relief chief says that "the numbers are all over the place" from studies on the death toll from last year's Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico.

Sunday, September 16th 2018, 3:06 pm CDT

Wilmington Isle: Food, water handouts set in isolated city

Food and water handouts are beginning in the North Carolina city of Wilmington, which is still mostly cut off by floodwaters from Hurricane Florence.

Monday, September 17th 2018, 11:36 pm CDT

Can apps like Waze steer you clear of disaster? Maybe not

Navigation apps like Waze are trying to help motorists avoid hurricane flooding, but can people really rely on their smartphones to steer themselves out of a disaster zone.

Monday, September 17th 2018, 4:57 pm CDT

US hurricane, Asian typhoon: 1 brings water, the other, wind

Hurricane Florence and Typhoon Mangkhut roar ashore the same day half a world apart, spreading devastation as differently as the water and the wind.

Sunday, September 16th 2018, 12:26 am CDT

A warmer world makes hurricanes wetter and more intense

Scientists: Warner world makes hurricanes wetter, stronger and faster to intensify.

Friday, September 14th 2018, 4:54 pm CDT

Out pattern: Browns trade receiver Josh Gordon to Patriots

Browns trade troubled wide receiver Josh Gordon to New England Patriots.

Monday, September 17th 2018, 3:36 pm CDT

Emergency crews throw supply lifeline to isolated Wilmington

Catastrophic flooding from Florence spreads across the Carolinas with one city virtually cut off by the deluge and the vast storm system now over several states.

Sunday, September 16th 2018, 11:26 pm CDT

WHAT'S HAPPENING: Rain, floods still in Florence's forecast

The forecast for Florence has not changed, unfortunately: It's still raining, and rivers are still rising.

Monday, September 17th 2018, 12:07 am CDT

Hope fades in Philippines for dozens buried in landslides

Philippines halts risky small-scale mining in 6 provinces where typhoon caused landslides that buried many; at least 69 dead in Philippines and China as storm weakens.

Monday, September 17th 2018, 2:36 am CDT

The Latest: More N Carolina counties qualify for federal aid

The devastating flooding in North Carolina from Florence has raised concerns about whether some dams will be able to hold up under the strain.

Monday, September 17th 2018, 8:46 am CDT

Florence flooding puts dams, many high hazard, to the test

Devastating flooding in North Carolina after Florence raises concerns whether dams able to hold up under the strain.

Monday, September 17th 2018, 7:46 pm CDT

Death tolls often rise weeks after storm hits

Disaster experts say it's not uncommon for death tolls to rise weeks after hurricanes hit because of nature of storms, difficulty in finding people.

Monday, September 17th 2018, 12:29 am CDT

Swollen NC rivers swamp dumps, raising water pollution fears

Duke Energy says slope has collapsed under Florence's heavy rains at a coal ash landfill at a closed North Carolina power station.

Sunday, September 16th 2018, 12:35 am CDT

Rains from Florence cause collapse at NC coal ash landfill

Duke Energy says heavy rains from Florence caused a slope to collapse at a coal-ash landfill at a closed power station near the North Carolina coast.

Saturday, September 15th 2018, 8:46 pm CDT

AP Explains: How hurricanes unleash lethal storm surges

AP Explains: How storm surges form in hurricanes, and why they are so lethal.

Thursday, September 13th 2018, 11:59 pm CDT

Road access cut off to N. Carolina city after Florence

Authorities are looking at going by air and water to get food into a North Carolina city that was cut off from road access by Florence's floodwaters.

Sunday, September 16th 2018, 11:52 pm CDT

The Latest: Child swept away by floodwaters

A train has derailed in North Carolina, but it's not clear whether it was storm-related.

Monday, September 17th 2018, 5:46 am CDT

Mangkhut weakens to tropical storm after plowing into China

Hong Kong and southern China hunkered down under red alert as strong winds and heavy rain from Typhoon Mangkhut lash the densely populated coast.

Saturday, September 15th 2018, 11:56 pm CDT

WHAT'S HAPPENING: Rivers pose epic Florence flood risks

A heavy-duty response already is slogging through heavy rains and floodwaters to help people trapped or displaced by Florence's watery onslaught.

Sunday, September 16th 2018, 12:25 am CDT