Natural disasters

This photo provided by the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office shows a building damaged by a tornado that went through Breaux Bridge, La., Sunday, April 2, 2017. The tornado flipped a mobile home Sunday in Louisiana, killing a mother and her daughter as a storm system with hurricane-force winds crawled across the Deep South, damaging homes and businesses. (Maj. Ginny Higgins/St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office via AP)
April 03, 2017 - 1:28 pm
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi woman who desperately tried to direct rescuers to her sinking vehicle after it skidded into a rain-swollen creek was among four people killed in storms across the South. Jacqueline Williams, 52, ran off a road into a creek in Florence before dawn Monday and...
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People line up outside a cemetery to looking for their missing relatives in Mocoa, Colombia, Sunday, April 2, 2017. Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos, who has declared Mocoa a disaster area, said that at least 207 were killed but that the death toll was changing "every moment." Authorities said another 200 people, many of them children, were injured and just as many were unaccounted for amid the destruction. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
April 03, 2017 - 1:25 pm
MOCOA, Colombia (AP) — Jose Albeiro Vargas last saw his grandson the night fierce rain unleashed havoc on this small city surrounded by rivers and mountains in southern Colombia. From what Vargas has been able to gather, the torrents of mud, water and debris unleashed on the city of Mocoa by the...
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This photo provided by the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office shows a building damaged by a tornado that went through Breaux Bridge, La., Sunday, April 2, 2017. The tornado flipped a mobile home Sunday in Louisiana, killing a mother and her daughter as a storm system with hurricane-force winds crawled across the Deep South, damaging homes and businesses. (Maj. Ginny Higgins/St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office via AP)
April 03, 2017 - 11:52 am
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi woman who desperately tried to direct rescuers to her sinking vehicle after it skidded into a rain-swollen creek Monday was among four people killed in storms across the South. Jacqueline Williams, 52, ran off a road into a creek in Florence early Monday and...
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The remains of a trailer lie where a woman and her 3-year-old daughter were killed during a severe storm, in Breaux Bridge, La., Sunday, April 2, 2017. (Lucius Fontenot/The Daily Advertiser via AP)
April 03, 2017 - 11:04 am
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi woman who desperately tried to direct rescuers to her sinking vehicle after it skidded into a rain-swollen creek Monday was among four people killed in storms across the South. Jacqueline Williams, 52, ran off a road into a creek in Florence early Monday and...
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The remains of a trailer lie where a woman and her 3-year-old daughter were killed during a severe storm, in Breaux Bridge, La., Sunday, April 2, 2017. (Lucius Fontenot/The Daily Advertiser via AP)
April 03, 2017 - 9:39 am
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Powerful storms that killed a woman and her young daughter in Louisiana drenched Alabama with torrential rains Monday, forcing scores of schools to call off classes. Forecasters said tornadoes and strong winds were likely from Mississippi to South Carolina. The greatest...
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People line up outside a cemetery to looking for their missing relatives in Mocoa, Colombia, Sunday, April 2, 2017. Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos, who has declared Mocoa a disaster area, said that at least 207 were killed but that the death toll was changing "every moment." Authorities said another 200 people, many of them children, were injured and just as many were unaccounted for amid the destruction. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
April 03, 2017 - 8:36 am
MOCOA, Colombia (AP) — Jose Albeiro Vargas last saw his grandson the night a fierce rain unleashed havoc on this small city surrounded by rivers and mountains in southern Colombia. From what Vargas has been able to gather, the torrents of mud, water and debris unleashed on the city of Mocoa by the...
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People line up outside a cemetery to looking for their missing relatives in Mocoa, Colombia, Sunday, April 2, 2017. Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos, who has declared Mocoa a disaster area, said that at least 207 were killed but that the death toll was changing "every moment." Authorities said another 200 people, many of them children, were injured and just as many were unaccounted for amid the destruction. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
April 03, 2017 - 1:19 am
MOCOA, Colombia (AP) — Jose Albeiro Vargas last saw his grandson the night a fierce rain came and unleashed havoc on this small city surrounded by rivers and mountains in southern Colombia. From what the store owner has been able to gather, the torrents of mud, water and debris unleashed on the...
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April 02, 2017 - 5:52 pm
BREAUX BRIDGE, La. (AP) — Strong winds flipped a mobile home off its foundation Sunday in Louisiana, killing a mother and her 3-year-old daughter as a storm system with hurricane-force winds crawled across the Deep South, damaging homes and businesses. Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards put the entire...
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April 02, 2017 - 4:15 pm
BREAUX BRIDGE, La. (AP) — A suspected tornado flipped a mobile home off its foundation Sunday in Louisiana, killing a mother and her 3-year-old daughter as a powerful storm system swept through the South, damaging a handful of homes and businesses in Texas. Parts of Arkansas and Mississippi were...
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Pope Francis arrives in Piazza Martiri Square to celebrate Mass, in Carpi, northern Italy, for a one-day pastoral visit to Carpi and Mirandola, Sunday, April 2, 2017. Francis has arrived in the northern Emilia Romagna region hit by deadly quakes in 2012 on a visit meant to signal hope to central Italy, struck by a series of more devastating temblors last year. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
April 02, 2017 - 4:13 pm
CARPI, Italy (AP) — Greeted by tens of thousands of faithful, Pope Francis on Sunday visited a region of Italy that has largely been rebuilt after a pair of deadly earthquakes five years ago, an example meant to give hope to another part of the country still reeling from more devastating temblors...
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