Natural disasters

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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This handout photo released by the Colombia Presidential Press Office, shows an aerial view of a portion of Mocoa, Colombia, Saturday, April 1, 2017, after an avalanche of water from an overflowing river swept through the city as people slept. The incident triggered by intense rains left at least 100 people dead in Mocoa, located near Colombia's border with Ecuador. (Cesar Carrion/Colombian Presidential Press Office via AP)
April 02, 2017 - 2:01 pm
MOCOA, Colombia (AP) — The Latest on the deadly river overflow in southern Colombia (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos says that at least 207 people have been killed in a water and mud avalanche in the country's south, but the death toll is changing "every moment...
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April 02, 2017 - 1:09 pm
DALLAS (AP) — A storm system rumbling eastward through Texas toward the lower Mississippi Valley could pelt the region with large hail and cause flash-flooding and spawn tornadoes. A Texas state trooper reported seeing a tornado touchdown early Sunday morning in near Center Point, Texas, about 55...
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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 - 12:39 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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In this handout photo released by the Colombian National Army, soldiers rescue a child in Mocoa, Colombia, Saturday, April 1, 2017, after an avalanche of water from an overflowing river swept through the city as people slept. The incident triggered by intense rains left at least 100 people dead in Mocoa, located near Colombia's border with Ecuador. (Colombian Army Photo via AP)
April 02, 2017 - 9:44 am
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A grim search for the missing resumed at dawn Sunday in southern Colombia after surging rivers sent an avalanche of floodwaters, mud and debris through a small city, killing at least 200 people and leaving many more injured and homeless. People pried through piles of rocks...
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Britain's Prince Charles visits to the 2016 earthquake-hit town of Amatrice, central Italy, Sunday, April 2, 2017. Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, are in Italy for a week-long trip which includes stops in Rome and the Vatican. (Alessandro Bianchi/Pool Photo via AP)
April 02, 2017 - 8:54 am
AMATRICE, Italy (AP) — Prince Charles on Sunday visited the center of Amatrice, a mountain town that bore the brunt of central Italy's Aug. 24 earthquake, which killed hundreds of people. Wearing a hard hat, the prince of Wales was accompanied by the head of Italy's civil protection agency on a...
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April 02, 2017 - 8:40 am
DALLAS (AP) — A storm system rumbling eastward through Texas toward the lower Mississippi Valley could pelt the region with large hail and cause flash-flooding and spawn tornadoes. The National Weather Service's Storm Prediction Center says the storms are likely to cause significant wind damage...
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Britain's Prince Charles visits to the 2016 earthquake-hit town of Amatrice, central Italy, Sunday, April 2, 2017. Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, are in Italy for a week-long trip which includes stops in Rome and the Vatican. (Alessandro Bianchi/Pool Photo via AP)
April 02, 2017 - 8:21 am
AMATRICE, Italy (AP) — Prince Charles has visited the center of Amatrice, a mountain town that bore the brunt of central Italy's Aug. 24 earthquake. The prince of Wales was accompanied by the head of Italy's civil protection agency on the tour Sunday that took him to the town's medieval bell tower...
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