Northern California’s Camp Fire death toll hits 83 as area prepares for heavy rain, possible mudslides

Northern California could see heavy rain over the next few days, which could help crews battling the devastating Camp Fire. However, it could also bring mudslides and complicate recovery efforts. At a press conference Wednesday night, the Butte County Sheriff’s Office … Read More

Death toll reaches 63 in California’s Camp Fire, while 631 unaccounted for — live updates

Authorities said late Thursday the death toll from the Camp Fire has risen to 63, bringing the statewide count to 66. In addition, more than 600 people have been reported missing, according to the Butte County sheriff’s office. Despite the grim update, … Read More

Puerto Rico Continues to Struggle After Hurricane Maria

Volunteers have been preparing and transporting supplies for those affected by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. (Carlos Giusti/AP) Despite assistance from the U.S. military, the island is still in desperate need after the storm caused mass destruction. Almost two weeks after … Read More

Hurricane Harvey strengthens to Category 4 storm with 130 mph winds

The storm, which has maximum sustained winds of 130 mph with even stronger gusts, is expected to be the worst to hit the state in nearly two decades. Residents staying in the area frantically stocked up on food, water and … Read More