Heavy rains in southern China leave 49 dead, 14 missing

BEIJING (AP) — Forty-nine people have died and 14 others remain missing since heavy rainfall hit southern China in early June, authorities said Wednesday. More than 7,000 houses have...

6 dead in storms and floods in southeastern China

BEIJING (AP) — Six people have died and one is missing after heavy rains and flooding in southeastern China. The official Xinhua News Agency said Sunday that 88,000 people have been ...

UN agency says Libya floods kill 4, displace more than 2,500

CAIRO (AP) — The U.N. refugee agency says heavy rains have triggered severe flooding in southwestern Libya since late May, killing four people and forcing more than 2,500 to flee their homes. ...

Trump signs long-delayed $19.1B disaster aid bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has signed a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill aimed at helping communities across the country bounce back from hurricanes, floods, tornadoes and fires. ...

Pine Bluff officials: Flood won't sink Arkansas city's hopes

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An economically struggling Arkansas city in the midst of a revitalization plan continued flooding Tuesday as the Arkansas River crested its banks, but local officials said eve...

International climate prediction workshop wraps up in Taipei

The International Workshop on Climate Prediction wrapped up June 4 in Taipei City, deepening regional collaboration on advances in weather forecasting models. Co-organized by the Central Weather B...

The Latest: House OKs $19.1 billion disaster aid bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the House vote on a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill (all times local): 7 p.m. The House has given final approval to a long-delayed $...

Congress finally to send $19B disaster aid bill to Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is finally shipping President Donald Trump a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, a measure stalled for months by infighting, misjudgment, and a presidential feud with Democrats...

Heavy rainfall causes floods in central Serbia

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Torrential rains in the past 24 hours have caused floods in central Serbia that have covered roads and washed into homes, disrupting traffic and damaging bridges. ...

Insider Q&A: Goldman Sachs' first 'Marcus' employee speaks

NEW YORK (AP) — Goldman Sachs' consumer banking division will celebrate its fifth year in operation next month. 'Marcus,' as the retail division is now known, is the investment bank's first foray into...

Texas struggles to keep pace as thirst for water intensifies

DALLAS (AP) — About 1,000 people arrive in Texas each day, drawn by jobs, newly built homes and other opportunities. But in a state where prolonged drought is a regular occurrence, officials are strug...

Record floods breach Arkansas levee, overtop 2 in Missouri

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Relentless flooding in the central U.S. Friday inundated communities and damaged or spilled over levees on three major rivers in two states. The fast-flowing...

Migrants traverse the deadly last stretch of Darien jungle

BAJO CHIQUITO, Panama (AP) — At first they appeared only as weary silhouettes emerging from the dense foliage on the other side of the Tuquesa River. Three women, one leaning on a st...

The Latest: GOP again blocks disaster aid bill in House

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the disaster aid bill (all times local): 5:20 p.m. Another attempt to pass a $19 billion disaster aid bill in the House has failed a...

Disaster bill highlights inconsistency in voting records

WASHINGTON (AP) — A $19 billion disaster aid bill that's still crawling through Congress highlights the inconsistency of lawmakers, mostly conservatives, who stood resolute against such aid six years ...