The Latest: Florence evacuations continue as rivers rise

BLADENBORO, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the remnants of Hurricane Florence (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Residents in a coastal South Carolina county are being urged ...

Tanzania investigates ferry disaster which killed 227

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (AP) — Tanzania's government has launched an inquest into the cause of the ferry disaster, in which 227 people died when a boat capsized in Lake Victoria last week. The governm...

Florence: Evacuations continue as North Carolina rivers rise

BLADENBORO, N.C. (AP) — Hurricane Florence is by no means done with the Carolinas, where some rivers are still rising and thousands of people were told to plan to leave their homes on Monday before ri...

Trami strengthens into super typhoon, could affect Taiwan

Taipei, Sept. 24 (CNA) Typhoon Trami has developed into a super typhoon and could start affecting Taiwan on Friday, according to the Central Weather Bureau. Trami, which was upgraded into a super t...

Major flooding lingering more than a week after Florence

BLADENBORO, N.C. (AP) — Major flooding remains in eastern North Carolina more than a week after Hurricane Florence made landfall. Gov. Roy Cooper said Saturday that nine of the state...

Burials begin as deaths from capsized ferry rise to 224

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Tanzania's State broadcaster says burials have started of those who died when a ferry capsized on Lake Victoria as the death toll rose to 224. Tanzania Broadcas...

The Latest: Survivor found in Tanzania capsized ferry

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The Latest on capsized Tanzanian ferry (all times local): 2:05 p.m. A Tanzanian official says a survivor has been found in a capsized ferry tw...

Tanzanian official says survivor found in capsized ferry 2 days after deadly disaster on Lake Victoria

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Tanzanian official says survivor found in capsized ferry 2 days after deadly disaster on Lake Victoria.

Death toll rises to 167 in Tanzania ferry disaster

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A Tanzanian official says the death toll from a capsized ferry on Lake Victoria has risen to 167 while wooden coffins have arrived at the scene. The government'...

Death toll in Tanzania ferry disaster rises to 167, official says, as coffins arrive at scene

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Death toll in Tanzania ferry disaster rises to 167, official says, as coffins arrive at scene .

Small North Carolina town latest to feel Florence's fury

BLADENBORO, N.C. (AP) — Benetta White and David Lloyd slogged through waist-deep water filling their yard to escape Hurricane Florence's latest life-threatening punch to a town in the Carolinas. ...

Death toll in Tanzania ferry sinking on Lake Victoria rises to 86, regional official says

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Death toll in Tanzania ferry sinking on Lake Victoria rises to 86, regional official says.

The Latest: Dozens dead after ferry sinks on Lake Victoria

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — The Latest on capsized ferry in Tanzania (all times local): 10:25 p.m. A regional official in Tanzania says 44 people are confirmed dead afte...

Tanzania regional official says at least 44 dead after ferry capsizes on Lake Victoria

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Tanzania regional official says at least 44 dead after ferry capsizes on Lake Victoria.

Tanzania ferry capsizes with unknown number on board

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A government agency in Tanzania says a passenger ferry has capsized on Lake Victoria while carrying an unknown number of people. The Tanzania Electrical, Mecha...