In Jordan's ancient Petra, sirens warn of flash floods

PETRA, Jordan (AP) — In ancient times, Arab tribesmen dug diversion tunnels to protect their low-lying trading post of Petra against desert flash floods. More than two millennia later, an alarm system...

Storm: 2 dead, several hurt as bus overturns near Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A tour bus overturned on an icy highway ramp south of Memphis on Wednesday, leaving two people dead and several others injured as a pre-winter storm blasted parts of the South wi...

The Latest: Bus overturns in sleet near Memphis, 2 dead

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on the winter storm hitting parts of the South (all times local): 3:20 p.m. A coroner says two people have died and several others ...

Last body in Jordan flash flood identified, final toll at 21

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — A pathologist says the last of 21 victims of a recent flash flood in Jordan has been identified after DNA testing showed that one family inadvertently buried the wrong child. ...

Florida reporting 16 deaths after Michael, other states 10

Hurricane Michael killed at least 16 people in Florida, most of them in the coastal county that took a direct hit from the storm, state emergency authorities said Tuesday. That's in addition to at lea...

Floods destroy bridge, force evacuations in Central Texas

LLANO, Texas (AP) — Fast-moving floodwaters destroyed a bridge, forced the evacuation of riverside homes and led to numerous water rescues in Central Texas after more than a foot of rain fell in recen...

Arizona dam at risk of failure will be checked by engineers

PHOENIX (AP) — A damaged earthen dam holding back a lake swollen by runoff from the remnants of a tropical storm was still at risk of failing Thursday and inundating a small Native American village ne...

The Latest: Flood warning extended for village near dam

PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on wet weather and flooding in the Southwest (all times local): 7:05 a.m. A flash flood warning remains in effect for a small Native Ameri...

Officials warn Arizona dam could fail, more floods possible

PHOENIX (AP) — An earthen dam in Arizona's southern desert could fail because the lake behind it is swollen with storm runoff, and more flooding caused by rain from the remnants of Tropical Storm Rosa...

The Latest: Forecasters warn of more Arizona flooding

PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on heavy rain in the U.S. Southwest from the remnants of Tropical Storm Rosa (all times local): 8:30 a.m. Forecasters are warning of the p...

The Latest: Rain from Rosa soaks central, southern Arizona

PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on wet weather in the US Southwest (all times local): 7 a.m. Rain from the remnants of Tropical Storm Rosa slowed the Phoenix area's morni...

Tropical Storm Rosa heads for Baja, US Southwest

PHOENIX (AP) — After soaking northwestern Mexico with heavy rains as it neared the Baja California Peninsula, reportedly claiming at least one victim, Tropical Storm Rosa is expected to drench the U.S...

Tropical Storm Rosa nears Mexico's Baja California coast

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Tropical Storm Rosa neared northwest Mexico where its heavy rains were expected to cause flooding and landslides before drenching parts of the U.S. Southwest. The ...

Hurricane Rosa heads for Baja, Southwestern US

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Hurricane Rosa was on a track Sunday to drench northwest Mexico and parts of the U.S. Southwest, prompting tropical storm warnings for the Baja California coast and flash-flood watc...

Taiwan delivers rice and medical aid to Cambodian flood victims

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As thousands of Cambodians living along the banks of the Mekong River were stranded by a collapsed dam in Laos, Taiwan's Tzu Chi Foundation delivered rice and other fo...