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The Latest: Another body found in Illinois plant rubble

WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on the explosion and fire at an Illinois silicone plant (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Search and rescue personnel have located and a...

Rain could hinder search for victims of California wildfire

PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — The search for remains of victims of the devastating Northern California wildfire has taken on new urgency as rain in the forecast could complicate those efforts while also bri...

The Latest: Firefighters work to contain S. California fire

PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on wildfires in California (all times local): 7 a.m. Firefighters are working to extend containment lines around the vast area bu...

Holding out slim hope as crews search for more fire dead

PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — More than a dozen coroner search and recovery teams looked for human remains from a Northern California wildfire that killed at least 42 -- making it the deadliest in state his...

Grim calculus: Coroners search for those killed in wildfire

PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — The blue of an unfurled body bag has become a gut-wrenching splash of color in this apocalyptic landscape as pressure mounts to account for the hundreds of missing people after...

The Latest: Woman recounts problems on jet's previous flight

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The Latest on the crash of a Lion Air plane in Indonesia (all times local): 10 a.m. An Indonesian TV presenter who was on what became the ...

Indonesia plane crash search finds remains, debris at sea

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Search and rescue personnel worked through the night to find victims of the Lion Air plane crash in Indonesia, sending 24 body bags to identification experts as the airline f...

The Latest: 2 Florida prisons damaged by hurricane

MEXICO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on communities struggling in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael (all times local): 10:40 a.m. Florida officials have evacuated ...

Florida officials fear Michael's death toll will rise

MEXICO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Search and rescue personnel are continuing to comb through the ruins of a small Florida Panhandle community destroyed by Hurricane Michael, which has left hundreds thousands ...

Indonesia disaster survivors search debris for food, drinks

PALU, Indonesia (AP) — "Awesome Indonesia," a young man shouted sarcastically as a crowd of people, some pushing their arms elbow deep into a jumbled pile of sodden food and debris, searched for anyth...

Hiker who led rescuers on wild goose chase in Taiwan mountains to face NT$2 million in fines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A hiker who "escaped" from rescuers in the Central Mountain Range of Taiwan, only to call them again to airlift him out during Typhoon Mangkhut, is now facing over NT...

AP PHOTOS: A look at flooding before and after Florence

Florence dropped nearly 3 feet (1 meter) of rain on North Carolina as the storm moved slowly across the state, flooding towns, closing roads and killing dozens of people. Tens of tho...

WHAT'S HAPPENING: What will life be like after Florence?

MIAMI (AP) — Thousands of people are still in shelters in North Carolina anxiously waiting to find out if they have a home to go back to. Heavy rains and swelling rivers are still a major concern as r...

WHAT'S HAPPENING: Water will haunt Carolinas after Florence

MIAMI (AP) — Like hurricanes Harvey and Katrina before it, Florence will be remembered for unleashing a staggering amount of water over a vast area. The flooding unfolded just as forecasters expected,...

WHAT'S HAPPENING: Rain, floods still in Florence's forecast

MIAMI (AP) — The forecast for Florence has not changed, unfortunately: It's still raining, and rivers are still rising. All roads in and out of a North Carolina city of 120,000 people are underwater. ...