With the economy in ruins and aid in short supply, survivors of the earthquake in this remote stretch of eastern Afghanistan wonder what their next move could be.
A 27-year veteran of the Fire Department was pronounced dead at the scene, fire officials said.
More than 30 were rescued in the waters north of Desecheo Island, Puerto Rico, the Coast Guard said.
She was not quite 11 when train convoys organized by a London stockbroker carried her and hundreds of other Jewish children from Czechoslovakia on the eve of World War II.
At least one person was killed, and many houses were destroyed.
The Russian invasion has disrupted a thriving hub of legal commercial surrogacy. Some couples are risking trips into the war zone to get their children.
The four men recalled a night of exhaustion, cold and fear when 19 died after being forced across the Turkish border.
At least one person was confirmed to have died on the Euroferry Olympia, which caught fire on Friday and is still ablaze near the island of Corfu. Hundreds of others have been rescued.
A fire broke out on the deck of the ferry, which was taking 239 passengers to Italy from Greece. Two of them were trapped, and at least 11 were missing.
The boy, Haidar Jan, who was thought to be 5, fell into a roughly 85-foot-deep well on Tuesday in a village near Qalat, the capital of Zabul Province.
A fire broke out Wednesday morning in the cargo hold of the ship, which departed from Emden, Germany, on Feb. 10 and was due to arrive in Davisville, R.I., on Wednesday.
A fishing boat carrying 24 people sank about 280 miles off the coast of Newfoundland, Canada, early Tuesday morning, Spanish officials said.
A small plane crashed into the water at about 2 p.m. on Sunday, prompting search and rescue efforts that continued into Monday, officials said.
A rescue operation attempting to save him captivated people in Morocco and beyond.
People in the region were glued to the rescue effort on television and online, eager for some good news at a time when many have been buffeted by Covid pandemic gloom.
All three crew members of a fishing boat named Bing Bing were rescued after a woman working from home saw the vessel capsize off Scituate, Mass. “She saved our lives,” one survivor said.
More than 30 people remained unaccounted for after the boat that was carrying them overturned off Florida’s Atlantic Coast last weekend, the authorities said.
Rescuers said weather conditions had improved, but prospects of survival looked increasingly “dire.”
The boat, which left the Bahamas on Saturday with 40 people on board, was most likely part of a “human smuggling venture,” the Coast Guard said. One passenger was rescued.
In areas more used to dealing with extreme heat, blizzard conditions caused chaos on roads and at airports.
Lisala Folau, a retired carpenter, spent a night and day at sea after an undersea volcanic eruption sent waves crashing through his home on the island of Atata.
The authorities have identified the suspect, a British citizen, who was killed when the hostages at a synagogue in the Dallas-Fort Worth area were freed on Saturday night.
Ten years ago the Costa Concordia ran aground off the Tuscan island of Giglio, killing 32 people and entwining the lives of others forever.
Los Angeles police officers pulled the pilot of a small plane away from the tracks moments before a train smashed into it at high speed.
Residents who survived the Bronx inferno on Sunday described a quiet morning that suddenly was overtaken by terror and tragedy.
Two men lay unconscious on a frigid Vermont night until Tinsley, a Shiloh Shepherd, led the authorities back to the site of the wreck.
They spent the first hours of 2022 shivering in stalled aerial tram cars on a New Mexico mountain, rationing Life Savers gummies and bottles of water.
The boat was being towed ashore with more than 100 Rohingya refugees on board. Indonesia initially said it would turn the vessel away, but relented under pressure from rights groups.
Philippine officials warned that residents were going hungry. Many were still in evacuation centers. On a highway, survivors scrawled an appeal for aid.
The blaze at the World Trade Center in Causeway Bay injured at least 13 people, including one who was semiconscious, the police said.
The vessel capsized near a beach town in the South China Sea, leaving 29 others missing, officials said. The victims’ nationalities were not disclosed.
Power was out across the region on Saturday, and severe storms were expected to continue.
Heavy rainfall and overflowing rivers have inundated cities in the Canadian province. The mayor of Abbotsford warned of an “uncertain and scary time” as residents took shelter in a convention center.
Federal prosecutors said the climber called rescuers to say that two other people on the mountain, the tallest in North America, were having a medical emergency. But it was a ruse.
Some campers were airlifted from a recreational vehicle park after floodwaters covered the only bridge in and out of the area.
The legal action came as the Australian authorities continued to address questions about how the police had been able to find Cleo Smith, who vanished from a remote campsite.
The runners were participating in a 50-mile race when they were caught in 12 to 18 inches of snow in the Wasatch Mountain range north of Salt Lake City.
For their heart-pounding documentary, Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin faced a thorny tangle of rights, permissions and personalities.
The coronavirus pandemic sent a surge of inexperienced hikers into the wilderness. Many ran into trouble. Now states are looking to bill them for costly search and rescue operations.
After two decades of combat, there were no American troops missing in action, reflecting a major shift in military priorities.
Only a foot or two of water can sweep away everything from sedans to trucks. Experts urge drivers to avoid flooded crossings, and to remember a few steps in a crisis.
The derailment, involving five cars of the Empire Builder train, happened near Joplin, Mont., on Saturday afternoon.
Devastation from Hurricane Ida’s remnants stretched deep into New Jersey, forcing residents and officials to address “a new reality.”
In Northern California, a region troubled by fire, many people with disabilities live in rural areas that lack the resources to support them during disasters.
The government said Yevgeny Zinichev, a longtime Putin aide responsible for emergency situations, dived off a cliff to save a film director who fell into the water.
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One person was rescued after the helicopter crashed into the sea, the Navy said.
More than a million people, including most in New Orleans, were without electricity, but the city’s levees held.
The deaths were reported by a sheriff’s official in Humphreys County, who said that the authorities were searching house to house after flooding knocked out cellphone service and swamped roads.
The U.S. Coast Guard reported a 25 percent jump in boating fatalities last summer compared to the year before. Casualty numbers this summer are tracking to be even higher.