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Pictures of people missing in the aftermath of the Camp Fire are posted at an evacuation center in Chico, California, U.S., November 15, 2018. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Toll of dead, missing rises in wildfire-ravaged California town

By Terray Sylvester

PARADISE, Calif. (Reuters) – Teams of rescue workers continued to sift through burned homes and vehicles on (More...)

Powerful typhoon kills two, snarls transport for thousands in Japan

TOKYO (Reuters) – A powerful typhoon brought down trees onto railroad tracks and kicked up debris across Tokyo as it (More…)

Tsunami hits small city on Indonesia’s Sulawesi after quake: officials

By Tabita Diela and Gayatri Suroyo

JAKARTA (Reuters) – A tsunami of up to two meters hit a small city (More…)

Japan braces as typhoon charts course for main island

By Elaine Lies

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan braced for high winds and heavy rain as a typhoon roared north on (More…)

Is your tap water safe to drink? Is bottled water the best option?

By Kami Klein

According to a report by the National Resources Defense Council, there is nearly a 1 in 4 (More…)

Facebook, Google to tackle spread of fake news, advisors want more

By Foo Yun Chee

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Facebook, Google, and other tech firms have agreed on a code of conduct (More…)

U.S. seeks input on privacy rules to protect consumer data

By David Shepardson

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Commerce Department on Tuesday said it was seeking comments on how to (More…)

Waterways rise in South Carolina, residents told to leave

By Harriet McLeod and Gene Cherry

CHARLESTON, S.C./RALEIGH, N.C. (Reuters) – Authorities urged thousands of people to leave their homes (More…)

Thousands urged to flee ahead of post-Florence flooding in South Carolina

By Harriet McLeod and Gene Cherry

(Reuters) – As many as 8,000 people in and around the city of Georgetown, (More…)

Alcohol abuse kills 3 million a year, most of them men: WHO

By Kate Kelland

(Reuters) – More than 3 million people died in 2016 due to drinking too much alcohol, meaning (More…)

White House pledges to step up cyber offense on hackers

By Christopher Bing

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House warned foreign hackers on Thursday it will increase offensive measures as (More…)