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Florida barrier island residents recount horror of Hurricane Ian

The US Coast Guard was running evacuations by boat from Sanibel and Pine islands, which were disconnected from the peninsula after the superstorm wiped out a section of the sole...

Airline explains plane wing covered in duct tape after photo goes viral

The tape made for an alarming sight what was thought to be a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner for Australian opera singer David Wakeham who last week shared a photo to Twitter,...

DeSantis defends Lee County's late hurricane evacuation order

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis defended the timing of evacuation orders issued in Lee County, which bore the brunt of the state's fatalities from Hurricane Ian.

FEMA director says rescues proceeding 'house to house' after Hurricane Ian

Rescue attempts in Florida in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian's widespread destruction are continuing "house to house" and recovery efforts will require an "all-of-government response."

Indonesian soccer stampede one of many crowd-crush incidents in recent history

The Sunday soccer match stampede that killed more than 125 people and injured 300 others in Indonesia is among the world's worst crowd disasters in recorded history.

Biden, first lady to visit Florida and Puerto Rico to survey storm damage this week

President Biden and first lady Jill Biden will travel to Puerto Rico and Florida this week to survey damage from Hurricane Fiona and Hurricane Ian.

Escaped inmate from Connecticut captured at his birthday party in Georgia

A fugitive on the run from Connecticut authorities was arrested in Georgia Saturday at his birthday party.

Chinese billionaire settles US rape allegation with former university student

Richard Liu agreed to settle a lawsuit filed by a former University of Minnesota student who alleged he raped her in her Minneapolis apartment.

Colorado man who allegedly tried to kidnap girl turned in by own parents

Diego James Gettler, 28, was charged with second-degree kidnapping on Thursday after he allegedly grabbed the girl outside of the STEM Launch K-8 school in Thornton just before the first...

Cop killer to be paroled 46 years after murder

A Missouri man who killed a Westchester County cop with his own gun 46 years ago is set to be released on parole despite efforts hoping to keep him behind...