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14 Killed in Cancun Over 36 Hours

14 Killed in Cancun Over 36 Hours

Mexico’s most popular tourist town Cancun has been rocked by a record number of killings in a single day as drug trafficking gangs step up violence fueled by the U.S. opioid epidemic. On April 4 alone, nine people were killed, almost twice the previous record of five, with a total of 14 people being executed […]

California fire toll rises to 42

California fire toll rises to 42

The death toll from California’s wildfires rose to 42 on Wednesday, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) said, as rescuers found another body. The latest victim …

California fire toll rises to 40

California fire toll rises to 40

The death toll from California’s wildfires rose to 40 on Sunday but firefighters reported progress in battling the flames, and thousands of evacuees were gradually being allowed to return home …

California fire toll rises to 32, winds a concern

California fire toll rises to 32, winds a concern

The death toll from California’s wildfires rose to 32 on Friday as firefighters made some progress in containing the infernos but said intensifying winds were a concern. “We’re not out …

Death toll rises to 21 as Northern California fires spread to more than 160,000 acres

Death toll rises to 21 as Northern California fires spread to more than 160,000 acres

By Phil Willon, Paige St. John, Louis Sahagun, Sonali Kohli and Chris Megerian . The death toll rose to 21 Wednesday as multiple wildfires continued to spread across Northern California’s wine country, according to state fire officials. State and federal officials portrayed an all-out effort to fend off the devastating wildfires at a news conference at a state emergency operations […]

Death toll climbs to 15, missing person reports soar as Northern California fires continue to rage

Death toll climbs to 15, missing person reports soar as Northern California fires continue to rage

SANTA ROSA, Calif. — As the number of people confirmed dead in Northern California fires rose to 15, officials warned Tuesday that the toll could rise as multiple fires scorched upward of 100,000 acres. Sonoma County alone has received about 200 reports of missing people since Sunday night, and sheriff’s officials have located 45 of […]

Earthquake death toll climbs to 225 in Mexico as frantic search continues for survivors

Earthquake death toll climbs to 225 in Mexico as frantic search continues for survivors

MEXICO CITY — Rescuers searched massive piles of rubble for any signs of life Wednesday morning after dozens of buildings collapsed across central Mexico in Tuesday’s violent earthquake, which killed at least 225 people, injured at least 1,000 and caused chaos in Mexico’s capital. Firefighters, soldiers and volunteers worked through the night clearing debris and […]