‘We just don’t want people to think this is over’: Florence continues ravaging the Carolinas as the death toll climbs to 12

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Hurricane Florence is tearing through the Carolinas with disastrous flooding and record-setting rainfall. “We just don’t want people to think this is over because it’s not. It’s not anywhere,” North Carolina governor Roy Cooper said on Saturday. The storm has killed 11 so far, and officials expect the death toll to rise. […]

See the rescue efforts underway as the treacherous mudslides that have killed 20 people continue ravaging California

Reuters/Kyle Grillot The death toll is rising as mudslides continue to ravage southern California.  Twenty people have died as a result of the disaster in the wealthy enclave of Montecito, a community about 90 miles up the coast from Los Angeles. The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office says finding anyone alive in the muck at […]

The fire ravaging parts of California threatens the region’s $1 billion wine and agriculture industry

Getty Images More than a dozen wildfires are sweeping across Northern California’s wine country. The fires in Napa and Sonoma counties have killed at least 10 people and destroyed more than 1,500 homes and businesses, the Los Angeles Times reported. More than 100 people have reportedly checked into local hospitals for fire-related injuries or health issues, like burns, smoke inhalation, and shortness […]

Photos show how wildfires are ravaging parts of California’s wine country

Jeff Chiu/AP Massive wildfires engulfed huge swaths of Northern California’s wine country early Monday, destroying hundreds of homes and businesses and sending residents fleeing for their lives. Thousands of people in Napa and Sonoma counties have evacuated the area, which is known for its vineyards and wineries. Three other counties were affected after a series […]