37 Dead as Bangladesh Boat Sinks

AFP – Rescuers searched for survivors after an overcrowded boat carrying around 150 people capsized on a river in northeastern Bangladesh leaving at least 37 dead, all of them women and children. Local police chief Jane Alam said most passengers

Storms May Flood California

LOS ANGELES – A series of winter storms bearing down on California Saturday was threatening parts of the state with flooding, and officials were posting mudflow warnings in areas recently affected by wildfires ahead of this weekend’s rains. Southern California

Inside The Doomsday Vault

Video Report: You may have heard of the ‘Doomsday Vault’ hidden away in Norway – but do you know what’s inside? Time to find out…

Snow Brings UK To a Standstill

LONDON (Reuters) – Snow brought chaos to Britain’s transport network on Saturday on the last weekend before Christmas, normally one of the busiest days of the year for travel and shopping. Most of western Britain, Northern Ireland and northern Scotland

Danish Climate Arrests Illeagal

A Danish court ruled on Thursday that police illegally detained 250 demonstrators during last year’s U.N. climate summit in Copenhagen. Nearly 2,000 protesters were detained during the December 2009 summit, and 250 took their case to court claiming their civil

California Approves US Climate Plan

California has approved the most sweeping US plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, acting on its own against climate change as proposed nationwide plans flounder in Washington. The largest US state, which would be the world’s eighth largest economy if

Strong Quake Jolts Greek Island

An alarming earthquake that measured 5.0 on the Richter scale hit the island of Milos. The quake has residents scared that more quakes will soon take place. The earthquake’s epicenter was in the sea region of the island. The focal

Snow Stops 800 European Flights

BERLIN – Heavy overnight snowfall disrupted air travel across western Europe Friday, forcing more than 800 flight cancellations and leading to major delays in Germany, the Netherlands and Switzerland. Germany appeared the hardest hit by the snow, with more than

4,000 Acres Burn in West Texas

LUBBOCK, Texas — Dozens of firefighters battled wildfires in Floyd, Lamb and Hale counties that threatened some homes but left nobody injured. KCBD-TV reported that as of Thursday more than 4,000 acres of grassland, in the three counties north of

Quebec Floods Catastrophic

GASPE, Que. – The sun finally poked through the clouds Thursday over the town of Gaspe, Que., after roads were washed out and 500 homes were flooded in what a local official calls a “catastrophic and historic” storm. A total