The death toll from the landslide that hit the Washington town of Oso rose to 33 on Monday, according to the Snohomish County medical examiner’s office, which said all but three have been identified.
The official death toll from Washington state’s mudslide has increased to 28, and the Snohomish County medical examiner’s office says 22 of those victims have been identified.
The changing figure has added to the confusion of a rescue and recovery operation that has involved aircraft, heavy equipment, trained search crews, and desperate friends and family using chain saws and their bare hands to pick through the debris.
The Portland Aquarium is being investigated by the humane society over a report showing more than 200 marine animals died this spring from starvation, infection, high temperatures, animal-on-animal attacks and unknown causes.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Officials say an Afghan police officer has shot and killed three U.S. Marines in southern Afghanistan. It is the third attack on coalition forces by their Afghan counterparts in a week. A […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Utility crews struggled to catch up with a backlog of millions of people without electricity for a fourth hot day Tuesday as frustration grew and authorities feared the toll of 24 storm […]