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Death Toll Rises After May 31 Tornado

AP | Posted 08.13.2013 | Green

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma medical examiner's office has confirmed a 22nd fatality from the May 31 tornadoes and flash floods after a girl's ...

Newest Spate Of Violence In Egypt Leaves 12 Dead

AP | HADEEL AL-SHALCHI | Posted 04.05.2012 | World

CAIRO — Egyptian security forces on Saturday fired tear gas from armored trucks at protesters demanding an end to military rule, as anger over a...

Laura Gottesdiener

Is Climate Change To Blame For The Devastating Tornadoes?

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Gottesdiener | Posted 06.29.2011 | Green

The tornadoes that tore through the southeast United States on Wednesday were cumulatively the deadliest twister disaster since 1932, with the death t...

Japan's Hardest Hit Regions Reel From Devastation

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Though rescue workers continue their frantic search, Japan's death toll is already expected to exceed 10,000 following Friday's magnitude-8.9 earthqua...

Oil Spill Forces Animals To Flee To Shallow Water Off Coast, Scientists Warn Of 'Mass Die-Off'

AP | JAY REEVES, JOHN FLESHER and TAMARA LUSH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

GULF SHORES, Ala. — Dolphins and sharks are showing up in surprisingly shallow water just off the Florida coast. Mullets, crabs, rays and small ...

China Landslides Leave 337 Dead, More Than 1,100 Missing

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) ZHOUQU, China — Rescuers lifted muddy bodies into trucks, and aid convoys choked the road into the remote Chinese town where hundreds died ...

NATO Kills 27 Civilians In Afghanistan Attack, Says Afghan Cabinet

AP | DEB RIECHMANN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL — NATO jets mistakenly killed at least 21 people in central Afghanistan, Afghan officials said Monday, the deadliest attack on civilians i...

Ryan Grim

Civilian Casualties Soar; Key Afghan Metric Headed In Wrong Direction

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Civilian deaths in Afghanistan climbed in 2009 to their highest number since the fall of the Taliban, the United Nations says in a recent report. The...

Death Toll From Indonesian Quake Will Likely Rise

AP | ERIC TALMADGE and IRWAN FIRDAUS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PADANG, Indonesia — Hundreds of children went back to class Monday in schools set up in tents in Indonesia's earthquake zone to get counseling o...

Medvedev Orders Precise Soviet WWII Death Toll

AP | IRINA TITOVA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — Russian President Dmitry Medvedev on Tuesday ordered officials to determine the precise Soviet death toll in World War ...