Tuesday, May 21, 2019
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A dog passes by pieces of metal roof in an area affected by Hurricane Maria, which devastated Puerto Rico last year, in Loiza

Rich and Poor Struggle to Shoulder Losses from Devastating Storms

By Megan Rowling and Sonia Elks KATOWICE, Poland (Thomson Reuters Foundation)  The devastation caused by powerful storms is a growing threat to both poor and rich...
A stranded vehicle is pulled out of a collapsed section of roadway near the airport after an earthquake in Anchorage

Aftershocks Rattle Cleanup Efforts after Powerful Alaskan Earthquake

By Yereth Rosen ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters)  Aftershocks from Friday's powerful Alaskan earthquake continued to pound the area around Anchorage on Saturday, as workers strove to patch...
Moutard searches for human remains with her cadaver dog in a truck destroyed by the Camp Fire in Paradise

Search On for 1,276 Now Missing after California’s Deadliest Wildfire

By Terray Sylvester and Steve Holland PARADISE, Calif. (Reuters)  The number of people missing after California's deadliest and most destructive wildfire jumped on Saturday to 1,276,...
U.S. President Trump departs for travel to tour Florida hurricane damage from the White House in Washington

Trump Surveys Michael’s Wrath, Rescuers Search for Bodies

By Steve Holland LYNN HAVEN, Fla. (Reuters) U.S. President Donald Trump got a first-hand look on Monday at the “total devastation" that Hurricane Michael brought...
An American flag flies amongst rubble left in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael in Mexico Beach

Rescuers, Army Personnel Search for Hurricane Michael Survivors

By Devika Krishna Kumar PORT ST. JOE, Fla. (Reuters)  Rescuers searched for survivors in the rubble of ravaged beach communities on Thursday after Michael, one of...
Matthew Walker walks on the beach as Hurricane Michael approaches Panama City Beach, Florida

Hurricane Michael Gains Strength as Floridians Flee to Higher Ground

By Devika Krishna Kumar TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Reuters)  Hurricane Michael howled closer to Florida's Gulf shore on Tuesday as a major Category 3 storm, as half a...