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1 dead, up to 12 missing in landslide on Italian island

Nov. 26, 2022 14:23 PM EST

MILAN (AP) — Heavy rainfall triggered a massive landslide early Saturday on the southern Italian resort island of Ischia that destroyed buildings and swept parked cars into the sea, leaving at least one person dead and up to 12 missing. The body of a woman was pulled from the mud,...

'Miracle': Missing cruise ship passenger found OK in water

Nov. 25, 2022 21:04 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard says a passenger who went overboard from a cruise ship in the Gulf of Mexico was rescued on Thanksgiving after likely being in the water for hours. The 28-year-old man was reported missing at noon Thursday while the vessel, the Carnival...

Missing suburban Atlanta man found dead after 2 weeks

Nov. 25, 2022 10:46 AM EST

ROSWELL, Ga. (AP) — A suburban Atlanta man who has been missing for nearly two weeks has been found dead in a pond. The body of Hussein Esmail, a 64-year-old Marietta resident, was found Thursday in Roswell, WAGA-TV reports. Esmail had been diagnosed with bipolar...

Indonesia earthquake toll reaches 310 as more bodies found

Nov. 25, 2022 08:34 AM EST

CIANJUR, Indonesia (AP) — The death toll from an earthquake that struck Indonesia's Java island early this week rose to 310 after rescuers found more bodies under landslides, an official said. At least 24 people remain missing. In devasted towns in western Java, residents gathered...

Indonesian rescuers focus on landslide as quake toll rises

Nov. 24, 2022 07:42 AM EST

CIANJUR, Indonesia (AP) — On the fourth day of an increasingly urgent search, Indonesian rescuers narrowed their focus Thursday to a landslide where dozens of people were believed trapped after an earthquake killed at least 272, more than a third of them children. Many of the more...

'Missing my baby': Six killed in Virginia Walmart shooting

Nov. 23, 2022 22:33 PM EST

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — A custodian and father of two. A mother with wedding plans. A happy-go-lucky guy. That’s how friends and family described some of the six people killed at a Walmart in Chesapeake, Virginia, when a manager opened fire with a handgun right before an employee...

Body of missing hiker found in New Hampshire

Nov. 23, 2022 18:24 PM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A Massachusetts woman who disappeared during a weekend hike in New Hampshire was found dead Wednesday on what would have been her 20th birthday. Emily Sotelo, of Westford, Mass., had planned to hike three peaks in the White Mountains on Sunday. Officials said...

WHO, CDC: A record 40 million kids miss measles vaccine dose

Nov. 23, 2022 13:20 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say measles immunization has dropped significantly since the coronavirus pandemic began, resulting in a record high of nearly 40 million children missing a vaccine dose last year. In...

Remains found in NW Indiana marsh are those of missing woman

Nov. 23, 2022 11:29 AM EST

GRIFFITH, Ind. (AP) — Human skeletal remains found last month in a northwest Indiana marsh have been identified as those of an Indiana woman who vanished more than two years ago. Lake County Coroner David J. Pastrick said Tuesday that Dushawna Glover's remains were identified last...

Monsoon rains force halt in Indonesia quake rescue efforts

Nov. 23, 2022 09:14 AM EST

CIANJUR, Indonesia (AP) — Searchers in Indonesia on Wednesday rescued a 6-year-old boy who was trapped for two days under the rubble of his house, which collapsed in an earthquake that killed at least 271 people, as heavy monsoon rains lashed survivors in makeshift shelters and forced a...