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People walk on a road damaged by water following a heavy rain in Takayama, Gifu prefecture, central Japan Friday, July 10, 2020. Parts of Nagano and Gifu, including areas known for scenic mountain trails and hot springs, have been flooded by massive downpours that have lasted for nearly a week. (Kyodo News via AP)

Japan braces for more heavy rain as death toll rises to 66

Jul. 10, 2020 3:09 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Parts of Japan still searching for missing people and evacuating those stranded by deadly floods and mudslides were bracing for more pounding rains through the weekend. The death toll has risen to 66 as of Friday morning, with 16 others still missing, the Fire and Disaster Management Agency...

FILE - Actress Naya Rivera arrives at Logo's NewNowNext Awards in Los Angeles on April 13, 2013. Authorities say former “Glee” star Naya Rivera is missing and being searched for at a Southern California lake. Rivera played Santana, a cheerleader in the musical-comedy “Glee” that aired on Fox from 2009 until 2015. (Photo by Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP, File)

'Glee' star Naya Rivera believed drowned in California lake

Jul. 10, 2020 12:49 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities said Thursday that they believe “Glee” star Naya Rivera drowned in a Southern California lake but they are continuing the search for her a day after her 4-year-old son was found alone in a rented boat. “Investigators believe Rivera drowned in what...

Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon speaks during a press conference at Seoul City Hall in Seoul, South Korea Wednesday, July 8, 2020. Police on Thursday, July 9, said the mayor of South Korean capital Seoul has been reported missing and search operations are underway. (Cheon Jin-hwan/Newsis via AP)

Mayor of South Korean capital found dead after 7-hour search

Jul. 9, 2020 9:36 PM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The missing mayor of South Korea’s capital, reportedly embroiled in sexual harassment allegations, was found dead early Friday, more than half a day after giving his daughter a will-like message and then leaving home, police said. Police said they located Park...

Man charged in death of Indiana teen last seen in 1986

Jul. 9, 2020 9:15 PM EDT

CONNERSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A man has been charged with manslaughter in the death of an Indiana teenager who was last seen in 1986, authorities said Thursday. The Fayette County sheriff's department identified the man as Shawn McClung. Denise Pflum, an 18-year-old high school senior, disappeared after...

A landslide is seen near an exit of a highway in Kyoto, western Japan Thursday, July 9, 2020. Pounding rain spread to central Japan and triggered mudslides. (Kyodo News via AP)

Heavy rain hits scenic central Japan, more damage in south

Jul. 9, 2020 7:59 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Flooding and mudslides have stranded hundreds of people in scenic hot springs and hiking areas in central Japan, while rescue workers searched Thursday for more people missing in rain-related disasters that have already killed more than 60 people. Parts of Nagano and Gifu, including areas...

Police say the Seoul city mayor has been reported missing and search operations are underway

Jul. 9, 2020 5:43 AM EDT
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Police say the Seoul city mayor has been reported missing and search operations are underway.

Missing Apache Junction woman found dead

Jul. 9, 2020 12:01 AM EDT

APACHE JUNCTION, Ariz. (AP) — An Apache Junction woman reported missing has been found dead, authorities said. Pinal County Sheriff’s officials said the body of 70-year-old Myra Lewis was located Wednesday afternoon after an extensive search and there were no signs of foul play. Lewis left her home...

Coroner says boy found in Eagle River accidentally drowned

Jul. 8, 2020 6:52 PM EDT

EAGLE, Colo. (AP) — Authorities have confirmed that a body pulled from the Eagle River in western Colorado is that of a 3-year-old boy who had been missing for nearly a month. Sebastian Rodriguez Castro went missing June 5 near an apartment complex in Eagle where he lived. Hundreds of volunteers and first...

Volunteers search for missing man who is subject of film

Jul. 8, 2020 6:50 PM EDT

WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — Volunteers are searching for a former college music instructor whose brain tumor diagnoses is the subject of an independent film after he went missing from an Iowa care center. The Waterloo Cedar-Falls Courier reports that the search for Mike Jensen had been focused around Ravenwood...

Maine state police investigate body that washed ashore

Jul. 8, 2020 5:57 PM EDT

ROBBINSTON, Maine (AP) — The state medical examiner is trying to determine the identity of a body that washed ashore in Downeast Maine. The body was found Tuesday afternoon on a Robbinston beach, state police said. There are no known missing person cases in the area, and troopers are working with Canadian...