Disaster

Helen Klaben Kahn, Survivor of a 49-Day Yukon Ordeal, Dies at 76

30 minutes ago   |   NY Times

She was a 20-year-old Brooklynite seeking adventure when her plane crashed. But she and the pilot, both injured, endured in subzero weather until rescued.
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Parents of Lafayette College freshman sue 10 students over death

40 minutes ago   |   ABC

Lafayette College lacrosse recruit McCrae Williams died on Sept. 11, 2017, two days after he fell in his dorm room and likely hit his head on the concrete.
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PG&E discovers damaged equipment at ignition site of Camp Fire

4 hours ago   |   ABC

PG&E informed state regulators in a letter Tuesday night it discovered electrical equipment that was damaged around the same time the fire started.
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California wildfires costs soaring past last year's records

5 hours ago   |   National Post

SAN FRANCISCO - Insurance claims and cleanup costs associated with California wildfires last month are expected to exceed the record-breaking amounts paid out last year after...
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Could casino gambling become a reality in Houston and Galveston?

9 hours ago   |   ABC

GAMBLING FOR GOOD: A Texas legislator wants to legalize casino gambling in Harris and Galveston counties to help storm victims.
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Gigi Hadid's outfit is a wardrobe malfunction waiting to happen

Gigi Hadid's outfit is a wardrobe malfunction waiting to happen

12 hours ago   |   New York Post

A single button stands between the model and disaster.
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Pedestrian killed by METRORail train in SE Houston

13 hours ago   |   ABC

METRO says the accident happened as the Green Line train was traveling eastbound down Harrisburg.
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Salvation Army accepting donations for Overbrook fire victims

13 hours ago   |   ABC

Authorities are asking donations to be dropped off at Salvation Army donation centers in either Manayunk or Collingdale, where they can be checked and sorted.
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Herm Edwards Proved His Harshest Doubters Wrong at Arizona State, but It's Still Early

14 hours ago   |   SI

Some people thought Herm Edwards's return to college football would be a disaster, and it certainly hasn't been that. Yet.
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Gov. Reynolds says disaster assistance will be coming soon

Gov. Reynolds says disaster assistance will be coming soon

17 hours ago   |   KCCI

Iowa victims of the summer tornadoes and floods will be getting assistance, just not from FEMA.
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Magnitude 4.4 earthquake hits eastern Tennessee

Magnitude 4.4 earthquake hits eastern Tennessee

The earthquake has been felt in several surrounding states, including Georgia, Tennessee, Kentucky, North Carolina, Alabama and South Carolina. Read more ...

Michael Flynn Asks For No Prison Time, Cites Help He Gave Special Counsel

Michael Flynn Asks For No Prison Time, Cites Help He Gave Special Counsel

Defense lawyers told the judge their client gave investigators extensive help and gave the country exemplary military service. Read more ...

Theresa May to face no-confidence vote by lawmakers

Theresa May to face no-confidence vote by lawmakers

LONDON - A British Conservative Party official says Prime Minister Theresa May will face a no-confidence vote from party lawmakers. Graham Brady says the threshold of 48... Read more ...

Official: Gunman killed 3, several wounded after shooting at Christmas...

Official: Gunman killed 3, several wounded after shooting at Christmas market in France

France is raising its terror alert level. Read more ...

Stormy Daniels ordered to pay President Trump $293K in attorneys' fees

Stormy Daniels ordered to pay President Trump $293K in attorneys' fees

A judge has ordered Stormy Daniels to pay President Donald Trump $293,000 in attorneys' fees for a rejected defamation lawsuit. Read more ...

Oakland suing Raiders, NFL for antitrust violations

Oakland suing Raiders, NFL for antitrust violations

The lawsuit could prompt the Raiders to move to Las Vegas in 2019, a year ahead of schedule. Read more ...

2 dead, several wounded in shooting at Christmas market in France

2 dead, several wounded in shooting at Christmas market in France

Authorities say shooter remains at large Read more ...

NASA to NBA star Stephen Curry: Yes, we went to the moon - and can prove it

NASA to NBA star Stephen Curry: Yes, we went to the moon - and can prove it

NASA has offers to give NBA star Stephen Curry a tour of a lunar lab after he said he doubts humans landed on the moon. Read more ...

Lucky break: Man uses cast on his arm to help save neighbor from fire

Lucky break: Man uses cast on his arm to help save neighbor from fire

Amazing! This man's cast helped him save his neighbor from a house fire. Read more ...

Delta just banned 'emotional support animals' on long flights - and science...

Delta just banned 'emotional support animals' on long flights - and science is on their side

Delta just barred emotional-support pets from flights longer than eight hours. Some such animals have caused problems on flights by peeing, defecating, or mauling... Read more ...