• Death Toll Rises From Hiroshima Landslide

    August 21, 2014; 1:30 PM

    Rescue efforts are underway in Hiroshima, Japan, after several landslides buried people and caused severe damage on Wednesday morning, local time.

  • Five Hidden Dangers Summer Can Pose to Pets

    August 21, 2014; 1:25 PM

    Pets, like humans, enjoy spending more time outdoors during the summer. However, there are health hazards that owners should be aware of to make sure pets remain safe and healthy.

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Idaho (1910)
Great Idaho Fire was contained after 851 lives and 6 billion board feet of timber were lost.

Tyler, MN (1918)
A tornado killed 36 people and destroyed most of the business section of town resulting in a million dollars damage.

West Virginia (1980)
Third consecutive day of heavy rains and flooding. Webster Springs had 3.65 inches and then 8.5 inches of rain in last 3 days has fallen there. Roads in central WV were closed by high water and mud slides. Near Ripley, north of Charleston, numerous houses, trailers and a store were washed away. The people of Allensfork were evacuated. At Spencer, as much as 4 inches of rain fell and Charleston had 60-mph winds.