"The number of people killed by flooding and mudslides in south-east Brazil has reached 348," the BBC reports, citing local officials as its sources.Reuters is putting the death toll at 361.The Associated Press writes that "driving rains sent tons of rusty red earth sliding into Brazilian mountain
The news about flooding in Australia's Queensland state gets worse by the hour. And more troubles are ahead:-- "More than 20 towns ... have been cut off or flooded, with more than 200,000 people affected."
When a blizzard's coming, there are sure to be stories about folks stocking up on milk and toilet paper.And when the blizzard's over, there are sure to be stories about outrage over unplowed streets and seemingly unprepared state and local governments.That's exactly what's happening now in the wake
The stories are emerging of what it was like yesterday to be on the Spillway East chairlift at Sugarloaf Mountain resort in Maine when the cable derailed -- sending several chairs falling 20 or 30 feet to the ground, injuring at least 8 people and stranding about 150 others for up to a couple hours