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  • Authorities hopeful wildfire death toll lower than feared

    The search for people unaccounted for after the deadliest U.S. wildfire in at least a century is winding down in California, with 11 names left on a list that once approached 1,300 and prompted fears that hundreds had died in the flames.
  • Uganda boat accident death toll rises to 33

    The death toll from a boat accident on Lake Victoria over the weekend rose to 33 on Monday, Ugandan police said, as survivors described moments of heavy drinking and raucous fun before the vessel, slammed by powerful waves, tilted and sank.

  • The Latest: Sheriff: Wildfire death toll rises to 83

    The Latest on California wildfires (all times local): 6:10 p.m. A California sheriff says two more sets of human remains were found Wednesday, bringing death toll from a wildfire to … Click to Continue