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Philippines typhoon: Death toll from Super Typhoon Rai (Odette) rises further as some areas remain cut off from help

Super Typhoon Rai — known locally as Odette — has now claimed at least 375 lives since it ripped through the archipelago late last week, CNN affiliate CNN Philippines reported, citing the Philippine National...

Super Typhoon Rai: Death toll climbs to at least 75 people in the Philippines

Search and rescue operations continued over the weekend after Rai, the 15th typhoon to hit the Philippines this year, made landfall Thursday on Siargao Island, a popular tourist and surfing destination on the central...

Kentucky tornado death toll likely to exceed 50, governor warns

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear braced the commonwealth’s residents for some somber news overnight as emergency responders continued work following tornado destruction. Beshear said it’s likely that western Kentucky’s death toll may exceed 50 people....

Merkel push for German lockdown blocked as death toll passes 100,000

BERLIN, GERMANY – SEPTEMBER 22: German Chancellor Angela Merkel (L) speaks with Vice Chancellor and Federal Minister of Finance Olaf Scholz. Pool | Getty Images News | Getty Images Germany’s Covid-19 crisis continues to...

US COVID-19 deaths in 2021 surpass 2020’s toll

COVID-19 deaths in 2021 surpassed the total from 2020 this week, with U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) data showing cases rising around the country ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday. There have...

COVID-19 death toll reaches 5 million worldwide

The global death toll from COVID-19 topped 5 million on Monday, less than two years into a crisis that has not only devastated poor countries but also humbled wealthy ones with first-rate health care systems.  Together,...