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1 killed in Okla. tornados, floods; region braces for more storms

- 05/08/2015

51 tornadoes brought torrential downpours so heavy a woman drowned after becoming trapped inside her underground storm shelter

1 killed in Okla. tornados, floods; region braces for more storms

- 05/08/2015

By Sean Murphy The Associated Press OKLAHOMA CITY — As the nation's midsection braces for another bout of severe weather, many residents in Oklahoma are still reeling from a rare ...

Canadian medic returns to remote Nepal village after quake

- 05/01/2015

She first visited the village on vacation four years ago; she's been back several times to teach first aid and funded her own trip to render care after the earthquake

Canadian medic returns to remote Nepal village after quake

- 05/01/2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal — Loaded with supplies from Canada, a Quebec woman trained as a paramedic has made the journey back to a familiar village in Nepal to try to help. CBC's Adrienne ...

Hope in Nepal as 2 are rescued 5 days after quake

- 05/01/2015

By Todd Pitman The Associated Press KATHMANDU, Nepal — The 15-year-old boy had been buried alive for five days, listening to bulldozers clearing mountains of debris, fearful the incessant ...

How drones are helping in Nepal earthquake response

- 04/30/2015

Slate NEW YORK — Nepal has suffered its worst earthquake in 80 years. Across the affected region, which stretches into India and Tibet, the death toll may top 10,000. The poor Asian ...

How drones are helping in Nepal earthquake response

- 04/29/2015

Drones are being for comprehensive data collection and mapping of the destruction to aid in damage assessment and rescue efforts in the wake of the disaster

Responders rescue man from collapsed building in Nepal

- 04/28/2015

Raw footage shows responders pulling an injured man through a window and transporting him to an ambulance.

Nepal quake death toll tops 4,000 as other countries send aid

- 04/27/2015

By Katy Daigle and Binaj Gurubacharya The Associated Press KATHMANDU, Nepal — As the death toll from Nepal's devastating earthquake climbed past 4,000, aid workers and officials ...

4 important considerations for victims of collapsed structures

- 04/27/2015

The events in Nepal remind us all of the sudden nature of catastrophes and how our medical skills could be pressed into service with little to no warning. Over the next 48 hours as rescuers continue ...

More than 2,500 dead in Nepal earthquake

- 04/26/2015

By Binaj Gurubacharya and Katy Daigle The Associated Press KATHMANDU, Nepal — Sleeping in the streets and shell-shocked, Nepalese cremated the dead and dug through rubble for the missing ...

1 year later: Scars of Wash. mudslide remain fresh

- 03/20/2015

The Associated Press DARRINGTON, Wash. — The new sign for Steelhead Drive is fresh green with white lettering. But the road it announces is a mere stub of pavement, ending in a massive ...

Oil train wrecks increase pressure for tougher safety rules

- 02/28/2015

The Associated Press WASHINGTON — Fiery wrecks of trains hauling crude oil have intensified pressure on the Obama administration to approve tougher standards for railroads and tank cars ...

D.C. subway disaster response shows long wait, communication breakdown

- 01/16/2015

By Ben Nuckols The Associated Press WASHINGTON — More than three days after a fatal accident on Washington's aging and frequently criticized subway system, investigators have not ...

Medic recalls overseeing treatment 10 years after Indian Ocean tsunami

- 12/30/2014 AUSTRALIA — An Aussie paramedic who oversaw the treatment of hundreds of Indian Ocean tsunami victims in Thailand has spoken for the first time about the traumatic events ...

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