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Record Rain Leaves at Least 8 Dead in South Korean Capital

SEOUL —At least eight people died in and around Seoul overnight, South Korean authorities said on Tuesday, after torrential rain knocked out power, caused landslides and left roads and subways submerged. The southern part of the national capital received more …

Hurricane Center Report Details $2.9 Billion Cost From Delta

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Hurricane Delta, which made landfall about 11 miles (about 18 kilometers) from where the devastating Hurricane Laura hit a little more than a month earlier, cost $2.9 billion in the United States and was linked to …

Investigation Continues into Illinois Cornfield Deaths

Whiteside County Sheriff’s Lt. Andy Henson says deputies are trying to determine how two 14-year-olds were electrocuted detasseling corn in northwestern Illinois. Jade Garza and Hannah Kendall, both of Sterling, were killed Monday when they came into contact with a …

Death During Texas Storm Blamed on Electrocution

The powerful thunderstorms that unleashed large hail and tornadoes on parts of North Texas this week caused the electrocution death of a Dallas man, medical officials ruled Thursday, and insurance experts said they expect damage claims could reach $300 million. …