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Tennessee Flooding Prompts Biden Disaster Declaration

WAVERLY, Tenn. (AP) — President Joe Biden has approved a major disaster declaration sought by Tennessee after record rainfall caused devastating floods that killed at least 22 people, according to a statement sent Tuesday. The action frees up federal aid …

Powerful Quake Adds to Haiti’s Misery, Killing at Least 304

LES CAYES, Haiti (AP) _ A powerful magnitude 7.2 earthquake added to the misery in Haiti, killing at least 304 people, injuring a minimum of 1,800 others and destroying hundreds of homes. People in the Caribbean island nation rushed into …

Third Strong Quake This Month Kills 5 in Southern Philippines

KIDAPAWAN, Philippines — The third strong earthquake this month killed five people Thursday, injured several others and destroyed buildings that were already damaged by the earlier shaking in a devastated region in the southern Philippines, officials said. Several cities and …