Massive death toll from US bombing in Mosul; what does the West now say about Aleppo?
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The Ebola death toll exceeds 1,600. This is what it’s like on the front lines
Photographer John Wessels has been on the ground documenting the ongoing Ebola crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo since it started in August.
WHO confirms two new coronavirus deaths. What is coronavirus?
The deadly and mysterious coronavirus that first appeared in Saudi Arabia last year has claimed two more victims, bringing the official death toll to 11. The World Health Organization said a...
Somalia: Drought Death Toll Surpasses 100
Severe drought is causing major problems in Somalia.
Hurricane death toll climbs to 20
FREEPORT, Bahamas -- The ground crunched under Greg Alem's feet on Wednesday as he walked over the ruins of his home, laid waste by Hurricane Dorian. He touched a splintered
Death toll in Legionnaires' outbreak in Illinois rises to 10
The death toll from an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in Quincy, Illinois, has risen to 10, all but one of them at a home for military veterans, public health officials said on Wednesday.
Everest death toll now stands at 10
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) -- Almost every year, the reports filter down from the highest mountain in the world, and talk among the climbing teams at Everest Base Camp turns to the latest person to die.
Death toll jumps to 20 in Venezuela protests
The death toll in three weeks of violence at anti-government protests in Venezuela jumped to 20 people after a night of clashes and pillaging left 12 people dead in Caracas. Riot police and pro-government vigilantes fought running battles with protesters demanding the ouster of President Nicolas Maduro
Venezuela death toll soars to 20 in weeks of protests
The number of people killed in three weeks of street protests against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro soared to 20 on Friday after one of the deadliest nights of unrest in Caracas. The neighborhood witnessed pillaging and violent clashes between police and protesters, according to residents, some
ISIL death toll at 20,000, but 'stalemate' continues
Despite the number of casualties, ISIL continues to draw new fighters to Iraq and Syria.
Typhoon Mangkhut Reaches Mainland China; Death Toll in Philippines Could Exceed 100
In Asia, Typhoon Mangkhut continued to wreak destruction in its path, reaching mainland China after ripping though the Philippines and Hong Kong. Authorities say the storm has killed at least 69 people so far, with the death toll expected to rise. Over the weekend, authorities found 43 bodies buried in a landslide near a gold mine in the Philippines; officials say as many as 100 people may have died in this landslide alone. Meanwhile, in China, more than 3 million people have been…
Death toll due to 'Usman' rises to over 100
The highest number was recorded in Camarines Sur, where 57 have died amid the heavy rains.
Turkey building collapse death toll rises to 10
Bird Flu Death Toll Reaches 20 in China, Source of Infection Unknown
Posted on April 21, 2013 The death toll from the avian influenza A(H7N9) outbreak in China has reached 20. The total number of cases has grown to 102. 70 of these patients remain at the hospital, while 12 have been discharged. The World Health Organization (WHO) has been providing updates based on data supplied by health authorities in China An NPR report says the source of the virus is still a mystery. The NPR story says one source for transmission could be dust…
Death Toll in Czech Mine Explosion Increases to 13
The death toll in a methane explosion at a black coal mine in northeastern Czech Republic has increased to 13, a mining company said Friday.
Deep freeze death toll climbs to 13
A dangerous deep freeze is blasting the Northeast and Midwest, where record-breaking cold temperatures are paralyzing cities and communities. The wind chill in Chicago plunged to minus 52 on Wednesday -- the coldest wind chill since 1985. It was minus 55 in Minneapolis, also the coldest wind chill...
Authorities: Death Toll Climbs To 20 In California Mudslides
Authorities say the death toll has climbed to 20 after a body was discovered in Southern California’s devastating mudslide, but provided no information on the victim’s identity, The Washington Post reported Sunday. Meanwhile, The Associated Press reports four people remain missing after last week’s flash floods in coastal Montecito, quoting Santa Barbara County spokesman Justin Cooper. The amount of mud and debris have made search and rescue mission difficult, the report said. Several areas in
Death toll from Tennessee wildfires increases to 10
GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) Crews discovered three more bodies as they searched the rubble of wildfires that torched hundreds of homes and businesses near the Great Smoky Mountains, bringing the death toll to 10, officials said Thursday.Authorities set up a ho
Hurricane death toll climbs to 20 in devastated Bahamas
FREEPORT, Bahamas (AP) — The ground crunched under Greg Alem's feet on Wednesday as he walked over the ruins of his home, laid waste by Hurricane Dorian. He touched a splintered beam of wood and...
Minnesota's Traffic Death Toll Above 100 For the Year
Minnesota reached a tragic milestone on its roadways this past week.