Pain, rashes and fear: the trauma remains after the Ohio derailment

EAST PALESTINE, Ohio – Heather Bable speaks quickly, recalling the terror of the night a train loaded with dangerous chemicals derailed less than half a mile from her home in East Palestine, Ohio. She heard a shuddering boom and, from the bathroom window, “all you saw was flames.” Mind racing, he thought of the nearby … Read more

The storm breaks the dam of the California river, thousands evacuate

WATSONVILLE, Calif. (AP) – A Northern California farming community famous for its strawberry crop was forced to evacuate early Saturday after a levee on the Pajaro River was breached by flooding from a new atmospheric river that broke the state. In Monterey County on the Central Coast, more than 8,500 people were under evacuation orders … Read more