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California wildfire survivors face new challenge: rebuilding

CHICO, Calif. (Reuters) - Rebuilding Paradise, California, after it was leveled by fire three weeks ago will pose a new massive challenge to...

Missouri ‘duck boat’ firm settles fatal sinking lawsuit: report

(Reuters) - The company that operated a World War Two-style “duck boat” that sank on a Missouri lake in July killing 17 people...

Fatal New York limo crash victim’s family sues owner, operator

(Reuters) - The parents of a woman killed in a fatal limousine crash in upstate New York in October filed a lawsuit against...

PG&E shares surge 40 percent on report regulator wants to avoid...

SAN FRANCISCO/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - PG&E Corp shares soared 40 percent in after-hours trade on Thursday following a report that a regulatory official...

NiSource lapses led to deadly Massachusetts blast: federal agency

(Reuters) - The National Transportation Safety Board said on Thursday that utility company NiSource Inc failed to adequately draft and oversee natural gas...

DNA firm schooled in war zones helps ID California fire victims

(Reuters) - The remains of victims charred beyond recognition in the California wildfires are being identified by a pioneering DNA analysis company that...

Nine killed in California wildfire: sheriff

A photo obtained via social media shows members of the SBC 5-engine & one Battalion Chief Strike Team fighting the Woolsey Fire in...

Trump slams California wildfire steps, threatens funding halt

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday rekindled his criticism of California’s wildfire prevention steps and threatened to withhold billions of...

Devastated Mexico Beach will be back, but different: mayor

MEXICO BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) - Mexico Beach, the seafront Florida resort town shattered by Hurricane Michael, will be rebuilt “100 percent”, its mayor...

Volunteer search teams born of prior disasters reactivated in Florida

(Reuters) - Volunteer search-and-rescue networks formed during previous flood disasters in Texas and Louisiana sprang into action in Florida this week following Hurricane...

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