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Lidia Steineman, who lost her home, prays during a vigil for the lives and community lost to the Camp Fire at the First Christian Church of Chico in Chico, California, November 18, 2018. Noah Berger/Pool via REUTERS

Expected rains could hinder search for California wildfire victims

By Jonathan Allen and Nick Carey

(Reuters) – Heavy rains are expected in northern California on Tuesday, raising the risk (More...)

Expected rains could hinder search for California wildfire victims

By Jonathan Allen and Nick Carey

(Reuters) – Heavy rains are expected in northern California on Tuesday, raising the risk (More…)

Thousands evacuated as Guatemala’s Fuego volcano erupts

GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) – Nearly 4,000 people were evacuated on Monday from areas around Guatemala’s Fuego volcano, which began violently (More…)

Number of hungry children in Africa’s Sahel hits 10-year high

By Umberto Bacchi

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – The number of hungry children in West Africa’s Sahel region reached a (More…)

Toll of dead, missing rises in wildfire-ravaged California town

By Terray Sylvester

PARADISE, Calif. (Reuters) – Teams of rescue workers continued to sift through burned homes and vehicles on (More…)

Current Ebola outbreak is worst in Congo’s history: ministry

KINSHASA (Reuters) – The current Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo is the most severe in the country’s (More…)

Fierce winds expected to fan California’s deadly wildfires, 31 dead, 200 missing

(Reuters) – Fierce, dry winds were expected to fan the flames of deadly wildfires burning in California on Monday, heightening (More…)

And now for something completely different: Chinese robot news readers

By Cate Cadell

WUZHEN, China (Reuters) – Chinese news readers may have some new competition – artificially intelligent robot anchors (More…)

Eyeing conservative U.S. top court, two states pass abortion measures

By Dan Whitcomb

(Reuters) – Voters in Alabama and West Virginia on Tuesday passed ballot measures that could pave the (More…)

Trump enacts anti-opioid abuse package in rare bipartisan step

By Yasmeen Abutaleb

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Medical treatment will be more widely available to opioid abusers while mailing illicit drugs (More…)

U.S. judge affirms Monsanto weed-killer verdict, slashes damages

By Tina Bellon

(Reuters) – A U.S. judge on Monday affirmed a verdict against Bayer AG unit Monsanto that found (More…)