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Tom Hanks’ family offered Greek passport too for fire help

ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greece's government is extending its offer of citizenship to Tom Hanks to his wife and their two children, in recognition...

Harsh weather kills 70 more people in Pakistan, Afghanistan

MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan (AP) - Severe winter weather has claimed more lives as avalanches triggered by heavy snowfall killed 55 people in Pakistan-administered Kashmir while...

ITF, Grand Slam tournaments pledge $400K for wildfire help

LONDON (AP) - The International Tennis Federation and the groups that run the U.S. Open, French Open and Wimbledon pledged a total of $400,000...

North Americans adjust to Aussie lingo as they fight fires

MORUYA, Australia (AP) - Bimbimbie. Wamban. Ulladulla. Australia's place names can be a mouthful to pronounce, and it's one of the challenges that Canadian...

DiCaprio to donate $3 million for Australia wildfire relief

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Leonardo DiCaprio's environmental organization is donating $3 million to help wildfire relief efforts in Australia. DiCaprio's Earth Alliance said in...

Puerto Rico earthquake aftermath deepens as govt seeks help

SAN JUAN (AP) - More than 2,000 people in shelters. Nearly one million without power. Hundreds of thousands without water.The aftermath of a 6.4-magnitude...

Puerto Rico earthquake aftermath deepens as govt seeks help

SAN JUAN (AP) - More than 2,000 people in shelters. Nearly one million without power. Hundreds of thousands without water.The aftermath of a 6.4-magnitude...

Puerto Rico earthquake aftermath deepens as govt seeks help

SAN JUAN (AP) - More than 2,000 people in shelters. Nearly one million without power. Hundreds of thousands without water.The aftermath of a 6.4-magnitude...

Australians on SE coast urged to flee as fire risk escalates

TOMERONG, Australia (AP) - Residents in the path of wildfires razing southeast Australia were urged to evacuate on Thursday if they don’t intend to...

Australians on SE coast urged to flee as fire risk escalates

TOMERONG, Australia (AP) - Residents in the path of wildfires razing southeast Australia were urged to evacuate on Thursday if they don’t intend to...