The trip could have killed them. But people fleeing economic wreckage in the Middle East say they’d do it 100 times over

Metal rods tower above the people to prop up a giant zinc roof. Azhi, who has splints on his legs, is smiling and wide-eyed. It’s hard to tell that just days before, the boy’s family faced the specter of death. “We want to go to Germany so Azhi can get an operation,” says his mother,… Continue reading The trip could have killed them. But people fleeing economic wreckage in the Middle East say they’d do it 100 times over

Deadly storm unleashes at least 19 tornadoes across central US

At least two deaths in Arkansas were attributed to the wave of tornadoes. One person was killed and several injured in Monette, Arkansas, after a tornado struck a nursing home, according to Craighead County Judge Marvin Day. Local officials had previously said two people died, but Day said the local coroner has since determined there… Continue reading Deadly storm unleashes at least 19 tornadoes across central US