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April 21, 2021: Historic flooding since Friday in Louisiana is responsible for at least seven deaths. More than 11,000 people are homeless. Much of the southern portion of the state is under a flood warning. Omar Villafranca went along on a search-and-rescue mission into a flood zone in Ascension Parish.
April 21, 2021: Damin Anthony Pashilk, 40, is under arrest, accused of setting a devastating wildfire that disrupted the lives of thousands of people. He may also be linked to other wildfires over the past year. The Clayton Fire in northern California has destroyed more than 175 buildings. Mireya Villarreal reports from Lower Lake.
April 21, 2021: National Guard helicopters pulled 7,000 people from floodwaters in Louisiana over the weekend; It's a tragedy that happens 3,500 times a year -- a parent puts an infant to sleep, and the child never wakes up
April 21, 2021: The move is aimed at sending a global message after four years of climate denial under the previous administration. Here’s the latest from Washington.
April 21, 2021: Louisiana is trying to recover after deadly floods ripped through the Baton Rouge area. CBS News correspondent Omar Villafranca has the latest.
April 21, 2021: The flooding death toll rose to 11 in Louisiana on Tuesday. Search and rescue teams are still looking for stranded residents as floodwaters move downstream in Louisiana. Omar Villafranca reports.
April 21, 2021: A dangerous new wildfire in Southern California has exploded in size and now affects more than 80,000 people. The Blue Cut fire covers around 18,000 acres east of Los Angeles. The fire is zero percent contained. Carter Evans reports from Phelan, about 45 miles from Los Angeles.
April 21, 2021: The explosive wildfire in California is zero percent contatined at this point. It has torched more than 30,000 acres and more than 80,000 people have been urged to evacuate. Jasmine Viel from our CBS station in Los Angeles joins CBSN's Reena Ninan on the phone with more.
April 21, 2021: At least 11 people are dead and 40,000 homes are impacted after historic flooding slammed Louisiana. Officials are now warning that conditions may get worse before it gets better. CBS News correspondent Omar Villafranca joins CBSN with more on how the government is responding to the flood disaster.
April 21, 2021: Louisiana residents are working together to clean up after deadly floods throughout the Baton Rouge area. CBS News' Omar Villafranca is in Sorrento, LA.
April 21, 2021: Historic flooding in Louisiana could lead to the state's biggest housing crisis since Hurricane Katrina. The disaster has led to at least 13 deaths. Tens of thousands of homes are affected, forcing many people stay in shelters. Twenty parishes have been declared disaster areas, and many of them are still under flash...
April 21, 2021: Chinese President Xi Jinping has accepted U.S. President Joe Biden's invitation to attend a climate summit this week, state media reported Wednesday.
April 21, 2021: KCBS' Jasmine Viel is at on the front lines of the California firefight right by Los Angeles. Viel explains how firefighters are working around the clock to contain the expanding wildfire.
April 21, 2021: The blazing Blue Cut fire is forcing more than 82,000 people to evacuate east of Los Angeles. CBS2/KCAL9 news reporter Jamine Viel joins CBSN with more on the efforts to contain the raging fire.
April 21, 2021: Visitors in Hawaii got up close and personal with a volcano and its bubbling lava. CBSN's Reena Ninan has more.
April 21, 2021: President Obama is facing criticism for not cutting his vacation short to visit the Louisiana region devastated by historic flooding. More than 86,000 people have registered with FEMA and 20 Louisiana parishes have been declared disaster area. Around 4,000 people are staying in shelters. Manuel Bojorquez reports fro...
April 21, 2021: An explosive wildfire in California is spreading faster than firefighters have ever seen. Over 1,500 crews have been dispatched to contain the fire. CBS News' Carter Evans explains why those firefighters are struggling.
April 21, 2021: Relief teams are flocking to Louisiana to help residents recover from a week of deadly floods. CBS News' Manuel Bojorquez has the latest.
April 21, 2021: The massive wildfire burning 60 miles east of Los Angeles is now about half contained. Evacuation orders for thousands of people in the area have been lifted. The wildfire began on Tuesday, burning 37,000 acres and destroying more than 300 homes and buildings. Carter Evans reports from Phelan, a city where residents...
April 21, 2021: Damage assessment teams were out in force Friday in California. Fire officials said at least 96 homes were destroyed in intense wildfires this week in San Bernardino County. Carter Evans reports.
April 21, 2021: Virtual summit on Thursday will be the first meeting between the two leaders since Biden took officeChina’s President Xi Jinping will attend a US-led climate change summit on Thursday at the invitation of President Joe Biden, in the first meeting between the two leaders since the advent of the new US administratio...
April 21, 2021: Barclays, HSBC and Axa among 160 firms in global alliance to hasten transition to net zero economiesBanks and financial institutions with more than 0tn assets have pledged to cut their greenhouse gas emissions and ensure their investment portfolios align with the science on the climate.In the initiative, chaired by ...
April 21, 2021: Flood watches and warnings have been posted across the Deep South this weekend. A large section of Texas is at risk, as is Southern Louisiana. This past week, historic floods in Louisiana killed at least 13 people and left destruction in entire neighborhoods. Manuel Bojorquez has a report on the massive cleanup job.
April 21, 2021: President Biden’s vow to work with China on issues like climate change is clashing with his promise to defend human rights.
April 21, 2021: After historic, deadly floods, Louisiana is on a long road to recovery. At least 13 people are dead and thousands are in shelters. CBS News correspondent Manny Bojorquez joins CBSN to discuss.