News

PHOTOS: Washington state mudslide

PHOTOS: Washington state mudslide

LANDSLIDE: The torrent of mud released by the slide roared over both stream banks of the Stillaguamish river and across state Highway 530, flattening more than two dozen homes on the outskirts of the town of Oso in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains. Photo: Associated Press

No one has been pulled out alive and no signs of life have been detected since the day of the slide, when eight people were injured but survived. Officials acknowledge that some victims might end up being entombed under the mound of muck and debris covering about half a square mile.

 

AP124572482689_4

AP171433054145_1

AP210501984024_0

AP525632565812_5

AP620449844262_3AP41908647264

AP181584896425

AP36257237580_6

AP64075746680_10

AP121689454464_5

AP122586499975_2

AP157317965752_9

AP207701130127_0

AP343539677966_3

AP390890438580_6

AP801354114133_4

AP812385310388_7

AP843157341207_1

AP921608959002_8

AP57046909348_8

AP321233732514_3

AP532985856902_0

AP537654008257_4

AP568021981850_2

AP595658437488_7

AP774802386309_5

AP862213965665_1

AP408515565259

AP25479954430_0

AP41874106759_4

AP400509143478_2

AP781360142049_5

AP801801071394_3

AP806738488609_1

AP474227368852

AP590282613791

AP674372827697

AP738170568503

mud

Recent Headlines

11 hours ago in National

Clinton did not comply with federal email policy, watchdog finds

15-overlay-13

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server while U.S. secretary of state broke government rules and was not approved by State Department security officials, according to an internal government watchdog's report released on Wednesday.

17 hours ago in Lifestyle, National

Record number of Millennials are living with their parents

23-overlay-9

Living at home with parents is now the most common arrangement for people age 18-34.

17 hours ago in National, World

Obama to Asians worried about U.S. election: It’s going to be OK

16-overlay-8

U.S. President Barack Obama sought on Wednesday to ease growing Asian worries about the raucous election campaign to succeed him which has been dominated by the incendiary rhetoric of mogul Donald Trump, now the Republican Party's nominee.

17 hours ago in Sports

Super Bowls awarded

goodell16145779127383

The NFL has awarded the 2019 through 2021 Super Bowls to three cities that have significant financial investments in new stadiums or recently upgraded an existing one.

18 hours ago in National

U.S. security union wants more screeners to ease airport delays

airportREUTERS

The union for transportation security officers urged Congress to pay for 6,000 more full-time workers who conduct screenings to alleviate long lines at U.S. airports, a problem that caused a shakeup in the U.S. Transportation Security Administration's management.