• Correction: Missing Ship story

    In a story May 17 about investigation into the sinking of the freighter El Faro, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the ship was sailing from Puerto Rico to Jacksonville when it was caught in Hurricane Joaquin. The ship was sailing from Jacksonville to Puerto Rico.

  • Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., greets with supporters after speaking at a rally on Tuesday, May 17, 2016, in Carson, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

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  • Foreign Ministry staff hug after evacuating their offices following one of two tremors felt in Quito, Ecuador, Wednesday, May 18, 2016. Both tremors were centered along the Pacific coast near the epicenter of last month's magnitude-7.8 quake and rattled homes as far away as the capital. Neither appeared to have caused serious damage. (AP Photo/Dolores Ochoa)

    6.7-magnitude earthquake reported in Ecuador

    QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Two powerful earthquakes jolted Ecuador on Wednesday, causing one death and injuring dozens.

  • Sri Lankan landslide survivors try to salvage their belongings buried in the mud after a landslide in Elangipitiya village in Aranayaka about 72 kilometers (45 miles) north east of Colombo, Sri Lanka, Wednesday, May 18, 2016. Soldiers and police used sticks and bare hands Wednesday to dig through enormous piles of mud covering houses in three villages hit by massive landslides in central Sri Lanka, with hundreds of families reported missing. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)

    200 families feared buried by mudslides in Sri Lanka

    ELANGAPITIYA VILLAGE, Sri Lanka (AP) — Heavy rains Thursday pounded the central Sri Lankan region where at least three villages have already been swallowed by mountains of mud, forcing soldiers and police to suspend rescue work. At least 18 people are known to have been killed and hundreds are reported missing in the landslides so far.

  • A burned building stands among charred rubble in the neighborhood of Abasand in wildfire-ravaged Fort McMurray, Alberta, on Friday, May 13, 2016. (Jason Franson /The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

    Alberta reviews re-entry plan as flames spread north

    FORT MCMURRAY, Alberta (AP) — Canadian officials are taking a second look at their plan to allow people to return home to Fort McMurray after a raging wildfire spread north toward oil sands plants.

  • 3.1 quake reported near Texas-New Mexico border

    CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — A magnitude 3.1 earthquake struck in a remote part of southeastern New Mexico near the Texas border, but there have been no reports of any damage.