Catastrophic flooding across western Europe as politicians blame climate change – BBC News

More than 120 people have died and hundreds are still missing after record rainfall caused the worst flooding in parts of Western Europe for many decades. In Germany dozens of people were unaccounted for, with the Chancellor Angela Merkel describing the floods as a catastrophe. Torrential rain has also devastated parts of Belgium, the Netherlands… Continue reading Catastrophic flooding across western Europe as politicians blame climate change – BBC News

News Wrap: Congress approves $2 billion in emergency spending for Capitol security

Correction: In this segment, we stated that Hmong Americans are Americans of Laotian descent. The Hmong people are an ethnic group from several countries in Asia, mainly Laos, Vietnam, Thailand and South China. The NewsHour regrets the error. In our news wrap Thursday, the U.S. Congress gave final approval today to $2 billion in emergency… Continue reading News Wrap: Congress approves $2 billion in emergency spending for Capitol security