(CNN) -- Riots from Haiti to Bangladesh to Egypt over the soaring costs of basic foods have brought the issue to a boiling point and catapulted it to the forefront of the world's attention, the head of an agency focused on global development said Monday.
SAN ANGELO, Texas (AP) -- Powerful storms brought hail, heavy rain and possible tornadoes to Texas and Oklahoma, causing power outages for thousands of customers Thursday morning and at least one death.
CLARENDON, Ark. (AP) -- Arkansans sandbagged their front doors and pumped out their flooded basements Wednesday as a historic crest on the White River moved downstream, and a flooding expert said the state will have to deal with high water for weeks.
The flooding is responsible for 16 deaths and two people remain missing in the Midwest, the Associated Press reported. Floodwaters in parts of Southeastern Missouri are expected to rise to 12.5 feet (3.81 meters) above flood stage, said Accuweather meteorologist Kerry Schwindenhammer.