Mexico: 500,000 left without drinking water after oil spill

As the number of Mexicans without potable water climbed to roughly half a million on 15 April after an oil spill, authorities in the southeastern Mexican state of Tabasco were moving to get water purification and treatment plants reopened. Apr 16, 2015

US: Deadly tornado slams parts of Illinois

A dangerous storm system rolled through the Midwest on 9 April, killing at least one person and levelling houses and businesses northwest of Chicago, local officials said. Apr 10, 2015