Photo of people sheltering under umbrellas in Australia

Heavy Rain, Floods Lash Eastern Australia, Help With Fires

CANBERRA, Australia — Heavy rains lashed parts of the wildfire and drought-stricken Australian east coast on Friday, bringing some flooding in Sydney and relief to firefighters still dealing with dozens of blazes in New South Wales. "The rain is good for bu...

Australian Prime Minister Is Jeered in Wildfire-Ravaged Zone

PERTH, Australia — Prime Minister Scott Morrison was confronted by angry residents who cursed and insulted him Thursday as he visited a wildfire-ravaged corner of the country. "Every single time this area has a flood or a fire, we get nothing. If we were Sy...