May 08, 2009 16:04 EDT
Flooded Brazilians camp out in cow stables as homeless count hits 270,000. BACABAL, Brazil ? Brazilians huddled in cow pens converted into emergency shelters Friday, as swollen rivers continue to rise and northern Brazil's worst floods in decades boosted the number of homeless to nearly 270,000. The death toll rose to 39.
May 08, 2009 11:04 EDT
Northern Brazil's worst floods in decades have driven 268,000 people from their homes to seek refuge wherever they can, packing onto flatbed trucks and braving rivers teeming with deadly reptiles in a scramble for higher ground.