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Californians see power shutoffs as winds, fire danger rise

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of Californians lost power as utilities sought to prevent the chance of their equipment sparking wildfires and...

California girds for most dangerous fire weather of year

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California, which has endured its worst wildfire season in history, is bracing for the most dangerous winds of the year,...

AP Exclusive: Utility lacked basic training before blackouts

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — When Pacific Gas & Electric cut power to large swaths of wildfire-prone Northern California last fall, few of the emergency...

Power cut to thousands in California to prevent wildfires

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Thousands of people in wine country were without power Thursday amid a fall heat wave that brought another round of...

‘We can’t lose our momentum:’ Louisiana vows to rebuild

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — Back-to-back hurricanes in the space of six weeks left parts of Louisiana blanketed Sunday with tarpaulins, mangled metal and...

Delta adds insult to injury in hurricane-ravaged Louisiana

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — The day after Hurricane Delta blew through besieged southern Louisiana, residents started the routine again: dodging overturned cars on...

Winds rake US Northeast, leaving thousands without power

BOSTON (AP) — Winds close to hurricane strength swept across parts of the northeastern U.S. on Wednesday morning, toppling trees, downing power lines and...

EPA ridicules California’s proposed ban of new gas cars

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — U.S. Environmental Protection Agency chief Andrew Wheeler on Monday ridiculed California Gov. Gavin Newsom's plan to ban the sale of...

Power company plans series of shutoffs to prevent wildfires

LOS ANGELES (AP) — One of California's largest power companies announced Saturday it plans to temporarily shut off power to residents of 16 counties...

Tropical Storm Beta spurs hurricane worries for Texas

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An exceptionally busy Atlantic hurricane season was churning along Saturday as the Texas coast prepared for a tropical storm that...

Hundreds of thousands still without power in Sally cleanup

LOXLEY, Ala. (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of people were still without power Friday along the Alabama coast and the Florida Panhandle in the...

The Latest: Sally weakens to depression; still dumping rain

Here are the latest developments on tropical weather: ...

The Latest: Downed power lines sparked 13 Oregon fires

The Latest on wildfires in the U.S. West (all times local): ...

PG&E trying a new tactic in power cuts to prevent wildfires

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The nation's largest utility said Tuesday it is executing smarter and shorter power shutoffs after receiving widespread criticism last year...

Typhoon lashes South Korea after battering Japanese islands

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A powerful typhoon damaged buildings, flooded roads and knocked out power to thousands of homes in South Korea on...

California simmers while it burns, but no big power outages

SHAVER LAKE, Calif. (AP) — Rescuers in military helicopters airlifted 207 people to safety after an explosive wildfire trapped them in a popular camping...

Crowds pack beaches as California bakes in weekend heat wave

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California is sweltering under a dangerous heat wave Labor Day weekend that was spreading triple-digit temperatures over much of the...

Typhoon unleashes rain, strong winds in southern Japan

TOKYO (AP) — The second powerful typhoon to slam Japan in a week unleashed fierce winds and rain on southern islands on Sunday, blowing...

Typhoon pummels South Korea, ship missing in rough waters

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‘A time to pick up:’ Hurricane-hurt Louisiana begins cleanup

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Laura victims may go weeks without power; US deaths reach 14

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Monsoon rains wreak havoc across Pakistan, killing 63 people

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The Latest: Reported tornado in Arkansas spins off Laura

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Laura thrashes Louisiana, nearby states face tornado threats

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California slammed by wildfires, heat, unhealthy smoky air

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California avoids power outages but fires threaten homes

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California power grid operator cancels rolling blackouts

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Heat wave drives up crowds, strains California’s power grid

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Power back in California after brief rolling blackouts

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California heat spurs 1st rolling power outages since 2001

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Iowa governor defends storm response as residents struggle

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PG&E tells regulators upcoming outages will go more smoothly

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Powerful storm leaves 2 dead, heavy crop damage in Midwest

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Powerful derecho leaves path of devastation across Midwest

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