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Report: Damage from August wind storm in Midwest at $7.5B

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Damage estimates from a rare wind storm that slammed Iowa and some other parts of the Midwest in August...

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...

Facing new fire threat, PG&E cuts power to tens of thousands

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pacific Gas & Electric began turning off power to more than 50,000 Northern California customers Wednesday evening as dry, windy...

‘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...

Hurricane Delta inflicts new damage on storm-weary Louisiana

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — Ripping tarps from already damaged roofs and scattering debris piled by roadsides, Hurricane Delta inflicted a new round of...

California fire investigators seize utility equipment

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Fire investigators looking into what caused a wildfire that killed four people in far Northern California have taken possession of...

State takes over Houston’s Harvey home repair program

HOUSTON (AP) — All Houston resident Alice Torres has wanted in the three years since Hurricane Harvey hit was to repair her family’s flood-damaged...

California wildfires are larger than ever, but not deadlier

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — With months still to go in California’s fire season, the state has already shattered records for the amount of land...

Epic scale of California wildfires continues to grow

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The staggering scale of California's wildfires reached another milestone Monday: A single fire surpassed 1 million acres. ...

France, Italy search for missing victims after deadly floods

PARIS (AP) — French authorities deployed about 1,000 firefighters, four military helicopters and troops to search for at least eight people who were missing...

California wildfires on the brink of burning 4 million acres

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Red flag warnings of extreme fire danger subsided, but warm and dry weather continued to challenge firefighters battling more than...

Two killed, 24 missing in severe floods in Italy and France

PARIS (AP) — Flooding from record rains in the mountainous region that spans France and Italy killed two people in Italy and left at...

Winds intensifying as firefighters battle fire in California

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Winds grew stronger Thursday in California's wine country, threatening to escalate a massive wildfire that has burned for days and...

Pacific Power utility sued over devastating Oregon wildfires

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Three Pacific Northwest law firms have filed a class action lawsuit against the Pacific Power utility and its parent company,...

California’s wine country residents facing fire fatigue

NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Will Abrams and his family packed their pickup truck with laptops, clothes, sleeping bags and a tent and quickly left...

Dying winds give crews hope in Northern California fires

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Easing winds gave California firefighters a break Tuesday as they battled a destructive wildfire that was driven by strong winds...

3 killed in Northern California wildfire; thousands flee

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Northern California's wine country was on fire again Monday as strong winds fanned flames in the already scorched region, destroying...

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...

Few resources, old-growth forest allowed for fire’s growth

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A lack of firefighting resources in the hours after it was sparked allowed a fast-moving wildfire to make an unprecedented...

Biggest unknown with Beta is how much rain it will bring

HOUSTON (AP) — As Tropical Storm Beta neared the Texas coast Monday, the biggest unknown was how much rainfall it could produce in areas...

Enormous California wildfire threatens desert homes near LA

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An enormous wildfire that churned through mountains northeast of Los Angeles and into the Mojave Desert was still threatening homes...

Tropical Storm Beta churns slowly toward Texas and Louisiana

HOUSTON (AP) — Tropical Storm Beta trudged toward the coasts of Texas and Louisiana on Sunday, threatening to bring more rain, wind and stress...

Homes burned as winds push California fire into desert floor

JUNIPER HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Strong winds pushed a wildfire burning for nearly two weeks in mountains northeast of Los Angeles onto the desert...

Trump shifts on Puerto Rico, releases aid as election nears

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump announced the release Friday of $13 billion in assistance to repair years-old hurricane damage in Puerto Rico and...

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...

After fire, Greek police move asylum-seekers to new camp

KARA TEPE, Greece (AP) — Greek police are moving hundreds of migrants to an army-built camp on the island of Lesbos Thursday after a...

Fire destroys apartments being built for low-income veterans

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Leonardo Cuadrado saw a raging fire tearing through an East Los Angeles neighborhood in the distance, his first thought...

Harris, home in California, gets a look at wildfire damage

AUBERRY, Calif. (AP) — Touring wildfire damage Tuesday in her home state, California Sen. Kamala Harris said “ideology should not kick in" when responding...

Wildfires during pandemic intensify economic pain in West

The fires consuming the forests of California and Oregon and darkening the skies over San Francisco and Portland are also damaging a regional economy...

Latest: Three more found dead in Northern California blaze

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

Amid smoke and ash, wildfire-scarred Paradise rebuilds

PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — When flames chased Chuck and Janie Dee down the mountain two years ago, they thought they'd never be back. ...

Crews battling California fires head to devastated areas

BERRY CREEK, Calif. (AP) — ...

10 now dead in massive Northern California wildfire

GRIDLEY, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California wildfire became the state’s deadliest of the year Thursday when authorities announced seven more deaths, bringing the...

Stunned residents tour Oregon town devastated by wildfires

PHOENIX, Ore. (AP) — Stunned residents of the small Oregon town of Phoenix walked through a scene of devastation Thursday after one of the...

Latest: 500,000 people in Oregon forced to flee wildfires

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

High alert: Deadly Northwest fires burn hundreds of homes

ESTACADA, Ore. (AP) — Deadly windblown wildfires raging across the Pacific Northwest destroyed hundreds of homes in Oregon, the governor said Wednesday, warning it...

North Korea’s Kim urges quick recovery from typhoon damage

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called for urgent efforts to rebuild thousands of homes and other structures destroyed...

As California burns, the winds arrive and the lights go out

SHAVER LAKE, Calif. (AP) — New wildfires ravaged bone-dry California during a scorching Labor Day weekend that saw a dramatic airlift of more than...

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...

Seeking unity, NKorea’s Kim vows to overcome typhoon damage

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has visited typhoon-stricken areas in the northeast, fired a top official there and...

Typhoon pummels South Korea, ship missing in rough waters

SEOUL, South Korea (AP)...

In aftermath of Hurricane Laura, residents worry about help

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP)...

Home smashed: For one family, Hurricane Laura the 3rd strike

HACKBERRY, La. (AP) —...

Trump surveys Hurricane Laura damage in post-convention trip

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP)...

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

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP)...

The Latest: Reported tornado in Arkansas spins off Laura

The Latest on Laura: ...

North Korean leader thankful typhoon damage wasn’t worse

SEOUL, South Korea (AP)...

Death toll from heavy Afghanistan flooding surpasses 150

CHARIKAR, Afghanistan (AP) —...

Typhoon damages buildings, floods roads on Korean Peninsula

SEOUL, South Korea (AP)...

Evacuations lifted near California fires, some go home

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) —...

Damage from whopper hurricanes rising for many reasons

A destructive storm is...

California faces huge fires before usual peak of season

VACAVILLE, Calif. (AP) —...

Iowa farmers unsure what’s next after winds flatten corn

WOODWARD, Iowa (AP) —...

3 years after Harvey, some in Houston still waiting for help

HOUSTON (AP) — Some...

California ‘dream house,’ decades in the making, is in ashes

VACAVILLE, Calif. (AP) —...

In just a week, wildfires burn 1 million acres in California

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) —...

California wildfires some of largest in state history

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) —...

At least 5 people killed in Northern California wildfires

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP)...

California wildfires chase people from homes into smoky air

VACAVILLE, Calif. (AP) —...

Trump promises storm recovery aid to Iowa homeowners

Kim Reem recounted Tuesday...

Strong quake in Philippines kills 1, damages houses, roads

MANILA, Philippines (AP) —...

California firefighters battle wildfires in extreme heat

LOS ANGELES (AP) —...

Iowa governor defends storm response as residents struggle

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP)...

North Korea lifts lockdown in city, rejects flood, virus aid

SEOUL, South Korea (AP)...

Iowa farmers assess losses after storm flattened cornfields

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP)...

Powerful storm leaves 2 dead, heavy crop damage in Midwest

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP)...

Death toll rises to 2 people from Baltimore gas explosion

BALTIMORE (AP) — Two...

Powerful derecho leaves path of devastation across Midwest

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP)...

Crews continue to battle two destructive California fires

LOS ANGELES (AP) —...

Fury over Beirut blast fuels protests, clashes with police

BEIRUT (AP) — Public...

California wildfire destroys 1 home, prompts new evacuations

BEAUMONT, Calif. (AP) —...

Cleanup from Hanna spurs fear amid COVID-19 surge in Texas

WESLACO, Texas (AP) —...

Truck’s faulty exhaust may have sparked big Nevada wildfire

GARDNERVILLE, Nev. (AP) —...

Heavy rain hits scenic central Japan, more damage in south

TOKYO (AP) — Flooding...

Japan battered by more heavy rain, floods; 58 dead

TOKYO (AP) — Pounding...

Michigan village starts flood recovery, awaits funds

LANSING, Mich (AP) —...

2 tremors shake Puerto Rico, latest in series of quakes

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico...

Wildfire burns homes in Southern California desert town

NILAND, Calif. (AP) —...

Brush fire kills 1, ruins 40 homes in California desert town

NILAND, Calif. (AP) —...

5.4-magnitude earthquake hits eastern Turkey; 5 injured

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) —...

Floodwaters soak homes, cut roads in Serbia and Bosnia

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) —...

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