Weather

December 26, 2017 - 6:13 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian media reports say that gale-force winds have blown a woman off her balcony on the Pacific island of Sakhalin. The Interfax news agency reported Tuesday that the 65-year-old woman from the town of Shakhtyorsk went out for a smoke on the balcony and was blown off, landing on a...
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Pedestrians walk down the centre of the road in Moncton, N.B., as a winter storm blows through Atlantic Canada on Christmas Day, Monday, Dec. 25, 2017. (Darren Calabrese/The Canadian Press via AP)
December 26, 2017 - 3:08 am
CHICAGO (AP) — The good news for many in the Northeast and Midwest was that it has been a white Christmas. The bad news was that a blizzard swept into parts of New England and bitter cold enveloped much of the Midwest. Even the usually rainy Pacific Northwest got the white stuff. The National...
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In this image made from video, people look for bodies amid debris and broken branches on devastated beach in Lanao del Norte, southern Philippines Monday, Dec. 25, 2017. Tens of thousands of villagers in the southern Philippines spent their Christmas morning in emergency shelters Monday as the region dealt with the aftermath of a powerful storm. (AP Photo)
December 25, 2017 - 10:35 pm
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — A powerful storm that left a trail of death and destruction in the Philippines was downgraded to a tropical depression Tuesday and failed to make landfall in Vietnam. Hundreds of thousands of people in Vietnam's Mekong Delta had been evacuated as the region braced for the...
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In this image made from video taken Dec. 24, 2017, people stand in the area damaged by storm Tembin in Lanao del Norte, southern Philippines. Thousands of villagers in the southern Philippines spent their Christmas morning in emergency shelters Monday as the region dealt with the aftermath of one of the deadliest storms to hit the country this year.(AP Photo)
December 25, 2017 - 2:31 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Officials say tens of thousands of villagers in the southern Philippines spent their Christmas morning in emergency shelters as the death toll from a powerful storm continued to climb. The government's disaster agency said Monday that Tropical Storm Tembin has left at...
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In this image made from video taken Dec. 24, 2017, people stand in the area damaged by storm Tembin in Lanao del Norte, southern Philippines. Thousands of villagers in the southern Philippines spent their Christmas morning in emergency shelters Monday as the region dealt with the aftermath of one of the deadliest storms to hit the country this year.(AP Photo)
December 24, 2017 - 11:50 pm
ZAMBOANGA, Philippines (AP) — Thousands of villagers in the southern Philippines spent their Christmas morning in emergency shelters Monday as the region dealt with the aftermath of one of the deadliest storms to hit the country this year. Tropical Storm Tembin unleashed landslides and flash floods...
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In this photo made from video by Aclimah Disumala, Friday, Dec. 22, 2017, villagers cross raging flood waters in Lanao del Norte, Zamboanga Pennisula, southern Philippines. A tropical storm has unleashed flash floods and set off landslides in the southern Philippines leaving dozens of people dead. (Aclimah Disumala via the AP)
December 23, 2017 - 9:20 pm
ZAMBOANGA, Philippines (AP) — A tropical storm in the southern Philippines unleashed flash floods that swept away people and houses and set off landslides, reportedly leaving more than 120 people dead and 160 others missing, officials said. Most of the deaths from Tropical Storm Tembin, which...
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Defense Secretary Jim Mattis greets soliders at Fort Bragg, N.C., Friday, Dec. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Robert Burns)
December 22, 2017 - 4:59 pm
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — "Storm clouds are gathering" over the Korean Peninsula, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis declared Friday. And as diplomats try to resolve the nuclear standoff, he told soldiers that the U.S. military must do its part by being ready for war. Without forecasting a conflict, Mattis...
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FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2017 file photo, George Dorsey, center, hugs Samaritan's Purse volunteers, Nikki Moore, left, and Samantha Roundtree, who are helping rebuild his hurricane-damaged home in Houston. The groups helping to rebuild on the Texas Gulf Coast after Hurricane Harvey have collected close to $1 billion in donations. The evangelical group Samaritan's Purse has raised $86 million. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
December 22, 2017 - 1:20 am
HOUSTON (AP) — The groups helping to rebuild on the Texas Gulf Coast after Hurricane Harvey have collected close to $1 billion in donations, according to an Associated Press tally of major national and local organizations. Much of that money is already being put to work after Harvey, which ravaged...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, file photo provided by the Santa Barbara County Fire Department, flames from a back firing operation underway rise behind a home off Ladera Lane near Bella Vista Drive in Santa Barbara, Calif. Crews battling Southern California's enormous wildfire are struggling to widen and extend firebreaks before the return of winds Wednesday evening, Dec. 20, 2017, that could once again drive the flames out of control. (Mike Eliason/Santa Barbara County Fire Department via AP, File)
December 21, 2017 - 8:52 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — All remaining significant evacuation orders for areas around the smoldering remnants of Southern California's huge wildfire were canceled Thursday after a new round of winds caused little fire activity. The lifting of evacuation orders and warnings in Santa Barbara County left...
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In this Nov. 15, 2017 photo, Pedro Deschamps helps workers hired by FEMA to carry out the installation of a temporary awning roof at his house, which suffered damage during Hurricane Maria, in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The Department of Homeland Security’s internal watchdog says his office will be investigating how a tiny Florida company won more than $30 million in contracts for desperately needed relief supplies following Hurricane Maria. The Associated Press first reported last month that Bronze Star LLC failed to deliver the emergency tarps and plastic sheeting needed to cover tens of thousands of Puerto Rican homes damaged by the storm's winds. The Federal Emergency Management Agency eventually terminated the contracts without paying any money. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti)
December 21, 2017 - 12:21 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Department of Homeland Security's internal watchdog says his office will investigate how a tiny Florida company won more than $30 million in contracts for desperately needed relief supplies following Hurricane Maria. In a letter to seven senators who requested the...
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