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Firefighter Nick Gonzalez-Pomo, of the San Rafael Fire Department, waters down smoldering ashes on a garage Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, in Napa, Calif. Wildfires whipped by powerful winds swept through the California wine country sending thousands fleeing as flames rages unchecked through high-end resorts, grocery stores and tree-lined neighborhoods.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
October 11, 2017 - 1:32 am
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — The flames that raced across California wine country left little more than smoldering ashes and eye-stinging smoke in their wake. House after house is gone, with only brick chimneys and charred laundry machines to mark sites that were once family homes. The wildfires...
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Efrain Diaz Figueroa spends the afternoon sitting on a chair next to the remains of the house of his sister destroyed by Hurricane Maria in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Monday, Oct. 9, 2017. Figueroa, who was visiting for a month at her sister Eneida's house when the Hurricane Maria hit the area, also lost her home in the Arroyo community. He waits for a relative to come from Boston and take him to Boston. He says that he is 70 years old and all his life working can't continue in these conditions in Puerto Rico. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
October 10, 2017 - 7:28 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House on Tuesday asked Congress for $5 billion to ease a fiscal crisis striking the government of Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria. Puerto Rico's central government and various municipalities and other local governments are suffering unsustainable cash...
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October 10, 2017 - 6:24 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Notorious winds linked to many of California's worst wildfires are known by various names — Diablo, Santa Ana and Sundowner — but all share the common trait of being able to whip a spark into a deadly inferno that seems to come out of nowhere. Here's a look at where and when...
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A cruise ship passes beneath the Golden Gate Bridge as smoke from wildfires blankets the San Francisco skyline Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, in this view near Sausalito, Calif. An onslaught of wildfires across a wide swath of Northern California broke out almost simultaneously then grew exponentially, swallowing up properties from wineries to trailer parks and tearing through both tiny rural towns and urban subdivisions. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
October 10, 2017 - 5:09 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Millions of Californians on Tuesday saw their lawns covered in ash and air filled with smoke as firefighters battled ferocious wildfires in the northern and southern parts of the state. The fast-moving blazes produced thick, gray clouds that hovered over densely-populated areas...
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October 10, 2017 - 3:38 pm
GULF SHORES, Ala. (AP) — Two men who were trying to save a boy as he struggled in Gulf Coast waters churned up by Hurricane Nate drowned near a condominium development in Alabama, police said Tuesday. A search for Bradley Murphy, 21, of Elberta was suspended Tuesday afternoon after a body washed up...
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A wildfire moves closer to North Tustin homes along the 261 freeway in Tustin, Calif., Monday, Oct. 9, 2017. Deadly wildfires whipped by powerful winds swept through California wine country Monday, destroying 1,500 homes and businesses and sending thousands fleeing as flames raged unchecked through high-end resorts, grocery stores and tree-lined neighborhoods. (Cindy Yamanaka/The Orange County Register via AP)
October 10, 2017 - 1:16 am
SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on California wildfires (all times local): 10 p.m. More than 5,000 Southern California homes were evacuated Monday as fire crews struggled to battle a rapidly growing brush fire. The blaze has scorched 6,000 acres and destroyed dozens of structures in Orange County...
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Napa County firefighter Jason Sheumann sprays water on a home as he battles flames from a wildfire Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, in Napa, Calif. Wildfires whipped by powerful winds swept through Northern California sending residents on a headlong flight to safety through smoke and flames as homes burned. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
October 10, 2017 - 12:14 am
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — Wildfires whipped by powerful winds swept through California wine country Monday, killing at least 10 people and injuring at least 100, destroying 1,500 homes and businesses and sending thousands fleeing as flames raged unchecked through high-end resorts, grocery stores...
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Waves caused by Hurricane Nate pound the Okaloosa Island Fishing Pier on Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017, in Fort Walton Beach, Fla. (Nick Tomecek/Northwest Florida Daily News via AP)
October 09, 2017 - 4:31 pm
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Remnants of Hurricane Nate buffeted the U.S. Northeast with wind and rain Monday while power crews restored most electrical service on the Gulf Coast and an overdue cruise ship delayed by the storm finally headed into port. With the center of the tropical depression located...
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A gazebo is blown over the Mississippi Gulf Coast welcome sign near the intersection of Hewes Avenue and U.S. 90 in Gulfport, Miss., Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017, after Hurricane Nate made landfall on the Gulf Coast. (Justin Sellers/The Clarion-Ledger via AP)
October 08, 2017 - 9:56 pm
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Hurricane Nate brought a burst of flooding and power outages to the U.S. Gulf Coast before weakening rapidly Sunday, sparing the region the kind of catastrophic damage left by a series of hurricanes that hit the southern U.S. and Caribbean in recent weeks. Nate — the first...
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A sanitation employee, foreground, helps homeless people with their possessions, as they perform a homeless sweep in New Orleans, in advance of approaching Hurricane Nate, Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
October 07, 2017 - 7:08 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Nate (all times local): 6 p.m. Officials say they have had to rescue people from two sailboats as Hurricane Nate approaches the Gulf Coast, kicking up high waves and winds. The first rescue happened about 12 p.m. Saturday when two people had to be helped...
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