Disaster

Biden to survey wildfire damage, make case for spending plan
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Biden to survey wildfire damage, make case for spending plan

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — President Joe Biden will promote his administration’s use of a wartime law to aid in wildfire…
Tropical Storm Nicholas threatens Gulf Coast with heavy rain
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Tropical Storm Nicholas threatens Gulf Coast with heavy rain

MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Nicholas was moving up the Gulf Coast on Monday, threatening to bring heavy rain and…
From COVID to Ida: Louisiana’s marginalized ‘see no way out’
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From COVID to Ida: Louisiana’s marginalized ‘see no way out’

CHALMETTE, La. (AP) — Darkness set in for Natasha Blunt well before Hurricane Ida knocked out power across Louisiana. Months…
UN chief: World is at `pivotal moment’ and must avert crises
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UN chief: World is at `pivotal moment’ and must avert crises

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres issued a dire warning that the world is moving in the wrong…
Wildfire forces closure of part of freeway in California
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Wildfire forces closure of part of freeway in California

CASTIAC, Calif. (AP) — A wildfire near Castaic Saturday has led to the closure of a part of a major…
Algeria detains 30 people over devastating wildfires
Middle East

Algeria detains 30 people over devastating wildfires

ALGIERS, Sept 8 (Reuters) – Algeria has detained 30 people, including seven members of a separatist group that the government…
Ida deaths rise by 11 in New Orleans; Louisiana toll now 26
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Ida deaths rise by 11 in New Orleans; Louisiana toll now 26

HOUMA, La. (AP) — The death toll in Louisiana from Hurricane Ida rose to 26 Wednesday, after health officials reported…
Officials anticipate progress fighting fire near Lake Tahoe
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Officials anticipate progress fighting fire near Lake Tahoe

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — While firefighters confront aggressive winds and flames in some southeast sections of the Caldor…
Crash victim recalls terror after Mississippi road collapse
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Crash victim recalls terror after Mississippi road collapse

LUCEDALE, Miss. (AP) — A teenager said she could hear the terrifying sounds of other vehicles crashing around — and…
As flood alerts lit up phones, did ‘warning fatigue’ set in?
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As flood alerts lit up phones, did ‘warning fatigue’ set in?

NEW YORK (AP) — Cellphones across New York and New Jersey pulsed with urgent warnings of catastrophic flooding as the…
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