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  • Trump marvels at hurricane damage, hears stories of struggle

    Trump marvels at hurricane damage, hears stories of struggle

    Monday, October 15 2018 11:55 AM EDT2018-10-15 15:55:10 GMT
    Tuesday, October 16 2018 10:19 AM EDT2018-10-16 14:19:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump board Air Force One for a trip to visit areas affected by Hurricane Michael, Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, in Andrews Air Force Base, Md.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump board Air Force One for a trip to visit areas affected by Hurricane Michael, Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, in Andrews Air Force Base, Md.
    Trump, first lady arrive in Florida to survey areas devastated by Hurricane Michael.More >>
    Trump, first lady arrive in Florida to survey areas devastated by Hurricane Michael.More >>
  • Florida families still seek people missing in the hurricane

    Florida families still seek people missing in the hurricane

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 12:19 AM EDT2018-10-16 04:19:50 GMT
    Tuesday, October 16 2018 10:17 AM EDT2018-10-16 14:17:44 GMT
    (Carlos R. Munoz/Sarasota Herald-Tribune via AP). In this Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, photo, a billboard lies atop a Waffle House restaurant after being knocked down by Hurricane Michael, in Panama City, Fla.(Carlos R. Munoz/Sarasota Herald-Tribune via AP). In this Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, photo, a billboard lies atop a Waffle House restaurant after being knocked down by Hurricane Michael, in Panama City, Fla.
    In the aftermath of Hurricane Michael, Florida Panhandle residents are struggling to locate friends and loved ones who haven't been heard from, and it's unclear how many people are missing.More >>
    In the aftermath of Hurricane Michael, Florida Panhandle residents are struggling to locate friends and loved ones who haven't been heard from, and it's unclear how many people are missing.More >>
  • California utilities say wind-driven outages still possible

    California utilities say wind-driven outages still possible

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 2:25 AM EDT2018-10-16 06:25:29 GMT
    Tuesday, October 16 2018 9:56 AM EDT2018-10-16 13:56:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File). FILE - In this Oct. 11, 2017 file photo, a Pacific Gas & Electric crew works at restoring power along the Old Redwood Highway in Santa Rosa, Calif. Northern California's biggest utility has taken the unprecedented ste...(AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File). FILE - In this Oct. 11, 2017 file photo, a Pacific Gas & Electric crew works at restoring power along the Old Redwood Highway in Santa Rosa, Calif. Northern California's biggest utility has taken the unprecedented ste...
    California utilities are restoring electricity after intentionally cutting it to tens of thousands of people because of extreme fire danger but high winds expected to sweep the area could see more outages.More >>
    California utilities are restoring electricity after intentionally cutting it to tens of thousands of people because of extreme fire danger but high winds expected to sweep the area could see more outages.More >>
  • In Florida, determining hurricane death toll proves elusive

    In Florida, determining hurricane death toll proves elusive

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 12:35 AM EDT2018-10-16 04:35:29 GMT
    Tuesday, October 16 2018 9:56 AM EDT2018-10-16 13:56:20 GMT
    (Carlos R. Munoz/Sarasota Herald-Tribune via AP). In this Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, photo, a billboard lies atop a Waffle House restaurant after being knocked down by Hurricane Michael, in Panama City, Fla.(Carlos R. Munoz/Sarasota Herald-Tribune via AP). In this Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, photo, a billboard lies atop a Waffle House restaurant after being knocked down by Hurricane Michael, in Panama City, Fla.
    In Florida, determining how many people were killed in Hurricane Michael's rampage is proving somewhat elusive.More >>
    In Florida, determining how many people were killed in Hurricane Michael's rampage is proving somewhat elusive.More >>
  • California utilities shut off power amid wildfire concerns

    California utilities shut off power amid wildfire concerns

    Monday, October 15 2018 3:35 PM EDT2018-10-15 19:35:45 GMT
    Tuesday, October 16 2018 2:21 AM EDT2018-10-16 06:21:00 GMT
    (Mindy Schauer /The Orange County Register via AP). Authorities access the damage after a woman was killed after a large eucalyptus tree toppled and smashed onto a car she was inside of in the driveway of her home in Tustin, Calif. during the heavy San...(Mindy Schauer /The Orange County Register via AP). Authorities access the damage after a woman was killed after a large eucalyptus tree toppled and smashed onto a car she was inside of in the driveway of her home in Tustin, Calif. during the heavy San...
    Concerned about downed power lines sparking wildfires, a major California utility for the first time cut power to tens of thousands of customers amid high winds _ and other power providers were considering similar...More >>
    Concerned about downed power lines sparking wildfires, a major California utility for the first time cut power to tens of thousands of customers amid high winds _ and other power providers were considering similar action.More >>
  • Families search for the missing in the hurricane's aftermath

    Families search for the missing in the hurricane's aftermath

    Sunday, October 14 2018 11:44 PM EDT2018-10-15 03:44:58 GMT
    Tuesday, October 16 2018 1:57 AM EDT2018-10-16 05:57:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Goldman). Candace Phillips sifts through what was her third-floor bedroom while returning to her damaged home in Mexico Beach, Fla., Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael. "We spent 25 years of our marriage workin...(AP Photo/David Goldman). Candace Phillips sifts through what was her third-floor bedroom while returning to her damaged home in Mexico Beach, Fla., Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael. "We spent 25 years of our marriage workin...
    Upon touring the damage in several towns along Florida's Panhandle, Federal Emergency Management Agency chief Brock Long called the destruction left by Hurricane Michael some of the worst he's ever seen.More >>
    Upon touring the damage in several towns along Florida's Panhandle, Federal Emergency Management Agency chief Brock Long called the destruction left by Hurricane Michael some of the worst he's ever seen.More >>
  • The Latest: Trump hears from Georgia farmers on hurricane

    The Latest: Trump hears from Georgia farmers on hurricane

    Monday, October 15 2018 12:15 PM EDT2018-10-15 16:15:07 GMT
    Monday, October 15 2018 11:06 PM EDT2018-10-16 03:06:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump board Air Force One for a trip to visit areas affected by Hurricane Michael, Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, in Andrews Air Force Base, Md.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump board Air Force One for a trip to visit areas affected by Hurricane Michael, Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, in Andrews Air Force Base, Md.
    President Donald Trump is praising Florida Gov. Rick Scott for his response to Hurricane Michael.More >>
    President Donald Trump is praising Florida Gov. Rick Scott for his response to Hurricane Michael.More >>
  • In Florida, a slow wait for news on hurricane's death toll

    In Florida, a slow wait for news on hurricane's death toll

    Monday, October 15 2018 8:25 PM EDT2018-10-16 00:25:21 GMT
    Monday, October 15 2018 8:48 PM EDT2018-10-16 00:48:59 GMT
    (Michael Snyder/Northwest Florida Daily News via AP). Florida Gov. Rick Scott, second from left, President Donald J Trump, center left, Melania Trump, center right, and Lynn Haven, Fla., Mayor Margo Anderson walk through a neighborhood in the storm-rav...(Michael Snyder/Northwest Florida Daily News via AP). Florida Gov. Rick Scott, second from left, President Donald J Trump, center left, Melania Trump, center right, and Lynn Haven, Fla., Mayor Margo Anderson walk through a neighborhood in the storm-rav...
    In Florida, a grim task is unwinding slowly: determining how many people were killed in Hurricane Michael's rampage.More >>
    In Florida, a grim task is unwinding slowly: determining how many people were killed in Hurricane Michael's rampage.More >>
  • Hurricane Michael adds to hardship of Florida's poor

    Hurricane Michael adds to hardship of Florida's poor

    Monday, October 15 2018 12:24 AM EDT2018-10-15 04:24:54 GMT
    Monday, October 15 2018 3:29 PM EDT2018-10-15 19:29:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). Mary Frances Parrish reacts outside her heavily damaged home, in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael in Panama City, Fla., Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018. She didn't leave the storm because her car was broken down, she didn't have a ...(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). Mary Frances Parrish reacts outside her heavily damaged home, in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael in Panama City, Fla., Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018. She didn't leave the storm because her car was broken down, she didn't have a ...
    Many residents of the Florida Panhandle who are dealing with damage from Hurricane Michael were struggling even before the storm made landfall.More >>
    Many residents of the Florida Panhandle who are dealing with damage from Hurricane Michael were struggling even before the storm made landfall.More >>
  • Fast, furious: How Michael grew into a 155 mph monster

    Fast, furious: How Michael grew into a 155 mph monster

    Wednesday, October 10 2018 12:57 PM EDT2018-10-10 16:57:27 GMT
    Monday, October 15 2018 2:48 PM EDT2018-10-15 18:48:44 GMT
    (NOAA via AP). This infrared satellite image made available by NOAA shows Hurricane Michael approaching the Florida panhandle on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018 at 11:40 a.m. EDT.(NOAA via AP). This infrared satellite image made available by NOAA shows Hurricane Michael approaching the Florida panhandle on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018 at 11:40 a.m. EDT.
    Hurricane Michael went from a 90 mph storm Tuesday morning to a 140 mph monster 24 hours later.More >>
    Hurricane Michael went from a 90 mph storm Tuesday morning to a 140 mph monster 24 hours later.More >>
  • Michael lays bare Panhandle's weaker building codes

    Michael lays bare Panhandle's weaker building codes

    Monday, October 15 2018 12:34 AM EDT2018-10-15 04:34:52 GMT
    Monday, October 15 2018 12:48 PM EDT2018-10-15 16:48:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). This photo shows devastation from Hurricane Michael in this aerial photo over Mexico Beach, Fla., Friday, Oct. 12, 2018. Blocks and blocks of homes were demolished, reduced to piles of splintered lumber or mere concrete slabs...(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). This photo shows devastation from Hurricane Michael in this aerial photo over Mexico Beach, Fla., Friday, Oct. 12, 2018. Blocks and blocks of homes were demolished, reduced to piles of splintered lumber or mere concrete slabs...
    Unlike in South Florida, the state's Panhandle region did not have tighter building codes until just 11 years ago.More >>
    Unlike in South Florida, the state's Panhandle region did not have tighter building codes until just 11 years ago.More >>
  • Analysts: Florida insurers will survive hit from Michael

    Analysts: Florida insurers will survive hit from Michael

    Saturday, October 13 2018 1:33 PM EDT2018-10-13 17:33:55 GMT
    Monday, October 15 2018 9:25 AM EDT2018-10-15 13:25:47 GMT
    (Bronte Wittpenn/Tampa Bay Times via AP). This aerial photo shows debris and destruction in Mexico Beach, Fla., Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, after Hurricane Michael went through the area on Wednesday. Mexico Beach, the ground-zero town, was nearly obliterate...(Bronte Wittpenn/Tampa Bay Times via AP). This aerial photo shows debris and destruction in Mexico Beach, Fla., Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, after Hurricane Michael went through the area on Wednesday. Mexico Beach, the ground-zero town, was nearly obliterate...
    Florida's disjointed property insurance system that relies almost exclusively on small and midsize companies will take a multi-billion dollar loss from Hurricane Michael, but has sufficient reserves and backups...More >>
    Florida's disjointed property insurance system that relies almost exclusively on small and midsize companies will take a multi-billion dollar loss from Hurricane Michael, but has sufficient reserves and backups that providers should be able to pay claims.More >>
  • Florida Panhandle building codes lagged behind rest of state

    Florida Panhandle building codes lagged behind rest of state

    Sunday, October 14 2018 3:44 PM EDT2018-10-14 19:44:46 GMT
    Monday, October 15 2018 12:31 AM EDT2018-10-15 04:31:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Goldman, File). FILE - In this Oct. 12, 2018, file photo, Joy Hutchinson, left, is comforted by her daughter Jessica Hutchinson, as she returns to find her home swept away from hurricane Michael in Mexico Beach, Fla. It was once argued ...(AP Photo/David Goldman, File). FILE - In this Oct. 12, 2018, file photo, Joy Hutchinson, left, is comforted by her daughter Jessica Hutchinson, as she returns to find her home swept away from hurricane Michael in Mexico Beach, Fla. It was once argued ...
    Building codes in sections of Florida slammed by Hurricane Michael have historically been weaker than the rest of the state.More >>
    Building codes in sections of Florida slammed by Hurricane Michael have historically been weaker than the rest of the state.More >>
  • For those without much, Hurricane Michael creates hardship

    For those without much, Hurricane Michael creates hardship

    Sunday, October 14 2018 11:14 AM EDT2018-10-14 15:14:29 GMT
    Monday, October 15 2018 12:31 AM EDT2018-10-15 04:31:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). Mary Frances Parrish reacts outside her heavily damaged home, in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael in Panama City, Fla., Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018. She didn't leave the storm because her car was broken down, she didn't have a ...(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). Mary Frances Parrish reacts outside her heavily damaged home, in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael in Panama City, Fla., Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018. She didn't leave the storm because her car was broken down, she didn't have a ...
    For people without a lot of money, the destruction caused by Hurricane Michael on the Florida Panhandle is especially devastating.More >>
    For people without a lot of money, the destruction caused by Hurricane Michael on the Florida Panhandle is especially devastating.More >>
  • 4 days after storm, large swath of Panhandle suffering

    4 days after storm, large swath of Panhandle suffering

    Saturday, October 13 2018 11:04 PM EDT2018-10-14 03:04:12 GMT
    Monday, October 15 2018 12:06 AM EDT2018-10-15 04:06:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Goldman). Peggy Cauley cleans up debris from her family's home in the aftermath of hurricane Michael in Mexico Beach, Fla., Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018.(AP Photo/David Goldman). Peggy Cauley cleans up debris from her family's home in the aftermath of hurricane Michael in Mexico Beach, Fla., Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018.
    Search and rescue personnel are continuing to comb through the ruins of a small Florida Panhandle community destroyed by Hurricane Michael, which has left hundreds thousands without power and without easy access to...More >>
    Search and rescue personnel are continuing to comb through the ruins of a small Florida Panhandle community destroyed by Hurricane Michael, which has left hundreds thousands without power and without easy access to supplies.More >>
  • The Latest: FEMA Chief: Florida damage among worst he's seen

    The Latest: FEMA Chief: Florida damage among worst he's seen

    Sunday, October 14 2018 11:34 AM EDT2018-10-14 15:34:35 GMT
    Sunday, October 14 2018 10:57 PM EDT2018-10-15 02:57:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Goldman). Peggy Cauley cleans up debris from her family's home in the aftermath of hurricane Michael in Mexico Beach, Fla., Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018.(AP Photo/David Goldman). Peggy Cauley cleans up debris from her family's home in the aftermath of hurricane Michael in Mexico Beach, Fla., Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018.
    Florida officials have evacuated nearly 3,000 inmates after two prisons were damaged during Hurricane Michael.More >>
    Florida officials have evacuated nearly 3,000 inmates after two prisons were damaged during Hurricane Michael.More >>
  • Cyclone Leslie slams into Portugal, leaves 27 injured

    Cyclone Leslie slams into Portugal, leaves 27 injured

    Sunday, October 14 2018 5:24 AM EDT2018-10-14 09:24:54 GMT
    Sunday, October 14 2018 12:46 PM EDT2018-10-14 16:46:18 GMT
    A weakened hurricane Leslie has hit Portugal, leaving 27 people injured as it uprooted trees and smashed store windows with gusting winds and heavy rain.More >>
    A weakened hurricane Leslie has hit Portugal, leaving 27 people injured as it uprooted trees and smashed store windows with gusting winds and heavy rain.More >>
  • Record-setting rainfall slows Phoenix traffic, shutters fair

    Record-setting rainfall slows Phoenix traffic, shutters fair

    Saturday, October 13 2018 7:44 PM EDT2018-10-13 23:44:19 GMT
    Sunday, October 14 2018 11:38 AM EDT2018-10-14 15:38:26 GMT
    Record-setting rainfall closed the Arizona State Fair on Saturday and slowed traffic on a freeway and local streets across metro Phoenix.More >>
    Record-setting rainfall closed the Arizona State Fair on Saturday and slowed traffic on a freeway and local streets across metro Phoenix.More >>
  • Florida insurers to weather effects of Michael, analysts say

    Florida insurers to weather effects of Michael, analysts say

    Saturday, October 13 2018 11:04 PM EDT2018-10-14 03:04:32 GMT
    Sunday, October 14 2018 11:38 AM EDT2018-10-14 15:38:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). People walk amidst rubble in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael in Mexico Beach, Fla., Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018.(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). People walk amidst rubble in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael in Mexico Beach, Fla., Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018.
    Florida's disjointed property insurance system that relies almost exclusively on small and midsize companies will take a multi-billion dollar loss from Hurricane Michael, but has sufficient reserves and backups...More >>
    Florida's disjointed property insurance system that relies almost exclusively on small and midsize companies will take a multi-billion dollar loss from Hurricane Michael, but has sufficient reserves and backups that providers should be able to pay claims.More >>
  • 'It was life or death': Face-to-face with Michael's fury

    'It was life or death': Face-to-face with Michael's fury

    Friday, October 12 2018 7:03 PM EDT2018-10-12 23:03:40 GMT
    Sunday, October 14 2018 11:28 AM EDT2018-10-14 15:28:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Goldman). Hector Morales sits on a debris pile near his home which was destroyed by hurricane Michael in Mexico Beach, Fla., Friday, Oct. 12, 2018. "I have nothing else to do. I'm just waiting," said Morales as he wonders what he will d...(AP Photo/David Goldman). Hector Morales sits on a debris pile near his home which was destroyed by hurricane Michael in Mexico Beach, Fla., Friday, Oct. 12, 2018. "I have nothing else to do. I'm just waiting," said Morales as he wonders what he will d...
    'It was life or death': Resident of beach town devastated by hurricane stayed to face storm's fury.More >>
    'It was life or death': Resident of beach town devastated by hurricane stayed to face storm's fury.More >>
  • Storm Callum fading after strong winds, rain kills 2 in UK

    Storm Callum fading after strong winds, rain kills 2 in UK

    Sunday, October 14 2018 5:54 AM EDT2018-10-14 09:54:24 GMT
    Sunday, October 14 2018 8:26 AM EDT2018-10-14 12:26:37 GMT
    Storm Callum is weakening after its wind and strong rains killed two people and caused damage in some parts of Britain.More >>
    Storm Callum is weakening after its wind and strong rains killed two people and caused damage in some parts of Britain.More >>
  • Leslie weakens from hurricane as it nears Portugal, Spain

    Leslie weakens from hurricane as it nears Portugal, Spain

    Saturday, October 13 2018 2:43 AM EDT2018-10-13 06:43:38 GMT
    Sunday, October 14 2018 5:52 AM EDT2018-10-14 09:52:45 GMT
    Forecasters expect Hurricane Leslie to bring heavy rains and dangerous winds and surf to parts of Portugal and Spain.More >>
    Forecasters expect Hurricane Leslie to bring heavy rains and dangerous winds and surf to parts of Portugal and Spain.More >>
  • Searches intensify after body is found in Michael's wake

    Searches intensify after body is found in Michael's wake

    Saturday, October 13 2018 12:13 AM EDT2018-10-13 04:13:55 GMT
    Saturday, October 13 2018 11:08 PM EDT2018-10-14 03:08:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Goldman). Members of a South Florida urban search and rescue team try to gain entry to a home while looking for survivors of hurricane Michael in Mexico Beach, Fla., Friday, Oct. 12, 2018.(AP Photo/David Goldman). Members of a South Florida urban search and rescue team try to gain entry to a home while looking for survivors of hurricane Michael in Mexico Beach, Fla., Friday, Oct. 12, 2018.
    Search-and-rescue teams find body in Florida Panhandle town nearly wiped out by Hurricane Michael; authorities express little doubt death toll will rise as searchers continue their work.More >>
    Search-and-rescue teams find body in Florida Panhandle town nearly wiped out by Hurricane Michael; authorities express little doubt death toll will rise as searchers continue their work.More >>
  • Hurricane Michael headed to Florida is classic October storm

    Hurricane Michael headed to Florida is classic October storm

    Tuesday, October 9 2018 5:17 PM EDT2018-10-09 21:17:47 GMT
    Saturday, October 13 2018 2:57 PM EDT2018-10-13 18:57:25 GMT
    (NOAA via AP). This satellite image made available by NOAA shows Hurricane Michael, center, in the Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018 at 3:17 p.m. EDT.(NOAA via AP). This satellite image made available by NOAA shows Hurricane Michael, center, in the Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018 at 3:17 p.m. EDT.
    Hurricane Michael is classic October storm and quite different from last month's storm in the Carolinas.More >>
    Hurricane Michael is classic October storm and quite different from last month's storm in the Carolinas.More >>
  • Storm's fury differed in neighboring towns on Florida coast

    Storm's fury differed in neighboring towns on Florida coast

    Friday, October 12 2018 10:34 AM EDT2018-10-12 14:34:48 GMT
    Saturday, October 13 2018 11:59 AM EDT2018-10-13 15:59:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Russ Bynum). Rex Buzzett, far left, his son Josh Buzzett and neighbor Hilda Duren stand outside the Buzzett’s home, Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, that was gutted by a storm surge in Port St. Joe, Fla. Hurricane Michael devastated several homes ove...(AP Photo/Russ Bynum). Rex Buzzett, far left, his son Josh Buzzett and neighbor Hilda Duren stand outside the Buzzett’s home, Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, that was gutted by a storm surge in Port St. Joe, Fla. Hurricane Michael devastated several homes ove...
    Neighboring Gulf Coast communities see very different sides of Hurricane Michael's fury.More >>
    Neighboring Gulf Coast communities see very different sides of Hurricane Michael's fury.More >>
  • Hurricane survivors wander debris, search for the missing

    Hurricane survivors wander debris, search for the missing

    Saturday, October 13 2018 12:26 AM EDT2018-10-13 04:26:07 GMT
    Saturday, October 13 2018 11:59 AM EDT2018-10-13 15:59:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Goldman). Hector Morales sits on a debris pile near his home which was destroyed by hurricane Michael in Mexico Beach, Fla., Friday, Oct. 12, 2018. "I have nothing else to do. I'm just waiting," said Morales as he wonders what he will d...(AP Photo/David Goldman). Hector Morales sits on a debris pile near his home which was destroyed by hurricane Michael in Mexico Beach, Fla., Friday, Oct. 12, 2018. "I have nothing else to do. I'm just waiting," said Morales as he wonders what he will d...
    'It was life or death': Resident of beach town devastated by hurricane stayed to face storm's fury.More >>
    'It was life or death': Resident of beach town devastated by hurricane stayed to face storm's fury.More >>
  • Official: Searchers find body in hurricane-stricken town

    Official: Searchers find body in hurricane-stricken town

    Friday, October 12 2018 12:15 AM EDT2018-10-12 04:15:23 GMT
    Saturday, October 13 2018 12:25 AM EDT2018-10-13 04:25:44 GMT
    Michael, the most potent hurricane to hit the continental U.S. in a half century, leaves stunned survivors gaping at the destruction, wondering how they will ever recover.More >>
    Michael, the most potent hurricane to hit the continental U.S. in a half century, leaves stunned survivors gaping at the destruction, wondering how they will ever recover.More >>
  • Georgia girl, 11, dies as Michael hurls debris through roof

    Georgia girl, 11, dies as Michael hurls debris through roof

    Friday, October 12 2018 12:24 AM EDT2018-10-12 04:24:15 GMT
    Friday, October 12 2018 6:55 PM EDT2018-10-12 22:55:17 GMT
    (Amber Radney via AP). In this undated photo provided by Amber Radney, 11-year-old Sarah Radney poses for a photo at her school, in Grady County near Cairo, Ga. Sarah Radney died during Hurricane Michael. In what could only be described as a freak acci...(Amber Radney via AP). In this undated photo provided by Amber Radney, 11-year-old Sarah Radney poses for a photo at her school, in Grady County near Cairo, Ga. Sarah Radney died during Hurricane Michael. In what could only be described as a freak acci...
    Eleven-year-old Georgia girl dies when Hurricane Michael hurls debris through a roof, fatally striking the child in the head.More >>
    Eleven-year-old Georgia girl dies when Hurricane Michael hurls debris through a roof, fatally striking the child in the head.More >>
  • Harrowing tales of survival from town ravaged by storm

    Harrowing tales of survival from town ravaged by storm

    Friday, October 12 2018 12:33 AM EDT2018-10-12 04:33:10 GMT
    Friday, October 12 2018 6:37 PM EDT2018-10-12 22:37:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). Dawn Vickers, left, her mother Patsy Vickers, son Ryder Vickers, and friend Robert Brock, right, who rode out Hurricane Michael in their now-destroyed home, sit in front of a damaged convenience store with nowhere to go, in M...(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). Dawn Vickers, left, her mother Patsy Vickers, son Ryder Vickers, and friend Robert Brock, right, who rode out Hurricane Michael in their now-destroyed home, sit in front of a damaged convenience store with nowhere to go, in M...
    Residents of Mexico Beach that stayed during the storm are emerging from the debris with harrowing tales.More >>
    Residents of Mexico Beach that stayed during the storm are emerging from the debris with harrowing tales.More >>
  • Correction: Tropical Weather-The Latest story

    Correction: Tropical Weather-The Latest story

    Thursday, October 11 2018 2:49 AM EDT2018-10-11 06:49:41 GMT
    Friday, October 12 2018 4:37 PM EDT2018-10-12 20:37:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). Shredded trees, derailed train cars and a sunken trailer are seen in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael in Panama City, Fla., Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018.(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). Shredded trees, derailed train cars and a sunken trailer are seen in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael in Panama City, Fla., Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018.
    An official with an emergency management agency says Tropical Storm Michael has killed a child in Georgia.More >>
    An official with an emergency management agency says Tropical Storm Michael has killed a child in Georgia.More >>
  • At least 34 die in Uganda mudslides triggered by heavy rains

    At least 34 die in Uganda mudslides triggered by heavy rains

    Friday, October 12 2018 2:55 AM EDT2018-10-12 06:55:05 GMT
    Friday, October 12 2018 3:57 PM EDT2018-10-12 19:57:04 GMT
    The Ugandan Red Cross says at least 34 people have died in mudslides triggered by torrential rains in a mountainous area of eastern Uganda that is prone to such disasters.More >>
    The Ugandan Red Cross says at least 34 people have died in mudslides triggered by torrential rains in a mountainous area of eastern Uganda that is prone to such disasters.More >>
  • Images trickle out of Michael's vast devastation

    Images trickle out of Michael's vast devastation

    Thursday, October 11 2018 6:12 PM EDT2018-10-11 22:12:57 GMT
    Friday, October 12 2018 3:27 PM EDT2018-10-12 19:27:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara). Debris from homes destroyed by Hurricane Michael block a road Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, in Mexico Beach, Fla.(AP Photo/Chris O'Meara). Debris from homes destroyed by Hurricane Michael block a road Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, in Mexico Beach, Fla.
    Images trickle out of Michael's vast devastation.More >>
    Images trickle out of Michael's vast devastation.More >>
  • UN: Losses from natural disasters surge over last 20 years

    UN: Losses from natural disasters surge over last 20 years

    Wednesday, October 10 2018 9:08 AM EDT2018-10-10 13:08:12 GMT
    Friday, October 12 2018 1:41 PM EDT2018-10-12 17:41:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara). A young man stands near a boat swept ashore by the tsunami in Wani village on the outskirt of Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018. A 7.5 magnitude earthquake rocked Central Sulawesi province on Sept. 2...(AP Photo/Dita Alangkara). A young man stands near a boat swept ashore by the tsunami in Wani village on the outskirt of Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018. A 7.5 magnitude earthquake rocked Central Sulawesi province on Sept. 2...
    The U.N. office for disaster risk reduction says worldwide reported economic losses from earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, floods, hurricanes and other climate-related disasters reached nearly $2.9 trillion over the...More >>
    The U.N. office for disaster risk reduction says worldwide reported economic losses from earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, floods, hurricanes and other climate-related disasters reached nearly $2.9 trillion over the last 20 years.More >>
  • Indonesia expert warned of quake, gov't mapped risk areas

    Indonesia expert warned of quake, gov't mapped risk areas

    Monday, October 8 2018 12:47 PM EDT2018-10-08 16:47:54 GMT
    Friday, October 12 2018 7:16 AM EDT2018-10-12 11:16:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara). In this Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, photo, a family scavenges for salvageable items from the ruins of their house at Petobo neighborhood which was wiped out by liquefaction caused by a massive earthquake in Palu, Central Sulawesi, ...(AP Photo/Dita Alangkara). In this Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, photo, a family scavenges for salvageable items from the ruins of their house at Petobo neighborhood which was wiped out by liquefaction caused by a massive earthquake in Palu, Central Sulawesi, ...
    An Indonesian scientist says he wasn't surprised by the Sept. 28 quake that killed nearly 2,000 people in his country, because he and others have been saying that Sulawesi island was due for an earthquake and...More >>
    An Indonesian scientist says he wasn't surprised by the Sept. 28 quake that killed nearly 2,000 people in his country, because he and others have been saying that Sulawesi island was due for an earthquake and tsunami that hits every 25 years.More >>
  • Indonesian city's recovery to take 2 years, search nears end

    Indonesian city's recovery to take 2 years, search nears end

    Thursday, October 11 2018 2:19 AM EDT2018-10-11 06:19:13 GMT
    Friday, October 12 2018 3:30 AM EDT2018-10-12 07:30:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara). A man inspects the wreckage of vehicles inside a building at the tsunami-ravaged area in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018. A 7.5 magnitude earthquake rocked Central Sulawesi province on Sept. 28, tri...(AP Photo/Dita Alangkara). A man inspects the wreckage of vehicles inside a building at the tsunami-ravaged area in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018. A 7.5 magnitude earthquake rocked Central Sulawesi province on Sept. 28, tri...
    Indonesia's search for bodies in Palu neighborhoods annihilated by an earthquake and tsunami is drawing to a close almost two weeks after the double disasters hit the remote city.More >>
    Indonesia's search for bodies in Palu neighborhoods annihilated by an earthquake and tsunami is drawing to a close almost two weeks after the double disasters hit the remote city.More >>
  • AP Photos: Hurricane leaves Florida's Mexico Beach in shreds

    AP Photos: Hurricane leaves Florida's Mexico Beach in shreds

    Thursday, October 11 2018 6:43 PM EDT2018-10-11 22:43:12 GMT
    Friday, October 12 2018 2:17 AM EDT2018-10-12 06:17:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). Firefighter Austin Schlarb performs a door to door search in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael in Mexico Beach, Fla., Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018.(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). Firefighter Austin Schlarb performs a door to door search in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael in Mexico Beach, Fla., Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018.
    AP Photos: Hurricane leaves Florida's Mexico Beach in shreds.More >>
    AP Photos: Hurricane leaves Florida's Mexico Beach in shreds.More >>
  • Georgia girl dies when storm sends carport leg through roof

    Georgia girl dies when storm sends carport leg through roof

    Thursday, October 11 2018 8:43 PM EDT2018-10-12 00:43:02 GMT
    Friday, October 12 2018 12:36 AM EDT2018-10-12 04:36:10 GMT
    (Amber Radney via AP). In this undated photo provided by Amber Radney, 11-year-old Sarah Radney poses for a photo at her school, in Grady County near Cairo, Ga. Sarah Radney died during Hurricane Michael. In what could only be described as a freak acci...(Amber Radney via AP). In this undated photo provided by Amber Radney, 11-year-old Sarah Radney poses for a photo at her school, in Grady County near Cairo, Ga. Sarah Radney died during Hurricane Michael. In what could only be described as a freak acci...
    Georgia girl dies when storm sends carport leg through roof.More >>
    Georgia girl dies when storm sends carport leg through roof.More >>
  • 'Apocalyptic:' 1 Florida town demolished by Michael

    'Apocalyptic:' 1 Florida town demolished by Michael

    Thursday, October 11 2018 4:34 PM EDT2018-10-11 20:34:05 GMT
    Friday, October 12 2018 12:27 AM EDT2018-10-12 04:27:02 GMT
    (Douglas R. Clifford/Tampa Bay Times via AP). The coastal township of Mexico Beach, Fla., lays devastated on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, after Hurricane Michael made landfall on Wednesday in the Florida Panhandle.(Douglas R. Clifford/Tampa Bay Times via AP). The coastal township of Mexico Beach, Fla., lays devastated on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, after Hurricane Michael made landfall on Wednesday in the Florida Panhandle.
    The small Gulf Coast community of Mexico Beach was known as a slice of old Florida. Now it lies in splinters.More >>
    The small Gulf Coast community of Mexico Beach was known as a slice of old Florida. Now it lies in splinters.More >>
  • 'Changed Forever': Florida Panhandle devastated by Michael

    'Changed Forever': Florida Panhandle devastated by Michael

    Thursday, October 11 2018 1:09 AM EDT2018-10-11 05:09:23 GMT
    Friday, October 12 2018 12:24 AM EDT2018-10-12 04:24:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). Shredded trees, derailed train cars and a sunken trailer are seen in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael in Panama City, Fla., Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018.(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). Shredded trees, derailed train cars and a sunken trailer are seen in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael in Panama City, Fla., Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018.
    A weakened Michael smashes across the Southeast after crashing ashore and leaving wide destruction in parts of the Florida Panhandle; at least one death.More >>
    A weakened Michael smashes across the Southeast after crashing ashore and leaving wide destruction in parts of the Florida Panhandle; at least one death.More >>
  • As markets swoon, finance chiefs urge US, China to cool it

    As markets swoon, finance chiefs urge US, China to cool it

    Wednesday, October 10 2018 10:19 PM EDT2018-10-11 02:19:23 GMT
    Thursday, October 11 2018 4:04 PM EDT2018-10-11 20:04:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati). Managing Director of International Monetary Fund (IMF) Christine Lagarde, left, and World Bank President Jim Yong Kim attend a trade conference in Bali, Indonesia Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018.(AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati). Managing Director of International Monetary Fund (IMF) Christine Lagarde, left, and World Bank President Jim Yong Kim attend a trade conference in Bali, Indonesia Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018.
    World Bank head says trade tensions could undo global progress toward ending extreme poverty.More >>
    World Bank head says trade tensions could undo global progress toward ending extreme poverty.More >>
  • Trump prays for hurricane victims, criticizes Democrats

    Trump prays for hurricane victims, criticizes Democrats

    Thursday, October 11 2018 12:40 AM EDT2018-10-11 04:40:14 GMT
    Thursday, October 11 2018 11:07 AM EDT2018-10-11 15:07:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump arrives to speak at a campaign rally at Erie Insurance Arena, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018, in Erie, Pa. As Hurricane Michael pounded the Southeast on Wednesday, Trump took shelter at the campaign rally in Penn...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump arrives to speak at a campaign rally at Erie Insurance Arena, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018, in Erie, Pa. As Hurricane Michael pounded the Southeast on Wednesday, Trump took shelter at the campaign rally in Penn...
    In Pennsylvania for a rally, Trump offers thoughts and prayers for hurricane victims and sharp criticism for Democrats.More >>
    In Pennsylvania for a rally, Trump offers thoughts and prayers for hurricane victims and sharp criticism for Democrats.More >>
  • Michael offers exposure, and risk, to Gillum in gov's race

    Michael offers exposure, and risk, to Gillum in gov's race

    Thursday, October 11 2018 1:11 AM EDT2018-10-11 05:11:32 GMT
    Thursday, October 11 2018 10:06 AM EDT2018-10-11 14:06:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gary Fineout). Tallahassee Mayor and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum, speaks during a briefing on Hurricane Michael in Tallahassee, Fla., Wednesday Oct. 10, 2018. In the days before Hurricane Michael made landfall, Gillum bla...(AP Photo/Gary Fineout). Tallahassee Mayor and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum, speaks during a briefing on Hurricane Michael in Tallahassee, Fla., Wednesday Oct. 10, 2018. In the days before Hurricane Michael made landfall, Gillum bla...
    Hurricane Michael whirled into the Florida governor's race days before it came ashore, and one of the beneficiaries could be Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, the Democratic nominee.More >>
    Hurricane Michael whirled into the Florida governor's race days before it came ashore, and one of the beneficiaries could be Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, the Democratic nominee.More >>
  • The Latest: Michael still a hurricane hours after landfall

    The Latest: Michael still a hurricane hours after landfall

    Wednesday, October 10 2018 2:28 AM EDT2018-10-10 06:28:14 GMT
    Thursday, October 11 2018 8:58 AM EDT2018-10-11 12:58:59 GMT
    Graphic shows the predicted precipitation over the next five days caused by Hurricane Michael; 2c x 4 inches; 96.3 mm x 101 mm;Graphic shows the predicted precipitation over the next five days caused by Hurricane Michael; 2c x 4 inches; 96.3 mm x 101 mm;
    The National Hurricane Center says Michael has become an extremely dangerous Category 4 storm.More >>
    The National Hurricane Center says Michael has become an extremely dangerous Category 4 storm.More >>
  • New Indonesia quake kills 3 in Java village, shakes Bali

    New Indonesia quake kills 3 in Java village, shakes Bali

    Wednesday, October 10 2018 9:50 PM EDT2018-10-11 01:50:15 GMT
    Thursday, October 11 2018 2:20 AM EDT2018-10-11 06:20:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara). Rescue workers rest during a search for victims of Sept. 28 earthquake at Balaroa neighborhood in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018. Indonesia's disaster agency said Wednesday that it only needs tent...(AP Photo/Dita Alangkara). Rescue workers rest during a search for victims of Sept. 28 earthquake at Balaroa neighborhood in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018. Indonesia's disaster agency said Wednesday that it only needs tent...
    An earthquake collapsed homes on Indonesia's eastern Java island, killing three people, and shook the tourist hotspot of Bali, two weeks after a major quake-tsunami disaster in a central region of the archipelago.More >>
    An earthquake collapsed homes on Indonesia's eastern Java island, killing three people, and shook the tourist hotspot of Bali, two weeks after a major quake-tsunami disaster in a central region of the archipelago.More >>
  • The Latest: Trump seeks to boost Kelly, Barletta at rally

    The Latest: Trump seeks to boost Kelly, Barletta at rally

    Wednesday, October 10 2018 4:44 PM EDT2018-10-10 20:44:33 GMT
    Thursday, October 11 2018 1:35 AM EDT2018-10-11 05:35:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump boards Air Force One for a campaign rally in Erie, Pa., Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018, in Andrews Air Force Base, Md.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump boards Air Force One for a campaign rally in Erie, Pa., Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018, in Andrews Air Force Base, Md.
    President Donald Trump is set to campaign in Pennsylvania as Hurricane Michael pounds Florida's Panhandle.More >>
    President Donald Trump is set to campaign in Pennsylvania as Hurricane Michael pounds Florida's Panhandle.More >>
  • Trump campaigns in Pennsylvania as hurricane pounds Florida

    Trump campaigns in Pennsylvania as hurricane pounds Florida

    Wednesday, October 10 2018 12:58 AM EDT2018-10-10 04:58:12 GMT
    Thursday, October 11 2018 12:39 AM EDT2018-10-11 04:39:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump arrives to speak at a rally in Council Bluffs, Iowa, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump arrives to speak at a rally in Council Bluffs, Iowa, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018.
    Lock her up? Trump rally chant now aimed at Sen. Dianne Feinstein instead of Hillary Clinton.More >>
    Lock her up? Trump rally chant now aimed at Sen. Dianne Feinstein instead of Hillary Clinton.More >>
  • Hurricane Michael slams into Florida, charges into Southeast

    Hurricane Michael slams into Florida, charges into Southeast

    Wednesday, October 10 2018 8:23 PM EDT2018-10-11 00:23:54 GMT
    Thursday, October 11 2018 12:35 AM EDT2018-10-11 04:35:46 GMT
    (Douglas R. Clifford/Tampa Bay Times via AP). The Oceanis is grounded by a tidal surge at the Port St. Joe Marina, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018 in Port St. Joe, Fla. Supercharged by abnormally warm waters in the Gulf of Mexico, Hurricane Michael slammed in...(Douglas R. Clifford/Tampa Bay Times via AP). The Oceanis is grounded by a tidal surge at the Port St. Joe Marina, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018 in Port St. Joe, Fla. Supercharged by abnormally warm waters in the Gulf of Mexico, Hurricane Michael slammed in...
    Hurricane Michael slams into the Florida Panhandle, leaving wide destruction and at least one death before continuing its powerful charge across the U.S. Southeast.More >>
    Hurricane Michael slams into the Florida Panhandle, leaving wide destruction and at least one death before continuing its powerful charge across the U.S. Southeast.More >>
  • Storm offers exposure, risk to Democrat in governor's race

    Storm offers exposure, risk to Democrat in governor's race

    Wednesday, October 10 2018 4:44 PM EDT2018-10-10 20:44:19 GMT
    Wednesday, October 10 2018 9:02 PM EDT2018-10-11 01:02:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gary Fineout). Tallahassee Mayor and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum, speaks during a briefing on Hurricane Michael in Tallahassee, Fla., Wednesday Oct. 10, 2018. In the days before Hurricane Michael made landfall, Gillum bla...(AP Photo/Gary Fineout). Tallahassee Mayor and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum, speaks during a briefing on Hurricane Michael in Tallahassee, Fla., Wednesday Oct. 10, 2018. In the days before Hurricane Michael made landfall, Gillum bla...
    Hurricane Michael brings exposure, and risk, to Democrat running for Florida governor.More >>
    Hurricane Michael brings exposure, and risk, to Democrat running for Florida governor.More >>
  • 'Catching some hell': Hurricane Michael slams into Florida

    'Catching some hell': Hurricane Michael slams into Florida

    Wednesday, October 10 2018 1:13 AM EDT2018-10-10 05:13:04 GMT
    Wednesday, October 10 2018 8:25 PM EDT2018-10-11 00:25:36 GMT
    Graphic shows the predicted precipitation over the next five days caused by Hurricane Michael; 2c x 4 inches; 96.3 mm x 101 mm;Graphic shows the predicted precipitation over the next five days caused by Hurricane Michael; 2c x 4 inches; 96.3 mm x 101 mm;
    Preparations for Hurricane Michael stretched late into Tuesday evening as the major storm sped toward Florida's Panhandle, bringing with it strong winds and rain.More >>
    Preparations for Hurricane Michael stretched late into Tuesday evening as the major storm sped toward Florida's Panhandle, bringing with it strong winds and rain.More >>
  • Storm-weary Carolinas worry Michael could hurt rebuilding

    Storm-weary Carolinas worry Michael could hurt rebuilding

    Tuesday, October 9 2018 4:49 PM EDT2018-10-09 20:49:25 GMT
    Wednesday, October 10 2018 12:39 PM EDT2018-10-10 16:39:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File). FILE - In a  Friday, Sept. 14, 2018 file photo, Shane Fernando takes a photo of fallen trees near his home in Wilmington, N.C., after Hurricane Florence made landfall.  Fernando is worried about the approach of Hurricane ...(AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File). FILE - In a Friday, Sept. 14, 2018 file photo, Shane Fernando takes a photo of fallen trees near his home in Wilmington, N.C., after Hurricane Florence made landfall. Fernando is worried about the approach of Hurricane ...
    In the storm-weary Carolinas, Hurricane Michael's approach was stoking fresh fears among homeowners with tarps still covering their roofs weeks after Florence blew through.More >>
    In the storm-weary Carolinas, Hurricane Michael's approach was stoking fresh fears among homeowners with tarps still covering their roofs weeks after Florence blew through.More >>
  • Evacuate or not? Some gamble on staying despite Michael

    Evacuate or not? Some gamble on staying despite Michael

    Wednesday, October 10 2018 3:18 AM EDT2018-10-10 07:18:24 GMT
    Wednesday, October 10 2018 12:17 PM EDT2018-10-10 16:17:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jay Reeves). Dwight Williams, left, and Timothy Thomas discuss whether to evacuate their neighborhood in Panama City Beach, Fla., on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018. Thomas figures he and his wife will be safe from rising ocean water since they live in...(AP Photo/Jay Reeves). Dwight Williams, left, and Timothy Thomas discuss whether to evacuate their neighborhood in Panama City Beach, Fla., on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018. Thomas figures he and his wife will be safe from rising ocean water since they live in...
    Some people who live in the path of Hurricane Michael are rolling the dice and staying put despite orders to evacuate the coast.More >>
    Some people who live in the path of Hurricane Michael are rolling the dice and staying put despite orders to evacuate the coast.More >>
  • Officials: Power lines ignited fatal blaze in California

    Officials: Power lines ignited fatal blaze in California

    Tuesday, October 9 2018 2:57 PM EDT2018-10-09 18:57:42 GMT
    Wednesday, October 10 2018 6:38 AM EDT2018-10-10 10:38:29 GMT
    California fire officials say sagging Pacific Gas and Electric Co. power lines that made contact ignited a blaze last year in California that killed four people and injured a firefighter.More >>
    California fire officials say sagging Pacific Gas and Electric Co. power lines that made contact ignited a blaze last year in California that killed four people and injured a firefighter.More >>
  • The Latest: Experts: Storm could be one of Panhandle's worst

    The Latest: Experts: Storm could be one of Panhandle's worst

    Tuesday, October 9 2018 11:18 PM EDT2018-10-10 03:18:07 GMT
    Wednesday, October 10 2018 2:13 AM EDT2018-10-10 06:13:49 GMT
    (Nick Tomecek/Northwest Florida Daily News via AP). Waves crash against the Okaloosa Fishing Pier on Okaloosa Island in Fort Walton Beach, Florida on Tuesday Oct. 9, 2018, as Hurricane Michael approaches the Panhandle.(Nick Tomecek/Northwest Florida Daily News via AP). Waves crash against the Okaloosa Fishing Pier on Okaloosa Island in Fort Walton Beach, Florida on Tuesday Oct. 9, 2018, as Hurricane Michael approaches the Panhandle.
    Major Hurricane Michael gaining strength, forecast to become a potentially devastating Category 4 storm at landfall along Florida's northeast Gulf Coast.More >>
    Major Hurricane Michael gaining strength, forecast to become a potentially devastating Category 4 storm at landfall along Florida's northeast Gulf Coast.More >>
  • Major Hurricane Michael bearing down on Florida Panhandle

    Major Hurricane Michael bearing down on Florida Panhandle

    Tuesday, October 9 2018 12:57 AM EDT2018-10-09 04:57:41 GMT
    Wednesday, October 10 2018 1:39 AM EDT2018-10-10 05:39:44 GMT
    (Patti Blake/News Herald via AP). Bobby Smith boards up the windows at Jani's Ceramics in Panama City, Fla., on Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, in preparation for the arrival of Hurricane Michael.(Patti Blake/News Herald via AP). Bobby Smith boards up the windows at Jani's Ceramics in Panama City, Fla., on Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, in preparation for the arrival of Hurricane Michael.
    'Monstrous' Hurricane Michael gaining strength over warm tropical waters, forecast to quickly intensify into a major hurricane in coming hours as it heads toward north Florida.More >>
    'Monstrous' Hurricane Michael gaining strength over warm tropical waters, forecast to quickly intensify into a major hurricane in coming hours as it heads toward north Florida.More >>
  • Whitefish Energy gets US contracts after Puerto Rico ouster

    Whitefish Energy gets US contracts after Puerto Rico ouster

    Tuesday, October 9 2018 6:27 PM EDT2018-10-09 22:27:56 GMT
    Wednesday, October 10 2018 12:32 AM EDT2018-10-10 04:32:16 GMT
    A year after losing a $300 million no-bid contract to restore Puerto Rico's hurricane-shattered electric grid, Whitefish Energy Holdings has quietly been seeking and winning U.S. government contracts.More >>
    A year after losing a $300 million no-bid contract to restore Puerto Rico's hurricane-shattered electric grid, Whitefish Energy Holdings has quietly been seeking and winning U.S. government contracts.More >>
  • California homeowners: Wildfire cleanup made matters worse

    California homeowners: Wildfire cleanup made matters worse

    Monday, October 8 2018 12:56 AM EDT2018-10-08 04:56:48 GMT
    Tuesday, October 9 2018 2:58 PM EDT2018-10-09 18:58:33 GMT
    Hundreds of California wine country homeowners who lost their houses to the state's most destructive wildfire last year are complaining that a $1.3 billion U.S. Army Corps of Engineers cleanup project made their...More >>
    Hundreds of California wine country homeowners who lost their houses to the state's most destructive wildfire last year are complaining that a $1.3 billion U.S. Army Corps of Engineers cleanup project made their situations worse.More >>
  • New law requires audit of failed FEMA hurricane contracts

    New law requires audit of failed FEMA hurricane contracts

    Tuesday, October 9 2018 10:57 AM EDT2018-10-09 14:57:47 GMT
    Tuesday, October 9 2018 1:13 PM EDT2018-10-09 17:13:02 GMT
    New law requires FEMA to investigate how it awarded $30M for hurricane relief contracts for Puerto Rico to fledgling Bronze Star, LLC.More >>
    New law requires FEMA to investigate how it awarded $30M for hurricane relief contracts for Puerto Rico to fledgling Bronze Star, LLC.More >>
  • Indonesia says death toll in Sulawesi quake rises past 2,000

    Indonesia says death toll in Sulawesi quake rises past 2,000

    Tuesday, October 9 2018 5:17 AM EDT2018-10-09 09:17:34 GMT
    Tuesday, October 9 2018 11:13 AM EDT2018-10-09 15:13:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara). A mannequin leg sticks out from a heavily damaged car at a tsunami-ravaged area in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018. A 7.5 magnitude earthquake rocked Central Sulawesi province on Sept. 28, triggering ...(AP Photo/Dita Alangkara). A mannequin leg sticks out from a heavily damaged car at a tsunami-ravaged area in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018. A 7.5 magnitude earthquake rocked Central Sulawesi province on Sept. 28, triggering ...
    Indonesia's disaster agency says the death toll from the Sulawesi island earthquake and tsunami has climbed past 2,000.More >>
    Indonesia's disaster agency says the death toll from the Sulawesi island earthquake and tsunami has climbed past 2,000.More >>
  • US Gulf Coast bracing for 'monstrous' Hurricane Michael

    US Gulf Coast bracing for 'monstrous' Hurricane Michael

    Monday, October 8 2018 12:16 AM EDT2018-10-08 04:16:55 GMT
    Tuesday, October 9 2018 1:00 AM EDT2018-10-09 05:00:39 GMT
    (NOAA via AP). This satellite image provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows a view of Tropical Storm Michael, lower right, churning as it heads toward the Florida Panhandle, Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, at 6:52 p.m. Eastern Time.(NOAA via AP). This satellite image provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows a view of Tropical Storm Michael, lower right, churning as it heads toward the Florida Panhandle, Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, at 6:52 p.m. Eastern Time.
    Florida governor rushing emergency preparations for Michael, which is expected to become a hurricane before midweek landfall on northeast U.S. Gulf Coast.More >>
    Florida governor rushing emergency preparations for Michael, which is expected to become a hurricane before midweek landfall on northeast U.S. Gulf Coast.More >>
  • Death toll in Haiti earthquake rises to 15; 333 injured

    Death toll in Haiti earthquake rises to 15; 333 injured

    Monday, October 8 2018 12:28 AM EDT2018-10-08 04:28:06 GMT
    Tuesday, October 9 2018 12:41 AM EDT2018-10-09 04:41:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery). Residents stand looking at a collapsed school damaged by a magnitude 5.9 earthquake the night before, in Gros Morne, Haiti, Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018. Emergency teams worked to provide relief in Haiti on Sunday after the quake k...(AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery). Residents stand looking at a collapsed school damaged by a magnitude 5.9 earthquake the night before, in Gros Morne, Haiti, Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018. Emergency teams worked to provide relief in Haiti on Sunday after the quake k...
    A magnitude 5.2 aftershock struck Haiti, even as survivors of the previous day's temblor were sifting through the rubble of their cinderblock homes.More >>
    A magnitude 5.2 aftershock struck Haiti, even as survivors of the previous day's temblor were sifting through the rubble of their cinderblock homes.More >>
  • Oregon vineyards face losses amid concerns about smoke taint

    Oregon vineyards face losses amid concerns about smoke taint

    Thursday, October 4 2018 8:04 PM EDT2018-10-05 00:04:50 GMT
    Monday, October 8 2018 6:01 PM EDT2018-10-08 22:01:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Don Ryan). FILE--In this Feb. 23, 2004, file photo, winemaker David Lett savors the bouquet from a glass of Pinot Noir at his Eyrie Vinyards home in Dundee, Ore. Some Oregon lawmakers and winery owners are scrambling to help a dozen vineyards...(AP Photo/Don Ryan). FILE--In this Feb. 23, 2004, file photo, winemaker David Lett savors the bouquet from a glass of Pinot Noir at his Eyrie Vinyards home in Dundee, Ore. Some Oregon lawmakers and winery owners are scrambling to help a dozen vineyards...
    Some Oregon lawmakers and winery owners are scrambling to help a dozen vineyard owners who face the prospect of tons of grapes withering on the vine unsold.More >>
    Some Oregon lawmakers and winery owners are scrambling to help a dozen vineyard owners who face the prospect of tons of grapes withering on the vine unsold.More >>
  • Confirmed deaths near 2,000, still more likely in Indonesia

    Confirmed deaths near 2,000, still more likely in Indonesia

    Monday, October 8 2018 3:16 AM EDT2018-10-08 07:16:53 GMT
    Monday, October 8 2018 5:39 PM EDT2018-10-08 21:39:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara). A woman sits on a pile of rubble in an area devastated by an earthquake in the Balaroa neighborhood of Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, Monday, Oct. 8, 2018. Aid has begun pouring into central Indonesia's Sulawesi island an...(AP Photo/Dita Alangkara). A woman sits on a pile of rubble in an area devastated by an earthquake in the Balaroa neighborhood of Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, Monday, Oct. 8, 2018. Aid has begun pouring into central Indonesia's Sulawesi island an...
    Official death toll from devastating Indonesia earthquake and tsunami nears 2,000, but thousands remain unaccounted for.More >>
    Official death toll from devastating Indonesia earthquake and tsunami nears 2,000, but thousands remain unaccounted for.More >>
  • Strong aftershock rattles north Haiti day after deadly quake

    Strong aftershock rattles north Haiti day after deadly quake

    Sunday, October 7 2018 12:26 AM EDT2018-10-07 04:26:27 GMT
    Monday, October 8 2018 12:31 AM EDT2018-10-08 04:31:42 GMT
    A magnitude 5.9 earthquake has shaken northwestern Haiti, damaging homes, a church and at least one hospital.More >>
    A magnitude 5.9 earthquake has shaken northwestern Haiti, damaging homes, a church and at least one hospital.More >>
  • Michael expected to gain hurricane strength nearing Florida

    Michael expected to gain hurricane strength nearing Florida

    Sunday, October 7 2018 9:58 AM EDT2018-10-07 13:58:55 GMT
    Monday, October 8 2018 12:29 AM EDT2018-10-08 04:29:26 GMT
    Forecasters say a tropical depression in the Caribbean could strengthen over the next several days and become a hurricane by midweek.More >>
    Forecasters say a tropical depression in the Caribbean could strengthen over the next several days and become a hurricane by midweek.More >>
  • Indonesian officials fear 5,000 missing as Christians pray

    Indonesian officials fear 5,000 missing as Christians pray

    Sunday, October 7 2018 12:56 AM EDT2018-10-07 04:56:25 GMT
    Sunday, October 7 2018 11:39 PM EDT2018-10-08 03:39:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Aaron Favila). A sign "Pray for Petobo" is placed on a piece of a road on Saturday Oct. 6, 2018 after it moved when earthquake hit Petobo neighborhood in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia last week. Search teams pulled bodies from obliterated...(AP Photo/Aaron Favila). A sign "Pray for Petobo" is placed on a piece of a road on Saturday Oct. 6, 2018 after it moved when earthquake hit Petobo neighborhood in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia last week. Search teams pulled bodies from obliterated...
    Christians dressed in their tidiest clothes flocked to Sunday sermons in the earthquake and tsunami damaged Indonesian city of Palu, hoping for answers to the double tragedy that inflicted deep trauma on their...More >>
    Christians dressed in their tidiest clothes flocked to Sunday sermons in the earthquake and tsunami damaged Indonesian city of Palu, hoping for answers to the double tragedy that inflicted deep trauma on their community.More >>
  • Storm threat forces Florida candidates to alter campaigns

    Storm threat forces Florida candidates to alter campaigns

    Sunday, October 7 2018 7:46 PM EDT2018-10-07 23:46:59 GMT
    Sunday, October 7 2018 8:59 PM EDT2018-10-08 00:59:17 GMT
    Florida politicians are being forced to alter their campaigns to deal with the looming threat of Tropical Storm Michael, which could hit the state this week as a hurricane.More >>
    Florida politicians are being forced to alter their campaigns to deal with the looming threat of Tropical Storm Michael, which could hit the state this week as a hurricane.More >>
  • The Latest: 5.2-magnitude aftershock rattles northern Haiti

    The Latest: 5.2-magnitude aftershock rattles northern Haiti

    Sunday, October 7 2018 8:56 AM EDT2018-10-07 12:56:24 GMT
    Sunday, October 7 2018 5:26 PM EDT2018-10-07 21:26:52 GMT
    A magnitude 5.9 earthquake in northern Haiti has killed at least 11 people and injured others.More >>
    A magnitude 5.9 earthquake in northern Haiti has killed at least 11 people and injured others.More >>
  • The Latest: Indonesia disaster death toll climbs to 1,763

    The Latest: Indonesia disaster death toll climbs to 1,763

    Sunday, October 7 2018 4:06 AM EDT2018-10-07 08:06:17 GMT
    Sunday, October 7 2018 10:56 AM EDT2018-10-07 14:56:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Aaron Favila). A sign "Pray for Petobo" is placed on a piece of a road on Saturday Oct. 6, 2018 after it moved when earthquake hit Petobo neighborhood in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia last week. Search teams pulled bodies from obliterated...(AP Photo/Aaron Favila). A sign "Pray for Petobo" is placed on a piece of a road on Saturday Oct. 6, 2018 after it moved when earthquake hit Petobo neighborhood in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia last week. Search teams pulled bodies from obliterated...
    Indonesia's disaster agency says the death toll from the earthquake and tsunami that struck the Sulawesi island has risen to 1,763.More >>
    Indonesia's disaster agency says the death toll from the earthquake and tsunami that struck the Sulawesi island has risen to 1,763.More >>
  • 700 firefighters in Portugal battle wildfire west of Lisbon

    700 firefighters in Portugal battle wildfire west of Lisbon

    Sunday, October 7 2018 4:06 AM EDT2018-10-07 08:06:28 GMT
    Sunday, October 7 2018 9:07 AM EDT2018-10-07 13:07:13 GMT
    Over 700 firefighters are battling a forest fire about 40 kilometers (25 miles) west of Lisbon, the Portuguese capital.More >>
    Over 700 firefighters are battling a forest fire about 40 kilometers (25 miles) west of Lisbon, the Portuguese capital.More >>
  • M5.9 quake shakes northern Haiti

    M5.9 quake shakes northern Haiti

    Saturday, October 6 2018 9:06 PM EDT2018-10-07 01:06:26 GMT
    Sunday, October 7 2018 7:06 AM EDT2018-10-07 11:06:48 GMT
    The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 5.9 earthquake has shaken northwestern Haiti.More >>
    The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 5.9 earthquake has shaken northwestern Haiti.More >>
  • Indonesia considers making devastated areas mass graves

    Indonesia considers making devastated areas mass graves

    Saturday, October 6 2018 2:35 AM EDT2018-10-06 06:35:41 GMT
    Sunday, October 7 2018 1:00 AM EDT2018-10-07 05:00:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana). Indonesian military and police personnel carry relief aid from a Japan Air Force cargo plane at the Mutiara Sis Al-Jufri airport in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018. A 7.5 magnitude earthquake rocked ...(AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana). Indonesian military and police personnel carry relief aid from a Japan Air Force cargo plane at the Mutiara Sis Al-Jufri airport in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018. A 7.5 magnitude earthquake rocked ...
    Aid continues to arrive in hard-hit areas of Indonesia slammed by earthquake and tsunami; some 450 aftershocks recorded in the area but they are decreasing in size and frequency.More >>
    Aid continues to arrive in hard-hit areas of Indonesia slammed by earthquake and tsunami; some 450 aftershocks recorded in the area but they are decreasing in size and frequency.More >>
  • At mass grave above Indonesian city, many questions linger

    At mass grave above Indonesian city, many questions linger

    Friday, October 5 2018 11:55 AM EDT2018-10-05 15:55:16 GMT
    Saturday, October 6 2018 11:29 PM EDT2018-10-07 03:29:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara). Rescue workers carry a body to be buried at a mass grave for earthquake and tsunami victims in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, Friday, Oct. 5, 2018. A 7.5 magnitude earthquake rocked the city on Sept. 28, triggering a tsun...(AP Photo/Dita Alangkara). Rescue workers carry a body to be buried at a mass grave for earthquake and tsunami victims in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, Friday, Oct. 5, 2018. A 7.5 magnitude earthquake rocked the city on Sept. 28, triggering a tsun...
    High above Indonesian city, a mass grave fills but gives relatives no answers.More >>
    High above Indonesian city, a mass grave fills but gives relatives no answers.More >>
  • Muslims pray for strength in quake-hit Indonesian city

    Muslims pray for strength in quake-hit Indonesian city

    Friday, October 5 2018 5:15 AM EDT2018-10-05 09:15:06 GMT
    Saturday, October 6 2018 3:23 AM EDT2018-10-06 07:23:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Aaron Favila). A boy is teary-eyed as he joins during Friday prayers outside a damaged mosque caused by the massive earthquake and tsunami in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia Oct. 5, 2018. French rescuers say they've been unable to find the ...(AP Photo/Aaron Favila). A boy is teary-eyed as he joins during Friday prayers outside a damaged mosque caused by the massive earthquake and tsunami in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia Oct. 5, 2018. French rescuers say they've been unable to find the ...
    Hundreds of Muslim survivors in the Indonesian city of Palu have gathered at shattered mosques for Friday prayers, seeking strength to rebuild their lives a week after a powerful earthquake and tsunami killed more...More >>
    Hundreds of Muslim survivors in the Indonesian city of Palu have gathered at shattered mosques for Friday prayers, seeking strength to rebuild their lives a week after a powerful earthquake and tsunami killed more than 1,500 people.More >>
  • Crew recount terror of tsunami that dumped ferry in village

    Crew recount terror of tsunami that dumped ferry in village

    Thursday, October 4 2018 9:14 PM EDT2018-10-05 01:14:55 GMT
    Saturday, October 6 2018 1:38 AM EDT2018-10-06 05:38:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara). In this Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018, photo, men walk past Sabuk Nusantara 39 which was swept ashore by the tsunami in Wani village on the outskirt of Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia. The crew of the hulking ferry dropped by the ...(AP Photo/Dita Alangkara). In this Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018, photo, men walk past Sabuk Nusantara 39 which was swept ashore by the tsunami in Wani village on the outskirt of Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia. The crew of the hulking ferry dropped by the ...
    The captain and crew sailing the Sabuk Nusantara ferry to new owners got the task done and then some.More >>
    The captain and crew sailing the Sabuk Nusantara ferry to new owners got the task done and then some.More >>
  • No signs of life in hotel rubble, week after Indonesia quake

    No signs of life in hotel rubble, week after Indonesia quake

    Thursday, October 4 2018 9:55 PM EDT2018-10-05 01:55:03 GMT
    Friday, October 5 2018 6:06 AM EDT2018-10-05 10:06:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Aaron Favila). A French rescuer joins his Indonesian counterparts as they check for survivors, as night falls at the heavily damaged Mercure hotel after a massive earthquake and tsunami hit Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia Thursday, Oct. 4, ...(AP Photo/Aaron Favila). A French rescuer joins his Indonesian counterparts as they check for survivors, as night falls at the heavily damaged Mercure hotel after a massive earthquake and tsunami hit Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia Thursday, Oct. 4, ...
    French rescuers say they've been unable to find the possible sign of life they detected a day earlier under the rubble of a hotel that collapsed in the earthquake on Indonesia's Sulawesi island.More >>
    French rescuers say they've been unable to find the possible sign of life they detected a day earlier under the rubble of a hotel that collapsed in the earthquake on Indonesia's Sulawesi island.More >>
  • Many loved ones lost and uncounted in Indonesian disasters

    Many loved ones lost and uncounted in Indonesian disasters

    Thursday, October 4 2018 12:35 PM EDT2018-10-04 16:35:26 GMT
    Friday, October 5 2018 3:49 AM EDT2018-10-05 07:49:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Aaron Favila). Anisa Cornelia grimaces in pain as she lies inside a medical tent after being injured in a massive earthquake and tsunami in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018. All she could think of was the love of her l...(AP Photo/Aaron Favila). Anisa Cornelia grimaces in pain as she lies inside a medical tent after being injured in a massive earthquake and tsunami in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018. All she could think of was the love of her l...
    Nearly a week after a magnitude 7.5 quake spawned a deadly tsunami on Indonesia's island of Sulawesi, countless people have yet to find their loved ones _ both survivors and the dead.More >>
    Nearly a week after a magnitude 7.5 quake spawned a deadly tsunami on Indonesia's island of Sulawesi, countless people have yet to find their loved ones _ both survivors and the dead.More >>
  • Suspect in shooting of 7 officers bragged about gun skills

    Suspect in shooting of 7 officers bragged about gun skills

    Thursday, October 4 2018 12:24 AM EDT2018-10-04 04:24:41 GMT
    Thursday, October 4 2018 11:53 PM EDT2018-10-05 03:53:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Sean Rayford). South Carolina state troopers gather on Hoffmeyer Road near the Vintage Place neighborhood where several law enforcement officers were shot, one fatally, Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018, in Florence, S.C.(AP Photo/Sean Rayford). South Carolina state troopers gather on Hoffmeyer Road near the Vintage Place neighborhood where several law enforcement officers were shot, one fatally, Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018, in Florence, S.C.
    Authorities had to use a bullet-proof vehicle to rescue seven police officers in South Carolina who were shot by a man as they tried to serve a warrant.More >>
    Authorities had to use a bullet-proof vehicle to rescue seven police officers in South Carolina who were shot by a man as they tried to serve a warrant.More >>
  • Rescuers detect possible sign of life under quake-hit hotel

    Rescuers detect possible sign of life under quake-hit hotel

    Wednesday, October 3 2018 10:24 PM EDT2018-10-04 02:24:17 GMT
    Thursday, October 4 2018 9:05 PM EDT2018-10-05 01:05:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara). A man put beverages scavenged from an abandoned warehouse into a sack at an earthquake and tsunami-affected area in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia Indonesia, Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018. Clambering over the reeking pile of sod...(AP Photo/Dita Alangkara). A man put beverages scavenged from an abandoned warehouse into a sack at an earthquake and tsunami-affected area in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia Indonesia, Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018. Clambering over the reeking pile of sod...
    Life is on hold for thousands living in tents and shelters in the Indonesian city hit by a powerful earthquake and tsunami.More >>
    Life is on hold for thousands living in tents and shelters in the Indonesian city hit by a powerful earthquake and tsunami.More >>
  • The Latest: Death toll tops 1,500

    The Latest: Death toll tops 1,500

    Thursday, October 4 2018 2:14 AM EDT2018-10-04 06:14:44 GMT
    Thursday, October 4 2018 7:05 PM EDT2018-10-04 23:05:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana). Indonesian military personnel distribute relief aid at the Mutiara Sis Al-Jufri airport to evacuate the earthquake and tsunami-damaged city of Palu, Central Sulawesi Indonesia, Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018. Life is on hold for thou...(AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana). Indonesian military personnel distribute relief aid at the Mutiara Sis Al-Jufri airport to evacuate the earthquake and tsunami-damaged city of Palu, Central Sulawesi Indonesia, Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018. Life is on hold for thou...
    An airport damaged by the earthquake in central Indonesia is expected to re-open to civilian traffic later in the day.More >>
    An airport damaged by the earthquake in central Indonesia is expected to re-open to civilian traffic later in the day.More >>
  • Volcano erupts on same Indonesian island as earlier quake

    Volcano erupts on same Indonesian island as earlier quake

    Wednesday, October 3 2018 2:07 AM EDT2018-10-03 06:07:05 GMT
    Thursday, October 4 2018 5:18 PM EDT2018-10-04 21:18:47 GMT
    A volcano has erupted in central Indonesia and authorities have warned planes about volcanic ash in the air.More >>
    A volcano has erupted in central Indonesia and authorities have warned planes about volcanic ash in the air.More >>
  • 7 researchers evacuated from Pacific atoll as storm nears

    7 researchers evacuated from Pacific atoll as storm nears

    Wednesday, October 3 2018 10:14 PM EDT2018-10-04 02:14:20 GMT
    Thursday, October 4 2018 4:21 PM EDT2018-10-04 20:21:59 GMT
    Officials have evacuated seven researchers from a remote atoll in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands as a powerful hurricane headed their way.More >>
    Officials have evacuated seven researchers from a remote atoll in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands as a powerful hurricane headed their way.More >>
  • Dialysis clinic arrives in Puerto Rico a year after Maria

    Dialysis clinic arrives in Puerto Rico a year after Maria

    Thursday, October 4 2018 9:04 AM EDT2018-10-04 13:04:35 GMT
    Thursday, October 4 2018 9:15 AM EDT2018-10-04 13:15:02 GMT
    A mobile dialysis unit long sought by patients suffering kidney failure on the tiny Puerto Rican island of Vieques has arrived more than a year after Hurricane Maria.More >>
    A mobile dialysis unit long sought by patients suffering kidney failure on the tiny Puerto Rican island of Vieques has arrived more than a year after Hurricane Maria.More >>
  • Officer killed, 6 other officers wounded in South Carolina

    Officer killed, 6 other officers wounded in South Carolina

    Wednesday, October 3 2018 6:14 PM EDT2018-10-03 22:14:07 GMT
    Thursday, October 4 2018 12:21 AM EDT2018-10-04 04:21:27 GMT
    Authorities say five South Carolina law enforcement officers have been shot during an active shooter incident in Florence County.More >>
    Authorities say five South Carolina law enforcement officers have been shot during an active shooter incident in Florence County.More >>
  • Slow arrival of aid frustrates Indonesia quake survivors

    Slow arrival of aid frustrates Indonesia quake survivors

    Tuesday, October 2 2018 10:16 PM EDT2018-10-03 02:16:58 GMT
    Wednesday, October 3 2018 10:34 PM EDT2018-10-04 02:34:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara). A boy sits with items salvaged from the ruins of a family member's house in the Balaroa neighborhood in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia Indonesia, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018. Desperation was visible everywhere Tuesday among vict...(AP Photo/Dita Alangkara). A boy sits with items salvaged from the ruins of a family member's house in the Balaroa neighborhood in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia Indonesia, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018. Desperation was visible everywhere Tuesday among vict...
    Aid was trickling into areas crippled by the devastating earthquake and tsunami on Indonesia's Sulawesi island.More >>
    Aid was trickling into areas crippled by the devastating earthquake and tsunami on Indonesia's Sulawesi island.More >>
  • Indonesia disaster survivors search debris for food, drinks

    Indonesia disaster survivors search debris for food, drinks

    Wednesday, October 3 2018 1:56 AM EDT2018-10-03 05:56:57 GMT
    Wednesday, October 3 2018 10:34 PM EDT2018-10-04 02:34:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara). A boy sits with items salvaged from the ruins of a family member's house in the Balaroa neighborhood in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia Indonesia, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018. Desperation was visible everywhere Tuesday among vict...(AP Photo/Dita Alangkara). A boy sits with items salvaged from the ruins of a family member's house in the Balaroa neighborhood in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia Indonesia, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018. Desperation was visible everywhere Tuesday among vict...
    Desperate people in the hard-hit Indonesian city of Palu are searching for anything edible in the shell of a warehouse that tsunami waves pounded.More >>
    Desperate people in the hard-hit Indonesian city of Palu are searching for anything edible in the shell of a warehouse that tsunami waves pounded.More >>
  • Missed deadlines cost millions in potential disaster aid

    Missed deadlines cost millions in potential disaster aid

    Wednesday, October 3 2018 9:17 AM EDT2018-10-03 13:17:08 GMT
    Wednesday, October 3 2018 9:41 PM EDT2018-10-04 01:41:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File). FILE - In this May 24, 2011, file photo, a woman makes her way into the main entrance of Joplin High School in Joplin, Mo., that was destroyed by a tornado. An Associated Press analysis has found that tardiness in fi...(AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File). FILE - In this May 24, 2011, file photo, a woman makes her way into the main entrance of Joplin High School in Joplin, Mo., that was destroyed by a tornado. An Associated Press analysis has found that tardiness in fi...
    Communities starting to recover from Hurricane Florence will need to pay close attention to deadlines for disaster aid.More >>
    Communities starting to recover from Hurricane Florence will need to pay close attention to deadlines for disaster aid.More >>
  • Senate passes aviation bill with $1.7B in disaster aid

    Senate passes aviation bill with $1.7B in disaster aid

    Wednesday, October 3 2018 12:54 PM EDT2018-10-03 16:54:39 GMT
    Wednesday, October 3 2018 4:22 PM EDT2018-10-03 20:22:40 GMT
    The Senate has passed legislation that would provide $1.7 billion to help residents of the Carolinas and elsewhere recover from recent natural disasters.More >>
    The Senate has passed legislation that would provide $1.7 billion to help residents of the Carolinas and elsewhere recover from recent natural disasters.More >>
  • Officials warn Arizona dam could fail and flood village

    Officials warn Arizona dam could fail and flood village

    Wednesday, October 3 2018 3:34 PM EDT2018-10-03 19:34:28 GMT
    Wednesday, October 3 2018 4:17 PM EDT2018-10-03 20:17:09 GMT
    (Tohono O'odham Nation Dept. of Public Safety via AP). In this Oct. 2, 2018 photo provided by the Tohono O'odham Nation Dept. of Public Safety, is flooding near the Kohatk Village in Pinal County, Arizona. An earthen dam in Arizona's southern desert co...(Tohono O'odham Nation Dept. of Public Safety via AP). In this Oct. 2, 2018 photo provided by the Tohono O'odham Nation Dept. of Public Safety, is flooding near the Kohatk Village in Pinal County, Arizona. An earthen dam in Arizona's southern desert co...
    Authorities are warning that an earthen dam in Arizona's southern desert could fail and flood a small village because the lake behind it is swollen with runoff from the remnants of Tropical Storm Rosa.More >>
    Authorities are warning that an earthen dam in Arizona's southern desert could fail and flood a small village because the lake behind it is swollen with runoff from the remnants of Tropical Storm Rosa.More >>
  • The Latest: Indonesian quake toll raised to 1,407

    The Latest: Indonesian quake toll raised to 1,407

    Wednesday, October 3 2018 1:07 AM EDT2018-10-03 05:07:16 GMT
    Wednesday, October 3 2018 12:30 PM EDT2018-10-03 16:30:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara). A man sits in the shade of a sheet of a corrugated tin surrounded by earthquake debris in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018. Aid has yet to reach the hardest-hit areas around Palu, the largest city he...(AP Photo/Dita Alangkara). A man sits in the shade of a sheet of a corrugated tin surrounded by earthquake debris in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018. Aid has yet to reach the hardest-hit areas around Palu, the largest city he...
    Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has arrived in a hard-hit city to see damage and recovery from the earthquake and tsunami that struck a central island last week.More >>
    Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has arrived in a hard-hit city to see damage and recovery from the earthquake and tsunami that struck a central island last week.More >>
  • Flooding from remnants of tropical storm traps Phoenix cars

    Flooding from remnants of tropical storm traps Phoenix cars

    Tuesday, October 2 2018 12:26 AM EDT2018-10-02 04:26:32 GMT
    Wednesday, October 3 2018 7:37 AM EDT2018-10-03 11:37:59 GMT
    (Randy Hoeft/Yuma Sun via AP)/The Yuma Sun via AP). Joel Negrete, 510 S. Avenue A, begins moving a trampoline that was once in his yard before the start of Sunday's early afternoon rain storm. Tropical Storm Rosa neared Mexico's Baja California on Mond...(Randy Hoeft/Yuma Sun via AP)/The Yuma Sun via AP). Joel Negrete, 510 S. Avenue A, begins moving a trampoline that was once in his yard before the start of Sunday's early afternoon rain storm. Tropical Storm Rosa neared Mexico's Baja California on Mond...
    After soaking northwestern Mexico with heavy rains as it neared the Baja California Peninsula, reportedly claiming at least one victim, Tropical Storm Rosa is expected to drench the U.S. Southwest.More >>
    After soaking northwestern Mexico with heavy rains as it neared the Baja California Peninsula, reportedly claiming at least one victim, Tropical Storm Rosa is expected to drench the U.S. Southwest.More >>
  • Tsunami and quake survivors eat last bit of food and seethe

    Tsunami and quake survivors eat last bit of food and seethe

    Tuesday, October 2 2018 9:36 PM EDT2018-10-03 01:36:51 GMT
    Wednesday, October 3 2018 4:57 AM EDT2018-10-03 08:57:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, file photo, a ship rests near houses after it was swept ashore during Friday's tsunami at a neighborhood in Donggala, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia. Five days after Indonesia’s earthq...(AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, file photo, a ship rests near houses after it was swept ashore during Friday's tsunami at a neighborhood in Donggala, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia. Five days after Indonesia’s earthq...
    Smaller villages are desperate for aid after Indonesia disaster as government relief efforts struggle with scale of needs.More >>
    Smaller villages are desperate for aid after Indonesia disaster as government relief efforts struggle with scale of needs.More >>
  • Disaster undoes hard-won progress for Indonesian port city

    Disaster undoes hard-won progress for Indonesian port city

    Tuesday, October 2 2018 1:46 AM EDT2018-10-02 05:46:22 GMT
    Tuesday, October 2 2018 11:37 PM EDT2018-10-03 03:37:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana). People survey the damage following a massive earthquake and tsunami at Talise beach in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, Monday, Oct. 1, 2018. Bright-colored body bags were placed side-by-side in a freshly dug mass grave Mon...(AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana). People survey the damage following a massive earthquake and tsunami at Talise beach in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, Monday, Oct. 1, 2018. Bright-colored body bags were placed side-by-side in a freshly dug mass grave Mon...
    Disaster undoes hard-won progress for remote Indonesian port city.More >>
    Disaster undoes hard-won progress for remote Indonesian port city.More >>
  • Aid lags, residents fume in decimated Indonesia neighborhood

    Aid lags, residents fume in decimated Indonesia neighborhood

    Tuesday, October 2 2018 2:46 AM EDT2018-10-02 06:46:38 GMT
    Tuesday, October 2 2018 10:21 PM EDT2018-10-03 02:21:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara). A man makes his way through the rubble of houses ruined by Friday's earthquake in Balaroa neighborhood in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018. Desperation was visible everywhere Tuesday among victims rece...(AP Photo/Dita Alangkara). A man makes his way through the rubble of houses ruined by Friday's earthquake in Balaroa neighborhood in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018. Desperation was visible everywhere Tuesday among victims rece...
    Home to hundreds of families, the Balaroa neighborhood was once a patchwork of asphalted streets and tidy houses dominated by a golden domed mosque.More >>
    Home to hundreds of families, the Balaroa neighborhood was once a patchwork of asphalted streets and tidy houses dominated by a golden domed mosque.More >>
  • Desperation grows as death toll soars from Indonesia quake

    Desperation grows as death toll soars from Indonesia quake

    Monday, October 1 2018 9:56 PM EDT2018-10-02 01:56:22 GMT
    Tuesday, October 2 2018 10:08 PM EDT2018-10-03 02:08:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rifki). A man carry items he saved from the rubble following a major earthquake and tsunami in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, Monday, Oct. 1, 2018. A mass burial of earthquake and tsunami victims was being prepared in a hard-hit city Mond...(AP Photo/Rifki). A man carry items he saved from the rubble following a major earthquake and tsunami in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, Monday, Oct. 1, 2018. A mass burial of earthquake and tsunami victims was being prepared in a hard-hit city Mond...
    Desperation is visible everywhere in areas heavily damaged by an earthquake and tsunami, four days after the disaster devastated parts of Indonesia's central Sulawesi island.More >>
    Desperation is visible everywhere in areas heavily damaged by an earthquake and tsunami, four days after the disaster devastated parts of Indonesia's central Sulawesi island.More >>
  • Australia sends 50 medical professionals and $3.6M in aid

    Australia sends 50 medical professionals and $3.6M in aid

    Tuesday, October 2 2018 12:06 AM EDT2018-10-02 04:06:26 GMT
    Tuesday, October 2 2018 8:18 PM EDT2018-10-03 00:18:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana). A man takes a photo of a car lifted into the air with his mobile phone following a massive earthquake and tsunami at Talise beach in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, Monday, Oct. 1, 2018. A mass burial of earthquake and tsu...(AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana). A man takes a photo of a car lifted into the air with his mobile phone following a massive earthquake and tsunami at Talise beach in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, Monday, Oct. 1, 2018. A mass burial of earthquake and tsu...
    Two shallow earthquakes have occurred near the eastern Indonesian island of Sumba, far from the area heavily damaged by a powerful earthquake and tsunami on central Sulawesi.More >>
    Two shallow earthquakes have occurred near the eastern Indonesian island of Sumba, far from the area heavily damaged by a powerful earthquake and tsunami on central Sulawesi.More >>
  • Despite hurricane, at-risk Houston students made gains

    Despite hurricane, at-risk Houston students made gains

    Tuesday, October 2 2018 12:56 AM EDT2018-10-02 04:56:42 GMT
    Tuesday, October 2 2018 5:57 PM EDT2018-10-02 21:57:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Juan Lozano). In this Aug. 30, 2018 photo, Lorena Alaniz, a senior at Wisdom High School in Houston, reads a textbook in her Spanish class. Alaniz maintained a 3.5 GPA despite having to work part-time to help her family rebuild their flooded ...(AP Photo/Juan Lozano). In this Aug. 30, 2018 photo, Lorena Alaniz, a senior at Wisdom High School in Houston, reads a textbook in her Spanish class. Alaniz maintained a 3.5 GPA despite having to work part-time to help her family rebuild their flooded ...
    Several Houston schools with some of the largest populations of at-risk students defied expectations in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey and showed improvement in state scores.More >>
    Several Houston schools with some of the largest populations of at-risk students defied expectations in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey and showed improvement in state scores.More >>
  • Warning system might have saved lives in Indonesian tsunami

    Warning system might have saved lives in Indonesian tsunami

    Sunday, September 30 2018 5:45 AM EDT2018-09-30 09:45:37 GMT
    Tuesday, October 2 2018 3:57 PM EDT2018-10-02 19:57:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rifki). People survey the damage following a massive earthquake and tsunami in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018. Rescuers were scrambling Sunday to try to find trapped victims in collapsed buildings where voices could...(AP Photo/Rifki). People survey the damage following a massive earthquake and tsunami in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018. Rescuers were scrambling Sunday to try to find trapped victims in collapsed buildings where voices could...
    An early warning system that could have prevented some deaths in the tsunami that hit an Indonesian island on Friday is stalled in the testing phase.More >>
    An early warning system that could have prevented some deaths in the tsunami that hit an Indonesian island on Friday is stalled in the testing phase.More >>
  • Kansas congressional candidate's adventure claims challenged

    Kansas congressional candidate's adventure claims challenged

    Tuesday, October 2 2018 2:29 PM EDT2018-10-02 18:29:53 GMT
    Tuesday, October 2 2018 3:57 PM EDT2018-10-02 19:57:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Hanna). In this Sept. 15, 2018 photo, Republican congressional candidate Steve Watkins answers questions during an interview at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. As he campaigns in Kansas' 2nd District, Watkins faces questions about what he...(AP Photo/John Hanna). In this Sept. 15, 2018 photo, Republican congressional candidate Steve Watkins answers questions during an interview at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. As he campaigns in Kansas' 2nd District, Watkins faces questions about what he...
    The Republican nominee for a competitive Kansas congressional seat is facing scrutiny about some of the biographical details he shares with voters.More >>
    The Republican nominee for a competitive Kansas congressional seat is facing scrutiny about some of the biographical details he shares with voters.More >>
  • Indonesia tsunami death toll nears 400, expected to rise

    Indonesia tsunami death toll nears 400, expected to rise

    Friday, September 28 2018 9:54 PM EDT2018-09-29 01:54:36 GMT
    Tuesday, October 2 2018 2:01 PM EDT2018-10-02 18:01:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Yoanes Litha). People survey a building partially damaged by earthquake in Poso, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018. A powerful earthquake rocked the Indonesian island of Sulawesi on Friday, triggering a 3-meter-tall (10-fo...(AP Photo/Yoanes Litha). People survey a building partially damaged by earthquake in Poso, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018. A powerful earthquake rocked the Indonesian island of Sulawesi on Friday, triggering a 3-meter-tall (10-fo...
    An Indonesian official says the earthquake and tsunami that hit central Sulawesi left many victims, as rescuers raced to the region.More >>
    An Indonesian official says the earthquake and tsunami that hit central Sulawesi left many victims, as rescuers raced to the region.More >>
  • Warm waters boosted 2017's major hurricane tally, study says

    Warm waters boosted 2017's major hurricane tally, study says

    Thursday, September 27 2018 2:14 PM EDT2018-09-27 18:14:06 GMT
    Tuesday, October 2 2018 2:01 PM EDT2018-10-02 18:01:40 GMT
    (NOAA via AP). FILE - This Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017 satellite image made available by NOAA shows the eye of Hurricane Irma, left, just north of the island of Hispaniola, with Hurricane Jose, right, in the Atlantic Ocean. Six major hurricanes _ with wind...(NOAA via AP). FILE - This Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017 satellite image made available by NOAA shows the eye of Hurricane Irma, left, just north of the island of Hispaniola, with Hurricane Jose, right, in the Atlantic Ocean. Six major hurricanes _ with wind...
    Study finds warmer waters in the Atlantic triggered unusually large number of major hurricanes last year.More >>
    Study finds warmer waters in the Atlantic triggered unusually large number of major hurricanes last year.More >>
  • In neighborhood buried by quake, kin found in final embrace

    In neighborhood buried by quake, kin found in final embrace

    Monday, October 1 2018 1:56 PM EDT2018-10-01 17:56:36 GMT
    Tuesday, October 2 2018 2:29 AM EDT2018-10-02 06:29:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chandra). An Indonesian police officer leads a sniffer dog during a search for earthquake victims at Petobo village in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, Monday, Oct. 1, 2018. A mass burial of earthquake and tsunami victims was being prepared...(AP Photo/Chandra). An Indonesian police officer leads a sniffer dog during a search for earthquake victims at Petobo village in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, Monday, Oct. 1, 2018. A mass burial of earthquake and tsunami victims was being prepared...
    After Indonesia quake, a son finds a neighborhood buried, and a father and sister trapped in a final embrace.More >>
    After Indonesia quake, a son finds a neighborhood buried, and a father and sister trapped in a final embrace.More >>
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