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{FD} The Latest: Rural community sees “complete devastation”

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The Latest on the wildfires burning in the west (all times local): 7:30 a.m. Continue reading

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{FD} Powerful storms cause damage, flooding in Midwest

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Several hundred people evacuated their homes early Thursday in the small western Wisconsin community of Arcadia where heavy rain sent a creek over its banks. Continue reading

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{FD} Yosemite National Park wildfire destroys 29 structures, thousands flee homes

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A blaze burning in foothills west of Yosemite National Park destroyed dozens of structures and forced thousands to flee Gold Rush-era towns but fire crews have been able to stop it from reaching a threatened community on the foothills of the Sierra Nev… Continue reading

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{FD} Wildfire near Yosemite destroys 29 structures, thousands flee homes

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A blaze burning in foothills west of Yosemite National Park destroyed dozens of structures and forced thousands to flee Gold Rush-era towns but fire crews have been able to stop it from reaching a threatened community on the foothills of the Sierra Nev… Continue reading

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{FD} Thousands flee raging wildfire near Yosemite National Park

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A blaze burning in foothills west of Yosemite National Park destroyed dozens of structures and forced thousands to flee Gold Rush-era towns but fire crews have been able to stop it from reaching a threatened community on the foothills of the Sierra Nev… Continue reading

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{FD} California wildfire threatens thousands of homes outside Yosemite National Park

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A stubborn wildfire burning in the rugged mountains outside Yosemite National Park destroyed at least eight structures Wednesday, and forced thousands to flee their homes. Continue reading

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{FD} As Florida sinkhole widens, some are determined to stay put

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The Florida sinkhole that swallowed two homes isn’t getting any deeper, but it’s getting wider as its banks fall in because there’s no support for the sandy soil as it dries out. Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: California wildfire moving away from Yosemite

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The Latest on wildfires burning in the west (all times local): 8:15 p.m. Continue reading

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{FD} California blaze destroys 8 structures near Yosemite

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As wildfires rage throughout the western U.S., one California blaze in the rugged mountains outside of Yosemite National Park destroyed eight structures and forced thousands of nearby residents to flee their homes. Continue reading

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{FD} Tsunami advisory canceled after Russia 7.8 earthquake

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A strong earthquake on the Russian side of the Bering Sea prompted a tsunami advisory for parts of the Pacific, including Alaska’s remote Aleutian Islands and Russia. Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: United Way raising money for sinkhole victims

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The Latest on a sinkhole that swallowed two houses in Florida (all times local): 9:55 a.m. Continue reading

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{FD} Cleanup planned for Fla. sinkhole, 5 homes still evacuated

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Emergency management officials will collect water samples to test for E.coli on Monday in the immediate neighborhood where a sinkhole swallowed two homes in Florida. Continue reading

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{FD} Flash flood at swimming hole kills 7; more people missing

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A rural fire chief says at least four people were found dead and about a dozen more are missing after flash flooding poured over a popular swimming area inside the Tonto National Forest in central Arizona. Continue reading

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{FD} Drought in High Plains the worst some farmers have ever seen

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Drought in North Dakota is laying waste to crops and searing pasture and hay land. Continue reading

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{FD} Researchers know about some deadly storms early with system

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Researchers running highly detailed simulations using satellite images, radar and ground-based weather stations were able to predict a specific violent storm 90 minutes before it hit a western Oklahoma town and killed a man two months ago. Continue reading

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{FD} Growing sinkhole swallows 2 houses, 1 boat in Florida

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A sinkhole that started out the size of a small swimming pool and continued to grow in Florida swallowed a boat, destroyed two homes and prompted officials to evacuate residents from 10 other homes on Friday. Continue reading

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{FD} Marine aircraft disaster: What we know

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A U.S. military plane crashed in a Mississippi soybean field. Continue reading

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{FD} Marine aircraft disaster: What we know about the crash and victims

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A U.S. military plane crashed in a Mississippi soybean field. Continue reading

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{FD} Latest: Fire containment up, evacuees return in California

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The Latest on wildfires across the U.S. West (all times local): 7:10 a.m. Continue reading

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{FD} Evacuees return, damage measured as western wildfires wane

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Relief was arriving after a rough stretch of wildfires all around the U.S. West, with firefighters slowly surrounding once-fierce blazes and evacuees starting to stream back home. Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: New wildfire brings destruction outside San Jose

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The Latest on wildfires across the U.S. West and Canada (all times local): 6:30 a.m. Continue reading

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{FD} California fires are early, unpredictable after winter rain

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Wildfires driving people from their homes in California and throughout the West have had help from an unlikely source: the rain. Continue reading

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{FD} Latest: 37 structures burned in Northern California wildfire

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The Latest on wildfires across the U.S. West (all times local): 7:30 a.m. Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: Magnitude 3.2 earthquake hits northern Alaska

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The Latest on two earthquakes that hit Alaska on Sunday (all times local): 10:20 p.m. Continue reading

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{FD} 2 earthquakes hit Alaska, but no damage reported so far

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A magnitude 4.1 earthquake has hit southern Alaska, but there are no reports of damage. Continue reading

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{FD} Hell and high water: Northern California is besieged again

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Wildfires barreled across the baking landscape of the western U.S. and Canada, destroying homes and forcing thousands of residents to flee. Continue reading

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{FD} Thousands flee wildfires burning in the US and Canada

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A pair of California wildfires have quickly spread, threatening hundreds of homes and forcing evacuations at a popular lakeside campground and a summer camp where flames temporarily trapped children and counselors, a fire official said. Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: California wildfires send some 8K people fleeing

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The Latest on wildfires burning in the western U.S. and Canada. Continue reading

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{FD} Eruption of active Alaska volcano sparks aviation alert

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A volcano on Alaska’s Aleutian Island chain that has erupted frequently in the past eight months has sent up another ash cloud, leading an agency to issue a warning to aviation. Continue reading

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{FD} Wildfires send children fleeing from California summer camps

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A fast-moving wildfire in the Sierra Nevada foothills destroyed 10 structures, including homes, and led to several minor injuries, fire officials said Saturday as blazes threatened homes around California during a heat wave. Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: Wildfire sends kids at California camp fleeing

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The Latest on wildfires and blistering heat in California (all times local): 12:10 p.m. Continue reading

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{FD} Washington state biologists rescue 33 pygmy rabbits

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Officials have captured 33 endangered pygmy rabbits that survived a wildfire in central Washington state and moved them to other breeding sites. Continue reading

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{FD} Wildfire evacuation orders lifted in Colorado, Montana

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Evacuation orders are being lifted in Colorado and Montana towns threatened by wildfires. Continue reading

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{FD} Break-prone water pipe across Grand Canyon needs replacement

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Grand Canyon National Park officials plan to replace much of a decades-old, problem-plagued pipeline system that’s forced officials to ask hotels and residents to wash dishes and laundry less frequently and backpackers to drink treated creek water. Continue reading

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{FD} Crews work to protect pricey homes near Colorado ski resort

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Hundreds of people spent another night away from their homes as firefighters scrambled to beat back a small wildfire near Colorado’s Breckenridge Ski Resort and the nearby historic town. Continue reading

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{FD} People splash in pools, fountains as Southwest US heats up

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A heat wave blanketing the U.S. Southwest is toppling temperature records, raising wildfire danger and sending residents to pools and beaches for cool relief. Continue reading

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{FD} Crews try to stop fire from reaching Colorado resort homes

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Evacuation orders for hundreds of homes remain in place as a wildfire rages near Colorado’s Breckenridge Ski Resort. Continue reading

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{FD} Montana earthquake smashes bottles, jolts residents awake

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Officials confirmed a strong earthquake has hit western Montana. Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: USGS says tremors followed Montana earthquake

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The Latest on the earthquakes in Montana (all times local): 2 a.m. Continue reading

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{FD} Fire forces hundreds of evacuations near Colorado ski resort

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A wildfire forced the evacuation of hundreds of homes about a mile north of Colorado’s Breckenridge Ski Resort on Wednesday. Continue reading

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{FD} Chicago man drowns trying to save nephew on Lake Michigan beach

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A Chicago man jumped off a boat to save his 11-year-old nephew who had fallen off an inner tube near the 63rd Street Beach Monday afternoon. Continue reading

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{FD} 2 Boston-area children fall from separate buildings; 1 dead

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Massachusetts police are investigating after a 5-year-old girl died after falling through a window screen on an apartment building’s fourth-floor, Fox 25 Boston reported Tuesday. Continue reading

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{FD} Pennsylvania house explosion: 1 killed, 3 hurt

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A home with a gas leak in Lancaster County, Pa., exploded on Sunday, killing one person and injuring three others. Continue reading

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{FD} Alaska volcano briefly erupts, sends up ash cloud

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A 16-minute eruption by an Alaska volcano sent an ash cloud up to 36,000 feet (10,973 meters) in the Aleutian Islands. Continue reading

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{FD} Firefighters save baby deer from Arizona wildfire

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Count baby deer among those saved by the elite crews fighting a stubborn Arizona wildfire. Continue reading

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{FD} 3.1 magnitude earthquake rocks area in northern Oklahoma

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An earthquake has shaken part of northwestern Oklahoma. Continue reading

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{FD} Diving from the sky, firefighters parachute to US wildfires

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Flying 3,000 feet (914 meters) above desert scrubland in New Mexico, Nick Stanzak taps the first smokejumper on the shoulder to signal it’s his turn to leap from the twin-engine plane. Continue reading

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{FD} Safety board: Mariners need better tropical storm forecasts

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Federal safety investigators want better tropical weather forecasts for mariners. Continue reading

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{FD} Charges dropped against 2 youths in Tennessee wildfires

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Two juveniles are no longer charged with starting the Tennessee wildfires that killed 14 people in November. Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: Wildfire evacuations lifted at Utah ski town

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The Latest on wildfires in the U.S. Southwest (all times local): 7:29 a.m. Continue reading

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