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By John Leicester, Associated Press
In our news wrap Thursday, a gunman killed four and wounded three others in a shooting spree in Memphis, the legal fight over the search of former President Trump's home in Florida takes a new turn as the Justice Department…
In our news wrap Wednesday, Russian President Vladimir Putin is defying pressure to halt the war in Ukraine and insisting Moscow will forge ahead, former President Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama unveiled their official portraits at the White…
A record-setting heat wave has pushed California to the brink with the state facing its highest chance of rolling blackouts this year. Electricity demand forced the power grid operator to urge residents to conserve energy for an eighth straight day.
By Stephanie Sy, Murrey Jacobson, Dorothy Hastings
As the Pacific Northwest swelters in an unprecedented heat wave, an electrical utility in Spokane, Washington has announced that there will be more rolling blackouts that will cut off electricity and air conditioning.
By Gene Johnson, Nicholas K. Geranios, Associated Press
By Michael E. Webber, The Conservation
Heat waves, droughts and deep freezes can all strain the electric grid, leading utilities to impose rolling blackouts. Climate change is likely to make these events more common.
By Chloe Jones
An unprecedented winter storm and unprepared electrical grid has left millions of Texans without reliable power and water and has killed at least 20 people since Monday.
By Michael Liedtke, Justin Pritchard, Associated Press
When Pacific Gas & Electric cut power to large swaths of wildfire-prone Northern California last fall, few of the emergency personnel managing the blackouts for the nation’s largest utility had learned the fundamentals of managing an emergency in their home…
By Janie Har, Associated Press
Gov. Gavin Newsom declared an emergency Tuesday over wildfires burning throughout California as the state's power grid operator pleaded for continued conservation to avoid rolling blackouts.
By Janie Har, Adam Beam, Associated Press
The governor warned that customers could again lose power Monday. Newsom also sent an letter to state energy overseers demanding to know why blackouts occurred with such little notice to the public.
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