Hurricane Sally has weakened since striking the Alabama-Florida state line before dawn Wednesday -- but it is still inflicting major damage. The storm is moving at a glacial pace, dumping more than 20 inches of rain in some areas, downing…
By Stephanie Sy
In Oregon, more than a million acres have burned already during this devastating early wildfire season -- twice the full-year average. Over 40,000 people have been forced to flee their homes, and at least 22 are missing. Air quality in…
By Cat Wise, Leah Nagy
As large parts of California and the Pacific Northwest are beset by wildfires, the issue of climate change has taken on prominence in the national political conversation. Scientists increasingly point to rising temperatures and extreme dryness as exacerbating wildfires, but…
Laura strengthened Wednesday into a menacing Category 4 hurricane, raising fears of a 20-foot storm surge that forecasters said would be "unsurvivable” and capable of sinking entire communities.
By Jeff Martin, John L. Mone, Stacey Plaisance, Associated Press
By Ryan J. Foley, Seth Borenstein, Associated Press
A rare storm packing 100 mph winds and with power similar to an inland hurricane swept across the Midwest.
By Associated Press
Breached levees have trapped more than 10,000 people in an eastern Chinese town as flooding worsens across much of the country, local authorities said Tuesday.
By Stephanie Sy
At least 25 people were killed when tornadoes tore through central Tennessee early Tuesday. The storms blasted downtown Nashville and damaged or destroyed at least 140 buildings, including some Super Tuesday polling stations. Four counties reported storm-related deaths, hospitals treated…
Hurricane Dorian may be sparing Puerto Rico its very worst, but the territory’s residents are still apprehensive about its "shaky" electrical grid and smaller, more vulnerable islands. The U.S. Virgin Islands, meanwhile, are taking a direct hit from Dorian. Judy…
By Philip Marcelo, Associated Press
The East Coast on Sunday sweated through another day of heat and humidity in a stretch of weather so oppressive that a New Jersey drawbridge got stuck and suburban Boston police jokingly asked criminals to take it easy.
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