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By Paul J. Weber, Associated Press
The tornadoes that swept through the midsouth region one week ago left thousands homeless and killed at least 77 people in Kentucky alone. It was the single worst tornado disaster in that state’s history. This weekend charities, churches and government…
By PBS NewsHour
To feed the world and then some, farms and pastures take up a lot of space and inevitably take a significant toll on the environment.
By Isabella Isaacs-Thomas
U.S. Department of Agriculture officials said in a statement that the agency is reviewing the lawsuit, but the agency plans to continue to offer loan forgiveness to "socially disadvantaged" farmers.
By Todd Richmond, Associated Press
Rural Jerauld County in South Dakota didn’t see a single case of the coronavirus for more than two months stretching from June to August. But over the last two weeks, its rate of new cases per person soared to one…
By Stephen Groves, Associated Press
By Scott Bauer, Associated Press
The prospect of poll workers backing out at the last minute because they are infected, quarantined or scared of getting sick has local election officials in Midwest states such as Iowa and Wisconsin opening more early voting locations.
In our news wrap Tuesday, Russia became the first country to approve a vaccine for COVID-19. But with only two months of human testing and no large-scale trials yet, global health experts sounded alarms in response. Also, hundreds of thousands…
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 Kathleen Foody, Amy Forliti, Geir Moulson, Associated Press
The U.S. death toll from the coronavirus eclipsed Italy's for the highest in the world Saturday at about 20,000, as Chicago and other cities across the Midwest braced for a potential surge in victims and moved to snuff out smoldering…
By Associated Press
Icy roads, deadly tornadoes, punishing waves were all part of the severe weekend weather blamed for 11 deaths and major damage in parts of the Midwest, South and Northeast.
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