Tag: Natural disasters

Estimated population of squirrel plummets after wildfire

PHOENIX — An endangered squirrel species' estimated population has plummeted since a major wildfire burned much of its habitat atop a southeastern Arizona mountain...
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RENFROW, Okla. — The U.S. Geological Survey reports three small earthquakes have been recorded in northern Oklahoma. ...
AP FACT CHECK: Trump on military death, and taxes

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's boast that he surpasses his predecessors in consoling families of the fallen proved empty this past week as many...
Unforgiving wildfires affect vineyard workers and owners

SONOMA, Calif. — When the wildfires ignited, vineyard workers stopped picking grapes and fled for their lives. Some vineyard owners decided to stay and...
5 living ex-presidents attend Texas hurricane relief concert

AUSTIN, Texas — All five living former U.S. presidents will be attending a concert Saturday night in a Texas college town, raising money for...
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QUETTA, Pakistan — Rescue workers recovered the bodies of seven mine workers who were buried under a landslide in the country's southwest, officials said...
Landslide in northern Malaysia kills 3; 11 more trapped

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — A landslide at a construction site in northern Malaysia on Saturday killed three foreign workers, with rescuers searching for 11...
Puerto Rican MLB players bond over hurricane – and WhatsApp

NEW YORK — When the Houston Astros' owner offered Carlos Beltran charter aircrafts to send relief aid to Puerto Rico and evacuate cancer patients...
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SANTA ROSA, Calif. — Wildfires that raced through California neighborhoods and wilderness areas since Oct. 8 have taken an enormous toll in deaths and...
Google parent turns on internet balloons in Puerto Rico

MENLO PARK, Calif. — Google's parent Alphabet Inc. said Friday that its stratospheric balloons are now delivering the internet to remote areas of Puerto...

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