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  • Category 3 Willa makes landfall on Mexico's Sinaloa coast

    Category 3 Willa makes landfall on Mexico's Sinaloa coast

    Tuesday, October 23 2018 12:15 AM EDT2018-10-23 04:15:36 GMT
    Tuesday, October 23 2018 10:19 PM EDT2018-10-24 02:19:12 GMT
    (NOAA via AP). This GOES East satellite image provided by NOAA shows Hurricane Willa in the eastern Pacific, on a path toward Mexico's Pacific coast on Monday, Oct. 22, 2018.(NOAA via AP). This GOES East satellite image provided by NOAA shows Hurricane Willa in the eastern Pacific, on a path toward Mexico's Pacific coast on Monday, Oct. 22, 2018.
    Mexican authorities are rushing to evacuate low-lying areas and set up shelters as an "extremely dangerous" Hurricane Willa heads toward landfall along a stretch of Pacific coast dotted with high-rise resorts,...
    Mexican authorities are rushing to evacuate low-lying areas and set up shelters as an "extremely dangerous" Hurricane Willa heads toward landfall along a stretch of Pacific coast dotted with high-rise resorts, surfing beaches and fishing villages.
  • Magnitude 4.0 earthquake shakes Texas, Oklahoma panhandles

    Magnitude 4.0 earthquake shakes Texas, Oklahoma panhandles

    Saturday, October 20 2018 12:35 PM EDT2018-10-20 16:35:06 GMT
    Tuesday, October 23 2018 7:47 PM EDT2018-10-23 23:47:13 GMT
    An earthquake has shaken parts of the Texas and Oklahoma panhandles.
    An earthquake has shaken parts of the Texas and Oklahoma panhandles.
  • Naomi Kawase named to direct 2020 Tokyo Olympic documentary

    Naomi Kawase named to direct 2020 Tokyo Olympic documentary

    Tuesday, October 23 2018 8:05 AM EDT2018-10-23 12:05:32 GMT
    Tuesday, October 23 2018 8:46 AM EDT2018-10-23 12:46:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko). Japanese film director Naomi Kawase speaks during a press conference in Tokyo, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018. Kawase was named to make the documentary film about Tokyo’s 2020 Olympics. She said she hoped to focus partly on reconstru...(AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko). Japanese film director Naomi Kawase speaks during a press conference in Tokyo, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018. Kawase was named to make the documentary film about Tokyo’s 2020 Olympics. She said she hoped to focus partly on reconstru...
    Japanese director Naomi Kawase has been named to make the documentary film about the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
    Japanese director Naomi Kawase has been named to make the documentary film about the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
  • Category 4 Hurricane Willa threatens Mexico's Pacific coast

    Category 4 Hurricane Willa threatens Mexico's Pacific coast

    Monday, October 22 2018 2:44 AM EDT2018-10-22 06:44:09 GMT
    Tuesday, October 23 2018 12:05 AM EDT2018-10-23 04:05:36 GMT
    Hurricane Willa has grown rapidly into an "extremely dangerous" near-Category 5 storm in the eastern Pacific, on a path that could potentially bring landfall on a stretch of coast in Mexico between Mazatlan and...
    Hurricane Willa has grown rapidly into an "extremely dangerous" near-Category 5 storm in the eastern Pacific, on a path that could potentially bring landfall on a stretch of coast in Mexico between Mazatlan and Puerto Vallarta in the coming days.
  • Florida's culture clash pits Gillum against Trump voters

    Florida's culture clash pits Gillum against Trump voters

    Monday, October 22 2018 1:15 AM EDT2018-10-22 05:15:21 GMT
    Monday, October 22 2018 8:57 PM EDT2018-10-23 00:57:19 GMT
    Fresh face lifts Florida Democrats in midterm culture clash.
    Fresh face lifts Florida Democrats in midterm culture clash.
  • The Latest: Hurricane Willa now Category 4, still dangerous

    The Latest: Hurricane Willa now Category 4, still dangerous

    Monday, October 22 2018 11:05 AM EDT2018-10-22 15:05:10 GMT
    Monday, October 22 2018 8:27 PM EDT2018-10-23 00:27:38 GMT
    The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Hurricane Willa has grown into a potentially catastrophic Category 5 storm on a track toward the Mexican coast south of Mazatlan.
    The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Hurricane Willa has grown into a potentially catastrophic Category 5 storm on a track toward the Mexican coast south of Mazatlan.
  • "I don't feel real": Mental stress mounting after Michael

    "I don't feel real": Mental stress mounting after Michael

    Sunday, October 21 2018 12:05 PM EDT2018-10-21 16:05:07 GMT
    Monday, October 22 2018 7:08 AM EDT2018-10-22 11:08:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Goldman). A resident walks past a shattered window of a room at a damaged motel, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, in Panama City, Fla., where guests continue to stay in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael.(AP Photo/David Goldman). A resident walks past a shattered window of a room at a damaged motel, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, in Panama City, Fla., where guests continue to stay in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael.
    Health workers say they are seeing signs of mental fatigue in residents more than a week after Michael, and problems could continue as a short-term disaster turns into a long-term recovery that will take years.
    Health workers say they are seeing signs of mental fatigue in residents more than a week after Michael, and problems could continue as a short-term disaster turns into a long-term recovery that will take years.
  • Candles, flashlights, no AC in Florida's hurricane zone

    Candles, flashlights, no AC in Florida's hurricane zone

    Saturday, October 20 2018 10:25 AM EDT2018-10-20 14:25:08 GMT
    Sunday, October 21 2018 6:58 PM EDT2018-10-21 22:58:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). In this Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018 photo, utility crews set up new poles and utility wires in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael in Panama City, Fla. It's the greatest need after a hurricane and sometimes the hardest one to fulf...(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). In this Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018 photo, utility crews set up new poles and utility wires in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael in Panama City, Fla. It's the greatest need after a hurricane and sometimes the hardest one to fulf...
    More than 100,000 Florida customers are still without power due to Hurricane Michael, which tore into the Florida Panhandle more than a week ago.
    More than 100,000 Florida customers are still without power due to Hurricane Michael, which tore into the Florida Panhandle more than a week ago.
  • 10 days after hurricane, football offers a welcome escape

    10 days after hurricane, football offers a welcome escape

    Saturday, October 20 2018 5:35 PM EDT2018-10-20 21:35:42 GMT
    Sunday, October 21 2018 1:09 PM EDT2018-10-21 17:09:19 GMT
    Ten days after Hurricane Michael hit the Florida Panhandle, teenagers who make up the Mosley High Dolphins football team returned to the field in downtown Panama City.
    Ten days after Hurricane Michael hit the Florida Panhandle, teenagers who make up the Mosley High Dolphins football team returned to the field in downtown Panama City.
  • Tropical Storms Willa and Vicente swirling off Mexico

    Tropical Storms Willa and Vicente swirling off Mexico

    Saturday, October 20 2018 12:45 PM EDT2018-10-20 16:45:20 GMT
    Sunday, October 21 2018 10:52 AM EDT2018-10-21 14:52:32 GMT
    Two tropical storms are in the Pacific Ocean off Mexico, and one is forecast to become a hurricane and approach the country's west coast late next week.
    Two tropical storms are in the Pacific Ocean off Mexico, and one is forecast to become a hurricane and approach the country's west coast late next week.
  • Florida Panhandle medical care on life support after Michael

    Florida Panhandle medical care on life support after Michael

    Friday, October 19 2018 1:54 PM EDT2018-10-19 17:54:13 GMT
    Sunday, October 21 2018 10:36 AM EDT2018-10-21 14:36:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). Aleeah Racette receives medical treatment inside the Florida 5 Disaster Medical Assistance Team tent, outside the Bay Medical Sacred Heart hospital, in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael in Mexico Beach, Fla., Thursday, Oct. ...(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). Aleeah Racette receives medical treatment inside the Florida 5 Disaster Medical Assistance Team tent, outside the Bay Medical Sacred Heart hospital, in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael in Mexico Beach, Fla., Thursday, Oct. ...
    Medical services in the Florida Panhandle are still on life support more than a week after Hurricane Michael.
    Medical services in the Florida Panhandle are still on life support more than a week after Hurricane Michael.
  • Japan orders maker to fix questionable quake shock absorbers

    Japan orders maker to fix questionable quake shock absorbers

    Friday, October 19 2018 4:49 AM EDT2018-10-19 08:49:25 GMT
    Sunday, October 21 2018 10:22 AM EDT2018-10-21 14:22:44 GMT
    Japan orders maker of quake shock absorbers used in hundreds of buildings to investigate, make repairs in latest quality fraud scandal.
    Japan orders maker of quake shock absorbers used in hundreds of buildings to investigate, make repairs in latest quality fraud scandal.
  • Missing Florida woman's body recovered amid rubble

    Missing Florida woman's body recovered amid rubble

    Thursday, October 18 2018 10:59 PM EDT2018-10-19 02:59:16 GMT
    Sunday, October 21 2018 10:22 AM EDT2018-10-21 14:22:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). Sandra Sheffield, 72, uses a washcloth to wipe sweat from her face, in her home, which now has no electricity, in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael in Panama City, Fla., Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. She and her husband refuse t...(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). Sandra Sheffield, 72, uses a washcloth to wipe sweat from her face, in her home, which now has no electricity, in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael in Panama City, Fla., Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. She and her husband refuse t...
    For residents of the hurricane-ravaged Florida Panhandle, everyday life is rife with fears, frustrations and the troubles of just trying to get by in a ruined landscape.
    For residents of the hurricane-ravaged Florida Panhandle, everyday life is rife with fears, frustrations and the troubles of just trying to get by in a ruined landscape.
  • Post-Michael Florida: Fear, frustration and life on the edge

    Post-Michael Florida: Fear, frustration and life on the edge

    Thursday, October 18 2018 12:58 AM EDT2018-10-18 04:58:38 GMT
    Sunday, October 21 2018 9:55 AM EDT2018-10-21 13:55:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). Lanie Eden cries as she looks for her family's possessions in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael in Mexico Beach, Fla., Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. They evacuated just before the storm. She said the family had so many cherished...(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). Lanie Eden cries as she looks for her family's possessions in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael in Mexico Beach, Fla., Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. They evacuated just before the storm. She said the family had so many cherished...
    Some tearful residents of Mexico Beach are coming home to find no home left in the florida Panhandle community that was nearly wiped out by Hurricane Michael.
    Some tearful residents of Mexico Beach are coming home to find no home left in the florida Panhandle community that was nearly wiped out by Hurricane Michael.
  • Child of the storm: Homeless baby, family shelter at Walmart

    Child of the storm: Homeless baby, family shelter at Walmart

    Thursday, October 18 2018 12:58 AM EDT2018-10-18 04:58:57 GMT
    Sunday, October 21 2018 9:34 AM EDT2018-10-21 13:34:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Goldman). Wilmer Capps takes the temperature of his two-day-old son Luke while preparing with his wife Lorrainda Smith to spend the first night out of the hospital in a parking lot in Panama City, Fla., Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. Capps says...(AP Photo/David Goldman). Wilmer Capps takes the temperature of his two-day-old son Luke while preparing with his wife Lorrainda Smith to spend the first night out of the hospital in a parking lot in Panama City, Fla., Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. Capps says...
    A baby born near the Gulf Coast after Hurricane Michael spent his first night outside a hospital in a Walmart parking lot because no better shelter was available.
    A baby born near the Gulf Coast after Hurricane Michael spent his first night outside a hospital in a Walmart parking lot because no better shelter was available.
  • Florida to bend voting rules in counties hit by hurricane

    Florida to bend voting rules in counties hit by hurricane

    Thursday, October 18 2018 10:38 AM EDT2018-10-18 14:38:45 GMT
    Sunday, October 21 2018 4:43 AM EDT2018-10-21 08:43:12 GMT
    Florida is going to bend some of the voting rules for voters living in counties hammered by Hurricane Michael.
    Florida is going to bend some of the voting rules for voters living in counties hammered by Hurricane Michael.
  • Mexico Beach residents return home again _ some to no home

    Mexico Beach residents return home again _ some to no home

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 12:18 AM EDT2018-10-17 04:18:29 GMT
    Saturday, October 20 2018 10:48 PM EDT2018-10-21 02:48:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Goldman). Residents line up for food from the Red Cross outside a damaged motel, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, in Panama City, Fla., where many residents continue to live in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael. Some residents rode out the stor...(AP Photo/David Goldman). Residents line up for food from the Red Cross outside a damaged motel, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, in Panama City, Fla., where many residents continue to live in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael. Some residents rode out the stor...
    The scope of the Hurricane Michael's fury has become clearer after nearly a week of missing-persons reports and desperate searches across the Florida Panhandle.
    The scope of the Hurricane Michael's fury has become clearer after nearly a week of missing-persons reports and desperate searches across the Florida Panhandle.
  • Japan exports fall in September, first decline since 2016

    Japan exports fall in September, first decline since 2016

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 10:08 PM EDT2018-10-18 02:08:26 GMT
    Saturday, October 20 2018 10:23 PM EDT2018-10-21 02:23:47 GMT
    Japan has recorded a trade surplus for September of $1.2 billion, but exports fell 1.2 percent from the previous year, marking the first decline since 2016, as the nation got hit by natural disasters.
    Japan has recorded a trade surplus for September of $1.2 billion, but exports fell 1.2 percent from the previous year, marking the first decline since 2016, as the nation got hit by natural disasters.
  • 13 years later, guilty plea in post-Katrina racial shooting

    13 years later, guilty plea in post-Katrina racial shooting

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 7:18 PM EDT2018-10-17 23:18:27 GMT
    Saturday, October 20 2018 9:43 PM EDT2018-10-21 01:43:43 GMT
    A man has pleaded guilty in New Orleans to firing a shotgun at three black men in a racially motivated violence following Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
    A man has pleaded guilty in New Orleans to firing a shotgun at three black men in a racially motivated violence following Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
  • West Coast quake warning system now operational, with limits

    West Coast quake warning system now operational, with limits

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 8:18 PM EDT2018-10-18 00:18:25 GMT
    Saturday, October 20 2018 9:43 PM EDT2018-10-21 01:43:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File). FILE - This Sept. 13, 2011 file photo shows a computer replication of the 6.7 magnitude Northridge Earthquake of 1994 during a demonstration of an early earthquake warning system at the California Institute of Technology in...(AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File). FILE - This Sept. 13, 2011 file photo shows a computer replication of the 6.7 magnitude Northridge Earthquake of 1994 during a demonstration of an early earthquake warning system at the California Institute of Technology in...
    Automated alerts from the fledgling West Coast earthquake early warning system are ready to be used broadly by businesses, utilities, schools and other entities but not for mass public notification.
    Automated alerts from the fledgling West Coast earthquake early warning system are ready to be used broadly by businesses, utilities, schools and other entities but not for mass public notification.
  • Amid squalor and debris, Michael's survivors cling to motel

    Amid squalor and debris, Michael's survivors cling to motel

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 1:11 PM EDT2018-10-17 17:11:53 GMT
    Saturday, October 20 2018 8:02 PM EDT2018-10-21 00:02:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Goldman). Gabrielle Morgan, center rear, braids the hair of her husband Santional as they sit by a lantern with their children from left, Decoya, 13, Isabella, 3 mos., Gabriella, 3, and Lakevia, 15, in their room at the damaged American...(AP Photo/David Goldman). Gabrielle Morgan, center rear, braids the hair of her husband Santional as they sit by a lantern with their children from left, Decoya, 13, Isabella, 3 mos., Gabriella, 3, and Lakevia, 15, in their room at the damaged American...
    A rough life is getting even rougher for dozens of people living at a Florida motel ripped apart by Hurricane Michael.
    A rough life is getting even rougher for dozens of people living at a Florida motel ripped apart by Hurricane Michael.
  • Tornadoes are spinning up farther east in US, study finds

    Tornadoes are spinning up farther east in US, study finds

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 5:08 AM EDT2018-10-17 09:08:17 GMT
    Saturday, October 20 2018 7:01 PM EDT2018-10-20 23:01:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Danny Johnston, File). FILE - In this April 30, 2014, file photo, Dustin Shaw lifts debris as he searches through what is left of his sister's house at Parkwood Meadows neighborhood after a tornado in Vilonia, Ark. A new study finds that torn...(AP Photo/Danny Johnston, File). FILE - In this April 30, 2014, file photo, Dustin Shaw lifts debris as he searches through what is left of his sister's house at Parkwood Meadows neighborhood after a tornado in Vilonia, Ark. A new study finds that torn...
    A new study finds that lately, tornado activity is shifting east away from Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas.
    A new study finds that lately, tornado activity is shifting east away from Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas.
  • US housing starts sank 5.3 percent in September

    US housing starts sank 5.3 percent in September

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 8:38 AM EDT2018-10-17 12:38:11 GMT
    Saturday, October 20 2018 4:07 PM EDT2018-10-20 20:07:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File). FILE- In this Aug. 30, 2018, file photo a workers toil on a new home under construction in Denver. On Wednesday, Oct. 17, the Commerce Department reports on U.S. home construction in September.(AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File). FILE- In this Aug. 30, 2018, file photo a workers toil on a new home under construction in Denver. On Wednesday, Oct. 17, the Commerce Department reports on U.S. home construction in September.
    US home construction sank 5.3 percent in September as mortgage rates have climbed.
    US home construction sank 5.3 percent in September as mortgage rates have climbed.
  • Harry and Meghan bring rain to drought-stricken Outback town

    Harry and Meghan bring rain to drought-stricken Outback town

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 1:18 AM EDT2018-10-17 05:18:00 GMT
    Saturday, October 20 2018 2:23 PM EDT2018-10-20 18:23:23 GMT
    (Ian Vogler/Pool via AP). Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex attend a community picnic at Victoria Park in Dubbo, Australia, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. Prince Harry and his wife Meghan are on day two of their 16-day tour of Australia a...(Ian Vogler/Pool via AP). Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex attend a community picnic at Victoria Park in Dubbo, Australia, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. Prince Harry and his wife Meghan are on day two of their 16-day tour of Australia a...
    Prince Harry, wife Meghan get a lighthearted thanks for bringing English rain to a drought-stricken Outback town during their Australian royal tour.
    Prince Harry, wife Meghan get a lighthearted thanks for bringing English rain to a drought-stricken Outback town during their Australian royal tour.
  • After storm shuts down radio stations, 2 hosts carry on

    After storm shuts down radio stations, 2 hosts carry on

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 12:28 AM EDT2018-10-17 04:28:40 GMT
    Saturday, October 20 2018 6:20 AM EDT2018-10-20 10:20:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/ Hand Out by Sean Streeter). In this Sept, 2, 2017 photo provided by Sean Streeter, he takes a selfie with Tiffany Dunning, left, at the Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam in Panama City Beach, Fla. Even though their radio station has shut down, the radio ...(AP Photo/ Hand Out by Sean Streeter). In this Sept, 2, 2017 photo provided by Sean Streeter, he takes a selfie with Tiffany Dunning, left, at the Pepsi Gulf Coast Jam in Panama City Beach, Fla. Even though their radio station has shut down, the radio ...
    Owners shut down Florida Panhandle radio stations after Hurricane Michael but that doesn't stop 2 hosts from continuing mission to inform public about where to find food.
    Owners shut down Florida Panhandle radio stations after Hurricane Michael but that doesn't stop 2 hosts from continuing mission to inform public about where to find food.
  • Could rebuilding ruin 'mom-and-pop' Florida beach town?

    Could rebuilding ruin 'mom-and-pop' Florida beach town?

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 11:35 AM EDT2018-10-16 15:35:58 GMT
    Wednesday, October 17 2018 1:22 AM EDT2018-10-17 05:22:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Russ Bynum). In this Oct. 14, 2018 photo Dena Frost salvages an unbroken clay pot from the wreckage of her pottery business in Mexico Beach, Fla. For decades, the town has persisted as a stubbornly middlebrow enclave on what residents proudly...(AP Photo/Russ Bynum). In this Oct. 14, 2018 photo Dena Frost salvages an unbroken clay pot from the wreckage of her pottery business in Mexico Beach, Fla. For decades, the town has persisted as a stubbornly middlebrow enclave on what residents proudly...
    Residents of Florida's Mexico Beach worry that its "mom-and-pop" authenticity could become a casualty of Hurricane Michael.
    Residents of Florida's Mexico Beach worry that its "mom-and-pop" authenticity could become a casualty of Hurricane Michael.
  • Hurricane is blamed for 16 deaths in Florida alone

    Hurricane is blamed for 16 deaths in Florida alone

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 12:19 AM EDT2018-10-16 04:19:50 GMT
    Wednesday, October 17 2018 12:19 AM EDT2018-10-17 04:19:57 GMT
    (Carlos R. Munoz/Sarasota Herald-Tribune via AP). In this Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, photo, a billboard lies atop a Waffle House restaurant after being knocked down by Hurricane Michael, in Panama City, Fla.(Carlos R. Munoz/Sarasota Herald-Tribune via AP). In this Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, photo, a billboard lies atop a Waffle House restaurant after being knocked down by Hurricane Michael, in Panama City, Fla.
    In the aftermath of Hurricane Michael, Florida Panhandle residents are struggling to locate friends and loved ones who haven't been heard from, and it's unclear how many people are missing.
    In the aftermath of Hurricane Michael, Florida Panhandle residents are struggling to locate friends and loved ones who haven't been heard from, and it's unclear how many people are missing.
  • In Florida, determining hurricane death toll proves elusive

    In Florida, determining hurricane death toll proves elusive

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 12:35 AM EDT2018-10-16 04:35:29 GMT
    Tuesday, October 16 2018 9:53 PM EDT2018-10-17 01:53:45 GMT
    (Carlos R. Munoz/Sarasota Herald-Tribune via AP). In this Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, photo, a billboard lies atop a Waffle House restaurant after being knocked down by Hurricane Michael, in Panama City, Fla.(Carlos R. Munoz/Sarasota Herald-Tribune via AP). In this Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, photo, a billboard lies atop a Waffle House restaurant after being knocked down by Hurricane Michael, in Panama City, Fla.
    In Florida, determining how many people were killed in Hurricane Michael's rampage is proving somewhat elusive.
    In Florida, determining how many people were killed in Hurricane Michael's rampage is proving somewhat elusive.
  • The Latest: Verizon giving credit to hardest-hit counties

    The Latest: Verizon giving credit to hardest-hit counties

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 3:26 PM EDT2018-10-16 19:26:47 GMT
    Tuesday, October 16 2018 6:36 PM EDT2018-10-16 22:36:35 GMT
    (Carlos R. Munoz/Sarasota Herald-Tribune via AP). In this Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, photo, a billboard lies atop a Waffle House restaurant after being knocked down by Hurricane Michael, in Panama City, Fla.(Carlos R. Munoz/Sarasota Herald-Tribune via AP). In this Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, photo, a billboard lies atop a Waffle House restaurant after being knocked down by Hurricane Michael, in Panama City, Fla.
    Officials say 16 people died in Florida because of Hurricane Michael, doubling the numbers of deaths in the state The Associated Press had previously attributed to last week's storm.
    Officials say 16 people died in Florida because of Hurricane Michael, doubling the numbers of deaths in the state The Associated Press had previously attributed to last week's storm.
  • California winds easing, wildfire risk narrowing

    California winds easing, wildfire risk narrowing

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 2:25 AM EDT2018-10-16 06:25:29 GMT
    Tuesday, October 16 2018 5:41 PM EDT2018-10-16 21:41:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File). FILE - In this Oct. 11, 2017 file photo, a Pacific Gas & Electric crew works at restoring power along the Old Redwood Highway in Santa Rosa, Calif. Northern California's biggest utility has taken the unprecedented ste...(AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File). FILE - In this Oct. 11, 2017 file photo, a Pacific Gas & Electric crew works at restoring power along the Old Redwood Highway in Santa Rosa, Calif. Northern California's biggest utility has taken the unprecedented ste...
    California utilities are restoring electricity after intentionally cutting it to tens of thousands of people because of extreme fire danger but high winds expected to sweep the area could see more outages.
    California utilities are restoring electricity after intentionally cutting it to tens of thousands of people because of extreme fire danger but high winds expected to sweep the area could see more outages.
  • Far from coast, rural counties also recovering from Michael

    Far from coast, rural counties also recovering from Michael

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 1:36 PM EDT2018-10-16 17:36:08 GMT
    Tuesday, October 16 2018 1:41 PM EDT2018-10-16 17:41:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Brendan Farrington). In this Oct. 10, 2018 photo, Shauna Benefield and Alex Edwards stand in front of their house in Marianna, Fla., which was damaged by fallen trees during Hurricane Michael. Benefield, 20, and her boyfriend, Edwards, 21, li...(AP Photo/Brendan Farrington). In this Oct. 10, 2018 photo, Shauna Benefield and Alex Edwards stand in front of their house in Marianna, Fla., which was damaged by fallen trees during Hurricane Michael. Benefield, 20, and her boyfriend, Edwards, 21, li...
    In Hurricane Michael's aftermath much of the world's attention has been focused on Florida's battered coastal communities, but rural communities all the way to the Georgia and Alabama borders also felt its fury.
    In Hurricane Michael's aftermath much of the world's attention has been focused on Florida's battered coastal communities, but rural communities all the way to the Georgia and Alabama borders also felt its fury.
  • Trump marvels at hurricane damage, hears stories of struggle

    Trump marvels at hurricane damage, hears stories of struggle

    Monday, October 15 2018 11:55 AM EDT2018-10-15 15:55:10 GMT
    Tuesday, October 16 2018 12:59 PM EDT2018-10-16 16:59:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump board Air Force One for a trip to visit areas affected by Hurricane Michael, Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, in Andrews Air Force Base, Md.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump board Air Force One for a trip to visit areas affected by Hurricane Michael, Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, in Andrews Air Force Base, Md.
    Trump, first lady arrive in Florida to survey areas devastated by Hurricane Michael.
    Trump, first lady arrive in Florida to survey areas devastated by Hurricane Michael.
  • California utilities shut off power amid wildfire concerns

    California utilities shut off power amid wildfire concerns

    Monday, October 15 2018 3:35 PM EDT2018-10-15 19:35:45 GMT
    Tuesday, October 16 2018 2:21 AM EDT2018-10-16 06:21:00 GMT
    (Mindy Schauer /The Orange County Register via AP). Authorities access the damage after a woman was killed after a large eucalyptus tree toppled and smashed onto a car she was inside of in the driveway of her home in Tustin, Calif. during the heavy San...(Mindy Schauer /The Orange County Register via AP). Authorities access the damage after a woman was killed after a large eucalyptus tree toppled and smashed onto a car she was inside of in the driveway of her home in Tustin, Calif. during the heavy San...
    Concerned about downed power lines sparking wildfires, a major California utility for the first time cut power to tens of thousands of customers amid high winds _ and other power providers were considering similar...
    Concerned about downed power lines sparking wildfires, a major California utility for the first time cut power to tens of thousands of customers amid high winds _ and other power providers were considering similar action.
  • Families search for the missing in the hurricane's aftermath

    Families search for the missing in the hurricane's aftermath

    Sunday, October 14 2018 11:44 PM EDT2018-10-15 03:44:58 GMT
    Tuesday, October 16 2018 1:57 AM EDT2018-10-16 05:57:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Goldman). Candace Phillips sifts through what was her third-floor bedroom while returning to her damaged home in Mexico Beach, Fla., Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael. "We spent 25 years of our marriage workin...(AP Photo/David Goldman). Candace Phillips sifts through what was her third-floor bedroom while returning to her damaged home in Mexico Beach, Fla., Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael. "We spent 25 years of our marriage workin...
    Upon touring the damage in several towns along Florida's Panhandle, Federal Emergency Management Agency chief Brock Long called the destruction left by Hurricane Michael some of the worst he's ever seen.
    Upon touring the damage in several towns along Florida's Panhandle, Federal Emergency Management Agency chief Brock Long called the destruction left by Hurricane Michael some of the worst he's ever seen.
  • The Latest: Trump hears from Georgia farmers on hurricane

    The Latest: Trump hears from Georgia farmers on hurricane

    Monday, October 15 2018 12:15 PM EDT2018-10-15 16:15:07 GMT
    Monday, October 15 2018 11:06 PM EDT2018-10-16 03:06:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump board Air Force One for a trip to visit areas affected by Hurricane Michael, Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, in Andrews Air Force Base, Md.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump board Air Force One for a trip to visit areas affected by Hurricane Michael, Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, in Andrews Air Force Base, Md.
    President Donald Trump is praising Florida Gov. Rick Scott for his response to Hurricane Michael.
    President Donald Trump is praising Florida Gov. Rick Scott for his response to Hurricane Michael.
  • In Florida, a slow wait for news on hurricane's death toll

    In Florida, a slow wait for news on hurricane's death toll

    Monday, October 15 2018 8:25 PM EDT2018-10-16 00:25:21 GMT
    Monday, October 15 2018 8:48 PM EDT2018-10-16 00:48:59 GMT
    (Michael Snyder/Northwest Florida Daily News via AP). Florida Gov. Rick Scott, second from left, President Donald J Trump, center left, Melania Trump, center right, and Lynn Haven, Fla., Mayor Margo Anderson walk through a neighborhood in the storm-rav...(Michael Snyder/Northwest Florida Daily News via AP). Florida Gov. Rick Scott, second from left, President Donald J Trump, center left, Melania Trump, center right, and Lynn Haven, Fla., Mayor Margo Anderson walk through a neighborhood in the storm-rav...
    In Florida, a grim task is unwinding slowly: determining how many people were killed in Hurricane Michael's rampage.
    In Florida, a grim task is unwinding slowly: determining how many people were killed in Hurricane Michael's rampage.
  • Hurricane Michael adds to hardship of Florida's poor

    Hurricane Michael adds to hardship of Florida's poor

    Monday, October 15 2018 12:24 AM EDT2018-10-15 04:24:54 GMT
    Monday, October 15 2018 3:29 PM EDT2018-10-15 19:29:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). Mary Frances Parrish reacts outside her heavily damaged home, in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael in Panama City, Fla., Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018. She didn't leave the storm because her car was broken down, she didn't have a ...(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). Mary Frances Parrish reacts outside her heavily damaged home, in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael in Panama City, Fla., Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018. She didn't leave the storm because her car was broken down, she didn't have a ...
    Many residents of the Florida Panhandle who are dealing with damage from Hurricane Michael were struggling even before the storm made landfall.
    Many residents of the Florida Panhandle who are dealing with damage from Hurricane Michael were struggling even before the storm made landfall.
  • Fast, furious: How Michael grew into a 155 mph monster

    Fast, furious: How Michael grew into a 155 mph monster

    Wednesday, October 10 2018 12:57 PM EDT2018-10-10 16:57:27 GMT
    Monday, October 15 2018 2:48 PM EDT2018-10-15 18:48:44 GMT
    (NOAA via AP). This infrared satellite image made available by NOAA shows Hurricane Michael approaching the Florida panhandle on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018 at 11:40 a.m. EDT.(NOAA via AP). This infrared satellite image made available by NOAA shows Hurricane Michael approaching the Florida panhandle on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018 at 11:40 a.m. EDT.
    Hurricane Michael went from a 90 mph storm Tuesday morning to a 140 mph monster 24 hours later.
    Hurricane Michael went from a 90 mph storm Tuesday morning to a 140 mph monster 24 hours later.
  • Michael lays bare Panhandle's weaker building codes

    Michael lays bare Panhandle's weaker building codes

    Monday, October 15 2018 12:34 AM EDT2018-10-15 04:34:52 GMT
    Monday, October 15 2018 12:48 PM EDT2018-10-15 16:48:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). This photo shows devastation from Hurricane Michael in this aerial photo over Mexico Beach, Fla., Friday, Oct. 12, 2018. Blocks and blocks of homes were demolished, reduced to piles of splintered lumber or mere concrete slabs...(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). This photo shows devastation from Hurricane Michael in this aerial photo over Mexico Beach, Fla., Friday, Oct. 12, 2018. Blocks and blocks of homes were demolished, reduced to piles of splintered lumber or mere concrete slabs...
    Unlike in South Florida, the state's Panhandle region did not have tighter building codes until just 11 years ago.
    Unlike in South Florida, the state's Panhandle region did not have tighter building codes until just 11 years ago.
  • Analysts: Florida insurers will survive hit from Michael

    Analysts: Florida insurers will survive hit from Michael

    Saturday, October 13 2018 1:33 PM EDT2018-10-13 17:33:55 GMT
    Monday, October 15 2018 9:25 AM EDT2018-10-15 13:25:47 GMT
    (Bronte Wittpenn/Tampa Bay Times via AP). This aerial photo shows debris and destruction in Mexico Beach, Fla., Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, after Hurricane Michael went through the area on Wednesday. Mexico Beach, the ground-zero town, was nearly obliterate...(Bronte Wittpenn/Tampa Bay Times via AP). This aerial photo shows debris and destruction in Mexico Beach, Fla., Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, after Hurricane Michael went through the area on Wednesday. Mexico Beach, the ground-zero town, was nearly obliterate...
    Florida's disjointed property insurance system that relies almost exclusively on small and midsize companies will take a multi-billion dollar loss from Hurricane Michael, but has sufficient reserves and backups...
    Florida's disjointed property insurance system that relies almost exclusively on small and midsize companies will take a multi-billion dollar loss from Hurricane Michael, but has sufficient reserves and backups that providers should be able to pay claims.
  • Florida Panhandle building codes lagged behind rest of state

    Florida Panhandle building codes lagged behind rest of state

    Sunday, October 14 2018 3:44 PM EDT2018-10-14 19:44:46 GMT
    Monday, October 15 2018 12:31 AM EDT2018-10-15 04:31:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Goldman, File). FILE - In this Oct. 12, 2018, file photo, Joy Hutchinson, left, is comforted by her daughter Jessica Hutchinson, as she returns to find her home swept away from hurricane Michael in Mexico Beach, Fla. It was once argued ...(AP Photo/David Goldman, File). FILE - In this Oct. 12, 2018, file photo, Joy Hutchinson, left, is comforted by her daughter Jessica Hutchinson, as she returns to find her home swept away from hurricane Michael in Mexico Beach, Fla. It was once argued ...
    Building codes in sections of Florida slammed by Hurricane Michael have historically been weaker than the rest of the state.
    Building codes in sections of Florida slammed by Hurricane Michael have historically been weaker than the rest of the state.
  • For those without much, Hurricane Michael creates hardship

    For those without much, Hurricane Michael creates hardship

    Sunday, October 14 2018 11:14 AM EDT2018-10-14 15:14:29 GMT
    Monday, October 15 2018 12:31 AM EDT2018-10-15 04:31:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). Mary Frances Parrish reacts outside her heavily damaged home, in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael in Panama City, Fla., Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018. She didn't leave the storm because her car was broken down, she didn't have a ...(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). Mary Frances Parrish reacts outside her heavily damaged home, in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael in Panama City, Fla., Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018. She didn't leave the storm because her car was broken down, she didn't have a ...
    For people without a lot of money, the destruction caused by Hurricane Michael on the Florida Panhandle is especially devastating.
    For people without a lot of money, the destruction caused by Hurricane Michael on the Florida Panhandle is especially devastating.
  • 4 days after storm, large swath of Panhandle suffering

    4 days after storm, large swath of Panhandle suffering

    Saturday, October 13 2018 11:04 PM EDT2018-10-14 03:04:12 GMT
    Monday, October 15 2018 12:06 AM EDT2018-10-15 04:06:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Goldman). Peggy Cauley cleans up debris from her family's home in the aftermath of hurricane Michael in Mexico Beach, Fla., Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018.(AP Photo/David Goldman). Peggy Cauley cleans up debris from her family's home in the aftermath of hurricane Michael in Mexico Beach, Fla., Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018.
    Search and rescue personnel are continuing to comb through the ruins of a small Florida Panhandle community destroyed by Hurricane Michael, which has left hundreds thousands without power and without easy access to...
    Search and rescue personnel are continuing to comb through the ruins of a small Florida Panhandle community destroyed by Hurricane Michael, which has left hundreds thousands without power and without easy access to supplies.
  • The Latest: FEMA Chief: Florida damage among worst he's seen

    The Latest: FEMA Chief: Florida damage among worst he's seen

    Sunday, October 14 2018 11:34 AM EDT2018-10-14 15:34:35 GMT
    Sunday, October 14 2018 10:57 PM EDT2018-10-15 02:57:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Goldman). Peggy Cauley cleans up debris from her family's home in the aftermath of hurricane Michael in Mexico Beach, Fla., Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018.(AP Photo/David Goldman). Peggy Cauley cleans up debris from her family's home in the aftermath of hurricane Michael in Mexico Beach, Fla., Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018.
    Florida officials have evacuated nearly 3,000 inmates after two prisons were damaged during Hurricane Michael.
    Florida officials have evacuated nearly 3,000 inmates after two prisons were damaged during Hurricane Michael.
  • Cyclone Leslie slams into Portugal, leaves 27 injured

    Cyclone Leslie slams into Portugal, leaves 27 injured

    Sunday, October 14 2018 5:24 AM EDT2018-10-14 09:24:54 GMT
    Sunday, October 14 2018 12:46 PM EDT2018-10-14 16:46:18 GMT
    A weakened hurricane Leslie has hit Portugal, leaving 27 people injured as it uprooted trees and smashed store windows with gusting winds and heavy rain.
    A weakened hurricane Leslie has hit Portugal, leaving 27 people injured as it uprooted trees and smashed store windows with gusting winds and heavy rain.
  • Record-setting rainfall slows Phoenix traffic, shutters fair

    Record-setting rainfall slows Phoenix traffic, shutters fair

    Saturday, October 13 2018 7:44 PM EDT2018-10-13 23:44:19 GMT
    Sunday, October 14 2018 11:38 AM EDT2018-10-14 15:38:26 GMT
    Record-setting rainfall closed the Arizona State Fair on Saturday and slowed traffic on a freeway and local streets across metro Phoenix.
    Record-setting rainfall closed the Arizona State Fair on Saturday and slowed traffic on a freeway and local streets across metro Phoenix.
  • Florida insurers to weather effects of Michael, analysts say

    Florida insurers to weather effects of Michael, analysts say

    Saturday, October 13 2018 11:04 PM EDT2018-10-14 03:04:32 GMT
    Sunday, October 14 2018 11:38 AM EDT2018-10-14 15:38:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). People walk amidst rubble in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael in Mexico Beach, Fla., Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018.(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). People walk amidst rubble in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael in Mexico Beach, Fla., Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018.
    Florida's disjointed property insurance system that relies almost exclusively on small and midsize companies will take a multi-billion dollar loss from Hurricane Michael, but has sufficient reserves and backups...
    Florida's disjointed property insurance system that relies almost exclusively on small and midsize companies will take a multi-billion dollar loss from Hurricane Michael, but has sufficient reserves and backups that providers should be able to pay claims.
  • 'It was life or death': Face-to-face with Michael's fury

    'It was life or death': Face-to-face with Michael's fury

    Friday, October 12 2018 7:03 PM EDT2018-10-12 23:03:40 GMT
    Sunday, October 14 2018 11:28 AM EDT2018-10-14 15:28:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Goldman). Hector Morales sits on a debris pile near his home which was destroyed by hurricane Michael in Mexico Beach, Fla., Friday, Oct. 12, 2018. "I have nothing else to do. I'm just waiting," said Morales as he wonders what he will d...(AP Photo/David Goldman). Hector Morales sits on a debris pile near his home which was destroyed by hurricane Michael in Mexico Beach, Fla., Friday, Oct. 12, 2018. "I have nothing else to do. I'm just waiting," said Morales as he wonders what he will d...
    'It was life or death': Resident of beach town devastated by hurricane stayed to face storm's fury.
    'It was life or death': Resident of beach town devastated by hurricane stayed to face storm's fury.
  • Storm Callum fading after strong winds, rain kills 2 in UK

    Storm Callum fading after strong winds, rain kills 2 in UK

    Sunday, October 14 2018 5:54 AM EDT2018-10-14 09:54:24 GMT
    Sunday, October 14 2018 8:26 AM EDT2018-10-14 12:26:37 GMT
    Storm Callum is weakening after its wind and strong rains killed two people and caused damage in some parts of Britain.
    Storm Callum is weakening after its wind and strong rains killed two people and caused damage in some parts of Britain.
  • Leslie weakens from hurricane as it nears Portugal, Spain

    Leslie weakens from hurricane as it nears Portugal, Spain

    Saturday, October 13 2018 2:43 AM EDT2018-10-13 06:43:38 GMT
    Sunday, October 14 2018 5:52 AM EDT2018-10-14 09:52:45 GMT
    Forecasters expect Hurricane Leslie to bring heavy rains and dangerous winds and surf to parts of Portugal and Spain.
    Forecasters expect Hurricane Leslie to bring heavy rains and dangerous winds and surf to parts of Portugal and Spain.
  • Searches intensify after body is found in Michael's wake

    Searches intensify after body is found in Michael's wake

    Saturday, October 13 2018 12:13 AM EDT2018-10-13 04:13:55 GMT
    Saturday, October 13 2018 11:08 PM EDT2018-10-14 03:08:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Goldman). Members of a South Florida urban search and rescue team try to gain entry to a home while looking for survivors of hurricane Michael in Mexico Beach, Fla., Friday, Oct. 12, 2018.(AP Photo/David Goldman). Members of a South Florida urban search and rescue team try to gain entry to a home while looking for survivors of hurricane Michael in Mexico Beach, Fla., Friday, Oct. 12, 2018.
    Search-and-rescue teams find body in Florida Panhandle town nearly wiped out by Hurricane Michael; authorities express little doubt death toll will rise as searchers continue their work.
    Search-and-rescue teams find body in Florida Panhandle town nearly wiped out by Hurricane Michael; authorities express little doubt death toll will rise as searchers continue their work.
  • Hurricane Michael headed to Florida is classic October storm

    Hurricane Michael headed to Florida is classic October storm

    Tuesday, October 9 2018 5:17 PM EDT2018-10-09 21:17:47 GMT
    Saturday, October 13 2018 2:57 PM EDT2018-10-13 18:57:25 GMT
    (NOAA via AP). This satellite image made available by NOAA shows Hurricane Michael, center, in the Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018 at 3:17 p.m. EDT.(NOAA via AP). This satellite image made available by NOAA shows Hurricane Michael, center, in the Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018 at 3:17 p.m. EDT.
    Hurricane Michael is classic October storm and quite different from last month's storm in the Carolinas.
    Hurricane Michael is classic October storm and quite different from last month's storm in the Carolinas.
  • Storm's fury differed in neighboring towns on Florida coast

    Storm's fury differed in neighboring towns on Florida coast

    Friday, October 12 2018 10:34 AM EDT2018-10-12 14:34:48 GMT
    Saturday, October 13 2018 11:59 AM EDT2018-10-13 15:59:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Russ Bynum). Rex Buzzett, far left, his son Josh Buzzett and neighbor Hilda Duren stand outside the Buzzett’s home, Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, that was gutted by a storm surge in Port St. Joe, Fla. Hurricane Michael devastated several homes ove...(AP Photo/Russ Bynum). Rex Buzzett, far left, his son Josh Buzzett and neighbor Hilda Duren stand outside the Buzzett’s home, Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, that was gutted by a storm surge in Port St. Joe, Fla. Hurricane Michael devastated several homes ove...
    Neighboring Gulf Coast communities see very different sides of Hurricane Michael's fury.
    Neighboring Gulf Coast communities see very different sides of Hurricane Michael's fury.
  • Hurricane survivors wander debris, search for the missing

    Hurricane survivors wander debris, search for the missing

    Saturday, October 13 2018 12:26 AM EDT2018-10-13 04:26:07 GMT
    Saturday, October 13 2018 11:59 AM EDT2018-10-13 15:59:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Goldman). Hector Morales sits on a debris pile near his home which was destroyed by hurricane Michael in Mexico Beach, Fla., Friday, Oct. 12, 2018. "I have nothing else to do. I'm just waiting," said Morales as he wonders what he will d...(AP Photo/David Goldman). Hector Morales sits on a debris pile near his home which was destroyed by hurricane Michael in Mexico Beach, Fla., Friday, Oct. 12, 2018. "I have nothing else to do. I'm just waiting," said Morales as he wonders what he will d...
    'It was life or death': Resident of beach town devastated by hurricane stayed to face storm's fury.
    'It was life or death': Resident of beach town devastated by hurricane stayed to face storm's fury.
  • Official: Searchers find body in hurricane-stricken town

    Official: Searchers find body in hurricane-stricken town

    Friday, October 12 2018 12:15 AM EDT2018-10-12 04:15:23 GMT
    Saturday, October 13 2018 12:25 AM EDT2018-10-13 04:25:44 GMT
    Michael, the most potent hurricane to hit the continental U.S. in a half century, leaves stunned survivors gaping at the destruction, wondering how they will ever recover.
    Michael, the most potent hurricane to hit the continental U.S. in a half century, leaves stunned survivors gaping at the destruction, wondering how they will ever recover.
  • Georgia girl, 11, dies as Michael hurls debris through roof

    Georgia girl, 11, dies as Michael hurls debris through roof

    Friday, October 12 2018 12:24 AM EDT2018-10-12 04:24:15 GMT
    Friday, October 12 2018 6:55 PM EDT2018-10-12 22:55:17 GMT
    (Amber Radney via AP). In this undated photo provided by Amber Radney, 11-year-old Sarah Radney poses for a photo at her school, in Grady County near Cairo, Ga. Sarah Radney died during Hurricane Michael. In what could only be described as a freak acci...(Amber Radney via AP). In this undated photo provided by Amber Radney, 11-year-old Sarah Radney poses for a photo at her school, in Grady County near Cairo, Ga. Sarah Radney died during Hurricane Michael. In what could only be described as a freak acci...
    Eleven-year-old Georgia girl dies when Hurricane Michael hurls debris through a roof, fatally striking the child in the head.
    Eleven-year-old Georgia girl dies when Hurricane Michael hurls debris through a roof, fatally striking the child in the head.
  • Harrowing tales of survival from town ravaged by storm

    Harrowing tales of survival from town ravaged by storm

    Friday, October 12 2018 12:33 AM EDT2018-10-12 04:33:10 GMT
    Friday, October 12 2018 6:37 PM EDT2018-10-12 22:37:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). Dawn Vickers, left, her mother Patsy Vickers, son Ryder Vickers, and friend Robert Brock, right, who rode out Hurricane Michael in their now-destroyed home, sit in front of a damaged convenience store with nowhere to go, in M...(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). Dawn Vickers, left, her mother Patsy Vickers, son Ryder Vickers, and friend Robert Brock, right, who rode out Hurricane Michael in their now-destroyed home, sit in front of a damaged convenience store with nowhere to go, in M...
    Residents of Mexico Beach that stayed during the storm are emerging from the debris with harrowing tales.
    Residents of Mexico Beach that stayed during the storm are emerging from the debris with harrowing tales.
  • Correction: Tropical Weather-The Latest story

    Correction: Tropical Weather-The Latest story

    Thursday, October 11 2018 2:49 AM EDT2018-10-11 06:49:41 GMT
    Friday, October 12 2018 4:37 PM EDT2018-10-12 20:37:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). Shredded trees, derailed train cars and a sunken trailer are seen in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael in Panama City, Fla., Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018.(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). Shredded trees, derailed train cars and a sunken trailer are seen in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael in Panama City, Fla., Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018.
    An official with an emergency management agency says Tropical Storm Michael has killed a child in Georgia.
    An official with an emergency management agency says Tropical Storm Michael has killed a child in Georgia.
  • At least 34 die in Uganda mudslides triggered by heavy rains

    At least 34 die in Uganda mudslides triggered by heavy rains

    Friday, October 12 2018 2:55 AM EDT2018-10-12 06:55:05 GMT
    Friday, October 12 2018 3:57 PM EDT2018-10-12 19:57:04 GMT
    The Ugandan Red Cross says at least 34 people have died in mudslides triggered by torrential rains in a mountainous area of eastern Uganda that is prone to such disasters.
    The Ugandan Red Cross says at least 34 people have died in mudslides triggered by torrential rains in a mountainous area of eastern Uganda that is prone to such disasters.
  • Images trickle out of Michael's vast devastation

    Images trickle out of Michael's vast devastation

    Thursday, October 11 2018 6:12 PM EDT2018-10-11 22:12:57 GMT
    Friday, October 12 2018 3:27 PM EDT2018-10-12 19:27:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara). Debris from homes destroyed by Hurricane Michael block a road Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, in Mexico Beach, Fla.(AP Photo/Chris O'Meara). Debris from homes destroyed by Hurricane Michael block a road Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, in Mexico Beach, Fla.
    Images trickle out of Michael's vast devastation.
    Images trickle out of Michael's vast devastation.
  • UN: Losses from natural disasters surge over last 20 years

    UN: Losses from natural disasters surge over last 20 years

    Wednesday, October 10 2018 9:08 AM EDT2018-10-10 13:08:12 GMT
    Friday, October 12 2018 1:41 PM EDT2018-10-12 17:41:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara). A young man stands near a boat swept ashore by the tsunami in Wani village on the outskirt of Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018. A 7.5 magnitude earthquake rocked Central Sulawesi province on Sept. 2...(AP Photo/Dita Alangkara). A young man stands near a boat swept ashore by the tsunami in Wani village on the outskirt of Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018. A 7.5 magnitude earthquake rocked Central Sulawesi province on Sept. 2...
    The U.N. office for disaster risk reduction says worldwide reported economic losses from earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, floods, hurricanes and other climate-related disasters reached nearly $2.9 trillion over the...
    The U.N. office for disaster risk reduction says worldwide reported economic losses from earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, floods, hurricanes and other climate-related disasters reached nearly $2.9 trillion over the last 20 years.
  • Indonesia expert warned of quake, gov't mapped risk areas

    Indonesia expert warned of quake, gov't mapped risk areas

    Monday, October 8 2018 12:47 PM EDT2018-10-08 16:47:54 GMT
    Friday, October 12 2018 7:16 AM EDT2018-10-12 11:16:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara). In this Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, photo, a family scavenges for salvageable items from the ruins of their house at Petobo neighborhood which was wiped out by liquefaction caused by a massive earthquake in Palu, Central Sulawesi, ...(AP Photo/Dita Alangkara). In this Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, photo, a family scavenges for salvageable items from the ruins of their house at Petobo neighborhood which was wiped out by liquefaction caused by a massive earthquake in Palu, Central Sulawesi, ...
    An Indonesian scientist says he wasn't surprised by the Sept. 28 quake that killed nearly 2,000 people in his country, because he and others have been saying that Sulawesi island was due for an earthquake and...
    An Indonesian scientist says he wasn't surprised by the Sept. 28 quake that killed nearly 2,000 people in his country, because he and others have been saying that Sulawesi island was due for an earthquake and tsunami that hits every 25 years.
  • Indonesian city's recovery to take 2 years, search nears end

    Indonesian city's recovery to take 2 years, search nears end

    Thursday, October 11 2018 2:19 AM EDT2018-10-11 06:19:13 GMT
    Friday, October 12 2018 3:30 AM EDT2018-10-12 07:30:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara). A man inspects the wreckage of vehicles inside a building at the tsunami-ravaged area in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018. A 7.5 magnitude earthquake rocked Central Sulawesi province on Sept. 28, tri...(AP Photo/Dita Alangkara). A man inspects the wreckage of vehicles inside a building at the tsunami-ravaged area in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018. A 7.5 magnitude earthquake rocked Central Sulawesi province on Sept. 28, tri...
    Indonesia's search for bodies in Palu neighborhoods annihilated by an earthquake and tsunami is drawing to a close almost two weeks after the double disasters hit the remote city.
    Indonesia's search for bodies in Palu neighborhoods annihilated by an earthquake and tsunami is drawing to a close almost two weeks after the double disasters hit the remote city.
  • AP Photos: Hurricane leaves Florida's Mexico Beach in shreds

    AP Photos: Hurricane leaves Florida's Mexico Beach in shreds

    Thursday, October 11 2018 6:43 PM EDT2018-10-11 22:43:12 GMT
    Friday, October 12 2018 2:17 AM EDT2018-10-12 06:17:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). Firefighter Austin Schlarb performs a door to door search in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael in Mexico Beach, Fla., Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018.(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). Firefighter Austin Schlarb performs a door to door search in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael in Mexico Beach, Fla., Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018.
    AP Photos: Hurricane leaves Florida's Mexico Beach in shreds.
    AP Photos: Hurricane leaves Florida's Mexico Beach in shreds.
  • Georgia girl dies when storm sends carport leg through roof

    Georgia girl dies when storm sends carport leg through roof

    Thursday, October 11 2018 8:43 PM EDT2018-10-12 00:43:02 GMT
    Friday, October 12 2018 12:36 AM EDT2018-10-12 04:36:10 GMT
    (Amber Radney via AP). In this undated photo provided by Amber Radney, 11-year-old Sarah Radney poses for a photo at her school, in Grady County near Cairo, Ga. Sarah Radney died during Hurricane Michael. In what could only be described as a freak acci...(Amber Radney via AP). In this undated photo provided by Amber Radney, 11-year-old Sarah Radney poses for a photo at her school, in Grady County near Cairo, Ga. Sarah Radney died during Hurricane Michael. In what could only be described as a freak acci...
    Georgia girl dies when storm sends carport leg through roof.
    Georgia girl dies when storm sends carport leg through roof.
  • 'Apocalyptic:' 1 Florida town demolished by Michael

    'Apocalyptic:' 1 Florida town demolished by Michael

    Thursday, October 11 2018 4:34 PM EDT2018-10-11 20:34:05 GMT
    Friday, October 12 2018 12:27 AM EDT2018-10-12 04:27:02 GMT
    (Douglas R. Clifford/Tampa Bay Times via AP). The coastal township of Mexico Beach, Fla., lays devastated on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, after Hurricane Michael made landfall on Wednesday in the Florida Panhandle.(Douglas R. Clifford/Tampa Bay Times via AP). The coastal township of Mexico Beach, Fla., lays devastated on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, after Hurricane Michael made landfall on Wednesday in the Florida Panhandle.
    The small Gulf Coast community of Mexico Beach was known as a slice of old Florida. Now it lies in splinters.
    The small Gulf Coast community of Mexico Beach was known as a slice of old Florida. Now it lies in splinters.
  • 'Changed Forever': Florida Panhandle devastated by Michael

    'Changed Forever': Florida Panhandle devastated by Michael

    Thursday, October 11 2018 1:09 AM EDT2018-10-11 05:09:23 GMT
    Friday, October 12 2018 12:24 AM EDT2018-10-12 04:24:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). Shredded trees, derailed train cars and a sunken trailer are seen in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael in Panama City, Fla., Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018.(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). Shredded trees, derailed train cars and a sunken trailer are seen in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael in Panama City, Fla., Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018.
    A weakened Michael smashes across the Southeast after crashing ashore and leaving wide destruction in parts of the Florida Panhandle; at least one death.
    A weakened Michael smashes across the Southeast after crashing ashore and leaving wide destruction in parts of the Florida Panhandle; at least one death.
  • As markets swoon, finance chiefs urge US, China to cool it

    As markets swoon, finance chiefs urge US, China to cool it

    Wednesday, October 10 2018 10:19 PM EDT2018-10-11 02:19:23 GMT
    Thursday, October 11 2018 4:04 PM EDT2018-10-11 20:04:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati). Managing Director of International Monetary Fund (IMF) Christine Lagarde, left, and World Bank President Jim Yong Kim attend a trade conference in Bali, Indonesia Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018.(AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati). Managing Director of International Monetary Fund (IMF) Christine Lagarde, left, and World Bank President Jim Yong Kim attend a trade conference in Bali, Indonesia Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018.
    World Bank head says trade tensions could undo global progress toward ending extreme poverty.
    World Bank head says trade tensions could undo global progress toward ending extreme poverty.
  • Trump prays for hurricane victims, criticizes Democrats

    Trump prays for hurricane victims, criticizes Democrats

    Thursday, October 11 2018 12:40 AM EDT2018-10-11 04:40:14 GMT
    Thursday, October 11 2018 11:07 AM EDT2018-10-11 15:07:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump arrives to speak at a campaign rally at Erie Insurance Arena, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018, in Erie, Pa. As Hurricane Michael pounded the Southeast on Wednesday, Trump took shelter at the campaign rally in Penn...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump arrives to speak at a campaign rally at Erie Insurance Arena, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018, in Erie, Pa. As Hurricane Michael pounded the Southeast on Wednesday, Trump took shelter at the campaign rally in Penn...
    In Pennsylvania for a rally, Trump offers thoughts and prayers for hurricane victims and sharp criticism for Democrats.
    In Pennsylvania for a rally, Trump offers thoughts and prayers for hurricane victims and sharp criticism for Democrats.
  • Michael offers exposure, and risk, to Gillum in gov's race

    Michael offers exposure, and risk, to Gillum in gov's race

    Thursday, October 11 2018 1:11 AM EDT2018-10-11 05:11:32 GMT
    Thursday, October 11 2018 10:06 AM EDT2018-10-11 14:06:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gary Fineout). Tallahassee Mayor and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum, speaks during a briefing on Hurricane Michael in Tallahassee, Fla., Wednesday Oct. 10, 2018. In the days before Hurricane Michael made landfall, Gillum bla...(AP Photo/Gary Fineout). Tallahassee Mayor and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum, speaks during a briefing on Hurricane Michael in Tallahassee, Fla., Wednesday Oct. 10, 2018. In the days before Hurricane Michael made landfall, Gillum bla...
    Hurricane Michael whirled into the Florida governor's race days before it came ashore, and one of the beneficiaries could be Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, the Democratic nominee.
    Hurricane Michael whirled into the Florida governor's race days before it came ashore, and one of the beneficiaries could be Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, the Democratic nominee.
  • The Latest: Michael still a hurricane hours after landfall

    The Latest: Michael still a hurricane hours after landfall

    Wednesday, October 10 2018 2:28 AM EDT2018-10-10 06:28:14 GMT
    Thursday, October 11 2018 8:58 AM EDT2018-10-11 12:58:59 GMT
    Graphic shows the predicted precipitation over the next five days caused by Hurricane Michael; 2c x 4 inches; 96.3 mm x 101 mm;Graphic shows the predicted precipitation over the next five days caused by Hurricane Michael; 2c x 4 inches; 96.3 mm x 101 mm;
    The National Hurricane Center says Michael has become an extremely dangerous Category 4 storm.
    The National Hurricane Center says Michael has become an extremely dangerous Category 4 storm.
  • New Indonesia quake kills 3 in Java village, shakes Bali

    New Indonesia quake kills 3 in Java village, shakes Bali

    Wednesday, October 10 2018 9:50 PM EDT2018-10-11 01:50:15 GMT
    Thursday, October 11 2018 2:20 AM EDT2018-10-11 06:20:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara). Rescue workers rest during a search for victims of Sept. 28 earthquake at Balaroa neighborhood in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018. Indonesia's disaster agency said Wednesday that it only needs tent...(AP Photo/Dita Alangkara). Rescue workers rest during a search for victims of Sept. 28 earthquake at Balaroa neighborhood in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018. Indonesia's disaster agency said Wednesday that it only needs tent...
    An earthquake collapsed homes on Indonesia's eastern Java island, killing three people, and shook the tourist hotspot of Bali, two weeks after a major quake-tsunami disaster in a central region of the archipelago.
    An earthquake collapsed homes on Indonesia's eastern Java island, killing three people, and shook the tourist hotspot of Bali, two weeks after a major quake-tsunami disaster in a central region of the archipelago.
  • The Latest: Trump seeks to boost Kelly, Barletta at rally

    The Latest: Trump seeks to boost Kelly, Barletta at rally

    Wednesday, October 10 2018 4:44 PM EDT2018-10-10 20:44:33 GMT
    Thursday, October 11 2018 1:35 AM EDT2018-10-11 05:35:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump boards Air Force One for a campaign rally in Erie, Pa., Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018, in Andrews Air Force Base, Md.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump boards Air Force One for a campaign rally in Erie, Pa., Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018, in Andrews Air Force Base, Md.
    President Donald Trump is set to campaign in Pennsylvania as Hurricane Michael pounds Florida's Panhandle.
    President Donald Trump is set to campaign in Pennsylvania as Hurricane Michael pounds Florida's Panhandle.
  • Trump campaigns in Pennsylvania as hurricane pounds Florida

    Trump campaigns in Pennsylvania as hurricane pounds Florida

    Wednesday, October 10 2018 12:58 AM EDT2018-10-10 04:58:12 GMT
    Thursday, October 11 2018 12:39 AM EDT2018-10-11 04:39:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump arrives to speak at a rally in Council Bluffs, Iowa, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President Donald Trump arrives to speak at a rally in Council Bluffs, Iowa, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018.
    Lock her up? Trump rally chant now aimed at Sen. Dianne Feinstein instead of Hillary Clinton.
    Lock her up? Trump rally chant now aimed at Sen. Dianne Feinstein instead of Hillary Clinton.
  • Hurricane Michael slams into Florida, charges into Southeast

    Hurricane Michael slams into Florida, charges into Southeast

    Wednesday, October 10 2018 8:23 PM EDT2018-10-11 00:23:54 GMT
    Thursday, October 11 2018 12:35 AM EDT2018-10-11 04:35:46 GMT
    (Douglas R. Clifford/Tampa Bay Times via AP). The Oceanis is grounded by a tidal surge at the Port St. Joe Marina, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018 in Port St. Joe, Fla. Supercharged by abnormally warm waters in the Gulf of Mexico, Hurricane Michael slammed in...(Douglas R. Clifford/Tampa Bay Times via AP). The Oceanis is grounded by a tidal surge at the Port St. Joe Marina, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018 in Port St. Joe, Fla. Supercharged by abnormally warm waters in the Gulf of Mexico, Hurricane Michael slammed in...
    Hurricane Michael slams into the Florida Panhandle, leaving wide destruction and at least one death before continuing its powerful charge across the U.S. Southeast.
    Hurricane Michael slams into the Florida Panhandle, leaving wide destruction and at least one death before continuing its powerful charge across the U.S. Southeast.
  • Storm offers exposure, risk to Democrat in governor's race

    Storm offers exposure, risk to Democrat in governor's race

    Wednesday, October 10 2018 4:44 PM EDT2018-10-10 20:44:19 GMT
    Wednesday, October 10 2018 9:02 PM EDT2018-10-11 01:02:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gary Fineout). Tallahassee Mayor and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum, speaks during a briefing on Hurricane Michael in Tallahassee, Fla., Wednesday Oct. 10, 2018. In the days before Hurricane Michael made landfall, Gillum bla...(AP Photo/Gary Fineout). Tallahassee Mayor and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum, speaks during a briefing on Hurricane Michael in Tallahassee, Fla., Wednesday Oct. 10, 2018. In the days before Hurricane Michael made landfall, Gillum bla...
    Hurricane Michael brings exposure, and risk, to Democrat running for Florida governor.
    Hurricane Michael brings exposure, and risk, to Democrat running for Florida governor.
  • 'Catching some hell': Hurricane Michael slams into Florida

    'Catching some hell': Hurricane Michael slams into Florida

    Wednesday, October 10 2018 1:13 AM EDT2018-10-10 05:13:04 GMT
    Wednesday, October 10 2018 8:25 PM EDT2018-10-11 00:25:36 GMT
    Graphic shows the predicted precipitation over the next five days caused by Hurricane Michael; 2c x 4 inches; 96.3 mm x 101 mm;Graphic shows the predicted precipitation over the next five days caused by Hurricane Michael; 2c x 4 inches; 96.3 mm x 101 mm;
    Preparations for Hurricane Michael stretched late into Tuesday evening as the major storm sped toward Florida's Panhandle, bringing with it strong winds and rain.
    Preparations for Hurricane Michael stretched late into Tuesday evening as the major storm sped toward Florida's Panhandle, bringing with it strong winds and rain.
  • Storm-weary Carolinas worry Michael could hurt rebuilding

    Storm-weary Carolinas worry Michael could hurt rebuilding

    Tuesday, October 9 2018 4:49 PM EDT2018-10-09 20:49:25 GMT
    Wednesday, October 10 2018 12:39 PM EDT2018-10-10 16:39:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File). FILE - In a  Friday, Sept. 14, 2018 file photo, Shane Fernando takes a photo of fallen trees near his home in Wilmington, N.C., after Hurricane Florence made landfall.  Fernando is worried about the approach of Hurricane ...(AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File). FILE - In a Friday, Sept. 14, 2018 file photo, Shane Fernando takes a photo of fallen trees near his home in Wilmington, N.C., after Hurricane Florence made landfall. Fernando is worried about the approach of Hurricane ...
    In the storm-weary Carolinas, Hurricane Michael's approach was stoking fresh fears among homeowners with tarps still covering their roofs weeks after Florence blew through.
    In the storm-weary Carolinas, Hurricane Michael's approach was stoking fresh fears among homeowners with tarps still covering their roofs weeks after Florence blew through.
  • Evacuate or not? Some gamble on staying despite Michael

    Evacuate or not? Some gamble on staying despite Michael

    Wednesday, October 10 2018 3:18 AM EDT2018-10-10 07:18:24 GMT
    Wednesday, October 10 2018 12:17 PM EDT2018-10-10 16:17:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jay Reeves). Dwight Williams, left, and Timothy Thomas discuss whether to evacuate their neighborhood in Panama City Beach, Fla., on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018. Thomas figures he and his wife will be safe from rising ocean water since they live in...(AP Photo/Jay Reeves). Dwight Williams, left, and Timothy Thomas discuss whether to evacuate their neighborhood in Panama City Beach, Fla., on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018. Thomas figures he and his wife will be safe from rising ocean water since they live in...
    Some people who live in the path of Hurricane Michael are rolling the dice and staying put despite orders to evacuate the coast.
    Some people who live in the path of Hurricane Michael are rolling the dice and staying put despite orders to evacuate the coast.
  • Officials: Power lines ignited fatal blaze in California

    Officials: Power lines ignited fatal blaze in California

    Tuesday, October 9 2018 2:57 PM EDT2018-10-09 18:57:42 GMT
    Wednesday, October 10 2018 6:38 AM EDT2018-10-10 10:38:29 GMT
    California fire officials say sagging Pacific Gas and Electric Co. power lines that made contact ignited a blaze last year in California that killed four people and injured a firefighter.
    California fire officials say sagging Pacific Gas and Electric Co. power lines that made contact ignited a blaze last year in California that killed four people and injured a firefighter.
  • The Latest: Experts: Storm could be one of Panhandle's worst

    The Latest: Experts: Storm could be one of Panhandle's worst

    Tuesday, October 9 2018 11:18 PM EDT2018-10-10 03:18:07 GMT
    Wednesday, October 10 2018 2:13 AM EDT2018-10-10 06:13:49 GMT
    (Nick Tomecek/Northwest Florida Daily News via AP). Waves crash against the Okaloosa Fishing Pier on Okaloosa Island in Fort Walton Beach, Florida on Tuesday Oct. 9, 2018, as Hurricane Michael approaches the Panhandle.(Nick Tomecek/Northwest Florida Daily News via AP). Waves crash against the Okaloosa Fishing Pier on Okaloosa Island in Fort Walton Beach, Florida on Tuesday Oct. 9, 2018, as Hurricane Michael approaches the Panhandle.
    Major Hurricane Michael gaining strength, forecast to become a potentially devastating Category 4 storm at landfall along Florida's northeast Gulf Coast.
    Major Hurricane Michael gaining strength, forecast to become a potentially devastating Category 4 storm at landfall along Florida's northeast Gulf Coast.
  • Major Hurricane Michael bearing down on Florida Panhandle

    Major Hurricane Michael bearing down on Florida Panhandle

    Tuesday, October 9 2018 12:57 AM EDT2018-10-09 04:57:41 GMT
    Wednesday, October 10 2018 1:39 AM EDT2018-10-10 05:39:44 GMT
    (Patti Blake/News Herald via AP). Bobby Smith boards up the windows at Jani's Ceramics in Panama City, Fla., on Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, in preparation for the arrival of Hurricane Michael.(Patti Blake/News Herald via AP). Bobby Smith boards up the windows at Jani's Ceramics in Panama City, Fla., on Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, in preparation for the arrival of Hurricane Michael.
    'Monstrous' Hurricane Michael gaining strength over warm tropical waters, forecast to quickly intensify into a major hurricane in coming hours as it heads toward north Florida.
    'Monstrous' Hurricane Michael gaining strength over warm tropical waters, forecast to quickly intensify into a major hurricane in coming hours as it heads toward north Florida.
  • Whitefish Energy gets US contracts after Puerto Rico ouster

    Whitefish Energy gets US contracts after Puerto Rico ouster

    Tuesday, October 9 2018 6:27 PM EDT2018-10-09 22:27:56 GMT
    Wednesday, October 10 2018 12:32 AM EDT2018-10-10 04:32:16 GMT
    A year after losing a $300 million no-bid contract to restore Puerto Rico's hurricane-shattered electric grid, Whitefish Energy Holdings has quietly been seeking and winning U.S. government contracts.
    A year after losing a $300 million no-bid contract to restore Puerto Rico's hurricane-shattered electric grid, Whitefish Energy Holdings has quietly been seeking and winning U.S. government contracts.
  • California homeowners: Wildfire cleanup made matters worse

    California homeowners: Wildfire cleanup made matters worse

    Monday, October 8 2018 12:56 AM EDT2018-10-08 04:56:48 GMT
    Tuesday, October 9 2018 2:58 PM EDT2018-10-09 18:58:33 GMT
    Hundreds of California wine country homeowners who lost their houses to the state's most destructive wildfire last year are complaining that a $1.3 billion U.S. Army Corps of Engineers cleanup project made their...
    Hundreds of California wine country homeowners who lost their houses to the state's most destructive wildfire last year are complaining that a $1.3 billion U.S. Army Corps of Engineers cleanup project made their situations worse.
  • New law requires audit of failed FEMA hurricane contracts

    New law requires audit of failed FEMA hurricane contracts

    Tuesday, October 9 2018 10:57 AM EDT2018-10-09 14:57:47 GMT
    Tuesday, October 9 2018 1:13 PM EDT2018-10-09 17:13:02 GMT
    New law requires FEMA to investigate how it awarded $30M for hurricane relief contracts for Puerto Rico to fledgling Bronze Star, LLC.
    New law requires FEMA to investigate how it awarded $30M for hurricane relief contracts for Puerto Rico to fledgling Bronze Star, LLC.
  • Indonesia says death toll in Sulawesi quake rises past 2,000

    Indonesia says death toll in Sulawesi quake rises past 2,000

    Tuesday, October 9 2018 5:17 AM EDT2018-10-09 09:17:34 GMT
    Tuesday, October 9 2018 11:13 AM EDT2018-10-09 15:13:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara). A mannequin leg sticks out from a heavily damaged car at a tsunami-ravaged area in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018. A 7.5 magnitude earthquake rocked Central Sulawesi province on Sept. 28, triggering ...(AP Photo/Dita Alangkara). A mannequin leg sticks out from a heavily damaged car at a tsunami-ravaged area in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018. A 7.5 magnitude earthquake rocked Central Sulawesi province on Sept. 28, triggering ...
    Indonesia's disaster agency says the death toll from the Sulawesi island earthquake and tsunami has climbed past 2,000.
    Indonesia's disaster agency says the death toll from the Sulawesi island earthquake and tsunami has climbed past 2,000.
  • US Gulf Coast bracing for 'monstrous' Hurricane Michael

    US Gulf Coast bracing for 'monstrous' Hurricane Michael

    Monday, October 8 2018 12:16 AM EDT2018-10-08 04:16:55 GMT
    Tuesday, October 9 2018 1:00 AM EDT2018-10-09 05:00:39 GMT
    (NOAA via AP). This satellite image provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows a view of Tropical Storm Michael, lower right, churning as it heads toward the Florida Panhandle, Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, at 6:52 p.m. Eastern Time.(NOAA via AP). This satellite image provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows a view of Tropical Storm Michael, lower right, churning as it heads toward the Florida Panhandle, Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, at 6:52 p.m. Eastern Time.
    Florida governor rushing emergency preparations for Michael, which is expected to become a hurricane before midweek landfall on northeast U.S. Gulf Coast.
    Florida governor rushing emergency preparations for Michael, which is expected to become a hurricane before midweek landfall on northeast U.S. Gulf Coast.
  • Death toll in Haiti earthquake rises to 15; 333 injured

    Death toll in Haiti earthquake rises to 15; 333 injured

    Monday, October 8 2018 12:28 AM EDT2018-10-08 04:28:06 GMT
    Tuesday, October 9 2018 12:41 AM EDT2018-10-09 04:41:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery). Residents stand looking at a collapsed school damaged by a magnitude 5.9 earthquake the night before, in Gros Morne, Haiti, Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018. Emergency teams worked to provide relief in Haiti on Sunday after the quake k...(AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery). Residents stand looking at a collapsed school damaged by a magnitude 5.9 earthquake the night before, in Gros Morne, Haiti, Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018. Emergency teams worked to provide relief in Haiti on Sunday after the quake k...
    A magnitude 5.2 aftershock struck Haiti, even as survivors of the previous day's temblor were sifting through the rubble of their cinderblock homes.
    A magnitude 5.2 aftershock struck Haiti, even as survivors of the previous day's temblor were sifting through the rubble of their cinderblock homes.
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