Trump comforts storm-ravaged Carolinas with hot dogs, hugs 2018-09-19T22:02:05Z 2018-09-19T14:57:51Z 2018-09-19T22:02:05Z President Donald Trump has arrived in storm-ravaged North Carolina to take in the devastation left by Florence.
The Latest: Trump assures South Carolina as flooding lingers 2018-09-19T22:01:28Z 2018-09-19T15:57:37Z 2018-09-19T22:01:28Z Trump promises people affected by Hurricane Florence, "We will be there 100 percent".
Frustration builds as Carolina residents wait to go home 2018-09-19T21:59:14Z 2018-09-19T20:30:47Z 2018-09-19T21:59:11Z Exhaustion and frustration are building in the Carolinas as thousands of people wait to go home days after Hurricane Florence unleashed epic rain and floods.
The Latest: Amtrak resuming North Carolina passenger service 2018-09-19T21:56:00Z 2018-09-19T03:08:18Z 2018-09-19T21:55:59Z Authorities confirm two detainees drowned when a van was swept away in rising flood waters in South Carolina.
Hurricane rating system fails to account for deadly rain 2018-09-19T21:41:33Z 2018-09-18T13:17:02Z 2018-09-19T21:41:33Z Several meteorologists and disaster experts say Florence highlights a problem with the way hurricane danger is rated.
Florence death toll climbs to 37; Trump visits stricken area 2018-09-19T20:40:32Z 2018-09-18T04:36:57Z 2018-09-19T20:40:32Z Food and water handouts are beginning in the North Carolina city of Wilmington, which is still mostly cut off by floodwaters from Hurricane Florence.
Biggest wildfire on record in California is fully contained 2018-09-19T20:13:34Z 2018-09-19T20:03:28Z 2018-09-19T20:13:25Z The U.S. Forest Service says the largest wildfire on record in California is 100 percent contained.
'Up in the air': If displaced by storm, where to call home? 2018-09-19T19:54:05Z 2018-09-19T05:39:33Z 2018-09-19T19:54:01Z Carolina residents wonder where to call home after Florence swamps neighborhoods.
Florence's flooding claims 3.4 million poultry, 5,500 hogs 2018-09-19T19:18:17Z 2018-09-19T04:38:59Z 2018-09-19T19:18:09Z Officials say North Carolina rivers swamped dozens of farm buildings where animals were being raised for market, killing about 3.4 million chickens and turkey and 5,500 hogs.
Fate of FEMA leader in doubt as Florence cleanup continues 2018-09-19T18:12:01Z 2018-09-19T04:38:20Z 2018-09-19T18:11:58Z Fate of FEMA leader is in doubt over ethics questions as Florence cleanup continues in Carolinas.
A year after Maria, Puerto Rican kidney patients fear death 2018-09-19T17:10:19Z 2018-09-19T04:17:27Z 2018-09-19T17:10:09Z Puerto Rico dialysis patients fear death 1 year after Maria shuttered treatment center in Vieques.
3.4 million poultry, 5,500 hogs drowned in Florence flooding 2018-09-19T04:38:34Z 2018-09-18T20:27:07Z 2018-09-19T04:38:32Z About 1.7 million chickens have been killed in flooding from Florence as rising North Carolina rivers swamped at least 60 farm buildings where the animals were being raised for market, according to a major poultry producer.
The Latest: 2 die in rising flood waters that overtook a van 2018-09-19T03:06:10Z 2018-09-18T14:20:41Z 2018-09-19T03:05:13Z South Carolina's governor plans to meet with top Department of Defense leaders to discuss the state's response to Florence. Trump to visit North Carolina to survey Florence impact 2018-09-19T02:09:54Z 2018-09-18T19:47:27Z 2018-09-19T02:09:50Z President Donald Trump will travel to North Carolina on Wednesday to survey the impact of Hurricane Florence.
Can apps like Waze steer you clear of disaster? Maybe not 2018-09-19T01:03:42Z 2018-09-17T21:57:42Z 2018-09-19T01:03:42Z Navigation apps like Waze are trying to help motorists avoid hurricane flooding, but can people really rely on their smartphones to steer themselves out of a disaster zone.
US hurricane, Asian typhoon: 1 brings water, the other, wind 2018-09-19T01:03:02Z 2018-09-16T05:26:04Z 2018-09-19T01:03:02Z Hurricane Florence and Typhoon Mangkhut roar ashore the same day half a world apart, spreading devastation as differently as the water and the wind.
A warmer world makes hurricanes wetter and more intense 2018-09-19T01:02:49Z 2018-09-14T21:54:48Z 2018-09-19T01:02:45Z Scientists: Warner world makes hurricanes wetter, stronger and faster to intensify.
Puerto Rico sues insurance companies amid unresolved claims 2018-09-19T00:38:27Z 2018-09-18T20:57:13Z 2018-09-19T00:38:26Z Puerto Rico's government is suing insurance companies that officials say have not responded quickly enough to claims filed after Hurricane Maria.Gov.
Out pattern: Browns trade receiver Josh Gordon to Patriots 2018-09-18T17:52:28Z 2018-09-17T20:36:52Z 2018-09-18T17:52:26Z Browns trade troubled wide receiver Josh Gordon to New England Patriots.
Philippine policeman: Villagers refused advice to flee storm 2018-09-18T16:29:05Z 2018-09-18T11:37:09Z 2018-09-18T16:29:03Z A Philippine police officer says he tried to persuade residents of a mining camp to move to safety as a typhoon approached, but they appeared unconcerned and refused to leave a day before the storm triggered a huge landslide that buried dozens of people. 100 die in Nigeria flooding as toll expected to rise 2018-09-18T16:20:41Z 2018-09-18T09:46:54Z 2018-09-18T16:20:40Z 100 die in Nigeria flooding as toll expected to rise; outlook worse than for 2012 disaster. FEMA chief: Too much blame around on Puerto Rico deaths 2018-09-18T12:51:07Z 2018-09-16T20:06:59Z 2018-09-18T12:50:42Z The Trump administration's disaster relief chief says that "the numbers are all over the place" from studies on the death toll from last year's Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico.
Emergency crews throw supply lifeline to isolated Wilmington 2018-09-18T04:53:20Z 2018-09-17T04:26:38Z 2018-09-18T04:53:20Z Catastrophic flooding from Florence spreads across the Carolinas with one city virtually cut off by the deluge and the vast storm system now over several states.
WHAT'S HAPPENING: Rain, floods still in Florence's forecast 2018-09-18T04:52:56Z 2018-09-17T05:07:04Z 2018-09-18T04:52:44Z The forecast for Florence has not changed, unfortunately: It's still raining, and rivers are still rising.
Hope fades in Philippines for dozens buried in landslides 2018-09-18T04:10:29Z 2018-09-17T07:36:50Z 2018-09-18T04:10:28Z Philippines halts risky small-scale mining in 6 provinces where typhoon caused landslides that buried many; at least 69 dead in Philippines and China as storm weakens.
The Latest: More N Carolina counties qualify for federal aid 2018-09-18T01:17:24Z 2018-09-17T13:46:40Z 2018-09-18T01:17:24Z The devastating flooding in North Carolina from Florence has raised concerns about whether some dams will be able to hold up under the strain.
Florence flooding puts dams, many high hazard, to the test 2018-09-18T00:59:32Z 2018-09-18T00:46:57Z 2018-09-18T00:59:28Z Devastating flooding in North Carolina after Florence raises concerns whether dams able to hold up under the strain. Death tolls often rise weeks after storm hits 2018-09-17T20:53:46Z 2018-09-17T05:29:40Z 2018-09-17T20:53:45Z Disaster experts say it's not uncommon for death tolls to rise weeks after hurricanes hit because of nature of storms, difficulty in finding people.
Swollen NC rivers swamp dumps, raising water pollution fears 2018-09-17T20:27:47Z 2018-09-16T05:35:30Z 2018-09-17T20:27:41Z Duke Energy says slope has collapsed under Florence's heavy rains at a coal ash landfill at a closed North Carolina power station. Rains from Florence cause collapse at NC coal ash landfill 2018-09-17T16:47:20Z 2018-09-16T01:46:19Z 2018-09-17T16:47:07Z Duke Energy says heavy rains from Florence caused a slope to collapse at a coal-ash landfill at a closed power station near the North Carolina coast.
AP Explains: How hurricanes unleash lethal storm surges 2018-09-17T15:58:05Z 2018-09-14T04:59:27Z 2018-09-17T15:58:05Z AP Explains: How storm surges form in hurricanes, and why they are so lethal.
Road access cut off to N. Carolina city after Florence 2018-09-17T14:17:22Z 2018-09-17T04:52:57Z 2018-09-17T14:17:21Z Authorities are looking at going by air and water to get food into a North Carolina city that was cut off from road access by Florence's floodwaters.
The Latest: Child swept away by floodwaters 2018-09-17T13:32:09Z 2018-09-17T10:46:50Z 2018-09-17T13:32:09Z A train has derailed in North Carolina, but it's not clear whether it was storm-related.
Mangkhut weakens to tropical storm after plowing into China 2018-09-17T08:57:33Z 2018-09-16T04:56:05Z 2018-09-17T08:57:33Z Hong Kong and southern China hunkered down under red alert as strong winds and heavy rain from Typhoon Mangkhut lash the densely populated coast.
WHAT'S HAPPENING: Rivers pose epic Florence flood risks 2018-09-17T05:27:44Z 2018-09-16T05:25:40Z 2018-09-17T05:27:44Z A heavy-duty response already is slogging through heavy rains and floodwaters to help people trapped or displaced by Florence's watery onslaught.
Hurricane Florence cuts off road access to N. Carolina city 2018-09-17T04:54:09Z 2018-09-16T18:52:16Z 2018-09-17T04:54:09Z Damage from Hurricane Florence left a North Carolina city popular with tourists cut off Sunday from road access, leaving authorities planning how to get food and water there by air.
Flooding fears surge as rivers rise; Wilmington cut off 2018-09-17T04:37:38Z 2018-09-16T05:15:44Z 2018-09-17T04:37:38Z North Carolina bracing for what could be the next stage of a still-unfolding disaster: widespread, catastrophic river flooding from Florence.
The Latest: 3-month-old dies when tree falls on home 2018-09-17T03:28:39Z 2018-09-16T06:15:56Z 2018-09-17T03:28:38Z National Hurricane Center: Tropical Storm Florence expected to weaken soon but risk of flash flooding, major river flooding in Carolinas is rising.
Before and after a storm, the supply stores are critical 2018-09-16T22:14:10Z 2018-09-16T05:35:44Z 2018-09-16T22:14:00Z Before and after a hurricane, Ace is the place. And Home Depot and Lowe's. And many other building supply and hardware outlets.
Trump claims Hurricane Maria death toll rose 'like magic' 2018-09-16T18:19:37Z 2018-09-14T05:38:37Z 2018-09-16T18:19:37Z President Donald Trump is rejecting the official death toll from Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, arguing without evidence that "3,000 people did not die" and calling it a move by Democrats to make him look bad.
Browns releasing troubled wide receiver Josh Gordon 2018-09-16T15:59:08Z 2018-09-15T18:45:57Z 2018-09-16T15:59:04Z Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon will miss Sunday's game in New Orleans with a hamstring injury.
Deluged by Hurricane Matthew, rural town waits for Florence 2018-09-16T15:44:52Z 2018-09-15T15:55:45Z 2018-09-16T15:44:51Z A rural town, battered by the collapse of its blue-collar economy and then by Hurricane Matthew, might also bear the brunt of Florence.
The Latest: 2 dead after typhoon slams into southern China 2018-09-16T14:58:51Z 2018-09-16T09:25:46Z 2018-09-16T14:58:49Z Typhoon Mangkhut has made landfall in southern China's Guangdong province, bringing torrential rains and winds of 162 kilometers per hour (100 miles per hour).
No. 2 Clemson avoids bad weather as storm batters coast 2018-09-16T09:28:32Z 2018-09-15T15:55:24Z 2018-09-16T09:28:32Z No. 2 Clemson, Georgia Southern gets sunny sky, plenty of tailgaters for only major conference football game being played in Carolinas and Virginia amid Florence.
The Latest: Florence forecast to bring on new river flooding 2018-09-16T05:40:38Z 2018-09-15T05:45:18Z 2018-09-16T05:40:38Z Tropical Storm Florence is practically stalled over the Carolinas and the monster storm could dump drenching rains of up to 3½ feet.
2 storms, Florence and Mangkhut, different as water and wind 2018-09-16T05:28:54Z 2018-09-15T20:25:20Z 2018-09-16T05:28:42Z Killer storms Florence and Mangkhut hit on the same day, half a world apart, but that's about where the similarities end.
Florence pours on the rain amid fears of catastrophic floods 2018-09-16T05:09:29Z 2018-09-15T04:05:56Z 2018-09-16T05:09:29Z Nearly nonstop rain, surging seas and howling winds from Florence already have proven deadly, and the threat is days away from ending as floodwaters rise.
Typhoon aims at south China after killing 28 in Philippines 2018-09-16T04:16:15Z 2018-09-15T05:47:41Z 2018-09-16T04:16:14Z Philippine officials are assessing damage and checking on possible casualties as Typhoon Mangkhut pummeled the northern breadbasket with ferocious wind and rain that set off landslides, damaged an airport terminal and ripped off tin roofs.
The Latest: Typhoon death toll in Philippines jumps to 28 2018-09-16T03:47:59Z 2018-09-15T12:55:41Z 2018-09-16T03:47:59Z An official says Typhoon Mangkhut has left at least 12 people dead in the northern Philippines, mostly in landslides and houses that got pummeled by the storm's fierce winds and rain.
The Latest: Trump claims Maria death toll rose 'like magic' 2018-09-16T00:08:22Z 2018-09-15T02:54:58Z 2018-09-16T00:08:21Z President Donald Trump is circling back to his claim that the death toll from Hurricane Maria last year was inflated and says the number rose to 3,000 "like magic.".
Small-company stocks shine on an otherwise ho-hum day 2018-09-16T00:05:53Z 2018-09-14T14:45:29Z 2018-09-16T00:05:46Z US stocks are little changed as investors balance a strong gain in monthly industrial production with a report showing a weaker-than-expected gain in retail sales.
WHAT'S HAPPENING: Rain still in the forecast from Florence 2018-09-15T22:10:26Z 2018-09-15T04:24:56Z 2018-09-15T22:10:25Z Florence is turning out to be every bit as devastating as forecasters expected, with trillions of gallons of rain still in the forecast, hundreds of people needing rescue, hundreds of thousands of power outages and a handful of deaths. Hurricane keeps Marvel's Falcon actor from Comic Con Africa 2018-09-15T16:35:56Z 2018-09-14T10:54:34Z 2018-09-15T16:35:51Z Hurricane Florence keeps Marvel's Falcon actor from attending Comic Con Africa.
Mother, infant, among several killed by Hurricane Florence 2018-09-15T16:19:32Z 2018-09-14T22:26:03Z 2018-09-15T16:19:32Z A mother and baby killed when a tree smashed into their house are among several deaths caused by Hurricane Florence.
Scientists: World's warming; expect more intense hurricanes 2018-09-15T07:27:29Z 2018-09-15T04:35:13Z 2018-09-15T07:27:30Z Scientists who study climate change clearly see hand of humans in Florence, say a warmer world can expect more intense hurricanes.
Ferocious typhoon plows through rain-soaked Philippines 2018-09-15T05:56:39Z 2018-09-14T05:06:58Z 2018-09-15T05:56:39Z Typhoon Mangkhut has retained its ferocious strength and slightly shifted toward more densely populated coastal provinces as it barrels closer to the northeastern Philippines, where a massive evacuation is underway.
The Latest: Forecast: Florence threat continues overnight 2018-09-15T04:57:44Z 2018-09-14T06:56:30Z 2018-09-15T04:57:44Z The National Hurricane Center says that "catastrophic" freshwater flooding is expected over portions of the Carolinas as Hurricane Florence inches closer to the U.S. East Coast.
She lost one home to Sandy. Will Florence spare her now? 2018-09-15T04:18:09Z 2018-09-14T18:44:43Z 2018-09-15T04:18:07Z A family that lost their home in Superstorm Sandy in 2012 is now waiting to see whether Hurricane Florence has destroyed their new one in North Carolina.
4 dead as Hurricane Florence drenches the Carolinas 2018-09-15T03:26:58Z 2018-09-14T04:34:44Z 2018-09-15T03:26:57Z Hurricane Florence already has inundated coastal streets with ocean water and left tens of thousands without power, and forecasters say the worst is to come. Firefighter's death caused by retardant drop from 747 2018-09-15T02:18:55Z 2018-09-14T18:44:51Z 2018-09-15T02:18:54Z Investigation finds firefighter battling California wildfire was killed when flame-suppressing liquid was dropped from 747 flying only 100 feet above the treetops.
Hundreds of firefighters to head to Utah to fight wildfire 2018-09-15T01:38:56Z 2018-09-14T18:02:19Z 2018-09-15T01:38:55Z A fast-moving Utah wildfire fanned by high-winds has more than doubled in size as it burns through dry terrain and forces evacuations of hundreds of homes.
WHAT'S HAPPENING: Tree falling in Florence kills mom, baby 2018-09-15T00:51:07Z 2018-09-14T05:35:01Z 2018-09-15T00:51:07Z Hurricane Florence's winds may have weakened, but this is still no "minor" storm.
Regulators keep watch on toxic waste sites during hurricane 2018-09-14T22:57:41Z 2018-09-14T22:44:53Z 2018-09-14T22:57:41Z Environmental regulators keep watch on more than three dozen toxic waste sites during hurricane.
For meteorologists, Florence 'is a horrific nightmare storm' 2018-09-14T21:11:15Z 2018-09-13T05:27:44Z 2018-09-14T21:11:07Z Although forecasters expect Hurricane Florence to continue to weaken as it approaches North and South Carolina, experts are worried about what will happen if the storm hovers near land.
The Latest: Typhoon Mangkhut slams into Philippines 2018-09-14T20:38:37Z 2018-09-14T18:25:25Z 2018-09-14T20:38:37Z Philippine forecasters say Typhoon Mangkhut has slammed into the country's northeastern coast.
Florida opens up hotel rooms, ports to Florence evacuees 2018-09-14T18:17:15Z 2018-09-14T12:30:07Z 2018-09-14T18:17:14Z Long accustomed to its residents evacuating north when hurricanes threaten, Florida is in the unusual position of accommodating diverted cruise ships and hotel-room seekers hoping to escape the wrath of Hurricane Florence.
2 years after disastrous flood, Florence scares small town 2018-09-14T17:17:45Z 2018-09-14T05:03:47Z 2018-09-14T17:17:30Z No place in South Carolina is more worried about the possibility of disastrous inland flooding from Hurricane Florence's heavy rain than Nichols, South Carolina. 'Isaac' drops rain on Puerto Rico, sparks outages 2018-09-14T13:38:23Z 2018-09-14T13:35:37Z 2018-09-14T13:38:22Z Power outages are being reported across Puerto Rico as Tropical Depression Isaac drops rain across the U.S. territory.
Congress passes spending deal, bids to avert gov't shutdown 2018-09-14T12:56:33Z 2018-09-13T04:52:24Z 2018-09-14T12:56:19Z As a major hurricane menaces the East Coast, Congress is moving to avert a legislative disaster that could lead to a partial government shutdown just weeks before the November midterm elections.
Trump complicates Florida GOP's play for Puerto Rican voters 2018-09-14T12:48:22Z 2018-09-14T05:49:12Z 2018-09-14T12:48:19Z Top Florida Republicans have been quick to say President Donald Trump is wrong about the death toll in Puerto Rico.
Honolulu dam's neighbors warned as storm raises water levels 2018-09-14T12:18:21Z 2018-09-14T06:14:48Z 2018-09-14T12:18:20Z Honolulu officials on Thursday prepared for the possible evacuation of 10,000 people from a residential neighborhood after rains from a tropical storm dangerously elevated water levels in a reservoir.
Evacuation underway as huge typhoon nears Philippines, China 2018-09-14T07:25:12Z 2018-09-13T07:28:57Z 2018-09-14T07:25:09Z Philippine officials have begun evacuations from danger zones on the path of the most powerful typhoon this year, closing schools and readying bulldozers for landslides.
The Latest: Florence downgraded to a Category 1 hurricane 2018-09-14T06:31:54Z 2018-09-13T13:55:54Z 2018-09-14T06:31:54Z The police chief of a barrier island in the bullseye of Hurricane Florence is warning any stragglers who refused to evacuate that they are making a dangerous choice.
The Latest: WH: 'Liberal media,' mayor spread misinformation 2018-09-14T06:29:04Z 2018-09-13T15:19:48Z 2018-09-14T06:29:02Z Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello says in a Facebook video post in Spanish that there should no more questions about the number of deaths from Hurricane Maria.
Republicans dodge, weave around Trump's hurricane tweets 2018-09-14T05:50:30Z 2018-09-13T20:31:46Z 2018-09-14T05:50:27Z With all attention on Hurricane Florence, Republicans are dealing with a separate, familiar kind of storm in the halls of Congress _ and one of the president's own making.
Trump tweets roil Florida GOP's play for Puerto Rican voters 2018-09-14T05:49:38Z 2018-09-13T23:06:58Z 2018-09-14T05:49:36Z Top Florida Republicans have been quick to say President Donald Trump is wrong about the death toll in Puerto Rico.
Trump turns back to Maria, falsely says Dems inflated toll 2018-09-14T05:38:18Z 2018-09-13T13:12:12Z 2018-09-14T05:38:18Z President Donald Trump is rejecting the official death toll from Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, arguing without evidence that "3,000 people did not die" and calling it a move by Democrats to make him look bad.
Beyond hurricanes, rising seas menace barrier island homes 2018-09-14T05:25:00Z 2018-09-14T05:04:06Z 2018-09-14T05:25:00Z For barrier island homes that survive Florence's assault on the Carolina coast, it's only a matter of time as they face a disastrous long-term threat of sea level rise.
Honolulu warns residents after storm swells dam water levels 2018-09-14T05:15:33Z 2018-09-13T06:47:26Z 2018-09-14T05:15:33Z A gradually weakening tropical storm hit Hawaii on Wednesday, soaking a part of Maui and sending gusts of wind that toppled trees and cancelled flights at a number of airports in the state.
'Threat becomes reality': Florence begins days of rain, wind 2018-09-14T04:58:58Z 2018-09-13T04:23:31Z 2018-09-14T04:58:58Z Time nearly up to get out of the way of Hurricane Florence, a monster of a storm that has a region of more than 10 million people in its sights.
The Latest: Colgate donates team meals after game canceled 2018-09-14T02:17:05Z 2018-09-13T14:31:04Z 2018-09-14T02:17:05Z The kickoff for Middle Tennessee's game at No. 3 Georgia on Saturday has been moved to noon because of concerns about the impact of Hurricane Florence. Pentagon: Slow-moving hurricane to make rescues challenging 2018-09-14T00:28:20Z 2018-09-13T21:56:28Z 2018-09-14T00:28:15Z Senior Defense Department officials say the expected high winds and slow movement of Hurricane Florence as it comes ashore will make rescue efforts challenging in the flooded areas. No. 2 Clemson forges ahead, playing game with storm looming 2018-09-14T00:16:51Z 2018-09-13T14:21:20Z 2018-09-14T00:16:46Z Presbyterian of the FCS Big South Conference has cancelled its Saturday game with Stetson due to Hurricane Florence.
AP Explains: How storm surges build up, destroy and kill 2018-09-13T23:24:29Z 2018-09-13T21:53:17Z 2018-09-13T23:23:52Z AP Explains: How storm surges form, then destroy and kill.
WHAT'S HAPPENING: Florence begins to batter Carolina coast 2018-09-13T23:02:31Z 2018-09-13T05:30:16Z 2018-09-13T23:02:31Z Hurricane Florence is being called a once-in-a-lifetime storm for threatening to cause historic flooding, blow catastrophic winds and idle for days over the Carolinas and the Mid-Atlantic.
After Florence, barrier islands still doomed by rising sea 2018-09-13T22:56:26Z 2018-09-13T20:21:33Z 2018-09-13T22:56:24Z Even after Hurricane Florence, barrier islands are still doomed by rising sea level.
1 family's dilemma to evacuate or not comes down to money 2018-09-13T22:56:19Z 2018-09-13T18:43:52Z 2018-09-13T22:56:18Z Family's dilemma to stay home or flee from Hurricane Florence comes down to money. Puerto Rican evacuees hunt for housing as vouchers expire 2018-09-13T19:38:40Z 2018-09-13T03:37:03Z 2018-09-13T19:38:39Z Hundreds of Puerto Rican evacuees who fled to the mainland after Hurricane Maria are scrambling this week to find housing, with vouchers expiring Friday.
'Not a pretty sight': Hurricane Florence has experts worried 2018-09-13T19:09:39Z 2018-09-12T05:13:00Z 2018-09-13T19:09:37Z Experts say Hurricane Florence has all the makings of a monster storm. 2 small earthquakes rattle parts of north-central Oklahoma 2018-09-13T18:43:29Z 2018-09-11T18:17:02Z 2018-09-13T18:42:44Z Two small earthquakes recorded within less than one minute of each other have rattled an area of northern Oklahoma. Landslide at famed Greek 'shipwreck' beach injures 7 2018-09-13T15:10:03Z 2018-09-13T10:24:56Z 2018-09-13T15:10:02Z Greek authorities say a landslide at a popular beach on the western island of Zakynthos has resulted in at least one injury, while coast guard officials were seeking to determine whether there were any people missing.
Speedways, makeshift shelters offer rest to storm evacuees 2018-09-13T13:18:31Z 2018-09-13T04:31:58Z 2018-09-13T13:18:30Z Three of the nation's largest motor speedways have opened their vast campgrounds to southerners escaping Hurricane Florence, part of a patchwork of shelters across the region serving as a refuge for storm evacuees.
Closed ports, lost power: How storm could hurt area economy 2018-09-13T08:19:52Z 2018-09-12T19:41:46Z 2018-09-13T08:19:43Z Closed businesses, drowned livestock, washed-away cars: Hurricane's likely economic impact.
Strongest typhoon this year closes in on north Philippines 2018-09-13T07:29:55Z 2018-09-12T14:33:32Z 2018-09-13T07:29:51Z Philippine officials say they plan to evacuate thousands of villagers, shut down schools and offices and scramble to harvest rice and corn as the most powerful typhoon so far this year menacingly roared toward the country's north.
Florence impacts Clemson, South Carolina football games 2018-09-13T07:25:41Z 2018-09-12T22:39:38Z 2018-09-13T07:25:35Z No. 2 Clemson has moved up the start time of its football game this weekend and South Carolina has canceled its home game with Marshall due to Hurricane Florence.
Storm to be 'exceptionally bad news' if it hovers offshore 2018-09-13T05:33:04Z 2018-09-13T04:32:23Z 2018-09-13T05:32:31Z Although forecasters expect Hurricane Florence to continue to weaken as it approaches North and South Carolina, experts are worried about what will happen if the storm hovers near land.
Slaves' descendants have long history of enduring hurricanes 2018-09-13T05:17:20Z 2018-09-13T04:52:50Z 2018-09-13T05:17:19Z A community of slave descendants on the South Carolina coast is used to riding out big storms - from one that killed an estimated 2,000 people in 1893 to Tropical Storm Irma last year. Senate approves 1st spending bill to avert partial shutdown 2018-09-13T05:05:00Z 2018-09-12T23:21:10Z 2018-09-13T05:04:55Z As a major hurricane menaces the East Coast, Congress is moving to avert a legislative disaster that could lead to a partial government shutdown just weeks before the November midterm elections.
Storm evacuees find refuge at speedways, makeshift shelters 2018-09-13T04:33:31Z 2018-09-12T22:29:36Z 2018-09-13T04:33:21Z Three of the nation's largest motor speedways have opened their vast campgrounds to southerners escaping Hurricane Florence, part of a patchwork of shelters across the region serving as a refuge for storm evacuees.
Storm's uncertain track sows fear; 10 million in crosshairs 2018-09-13T04:21:35Z 2018-09-12T04:16:33Z 2018-09-13T04:21:35Z Residents on the Carolina coast are finding empty gas pumps and depleted store shelves as they flee a potentially devastating blow from Hurricane Florence.
The Latest: Florence now a Category 2 storm, still dangerous 2018-09-13T03:41:03Z 2018-09-12T16:59:08Z 2018-09-13T03:41:02Z Airlines are starting to cancel more flights as Hurricane Florence approaches the Southeast coast.
Trump comments sting in Puerto Rico amid slow storm recovery 2018-09-13T03:35:01Z 2018-09-12T20:58:04Z 2018-09-13T03:34:57Z President Donald Trump's assertion that the federal government's response to Hurricane Maria was "an incredible, unsung success" is falling flat in Puerto Rico, where islanders are still struggling to recover a year later.
Tropical storm fades but still douses Hawaii with rain 2018-09-13T03:33:57Z 2018-09-12T06:28:55Z 2018-09-13T03:32:33Z Maui hunkered down for heavy rains and powerful winds as a gradually weakening tropical storm barreled toward the state, while Honolulu hoped it would be spared the worst. Atlantic City casino to take in hurricane evacuees for free 2018-09-13T02:38:52Z 2018-09-12T23:41:09Z 2018-09-13T02:38:48Z An Atlantic City casino owner says he'll take in people fleeing the powerful hurricane due to strike the East Coast this week. Tropical storm drops light rain as it nears Maui, Big Island 2018-09-13T00:48:16Z 2018-09-11T20:52:48Z 2018-09-13T00:48:16Z Tropical Storm Olivia is dropping light rain on Maui and the Big Island as its outer rain bands approach the state.
Florence poses a new threat for rural, struggling towns 2018-09-12T22:53:28Z 2018-09-12T04:58:00Z 2018-09-12T22:53:28Z Monster Hurricane Florence is taking aim at parts of the Carolinas were many families struggle to get by, and who may lack the money to flee or recover after the damage is done.
Unique Gullah communities have ridden out many hurricanes 2018-09-12T22:53:25Z 2018-09-12T16:08:14Z 2018-09-12T22:53:25Z Slave descendants on South Carolina island have long history of riding out hurricanes. US says transfer from FEMA funds won't harm hurricane relief 2018-09-12T21:17:27Z 2018-09-12T14:21:34Z 2018-09-12T21:17:22Z The Department of Homeland security says $10 million transfer of funds to ICE wouldn't hurt hurricane response efforts.
Florence and the coastal dilemma: How long will it hover? 2018-09-12T20:57:06Z 2018-09-12T20:47:48Z 2018-09-12T20:56:58Z The closer Hurricane Florence gets to land, the murkier its future gets because steering currents disappear.
Markets Right Now: US stocks end mostly flat on Wall Street 2018-09-12T20:37:54Z 2018-09-12T13:46:27Z 2018-09-12T20:37:47Z Stocks mixed at open, energy stocks gains as Hurricane Florence heads for the U.S. East Coast.
To stay or go? Millions in hurricane's path must decide 2018-09-12T18:40:07Z 2018-09-12T18:38:55Z 2018-09-12T18:40:07Z From Norfolk, Virginia in the north to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina in the south, millions of residents in the path of Hurricane Florence are frantically preparing for a monster storm that's anticipated to make landfall sometime early Saturday morning.
Florence could flood hog manure pits, coal ash dumps 2018-09-12T18:26:34Z 2018-09-12T04:28:14Z 2018-09-12T18:26:29Z Florence could flood manure pits, coal ash dumps and other industrial sites, creating toxic brew.
East Coast military bases brace for Florence 2018-09-12T17:54:42Z 2018-09-12T04:37:54Z 2018-09-12T17:54:42Z Service members and their families left some of the southeast's biggest military installations, and equipment and ships were relocated as Hurricane Florence swirled toward the East Coast on Tuesday.
Trump says response to Puerto Rico storm 'underappreciated' 2018-09-12T17:44:34Z 2018-09-12T05:18:47Z 2018-09-12T17:44:34Z President Donald Trump is calling the U.S. government's response to Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico "incredibly successful" even though a recent federal report found that nearly 3,000 people died.
The Latest: MEAC calls off game at South Carolina State. 2018-09-12T15:50:51Z 2018-09-11T18:02:52Z 2018-09-12T15:50:47Z Hurricane Florence is forcing Duke to travel early for Saturday's game at Baylor in Texas.
The Latest: Trump says Puerto storm response 'unappreciated' 2018-09-12T15:33:23Z 2018-09-12T11:49:37Z 2018-09-12T15:32:04Z President Donald Trump says the U.S. government is ready for Hurricane Florence and last year's response to Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico was "great" even though thousands of people died there.
Japan's power supply system weak link in times of disaster 2018-09-12T14:45:40Z 2018-09-07T05:41:01Z 2018-09-12T14:45:29Z Japan's power supply system weak link in times of disaster. McConnell says GOP in 'knife fight' to hold Senate majority 2018-09-12T14:18:24Z 2018-09-11T18:16:59Z 2018-09-12T14:18:12Z Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says Senate Republicans face a tough challenge in November holding on to their Senate majority, and he's using a hurricane analogy. Death toll from summer forest fire near Athens rises to 99 2018-09-12T09:26:20Z 2018-09-11T20:03:07Z 2018-09-12T09:26:15Z Greek authorities say the death toll from this summer's devastating forest fire near Athens has risen to 99, after a woman injured in the blaze died in hospital.
Asian stocks fall as China reacts to US tariffs 2018-09-12T05:49:41Z 2018-09-11T14:27:35Z 2018-09-12T05:49:41Z U.S. stock indexes are little changed as technology companies rise, but industrial and materials companies fall after the World Trade Organization said it will review a request by China to sanction the U.S.
Hurricane Florence has ingredients that make experts worry 2018-09-12T05:09:20Z 2018-09-11T20:45:02Z 2018-09-12T05:09:20Z Everything is coming together to make Florence a monster storm, but what really scares experts is the rain.
Florence could rival North Carolina's 1954 'benchmark storm' 2018-09-12T05:08:59Z 2018-09-11T04:10:06Z 2018-09-12T05:08:59Z Hurricane Florence could hit Carolinas with a punch not seen in more than 60 years.
Trump: Storm response in Puerto Rico 'incredibly successful' 2018-09-12T05:05:02Z 2018-09-11T20:13:12Z 2018-09-12T05:05:02Z President Donald Trump is calling the U.S. government's response to Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico "incredibly successful" even though a recent federal report found that nearly 3,000 people died.
Hurricane could flood many waste sites, creating toxic brew 2018-09-12T04:22:25Z 2018-09-11T22:05:55Z 2018-09-12T04:22:21Z Florence could flood manure pits, coal ash dumps and other industrial sites, creating toxic brew.
'Big and vicious': Hurricane Florence closes in on Carolinas 2018-09-12T04:18:35Z 2018-09-11T04:15:20Z 2018-09-12T04:18:35Z Millions of Americans are preparing for what could become one of the most catastrophic hurricanes to hit the Eastern Seaboard in decades.
To prep for Hurricane Florence, investors sell off insurers 2018-09-12T04:15:54Z 2018-09-11T21:39:49Z 2018-09-12T04:15:52Z Ahead of Hurricane Florence, a frenzied sale of property insurers, investments in companies that sell construction supplies, portable generators.
The Latest: 5.4M people under hurricane watches, warnings 2018-09-12T03:57:25Z 2018-09-11T12:47:20Z 2018-09-12T03:57:25Z The National Hurricane Center says a new report from an Air Force Reserve Unit hurricane hunter aircraft indicates that Hurricane Florence's top sustained winds have decreased slightly to 130 mph (215 kph) with higher gusts. Florence forces 3 games with ranked teams off weekend slate 2018-09-12T02:52:20Z 2018-09-11T17:00:46Z 2018-09-12T02:51:05Z North Carolina's game against No. 18 UCF won't take place Saturday while Wake Forest's Thursday night matchup with Boston College will start two hours earlier due to Hurricane Florence.
In simulation, Category 4 hurricane devastated East Coast 2018-09-12T02:25:47Z 2018-09-11T19:23:05Z 2018-09-12T02:25:44Z In recent government simulation, hurricane similar to Florence devastated vulnerable East Coast. North Carolina's wild horses expected to survive hurricane 2018-09-11T20:50:25Z 2018-09-11T18:04:03Z 2018-09-11T20:50:25Z As North Carolina braces for Hurricane Florence, some tourists and residents are worried about the famous wild horses that roam the Outer Banks. Tropical Storm Olivia approaches Hawaii with wind, rain 2018-09-11T06:49:49Z 2018-09-10T21:23:50Z 2018-09-11T06:49:49Z Hurricane Olivia is expected to approach Hawaii in the next day as either a high-end tropical storm or a low-end hurricane.
Florence strengthens to Category 4, takes aim at Carolinas 2018-09-11T04:22:52Z 2018-09-10T05:32:58Z 2018-09-11T04:22:52Z Tropical Storm Florence is expected become a "major hurricane" as it continues to approach the southeastern U.S. East Coast.
Interstate 5 reopens after California blaze forces closure 2018-09-11T03:32:19Z 2018-09-10T16:11:18Z 2018-09-11T03:32:12Z Officials say a major interstate near the California-Oregon border has reopened six days a wildfire roaring along the roadway forced its closure. California utility proposes wildfire safety measures 2018-09-10T23:44:07Z 2018-09-10T22:38:54Z 2018-09-10T23:44:02Z California utility to replace 3,400 miles of overhead power lines with insulated wire to reduce the risk of sparking wildfires. Mississippi Trump rally canceled as storm nears East Coast 2018-09-10T21:49:28Z 2018-09-10T17:39:12Z 2018-09-10T21:49:25Z An official with President Donald Trump's campaign says they are canceling a trip to Mississippi because Hurricane Florence is approaching the southeastern coast of the U.S.
Strengthening Hurricane Florence takes aim at US Southeast 2018-09-10T05:33:09Z 2018-09-09T11:09:44Z 2018-09-10T05:33:07Z The U.S. East Coast could be hit with a powerful hurricane next week as Tropical Storm Florence continues to strengthen as it moves toward the mainland.
The Latest: North Carolina campus in voluntary evacuation 2018-09-10T04:44:53Z 2018-09-09T15:19:56Z 2018-09-10T04:44:49Z Forecasters say Tropical Storm Florence has turned into a hurricane and is swirling toward the East Coast for what could be a direct hit toward the end of the week.
Wildfire that closed key California highway explodes in size 2018-09-09T19:21:55Z 2018-09-08T16:56:27Z 2018-09-09T19:21:54Z A roaring wildfire that has shut down a stretch of a major interstate in a rural area near the California-Oregon border has nearly doubled in size overnight. Big quake hits northern Japan, leaving 9 dead, 30 missing 2018-09-09T17:32:55Z 2018-09-05T20:54:14Z 2018-09-09T17:32:55Z The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 6.6 earthquake has hit northern Japan. Q&A: With severe storms approaching US, what to expect? 2018-09-09T17:21:41Z 2018-09-08T19:04:30Z 2018-09-09T17:21:39Z Q&A: With severe storms approaching US, what to expect. Powerful hurricane could be headed to southeast US 2018-09-09T08:50:59Z 2018-09-08T12:21:10Z 2018-09-09T08:50:59Z Florence could cause dangerous surf and rip currents along parts of the U.S. East Coast this weekend as the storm swirls across the Atlantic.
Death toll rises, flights resume, power back in Japan quake 2018-09-08T19:23:11Z 2018-09-08T04:10:47Z 2018-09-08T19:23:11Z Japanese rescue workers and troops are searching for the missing for a third straight day in a northern Japan hamlet buried by landslides from a powerful earthquake. Alaska volcano restless again 2018-09-08T15:47:26Z 2018-09-04T23:08:01Z 2018-09-08T15:47:24Z One of Alaska's largest and most active volcanoes is restless again and has prompted scientists to issue an aviation advisory. Florence could cause dangerous surf along US coast 2018-09-08T03:16:26Z 2018-09-07T22:17:57Z 2018-09-08T03:16:21Z Florence could cause dangerous surf and rip currents along parts of the U.S. East Coast this weekend as the storm swirls across the Atlantic.
Wildfire keeps key California highway closed through weekend 2018-09-08T00:51:40Z 2018-09-07T06:07:35Z 2018-09-08T00:50:03Z Authorities mull whether to reopen a major highway that's been closed for two days by a raging Northern California wildfire.
New California bridge gets sensors to gather earthquake data 2018-09-07T18:12:39Z 2018-09-04T06:07:56Z 2018-09-07T18:12:38Z A replacement bridge under construction at the nation's second-busiest port isn't just a crucial route for cargo trucks and Southern California commuters _ it's a concrete-and-steel science experiment for engineers and seismologists. State says seniors were abandoned during California wildfire 2018-09-07T16:35:04Z 2018-09-06T23:54:11Z 2018-09-07T16:35:04Z A state investigation has found that staff at two senior care facilities abandoned residents during an evacuation as wildfires swept through Northern California last October.
Japan quake toll up to 18 as rescuers dig through landslides 2018-09-07T14:44:26Z 2018-09-07T01:48:57Z 2018-09-07T14:44:24Z Death toll rises to 16, with 26 missing as rescuers dig through mud of landslides unleashed by powerful earthquake on northern Japanese island.
California takes financial wallop from unrelenting wildfires 2018-09-07T04:43:41Z 2018-09-06T06:43:49Z 2018-09-07T04:43:40Z A Northern California wildfire that closed down dozens of miles of a main freeway between California and Oregon and left the road littered with abandoned trucks. Hurricane Norman on course to pass Hawaii to northeast 2018-09-06T20:57:53Z 2018-09-06T20:56:58Z 2018-09-06T20:57:51Z One hurricane is on course to bypass Hawaii to the northeast, while another appears set to weaken before it gets closer to the island state.
Blamed in baby's death, weakening Gordon spreads rain inland 2018-09-06T13:34:19Z 2018-09-05T02:45:14Z 2018-09-06T13:34:05Z Gordon has begun hurling tropical storm-force winds onshore along the Alabama and western Florida Panhandle coastline.
Typhoon-damaged airport in Japan to partly reopen Friday 2018-09-06T08:48:58Z 2018-09-06T08:33:57Z 2018-09-06T08:48:58Z Japanese airport flooded by typhoon is expected to partially reopen Friday after officials promised round-the-clock work to repair damage.
The Latest: 4 dead, over 30 buried in northern Japan quake 2018-09-06T07:39:41Z 2018-09-06T00:31:11Z 2018-09-06T07:39:41Z Japanese government says efforts are underway to restore power in Hokkaido after a strong quake hit the northern island. Trucks abandoned as California wildfire shuts down I-5 2018-09-06T05:48:53Z 2018-09-06T00:46:03Z 2018-09-06T05:48:49Z Northern California wildfire prompts closure in both directions of Interstate 5, new evacuations in area already hit by Carr Fire.
Firefighting group expresses concern over inmate rape arrest 2018-09-06T00:46:44Z 2018-09-05T14:01:03Z 2018-09-06T00:46:42Z Idaho is reviewing its program that allows the temporary release of prison inmates to help fight wildfires after one was charged with raping a woman working at a remote Utah base camp.
Typhoon leaves major airport closed and destruction in Japan 2018-09-05T17:07:07Z 2018-09-05T02:16:40Z 2018-09-05T17:07:07Z People stranded at offshore airport begin returning by boat and bus across partially damaged bridge to mainland after typhoon sweeps across part of Japan's main island.
Storm-hit Japan airport counts damage; unclear when reopens 2018-09-05T09:18:42Z 2018-09-05T07:52:39Z 2018-09-05T09:18:31Z The closure of a major Japanese airport flooded by a typhoon is raising worries about the impact on tourist traffic, mostly from China and Southeast Asia.
Arizona canyon famed for waterfalls to reopen after flooding 2018-09-05T04:26:57Z 2018-08-31T19:31:30Z 2018-09-05T04:26:56Z An Arizona canyon famous for its blue-green waterfalls is reopening to tourists weeks after flooding caused extensive damage.
Video Clip: Thousands of Long Island residents still without power - Disaster tourists seek firsthand look at NY's storm-ravaged neighborhoods, annoying some