Storms

In this May 16, 2018 photo, a worker with Cobra Energy Company, contracted by the Army Corps of Engineers, installs power lines in the Barrio Martorel area of Yabucoa, a town where many people are still without power in Puerto Rico. The Army Corps of Engineers is ending its work to rebuild Puerto Rico's electric grid, despite residents' fears that the island's government won't be able to restore power on its own to more than 16,000 people who remain blacked out eight months after Hurricane Maria. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti)
May 18, 2018 - 12:19 am
YABUCOA, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Army Corps of Engineers is ending its work to rebuild Puerto Rico's electric grid, despite residents' fears that the island's government won't be able to restore power on its own to more than 16,000 people who remain blacked out eight months after Hurricane Maria...
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This aerial view shows storm damage to Brookfield, Conn., on Tuesday, May 15, 2018. Residents in the Northeast cleaned up Wednesday, a day after powerful storms pounded the region with torrential rain and marble-sized hail, leaving more then 200,000 homes and businesses without power. (John Woike/Hartford Courant via AP)
May 16, 2018 - 5:16 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Residents in the Northeast cleaned up Wednesday, a day after powerful storms pounded the region with torrential rain and marble-sized hail, leaving at least four people dead and more than 200,000 homes and businesses without power. Connecticut officials said two people in New...
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Visitors pose for photos in front of the oil on canvas painting Dixie's Bar of Music at the New Orleans Jazz Museum in New Orleans, Thursday, May 10, 2018. The 29-foot-long painting that caricatures more than 60 musical celebrities of the 1940s is back in a New Orleans museum. The painting covered a wall at Dixie's Bar of Music, a haven for gays during a homophobic era. It's been in storage since 2005's Hurricane Katrina but is now the focus of a new display at the museum in the Old U.S. Mint. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
May 10, 2018 - 12:27 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A mural painting that caricatures more than 60 musical celebrities of the 1940s is back on display in a New Orleans museum . It's by Xavier Gonzalez, an artist whose work is in major art museums. This piece was commissioned to cover a wall at Dixie's Bar of Music , which was an...
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May 03, 2018 - 6:01 pm
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — In a story May 2 about the crash of a military cargo plane, The Associated Press erroneously reported the age of the plane based on information from Puerto Rico's National Guard. The plane was about 40 years old, not more than 60 years old. A corrected version of the story is...
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May 03, 2018 - 5:58 pm
PORT WENTWORTH, Ga. (AP) — In a story May 2 about the crash of a military cargo plane, The Associated Press erroneously reported the age of the plane based on information from Puerto Rico's National Guard. The plane was about 40 years old, not more than 60 years old. A corrected version of the...
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Flames and smoke rise from an Air National Guard C-130 cargo plane after it crashed near Savannah, Ga., Wednesday, May 2, 2018. (James Lavine via AP)
May 03, 2018 - 4:10 pm
PORT WENTWORTH, Ga. (AP) — Military investigators began the arduous task Thursday of answering why a C-130 Hercules cargo plane being flown into retirement by an experienced crew plunged onto a Georgia highway. Families and friends of the nine airmen, meanwhile, grieved and took note of the fact...
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This frame grab from video provided by XYZ News shows damage caused by a rainstorm in the western Indian state of Rajasthan, Thursday, May 3, 2018. A powerful dust storm and rain swept parts of north and western India overnight, causing house collapses, toppling trees and leaving dozens dead and more than 160 injured, officials said Thursday. (XYZ News via AP)
May 03, 2018 - 9:49 am
LUCKNOW, India (AP) — A powerful dust storm and rain swept parts of north and western India overnight, causing house collapses, toppling trees and leaving at least 91 people dead and more than 160 injured, officials said Thursday. The devastation was particularly severe Wednesday night in Agra, the...
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FILE - In this Sept. 6, 2017, file photo, a resident looks at debris piled in front of her home in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey in Houston. Officials in the Texas county hardest hit by Hurricane Harvey voted on Tuesday, May 1, 2018, to request that an August special election be set for a bond referendum in which residents could be asked to approve as much as $2.5 billion to finance critical flood-control projects. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
May 01, 2018 - 9:22 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Officials in the Texas county hardest hit by Hurricane Harvey voted on Tuesday to request that an August special election be set for a bond referendum in which residents could be asked to approve as much as $2.5 billion to finance critical flood-control projects. The proposed Aug. 25...
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A firefighter walks past burning cars set on fire by activists during the traditional May Day rally in the center of Paris, France, Tuesday, May 1, 2018. Each year, people around the world take to the streets to mark International Workers' Day, or May Day. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
May 01, 2018 - 3:26 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Workers and activists around the world marked May Day on Tuesday with rallies and other events to press their governments to address labor issues. International Workers' Day is a public holiday in many countries, though activities are restricted in some places, sometimes leading to...
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Fans gather on the floor during the NFL football draft at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, Saturday, April 28, 2018. (Jae S. Lee/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
April 30, 2018 - 5:20 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys want a do-over on hosting the Super Bowl after horrid weather and a seating fiasco ruined their first try seven years ago. While the wait will easily be more than a decade and with no indication the big game is coming back soon, last weekend's draft at...
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