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Bad Weather Moves Into Eastern States; 5 Dead In South

More than 300,000 homes and businesses were without power early Friday as a weather system blamed for five deaths in the South moved into the northeastern United States.

California Firefighters Return From Battling Australia Fires

Twenty firefighters from California returned to the United States on Wednesday after spending nearly a month battling wildfires in Australia.

Avalanche In Turkey Wipes Out Rescue Team; 38 Dead Overall

An avalanche slammed into a mountain road in eastern Turkey on Wednesday, wiping out a huge team of rescue workers sent to find people missing in an earlier avalanche.

Winter Storm Brings Snow, Ice To Southern Plains States

A powerful winter storm dropped snow throughout parts of Texas and Oklahoma early Wednesday and brought the risk of ice to northwest Arkansas.

20-Year-Old Firefighter Killed In Crash On Way Home From Training

Corbin Rogers of the Spring Lake Fire Department was going home from ladder training when he had a car accident in Moore County, the fire department said.

Coronavirus: Here Are 10 Misconceptions Being Spread

“Is it safe to eat Chinese food?” That was a question from an audience member at a coronavirus public information session in NYC.

How Pandemics Have Impacted Airline Stocks, From SARS To Coronavirus

No one wants to be holding travel stocks during global health crises. They are the opposite of holding health care and pharmaceuticals at a time when fear drives market sentiment.

Weather Officials Warn Of Possible Flooding And Landslides

Prepare for major flooding and possible landslides throughout Snohomish County this weekend, as heavy rain was forecast to swell three major rivers.

Slain Honolulu Officer Honored By Colleagues And Community

Law enforcement officers from around the country gathered in Honolulu for a ceremony to honor one of two officers killed while responding to a call.

Study: Trees In Kansas Increasingly Pose A Wildfire Hazard

Trees in Kansas pose a mounting wildfire risk as they continue to take over grassland around the state, according to a new study.