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  • The Latest: Accuser calls Bill Cosby 'a raping monster'

    The Latest: Accuser calls Bill Cosby 'a raping monster'

    Thursday, April 26 2018 11:08 AM EDT2018-04-26 15:08:48 GMT
    Friday, April 27 2018 4:01 AM EDT2018-04-27 08:01:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Bill Cosby arrives for his sexual assault retrial, Thursday, April 26, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. Jurors in Cosby's sexual assault retrial are kicking off a second day of deliberations.(AP Photo/Matt Slocum). Bill Cosby arrives for his sexual assault retrial, Thursday, April 26, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. Jurors in Cosby's sexual assault retrial are kicking off a second day of deliberations.
    The judge in Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial says the six alternate jurors will get an hour with the courthouse comfort dog before being sent back to their hotel.More >>
    The judge in Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial says the six alternate jurors will get an hour with the courthouse comfort dog before being sent back to their hotel.More >>
  • Kauai wants tourists to help island overcome flood damage

    Kauai wants tourists to help island overcome flood damage

    Friday, April 27 2018 2:59 AM EDT2018-04-27 06:59:28 GMT
    Friday, April 27 2018 3:10 AM EDT2018-04-27 07:10:54 GMT
    (Jan Snarski/@janmatthewsnarski via AP). In this April 18, 2018 photo provided by Jan Snarksi, Snarski's wife Emilie Johnson carries their baby while walking toward Anahola Beach in Anahola on the island of Kauai in Hawaii. Kauai residents and business...(Jan Snarski/@janmatthewsnarski via AP). In this April 18, 2018 photo provided by Jan Snarksi, Snarski's wife Emilie Johnson carries their baby while walking toward Anahola Beach in Anahola on the island of Kauai in Hawaii. Kauai residents and business...
    Residents and businesses are still cleaning up from flooding that deluged parts of Kauai earlier this month, but community leaders are urging tourists to come regardless so locals don't suffer an economic calamity...More >>
    Residents and businesses are still cleaning up from flooding that deluged parts of Kauai earlier this month, but community leaders are urging tourists to come regardless so locals don't suffer an economic calamity on top of a natural one.More >>
  • US to end special protections for 9,000 Nepalese immigrants

    US to end special protections for 9,000 Nepalese immigrants

    Thursday, April 26 2018 1:49 PM EDT2018-04-26 17:49:09 GMT
    Thursday, April 26 2018 6:19 PM EDT2018-04-26 22:19:29 GMT
    The Trump administration has decided to end special protections for an estimated 9,000 Nepalese immigrants in the United States.More >>
    The Trump administration has decided to end special protections for an estimated 9,000 Nepalese immigrants in the United States.More >>
  • Correction: Hotshots Statue story

    Correction: Hotshots Statue story

    Sunday, April 22 2018 5:04 AM EDT2018-04-22 09:04:46 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 4:57 PM EDT2018-04-24 20:57:05 GMT
    A statue has been unveiled honoring 19 members of a firefighting team known as the Granite Mountain Hotshots who died in a 2013 Arizona wildfire.More >>
    A statue has been unveiled honoring 19 members of a firefighting team known as the Granite Mountain Hotshots who died in a 2013 Arizona wildfire.More >>
  • Dozens injured after earthquake in southeast Turkey

    Dozens injured after earthquake in southeast Turkey

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 4:35 AM EDT2018-04-24 08:35:46 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 8:07 AM EDT2018-04-24 12:07:41 GMT
    Turkish officials say an earthquake shook southeastern Turkey, lightly injuring dozens and causing damage to buildings.More >>
    Turkish officials say an earthquake shook southeastern Turkey, lightly injuring dozens and causing damage to buildings.More >>
  • Volcano in southern Japan erupts for 1st time in 250 years

    Volcano in southern Japan erupts for 1st time in 250 years

    Friday, April 20 2018 2:24 AM EDT2018-04-20 06:24:23 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 12:31 AM EDT2018-04-24 04:31:38 GMT
    (Kyodo News via AP). CORRECTS YEAR - In this April 19, 2018, photo, volcanic smoke billows from Mt. Io, foreground, part of the Kirishima mountain range on Japan’s southern main island of Kyushu, taken over Ebino city, Miyazaki prefecture. The Meteorol...(Kyodo News via AP). CORRECTS YEAR - In this April 19, 2018, photo, volcanic smoke billows from Mt. Io, foreground, part of the Kirishima mountain range on Japan’s southern main island of Kyushu, taken over Ebino city, Miyazaki prefecture. The Meteorol...
    A volcano in southern Japan has erupted for the first time in 250 years, and the authorities have set up a no-go zone around the mountain.More >>
    A volcano in southern Japan has erupted for the first time in 250 years, and the authorities have set up a no-go zone around the mountain.More >>
  • After brief relief, forecasts indicate drought will continue

    After brief relief, forecasts indicate drought will continue

    Monday, April 23 2018 1:36 PM EDT2018-04-23 17:36:56 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 7:27 PM EDT2018-04-23 23:27:39 GMT
    Recent showers temporarily relieved drought conditions in parts of the southwestern United States, but dry weather will persist through the summer.More >>
    Recent showers temporarily relieved drought conditions in parts of the southwestern United States, but dry weather will persist through the summer.More >>
  • 'Caddyshack' redux: Bid to smoke out woodchuck burns 2 acres

    'Caddyshack' redux: Bid to smoke out woodchuck burns 2 acres

    Monday, April 23 2018 5:46 PM EDT2018-04-23 21:46:19 GMT
    Monday, April 23 2018 5:57 PM EDT2018-04-23 21:57:11 GMT
    A Maine apple orchard employee's attempt to channel the soul of Bill Murray's character in "Caddyshack" has ended with a similar result.More >>
    A Maine apple orchard employee's attempt to channel the soul of Bill Murray's character in "Caddyshack" has ended with a similar result.More >>
  • Quake, at least 5.5 in magnitude, strikes southern Iran

    Quake, at least 5.5 in magnitude, strikes southern Iran

    Thursday, April 19 2018 3:21 AM EDT2018-04-19 07:21:54 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 9:44 AM EDT2018-04-19 13:44:50 GMT
    US Geological Survey: Magnitude 5.5 quake hits southern Iran near nuclear plant; felt in Bahrain, Persian Gulf.More >>
    US Geological Survey: Magnitude 5.5 quake hits southern Iran near nuclear plant; felt in Bahrain, Persian Gulf.More >>
  • Shallow Indonesia quake kills 3, damages hundreds of homes

    Shallow Indonesia quake kills 3, damages hundreds of homes

    Thursday, April 19 2018 12:01 AM EDT2018-04-19 04:01:50 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 2:22 AM EDT2018-04-19 06:22:26 GMT
    A shallow earthquake in central Indonesia has killed three people and damaged more than 300 homes.More >>
    A shallow earthquake in central Indonesia has killed three people and damaged more than 300 homes.More >>
  • Excavator blamed for island-wide blackout in Puerto Rico

    Excavator blamed for island-wide blackout in Puerto Rico

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 1:33 PM EDT2018-04-18 17:33:50 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 6:54 PM EDT2018-04-18 22:54:54 GMT
    An island-wide blackout has hit Puerto Rico, which is struggling with an increasingly unstable power grid nearly seven months after Hurricane Maria hit the U.S. territory.More >>
    An island-wide blackout has hit Puerto Rico, which is struggling with an increasingly unstable power grid nearly seven months after Hurricane Maria hit the U.S. territory.More >>
  • Winds ease but deadly wildfires endure in Southwest US

    Winds ease but deadly wildfires endure in Southwest US

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 2:34 PM EDT2018-04-18 18:34:53 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 6:16 PM EDT2018-04-18 22:16:43 GMT
    (Jim Beckel/The Oklahoman via AP). In this Tuesday, April 17, 2018, heavy smoke billows from burning trees after a wildfire broke out in a farm field along US Highway 183 about 10 miles south of Seiling, Okla.(Jim Beckel/The Oklahoman via AP). In this Tuesday, April 17, 2018, heavy smoke billows from burning trees after a wildfire broke out in a farm field along US Highway 183 about 10 miles south of Seiling, Okla.
    Firefighters are battling massive wildfires that have destroyed homes and other buildings in parts of Colorado, Kansas and Oklahoma.More >>
    Firefighters are battling massive wildfires that have destroyed homes and other buildings in parts of Colorado, Kansas and Oklahoma.More >>
  • Mudslide survivors find hope in recovered belongings

    Mudslide survivors find hope in recovered belongings

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 2:50 AM EDT2018-04-17 06:50:45 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 5:34 AM EDT2018-04-18 09:34:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong). In this Wednesday, April 11, 2018, photo, mudslide survivor Mari Mitchel moves drawers covered in mud in her bedroom, in Montecito, Calif. The mudslide carried away everything from massive pieces of antique family furniture to a...(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong). In this Wednesday, April 11, 2018, photo, mudslide survivor Mari Mitchel moves drawers covered in mud in her bedroom, in Montecito, Calif. The mudslide carried away everything from massive pieces of antique family furniture to a...
    Months after the mudslides nearly wiped the small community of Montecito off the map and killed 23 people, those who survived are still looking for and finding their belongings in the deep and hardened sludge.More >>
    Months after the mudslides nearly wiped the small community of Montecito off the map and killed 23 people, those who survived are still looking for and finding their belongings in the deep and hardened sludge.More >>
  • Rescue crews airlift hundreds stranded after Hawaii storm

    Rescue crews airlift hundreds stranded after Hawaii storm

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 11:01 PM EDT2018-04-18 03:01:17 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 1:14 AM EDT2018-04-18 05:14:56 GMT
    (Courtesy of Hawaii Governor's Office via AP). In this Monday, April 16, 2018, photo provided by the Office of the Governor, Hawaii, Hawaii Gov. David Ige, left, flies over the flood-damaged areas of the island of Kauai. Heavy rains on Kauai let up on ...(Courtesy of Hawaii Governor's Office via AP). In this Monday, April 16, 2018, photo provided by the Office of the Governor, Hawaii, Hawaii Gov. David Ige, left, flies over the flood-damaged areas of the island of Kauai. Heavy rains on Kauai let up on ...
    Hundreds of people have been airlifted out of dangerous floodwaters on the Hawaiian island of Kauai, but authorities said Tuesday that others are still stranded at evacuation centers.More >>
    Hundreds of people have been airlifted out of dangerous floodwaters on the Hawaiian island of Kauai, but authorities said Tuesday that others are still stranded at evacuation centers.More >>
  • Forecasters warn of rare, life-threatening wildfire weather

    Forecasters warn of rare, life-threatening wildfire weather

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 8:20 AM EDT2018-04-17 12:20:09 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 8:54 PM EDT2018-04-18 00:54:55 GMT
    Forecasters are warning of dangerous, life-threatening wildfire conditions in parts of the Southwest and Southern Plains on Tuesday as firefighters in rural Oklahoma continue battling blazes that have killed two...More >>
    Forecasters are warning of dangerous, life-threatening wildfire conditions in parts of the Southwest and Southern Plains on Tuesday as firefighters in rural Oklahoma continue battling blazes that have killed two people so far.More >>
  • Oklahoma wildfires kill 2; threat nears historic level

    Oklahoma wildfires kill 2; threat nears historic level

    Monday, April 16 2018 4:57 PM EDT2018-04-16 20:57:56 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 8:12 AM EDT2018-04-17 12:12:56 GMT
    Wildfires that have killed two people in western Oklahoma are nearing conditions the National Weather Service hasn't seen in at least a decade because of the mixture of high temperatures, low humidity and heavy winds.More >>
    Wildfires that have killed two people in western Oklahoma are nearing conditions the National Weather Service hasn't seen in at least a decade because of the mixture of high temperatures, low humidity and heavy winds.More >>
  • Spring storm spawns tornado that kills 1, dumps heavy snow

    Spring storm spawns tornado that kills 1, dumps heavy snow

    Monday, April 16 2018 6:40 PM EDT2018-04-16 22:40:22 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 6:44 PM EDT2018-04-16 22:44:00 GMT
    (Joseph Rodriguez/News & Record via AP). Wooddale Lane is blocked by a tree the day after a tornado devastated the eastern portion of the city Monday, April 16, 2018, in Greensboro, N.C.(Joseph Rodriguez/News & Record via AP). Wooddale Lane is blocked by a tree the day after a tornado devastated the eastern portion of the city Monday, April 16, 2018, in Greensboro, N.C.
    A mid-April storm that pushed across the U.S. created a tornado in the South that killed a person, coated the Upper Midwest with 2 feet of snow and eventually soaked the Northeast with rain.More >>
    A mid-April storm that pushed across the U.S. created a tornado in the South that killed a person, coated the Upper Midwest with 2 feet of snow and eventually soaked the Northeast with rain.More >>
  • Spring storm moves east after blanketing central US in snow

    Spring storm moves east after blanketing central US in snow

    Sunday, April 15 2018 1:18 AM EDT2018-04-15 05:18:02 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 10:15 AM EDT2018-04-16 14:15:08 GMT
    (Anthony Souffle/Star Tribune via AP). Delta Airlines flight attendant Victoria Flees trudges through the snow with her bags in downtown Minneapolis on the way back home from the light rail station after her flight to Paris was grounded along with all ...(Anthony Souffle/Star Tribune via AP). Delta Airlines flight attendant Victoria Flees trudges through the snow with her bags in downtown Minneapolis on the way back home from the light rail station after her flight to Paris was grounded along with all ...
    Flights canceled, roadways treacherous as deadly storm system hits central US with heavy snow, wind and rain.More >>
    Flights canceled, roadways treacherous as deadly storm system hits central US with heavy snow, wind and rain.More >>
  • The Latest: State of emergency issued in North Carolina city

    The Latest: State of emergency issued in North Carolina city

    Sunday, April 15 2018 11:28 AM EDT2018-04-15 15:28:00 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 1:32 AM EDT2018-04-16 05:32:05 GMT
    (Anthony Souffle/Star Tribune via AP). Delta Airlines flight attendant Victoria Flees trudges through the snow with her bags in downtown Minneapolis on the way back home from the light rail station after her flight to Paris was grounded along with all ...(Anthony Souffle/Star Tribune via AP). Delta Airlines flight attendant Victoria Flees trudges through the snow with her bags in downtown Minneapolis on the way back home from the light rail station after her flight to Paris was grounded along with all ...
    A spring storm is moving east after dumping up to 2 feet of snow on parts of the Upper Midwest.More >>
    A spring storm is moving east after dumping up to 2 feet of snow on parts of the Upper Midwest.More >>
  • The Latest: Minneapolis airport reopens after blizzard

    The Latest: Minneapolis airport reopens after blizzard

    Saturday, April 14 2018 1:44 PM EDT2018-04-14 17:44:36 GMT
    Sunday, April 15 2018 9:13 AM EDT2018-04-15 13:13:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel). Grounds crew workers pull the tarp off the field after a storm dumped rain on Kauffman Stadium before a baseball game between the Kansas City Royals and the Los Angeles Angels ,Friday, April 13, 2018, in Kansas City, Mo.(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel). Grounds crew workers pull the tarp off the field after a storm dumped rain on Kauffman Stadium before a baseball game between the Kansas City Royals and the Los Angeles Angels ,Friday, April 13, 2018, in Kansas City, Mo.
    A storm system stretching from the Gulf of Mexico to the Great Lakes has dumped a foot of snow on parts of the upper Midwest and is being blamed for at least two deaths.More >>
    A storm system stretching from the Gulf of Mexico to the Great Lakes has dumped a foot of snow on parts of the upper Midwest and is being blamed for at least two deaths.More >>
  • Flights canceled, roads treacherous amid spring snowstorms

    Flights canceled, roads treacherous amid spring snowstorms

    Saturday, April 14 2018 6:15 AM EDT2018-04-14 10:15:51 GMT
    Sunday, April 15 2018 12:58 AM EDT2018-04-15 04:58:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner). A line of thunderstorms pass over a barn near Baldwin City, Kan., Friday, April 13, 2018. The area was under a severe thunderstorm warning.(AP Photo/Orlin Wagner). A line of thunderstorms pass over a barn near Baldwin City, Kan., Friday, April 13, 2018. The area was under a severe thunderstorm warning.
    A potent spring storm system that's expected to persist through the weekend raked across the Plains and Midwest Friday, spawning at least one tornado in Arkansas as blizzard conditions blanked much of the Northern...More >>
    A potent spring storm system that's expected to persist through the weekend raked across the Plains and Midwest Friday, spawning at least one tornado in Arkansas as blizzard conditions blanked much of the Northern Plains.More >>
  • System spawns tornado in Arkansas, blizzards in the Plains

    System spawns tornado in Arkansas, blizzards in the Plains

    Friday, April 13 2018 5:16 PM EDT2018-04-13 21:16:11 GMT
    Friday, April 13 2018 11:49 PM EDT2018-04-14 03:49:44 GMT
    A potent, slow-moving spring storm system that's expected to persist through the weekend has begun raking the Plains and Midwest, bringing blizzard conditions to South Dakota and the threat of tornadoes from Texas...More >>
    A potent, slow-moving spring storm system that's expected to persist through the weekend has begun raking the Plains and Midwest, bringing blizzard conditions to South Dakota and the threat of tornadoes from Texas and Louisiana north all the way to Iowa.More >>
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