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  • Hurricane Cristobal heads toward Bermuda

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Hurricane Cristobal moved slowly toward Bermuda after drenching Atlantic and Caribbean islands with heavy rains, causing flooding that officials blamed for at least five deaths. The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said the hurricane would likely avoid a...

  • The last time the U.S. was this cold was Bill Clinton's first year as president

    A NOAA tool used to measure climate noted that despite the cool start to the year, the temperature swings we've experienced amount to the seventh-most extreme year on record.

  • Weather may hamper 'stubborn' California wildfire

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Unsettled weather, including possible lightning strikes, may add fuel to an already stubborn wildfire threatening homes in a parched area of Northern California, officials said Sunday. Crews battling the lightning-sparked blaze burning in steep, rugged terrain near...

  • Storm drenches Japan; 1 dead, dozens hurt

    TOKYO (AP) — A tropical storm was moving out into the Sea of Japan on Sunday after lashing the country with rain and wind, leaving one person dead, more than 50 injured and prompting evacuation alerts for about 1.2 million residents near swollen rivers. Tropical Storm Halong disrupted land and...

  • Hawaii Senate primary dodges storms, but political tempest lies ahead

    Hawaii’s Democratic Senate primary, the most competitive for the party this year, promised to be a knock-out fight — but it was nearly also a natural disaster.

  • NYC prepares for summer emergencies

    NEW YORK (AP) — New York City is testing its readiness to handle extreme summer weather. Mayor Bill de Blasio and the heads of several agencies gathered at a command center in Brooklyn on Tuesday to run a series of drills. The agencies, including the NYPD and the health department, practiced...

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