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Rain from tropical storm begins falling on Arizona

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TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) -- Tucson residents questioning whether a storm was really coming Wednesday following a quiet afternoon of sporadic showers won't have to wait long for an answer....

Police step up security in Los Cabos after Odile

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SAN JOSE DEL CABO, Mexico (AP) -- Police stepped up patrolling overnight in the resort area of Los Cabos, where looters stripped many stores of goods and tens of thousands faced a fourth day without water or power Thursday in the aftermath of Hurricane Odile....

Hospitals struggled during Sandy, report says

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TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- When Superstorm Sandy slammed into the Northeast nearly two years ago, hospitals found themselves dealing with surges in patients, lost power supplies and employees who couldn't get to work - problems that a new federal report finds they were not prepared to handle....

Landslides triggered by storm kill 7 in Vietnam
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) -- Landslides triggered by heavy rains from a tropical storm have killed at least seven people in northern Vietnam....

Research drones launched into Hurricane Edouard

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MIAMI (AP) -- U.S. government scientists are launching winged drones into Hurricane Edouard, hoping to collect data that could help forecasters understand what makes some storms strengthen into monsters while others fade away....

Deaths in storm drains raise safety issue

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CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) -- When a 17-year-old student named Logan Blake was sucked into an Iowa storm drain and died during flash flooding this summer, the news brought up painful memories 1,000 miles away....

Solar storm arrives at Earth, but not a problem

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WASHINGTON (AP) -- A solar storm zapped Earth on Friday but it was causing few, if any, problems. It also may allow more people to see the colorful northern lights....

FEMA wants at least $5.8M in Sandy aid repaid

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NEW YORK (AP) -- Thousands of people who received government aid after Superstorm Sandy slammed the East Coast may be forced to give some or all of that money back, nearly two years after the disaster....

Top 10 places where FEMA seeks to take back aid
Two years after Superstorm Sandy, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has identified about 4,500 disaster aid recipients it suspects got more money than program rules allowed. About 850 households have been asked to give money back so far. The communities with the most households under review as of July 30:...

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