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In this image made from video via NASA-TV, a SpaceX Falcon 9, with NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken in the Dragon crew capsule, prepare to lift off from Pad 39-A at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla., Wednesday, May 27, 2020. The two astronauts are on the SpaceX test flight to the International Space Station. (NASA via AP)

'Bummed out': SpaceX launch scrubbed because of bad weather

May. 27, 2020 7:12 PM EDT

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The launch of a SpaceX rocket ship with two NASA astronauts on a history-making flight into orbit was called off with less than 17 minutes to go in the countdown Wednesday because of thunderclouds and the risk of lightning. Liftoff was rescheduled for Saturday afternoon. The...

Large hail, tornadoes damage North Texas region

May. 23, 2020 4:35 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Storms carrying large hail and damaging winds, including tornadoes, caused severe damage to parts of North Texas, officials said Saturday. The town of Bowie, about 65 miles (105 kilometers) northwest of Fort Worth, was hit hard by one tornado about 9 p.m. Friday, the National Weather Service...

Tornado in Indonesia kills 2, damages hundreds of homes

May. 21, 2020 2:55 AM EDT

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A tornado ripped through several villages on Indonesia’s Sumatra island, killing at least two people, damaging hundreds of homes, and fatally knocking over a cow, a disaster official said Thursday. Another six people, most with serious injuries, were taken to a hospital...

Production resumes at tornado-damaged auto parts plant

May. 6, 2020 3:16 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Production has resumed at a South Carolina auto parts plant that was hit by a tornado last month. The return to work at the BorgWarner factory in Seneca, South Carolina, all but ends a threat of parts shortages for Ford, Toyota and Fiat Chrysler. The April 13 storm severely damaged the...

In this image taken Sunday, April 26, 2020, and provided by Paul Ramsey, Bella, an Australian shepherd, is held by her owner Eric Johnson in Cookeville, Tenn. The dog was found Sunday after being missing for 54 days following a tornado that ravaged Putnam County and flattened the Johnson’s family home in early March. (Paul Ramsey via AP)

Tennessee family finds dog 54 days after deadly tornadoes

Apr. 28, 2020 1:35 PM EDT

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee family was reunited with their dog nearly two months after she went missing when tornadoes ripped through their home in early March. Bella, the Australian shepherd who was missing for 54 days, was found on Sunday, WTVF-TV reported. She alerted Eric and Faith Johnson to...

David Maynard sifts through the rubble searching for his wallet, Thursday, April 23, 2020,  in Onalaska, Texas, after a tornado destroyed his home the night before. (Brett Coomer/Houston Chronicle via AP)

At least 7 dead as storms hit Oklahoma, Texas and Louisiana

Apr. 23, 2020 8:15 PM EDT

MADILL, Okla. (AP) — Severe weather blew through the South on Thursday after killing at least seven people in Oklahoma, Texas and Louisiana, including a worker at a factory hit by an apparent tornado, a man whose car was blown off the road and a man who went outside to grab a trash can and was swept away...

Tornado-damaged parts plant may not disrupt auto production

Apr. 23, 2020 5:44 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — A tornado strike at a critical parts supply plant in South Carolina may not disrupt auto production as badly as feared. Both Toyota and Fiat Chrysler said Thursday that they do not expect damage to a BorgWarner factory in Seneca, South Carolina, to have an impact on manufacturing. ...

The Baxterville, Miss. of home Brian and Penny Templesis seen Monday, April 20, 2020 after it was heavily damaged after being struck by a tornado on Sunday evening. Severe storms are raking parts of the Deep South,  a week after Easter storms pounded the Deep South, killing dozens. (Cam Bonelli/The Clarion-Ledger via AP)

3 killed by suspected tornado, lightning as storms hit South

Apr. 20, 2020 5:48 PM EDT

HEADLAND, Ala. (AP) — Suspected tornadoes killed at least two people as severe weather blasted the Deep South, and a house fire believed started by lightning claimed a third person, officials said Monday. Jerry Oliver Williams, 61, died late Sunday night when winds flipped the home Williams shared with his...

Storms rake Deep South, 1 week after deadly tornado outbreak

Apr. 20, 2020 12:53 AM EDT

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Severe thunderstorms pounded parts of the Deep South with hail, high winds and drenching rains on Sunday as forecasters warned residents to brace for possible overnight tornadoes and flooding across a region reeling from a deadly twister outbreak one week ago. Tornado watches ranged...

Laurel homeowner Mike Kelley placed an American flag in his yard after a tornado hit his Matthews Community home Easter Sunday, Friday, April 17, 2020 in Jackson, Miss.(Cam Bonelli/Hattiesburg American via AP)

Tornadoes, storms possible Sunday in Deep South

Apr. 18, 2020 3:10 PM EDT

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A chance of severe weather is again in the forecast for the Deep South a week after a tornado outbreak killed at least 36 people in the region. “Numerous severe storms appear likely Sunday from east Texas to South Carolina,” the National Weather Service said in an...