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Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

Dec. 9, 2019 12:54 AM EST

BEIJING (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple territorial disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons. The waters are a major shipping route for global commerce and are rich in fish and possible oil and gas reserves. ...

Mudslides strand hundreds of tourists in New Zealand town

Dec. 8, 2019 10:49 PM EST

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Nearly 1,000 tourists are stranded in the small New Zealand town of Franz Josef after stormy weekend weather triggered landslides and flooding along the town's main highway. Authorities said road access to the town likely won't be restored until Friday. Some of the tourists...

Homeless shelters on the Seacoast are full or near capacity

Dec. 8, 2019 1:45 PM EST

Homeless shelters on the Seacoast are full or near capacity amid some recent wintry weather that advocates say has strained shelters to meet the need. The Cross Roads House in Portsmouth, one of New Hampshire's largest shelters, had 119 residents on Thursday when it's capacity is 96. "We are busy year-round,"...

CU scientists seeing results of space mission

Dec. 8, 2019 12:42 PM EST

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Scientists at the University of Colorado Boulder are already reaping the fruits of their participation in an ongoing space mission that is traveling faster and sailing closer to the sun than any spacecraft has traveled before. Known as the Parker Solar Probe, the spacecraft has...

Storm drops heavy rain, snow across Northern California

Dec. 7, 2019 7:33 PM EST

San Francisco (AP) — A man and a woman were taken to the hospital Saturday after being struck by a fallen tree on a San Francisco sidewalk. They suffered non life-threatening injuries after being hit by the approximately 30- to 40-foot-tall tree in the Presidio Terrace neighborhood, a city Fire Department...

The Beat goes on: Feuz defends downhill Birds of Prey title

Dec. 7, 2019 5:05 PM EST

BEAVER CREEK, Colo. (AP) — For a second straight year, weather forced the relocation of the downhill start to a lower spot on the hill. Not hard to forecast the favorite from there — Beat Feuz. The Swiss racer won the Birds of Prey downhill event for the second straight season on a shortened...

Sheriff's office: Exposure suspected in couple's deaths

Dec. 7, 2019 2:11 PM EST

ASH FORK, Ariz. (AP) — Exposure is suspected in the deaths of a married couple whose bodies were found Friday in snow along a road in rural Arizona where a major wintry storm hit a week ago, authorities said Saturday. “It is possible snow kept their bodies from view for a period of time," the...

Wyoming governor requests disaster help for beet farmers

Dec. 7, 2019 12:07 PM EST

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon is asking for a federal disaster declaration to help farmers affected by cold weather in October. Two cold spells with warm weather in between harmed sugar beet crops in northern and southeastern Wyoming. The first cold spell halted sugar beet growth. Ensuing...

Residents, businesses advised to clear snow off roofs

Dec. 7, 2019 8:23 AM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire officials are reminding residents and business owners to consider removing snow and ice from roofs before some anticipated rain Monday. They say the combination of heavy snowfall over the past few days, followed by rain that can't pour off the roof as it normally would,...

PG&E says it has reached $13.5 billion wildfire settlement

Dec. 7, 2019 1:16 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Pacific Gas and Electric announced Friday it has reached a tentative $13.5 billion settlement resolving all major claims related to the deadly, devastating Northern California wildfires of 2017-2018 that were blamed on its outdated equipment and negligence. The utility says the deal,...